Twinkle Twinkle Nannies places live-in nannies in London, across the UK and overseas for permanent and temporary positions. 

The agency was founded by a career nanny with over twelve years working in the industry around the world and is focused on providing a more personal approach to families and nannies. We aim to place only the best live-in nannies with a high level of education and years of experience with children. Our team knows the importance of matching the right candidate to your family’s individual requirements. 


Working hours for live-in nannies

Live-in nannies usually work between 10 to 12 hours per day, Monday to Friday and babysit two nights between Monday and Thursday. Any additional baby-sitting is paid extra. The nanny is free at the weekend, unless otherwise agreed.  Some nannies will work a 24 hour pattern, or more days per week for a higher salary.  


Duties for a live-in nanny

A live-in nanny is responsible for all nursery duties relating to the children, those include:

∗ bathing and dressing the children
∗ preparing healthy and nutritious meals
∗ washing and ironing children’s clothes
∗ keeping children’s bedrooms and belongings clean and tidy
∗ nursery and school runs
∗ helping with homework
∗ arranging play-dates
∗ planning activities for the children
∗ babysitting
∗ further the children’s development through play

Live-in nannies are not expected to do any heavy housework, preparing meals for other family members or other tasks which are not related to the children unless otherwise agreed before employment commences.


Live-in nanny rates

The salary is depending on the nanny’s experience, qualifications, working hours and location.
The information below is a general guideline for live-in nanny salaries:

Live-in nannies working 50-60h earn between £420-£640+ gross per week.
Live-in nanny working 24/5 earn between £785-£1025+ gross per week.
Junior live-in nannies earn between £345-£420 gross per week.
Live-in nanny working abroad receive a higher salary between £750-£1500+ gross per week.


The salary should always be quoted in gross. Employers are liable for the Nannies Tax and National Insurance.


Live-in nannies can be placed for temporary and permanent positions worldwide. 

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