Au Pairs In London
Little Ones Specialist Au Pair and Au Pair Plus Service
- As an experienced provider of domestic childcare services Little Ones offer a bespoke au pair placement service to families throughout Greater London.
- Our au pair professionals offer placements from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and the USA.
- All au pairs are thoroughly screened, interviewed and undergo a comprehensive background check.
- Candidates are vetted through face to face interviews either at Little Ones offices or via Skype.
- A minimum of 2 verbal references are requested prior to an au pairs selection.
- Au pairs undergo DBS background checks or Police checks from their home countries.
- Au pairs complete Paediatric First Aid Certification at Little Ones offices in central London, Fitzrovia.
- Little Ones offer on going service to ensure au pairs adapt to life in the UK and with their new host family.
- Placements come with a 6 month guarantee in accordance with terms and conditions.
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What is an Au Pair and how much do they cost?
- An au pair is a young domestic assistant from another country who lives and provides in-home child care service to a host family for a defined period of time.
- An au pair may work up to 35 hours per week.
- An au pair lives in the family’s home and takes on a share of the family’s responsibility for childcare as well as some light housework.
- Au pairs generally have little or no domestic experience. They are on a cultural exchange and should be provided time to attend language school by their host family.
- An au pair is provided his or her own room and preferably bathroom by the host family.
- An au pair is often provided a travel card for tubes of living in London.
- Au au pair is provided all meals by their host family.
- Au pairs are generally paid between £70 to £150 per week.
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What is an Au Pair Plus and how much do they cost?
An au pair plus differs from an au pair in that s/he will have some childcare experience and therefore will require a higher weekly salary.
- An au pair plus will expect £150 to £200 per week for up to 35 hours per week.
- An au pair plus maintains the same duties as an au pair – living in the family’s home, taking a share of the family’s responsibility for childcare as well as some light housework.
- An au pair plus is provided his or her own room and preferably bathroom by the host family.
- An au pair plus is often provided a travel card for tubes of living in London.
- An au pair plus is provided all meals by their host family.
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What is the difference between an Au Pair and a Live In Nanny?
- An au pair usually stays from 6 months up to 1 year and is treated as part of the family rather than an employee.
- An au pair will expose the children to another culture and a second language but is not expected to teach a language, an au pair is in a host family’s home to learn English.
- An au pair will not seek a professional career in child care or have previous experience.
- Nannies have at least 3 years childcare experience.
- An au pair might speak little English.
- An au pair is usually more flexible and cheaper than a Nanny.
- An au pair should not have sole charge of a child under 3 months of age.
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Information about visa requirements is available from the UK visas and immigration departments.
Whether you need an Au pair, a Nanny or a Housekeeper; Little Ones Agency will provide you with the utmost in professional and personal service.
If you would like your child to learn a second language, contact Little Ones Bilingual Agency today.