Parents Platform

What is the going rate for a full-time Nanny?

The hourly rate is €17.00 – €20.00 per hour employees gross (employers prsi on top approx. 10%). These rates vary depending on their level of experience, qualifications obtained and if a driver is required.

What are the standard Nanny duties?

The standard Nanny duties would be:

  • All children’s meals
  • Children’s laundry
  • Keeping common areas in the family home tidy
  • Putting on or emptying the dishwasher or washing machine
  • Keeping children’s playroom and bedrooms tidy
  • Creating and implementing a good routine for the children
  • Ensuring good physical exercise for the children

  • Developmental activities – reading, colouring, music, etc (age appropriate)

  • Attending playgroups or arranging playdates with parents’ consent

Where do we interview the Belgrave Nannies?

Belgrave Agency will arrange the interview for you at a convenient time i.e. evenings/weekends in your home, office or any other convenient location.

What is Belgrave Agency’s vetting procedure?

Belgrave Agency interviews everyone in person after a phone screening and submission of a resume. We verify all written references, request photo identification and a strict Garda vetting process is carried out. Copies of certs from relevant courses are obtained, an up to date C.V. is mandatory and a detailed application form is required to be completed for the agency during interview.

How soon will the agency find someone?

Belgrave Agency begins the recruitment process from the moment you register. We begin an advertising campaign and reach out to our registered Belgrave Nannies.  All Belgrave Nannies are carefully sourced and selected for you, only the most suitable Nannies will be put forward. This process can take up to 4-12 weeks depending on the role.  We stay in constant contact with you giving you updates every step of the way.

Does Belgrave Agency cover live-in placements?

Yes, we have Nannies who prefer live in positions and can facilitate any type of full time placement.

Who employs the Nannies?

All Nannies are employees of the family. Parents can register as an employer by visiting the Revenue website. Belgrave Agency offers a Payroll Service to assist in registration, payslips, tax deductions etc. To find out more please email Belgrave Agency also provides a draft employment contract for our clients to put in place when a Belgrave Nanny has been hired.

What happens after a Nanny is hired?

Belgrave Agency offers a trial period of 3 full calendar months. All clients will be contacted during this period to make sure everything is going well.