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Family Participation

Totalnannies.com welcomes applications from families interested in taking part in our au-pair/mother's help/nanny cultural experience. Families who join our program must:

  • Provide a private room for the candidate.
  • Agree to the program's conditions which specify that the host family:
    • Limit child care to a maximum of 36 hours per week for au-pairs and 55 hours per week for mother's helps and nannies extending over no more than 5 and a half days per week.
    • Give the  candidate a minimum of 2 evenings off per week for mother's helps o nannies and a minimum of 3 evenings off a week for au-pairs
    • Give the candidate a minimum of 1 day off per week for au-pairs and 1 and a half days off per week for mother's helps and nannies.
  • Pay the candidate a minimum of £125.00 pounds sterling per week for au-pairs, a minimum of £210.00 pounds sterling per week for mother's helps and a minimum of £ 310.00 pounds sterling per week for nannies and governesses
  • Give the candidate one complete weekend off per month (Friday evening to Monday morning).
  • Give au-pairs the possibility to attend language courses.
  • Treat au-pairs and mother's helps as an "extended family" member and not as an employee.
  • Give the candidate one month off with regular salary after one year's stay (shorter stays are calculated pro-rata).
  • Include the candidate, when possible, in family meals, outings, holidays and other events.
  • Pay the candidate a flight contribution of £120.00 on conclusion of the agreed length of stay  
  • Agree to abide by the program's regulations and to meet obligations undertook with the candidate (set out by the Host family in the application form).
  • Pick the candidate up at her point of arrival on her arrival
  • Give at least two week's notice to terminate the agreement early.
  

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