Holgate Nannies provides services in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and across Europe.


We can provide you with a permanent or temporary nanny. We have full time, part time, travel and night nannies. Every family is different so we spend time getting to know your family and your needs. This is why we encourage you to interview different nannies then pick the nanny that you feel is the best fit for your family. Holgate Nannies is an intermediary agency once you have your chosen your nanny she will make a commitment to your family. If you have a permanent nanny you will always have the same nanny we do not send you a different nanny every week. We believe consistency is vital for the parents, the nanny and most importantly for the children.


Nanny recruitment service includes:

  • Nanny candidates hand picked for your specific needs

  • Reference checks

  • Advice on the interview process

  • Template contracts.

  • Follow up support

Our nannies have the following:

  • VOG (Certificate of Good Conduct) or police check from their country of residence 

  • Up to date certified First Aid

  • A passion for working with children

  • Required work experience: Minimum of three years as a professional nanny or three years childcare experience (agency discretion).

All of the nannies speak fluent English. We have many native English speaking nannies and many of our nannies speak two or three languages. Our nannies have at least three years experience, many of our nannies have between five to thirty years childcare and nanny experience. Many of our nannies have degrees in teaching, psychology, nutrition and early childhood studies. Quite a few of our nannies have childcare diplomas. Some of our nannies have formal nanny training. It's quite common for our nannies to attend workshops and training sessions throughout ​the year.