Forbes Private Staff Nanny Live-In Permanent Weekend Part Time Nanny

Nannies and Mannies conduct all childcare related responsibilities within the home. They are trained and experienced in child development and are responsible for meeting a child’s physical, social, emotional and educational needs.

Typically, a nanny or manny undertakes all tasks related to the care of the children. They serve as loving, nurturing and trustworthy companions to the children in the household. Daily tasks may vary greatly between families, caring for one or multiple children. Oftentimes Nannies and Mannies will take on additional responsibilities within the home related to the care of the children. Each family will create a schedule, shift pattern and duties unique to them. It is normal for a nanny to be employed on a live in or live out basis, depending on the family circumstances and requirements.

Hiring a nanny or manny offers a wide range of benefits to families and their children. It allows family members to enjoy more free time; nannies can take the stress out of your daily life, and most importantly nannies help children to develop essential life skills.

  • Assisting in the daily care, nurturing and supervision of the children, either full or shared charge
  • Imparting structure on behalf of the Principals through established benchmarks
  • Guiding the children through homework assignments, tutoring and educational reinforcement
  • Instructing the children in additional languages as requested by the family
  • Arranging extracurricular activities and play dates from registration, to scheduling, transportation, and supervision
  • Creating trusting, educational, safe and inspiring environments for the children, as well as a supportive and nurturing relationships with the Principals
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to schedule appointments
  • Creativity and patience when facilitating activities
  • High-energy and stamina to be able to keep up with young children

Nanny Accreditations we look for:


  • CACHE Diploma for Childcare and Education
  • Edexcel BTEC National Certificate
  • LCCIEB/NVQ/SVQ in Early Years Care and Education
  • Advanced Modern Apprenticeship in Early Years Care and Education
  • CACHE Diploma in Early Years Practice
  • NVQ Certificate in Work with Children APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning)
  • The Chiltern College Certificate
  • Norland College Diploma
  • The Princess Christian College
  • Montessori / Reggio Emilia qualified nanny

Our highly educated pool of candidates include the following:

  • Nannies
  • Bilingual Nannies
  • Norland Nannies
  • Rota Nannies
  • Maternity Nannies
  • Weekend Nannies
  • Special Needs Nannies
  • Nanny PA’s
  • Mannies
  • Maternity Nurses
  • Governess
  • Tutors
  • British Nannies and more..

Regardless of their role, all of our applicants go through a highly selective screening process that includes a background check, thorough reference review, interviews and more. This process is done meticulously in order to guarantee a high probability of success. All candidates are instructed to maintain the utmost discretion and confidentiality, and must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement, if desired.

  • Starting salaries are from £500 – £700 net per week for a live-out positions.
  • Full-time annual salary depends on candidate’s credentials, experience, and duties, as well as previous salaries had. As well as position offered (live-in or live-out, full time or part-time)
  • Salary guide is based on a 5 or 5 and half day work week, 8-12hrs a day, and is presented to you as a guide.
  • Final salary always varies depending on the overall package offered.
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How We Work

Once you’ve decided what type of services you’re looking for, you need to register with Forbes Private Staff by filling out our client registration form. This will ask you to list your candidate preferences and unique requirements, as well as you will be able to read our Term of Business and familiarise yourself with our fees. Once registration is received, your information will be carefully reviewed by a member of our staff who will then contact you directly to discuss all your specific requirements in a greater detail, to note down all the final information we need to start your perfect candidate search.

The Steps We Follow
  • Understanding Your Needs
  • The Matchmaking Process
  • Interview
  • Contract
  • Follow Up and Ongoing Support
Placement Fees

At Forbes Private Staff it is crucial that the candidate you choose is the right match for your family, and to ensure this we provide 12 weeks of free replacement and ongoing after-placement support.

UK Placements

  • Client registration Fee – FREE
  • Permanent Full-Time Placement in Childcare (52 weeks + ) - 15% of the Annual Salary
  • Permanent Full-Time Placement in Private Household (52 weeks +) – 15% of the Annual Salary
  • Full-time Governess or Tutor Placements – 17% of the Annual Salary
  • Full-Time Dual Residency Placements - required to work in the UK and Overseas - 18% of the Annual Salary
  • Part-Time Governess or Tutor Placements – 19% of the Annual Salary
  • After School Childcare Placements – 18% of the Annual Salary
  • Part-Time Placements in Childcare and Private Households – 18% of the Annual Salary
  • Maternity Nurses - £170 per week, min 2 weeks.
  • Temporary Placements – £100 per day or £450 per week.
  • Trials - £450 per week, up to 4 consecutive weeks; or fixed daily fee of £90.

Overseas Placements

  • Client Registration Fee - FREE for Permanent Placements
  • Client Registration Fee - £100 for Temporary or Holiday Placements
  • All Permanent Placements – 20% of the Annual Salary
  • Maternity Nurses - £230 per week, min 2 weeks
  • Temporary Placements – £100 per day or £500 per week.
  • Trials - £500 per week, up to 4 consecutive weeks.

To our loyal returning clients and our current client referrals, we offer a 10% discount on your placement fees.

Our Registration is FREE of charge to all our candidates.

For more information, please contact us or register online, and we’ll contact you to discuss your requirements and answer any questions you might have.

What our clients say about us?

‘Impeccable staff, trustworthy and punctual. A great company to deal with who consistently deliver. Highly recommended.’

H. K.  London, UK

H. K. London, UK

Fashion Brand, Client of 7 years

‘I’d like to say how pleased I and my wife have been with the service we received from you and from our housekeeper who has been reliable and efficient throughout the several years she’s been with us. All the best for the future.’

R. H. London, UK

R. H. London, UK

Client of 3 years

‘You were more than helpful at arranging the service I wanted and it was executed perfectly. I will most definitely be using your services again. Thank you.’

K. R. London, UK

K. R. London, UK

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