Nannies for Private Households

The role of a Nanny in a private household is to provide quality childcare, supporting the children’s development, assisting the parents, maintaining routines and fostering emotional well-being. A private Nanny offers personalised care, guidance and stability, creating a nurturing environment that allows children to thrive and parents to manage their responsibilities effectively.

There are a variety of roles within private nannying, these include Rota Nanny, Maternity Nurse, Special Educational Needs Nanny, Retainer Nanny, and Nanny/Housekeeper.

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Responsibilities of a Nanny:

Childcare and development

A nanny ensures the children’s safety, physical well-being, and emotional nurturing. Nannies engage in age-appropriate activities, playtime and educational interactions that promote the children’s cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Routine and structure

A nanny helps establish and maintain consistent routines for children, including feeding, napping, playtime, and other activities. They help create a structured environment that promotes stability and a sense of security for the children – this is especially important when the family are regularly travelling and staying in different residences.

Support for parents

A nanny allows UHNW and HNW parents more flexibility in managing their high-level work and personal commitments. They can also provide guidance and support on various parenting, such as child behaviour management and techniques.

Educational support

A nanny can help and engage in educational activities with children, helping them with homework, reading and learning. They can help in preparing children for school and promoting a love of learning.

Emotional support and bonding

Nannies form strong emotional bonds with children under their care. They provide consistent care, attention and affective, which fosters a sense of security and trust in the children; they can also help children navigate emotions and build healthy relationships.

Household management

A nanny may assist with light household duties, such as meal preparation, laundry and tidying of children’s play areas. This ensures a clean and organised environment for the children.

Cultural and language development

In private households with multiple languages, nannies can play a significant role in exposing the children to different cultures, traditions, and languages.


What is the salary of a Nanny in a Private Household?

A salary can earn anywhere between £45,000 – £80,000, depending on the number of children, size of the household and responsibilities of the position.

Cora works with a diverse and international Private Client base – do get in touch if you would like to discuss how we can help you find a suitable Nanny for your household.