Weekend Nannies

Weekend Nannies

Forbes Nannies | Weekend Nannies

When seeking a weekend nanny, finding the right fit for your child is paramount. Consider qualifications and experience, easily verified through reputable agencies like Forbes Nannies. Equally important is their personality and compatibility with your child—observe their interaction to gauge suitability. Dedication is key, especially when it comes to weekend commitments. A committed nanny willingly sacrifices leisure time, showcasing their dedication. Watch for signs of reliability, such as punctuality, indicating a dependable caregiver. Weekend nannies should infuse creativity into their care, opting for engaging activities over screen time. When interviewing, inquire about their planned activities for the weekends. A well-matched weekend nanny ensures your child’s happiness, allowing you to make the most of your precious weekends.

Core Responsibilities

  • Providing attentive and nurturing care for the child throughout the weekend.
  • Planning and organising age-appropriate, creative, and stimulating activities to keep the child entertained and engaged.
  • Ensuring the child’s safety at all times, both indoors and outdoors, and childproofing the environment as necessary.
  • Preparing nutritious meals and snacks for the child, considering any dietary restrictions or preferences.
  • Assisting with bathing, dressing, and other personal care activities as needed.
  • Maintaining the child’s daily routine, including nap times, playtimes, and bedtime rituals.
  • Encouraging learning through educational games, reading, and other enriching activities.
  • Maintaining open communication with the parents about the child’s activities, progress, and any concerns.
  • Light household duties related to the child, such as cleaning up after activities and ensuring the child’s belongings are organised.
  • Being adaptable to the family’s needs and schedule changes, ensuring a seamless experience for both the child and the parents.

Salary Guide

As a general guideline, a Weekend Nanny will receive a salary

  •  £350 – £500 net per weekend, depending on experience.
  • Typically from £15 – £20+ net per hour