Mother and a Child


If you are a career nanny with at least three years full time childcare experience, we would love to here from you. Holgate Nannies is an intermediary agency who will help you with your job search. 

We have a selective and extensive registration process. As well as three years professional childcare experience you will also need a valid paediatric first aid certification and recent police check, Holgate Nannies can guide you through the process.


We look for the following qualities in our nannies:

  • Long term commitment in previous jobs

  • Adaptability 

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Exemplary and checkable written and verbal references 

  • Patience

  • Understanding of early childhood development

  • Confident cooking skills

  • Highly efficient

  • Capable of planning a educational and varied schedule for the children

  • Understanding of the importance of being flexible for your nanny families needs

  • High level of professionalism.

  • Understanding of child development.

We value experience as much as qualifications so make sure you mention both when applying. You don't need childcare qualifications to register with Holgate Nannies as we are an agency rather than a bureau.

Holgate Nannies is keen to know about all professional experience gained from the age of 18. It's vital your experience is varied and at a professional level.

Holgate Nannies is a professional nanny recruitment company. We are an intermediary agency who will help you with your job search. Holgate Nannies will help you find a nanny family, support you during the interview process, provide follow up support and offer training.  


Being a nanny

General duties include:

  • Being responsible for care of the children

  • Doing children's laundry

  • Keeping children's bedroom, bathrooms and playroom tidy

  • Cooking for the children

  • Providing educational activities

  • Take the children on day trips

  • Organise play dates

  • Running errands

  • Help with homework.