I sometimes have families tell me they’re only looking for a nanny or day or two a week, so are ‘looking for a nanny share’. This is an easy mistake to make, but this is NOT the definition of a nanny share – this is a part time nanny who may have an entirely separate role on the other days, with no cross over. 
A nanny share is when two families employ one nanny to care for both family’s children at the same time. 
Each week I am emailed a large volume of CVs and see some BIG mistakes! I thought it was about time I wrote a blog outlining what should be on a well written CV. 
There is no doubt about it – we’re in a childcare crisis. Newspapers have been reporting it for months, and now the nanny industry is feeling the sting. Where are all the nannies? 
I am often contacted by childcare practitioners keen to move into nannying. After some time working in a nursery environment, it can be a natural progression to work more closely with one family – with the added benefits of more money and less paperwork! 
However, there are a lot of nursery nurses looking to make the move; so how do you stand out? 
There is a lot to think about when it comes to employing a nanny. In this article, I will go over the main things you may need guidance on when writing your nanny’s contract. 
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