Our Fees and Paying Your Nanny
Our fees for permanent, temporary and event nannies from Nidum are outlined below. Please see full terms and conditions of business and get in touch with us to discuss specific requirements and our fees.
Our pricing reflects the exceptional standards we expect from the nannies that register with us. You can read our essential and desirable criteria that applicants must meet to register at Nidum here and our standards of practice which we expect registrants to uphold here.
Salary is negotiable between client and nanny and it is helpful for clients to indicate salary expectation during our initial discussions or when client enquiries are submitted. Skill set, qualifications, experience and location are often factors that require consideration when discussing salary. Nannies that live in and or work abroad commonly command a higher salary.
UK Permanent Nannies (live-in or live-out) 15% of the gross annual salary. We will receive 15% of the gross annual salary for nannies who work for any period of more than 13 consecutive weeks (full-time or part- time, who may either live in or live-out).
Temporary / Event Nannies: We will receive a fee of £30 per day (up to 3 weeks) for any nannies who work for a period up to 13 consecutive weeks (full-time or part-time) and this includes a period of time defined by hours (eg: before or after school, day events, or babysitting), then x1 net weekly payment for positions 3-13 weeks.
International Fees: 20% of gross annual salary. We will receive 20% of the gross annual salary for nannies who work abroad (full-time or part-time)
Please Read our Full T’s and C’s for Glossary of Terms
“Permanent Engagement” means engagement for any period of more than 13 consecutive weeks (full-time or part- time).
“Temporary Engagement” means an engagement for any period up to 13 consecutive weeks (full-time or part-time).
“Event Engagement” means an engagement for any period of time defined by hours and or number of days that is not defined by permanent or temporary engagement.
Paying Your Nanny
A net salary agreement is common place in the UK when discussing employment, but gross salary agreements in the nanny industry are more common. We are registered with Nannytax who can help you with Nanny PAYE, Pensions and Insurance.
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Standards of Practice at Nidum Nannies
Our standards of practice contain four core principles: Safety, Trust, Compassion and Development. Collectively, they encompass our priorities. Individually, they provide un-negotiable guidance for agency staff, registered with Nidum working with families, clients and their children.
Behaviours and actions that drive the core principles will create a safe, healthy environment where children grow and develop, whilst generating a trusting, communicative and loyal relationship with families and clients.
When registering with Nidum, individuals must commit to upholding the standards of practice. We will assume that agency staff registered with Nidum will work to support the standards of practice. We may take action to remove registration at Nidum on occasions where individuals do not act to uphold the standards and inform authorities if their behaviour is unlawful.
Promoting and preserving child, client and your personal safety will be your priority with everything you do. To help achieve this you will:
- Maintain your knowledge & skills in order to deliver safe, high standards of childcare
- Mitigate & manage risk logically and pragmatically in order to reduce the possibility of harm, emotionally and physically to all parties
- Communicate effectively with your clients in an open and honest and professional manner
You will harness and maintain high trust relationships with clients and children, your character demonstrating integrity, honesty and loyalty.
To help achieve this, you will:
- Demonstrate moral and positive values and behaviours with the relationships you form
- Communicate in a professional, non-judgmental, and ethical manner, always
- Show courage by your sound principles, speaking up to say and do the right thing, even through adversity
Being compassionate will be an integral part of the relationships you form with both clients and children. Your character will exude kindness, engage others and go the extra mile. To help achieve this, you will:
- Listen and demonstrate empathy, connecting and communicating effectively with clients, families and children
- Respect the feelings, wishes and rights of others acknowledging equality and diversity
- Be punctual, professional, polite and hard working with high standards in everything you do
Grasping and promoting the principles, and understanding the stages of child development are vital for the care you provide for clients and children. You must create a suitable environment, and communicate with children appropriately to enable them to learn and develop. To help achieve this, you will:
- Plan and agree activities that are, educational, reflect the stage of development, address individual need and circumstances of the child and promote physical and emotional health and well being
- Behave in a manner that models and promotes positive, safe behaviours acting as a role model for children and young people of all ages
- Promote equality and diversity with a non-discriminatory approach to the activities that take place