Norland Nannies are one of the most flexible forms of childcare available

Norland Nannies offer a range of specialist childcare provision to fit the needs of your family. You can stipulate hours to fit your family needs, employ a temporary nanny for your holiday or a maternity nurse to work with you when you first bring your baby home.

All Norland Nannies are taught to have a flexible approach to their practice meaning they work you to bring up your children how you want to, in line with best practice standards.

Norland Nannies are in high demand and we are therefore unable to provide candidates for every registered position. We will do all we can to help you find the perfect nanny and pride ourselves on the honest and professional service we provide for all of our clients.

You can also choose to employ a Newly Qualified Nanny (NQN), a probationary nanny who has completed three years of intensive early years training at Norland. If you live in or around Bath or in South West London, and need an extra pair of hands, you can request a Norland student placement.

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Select the nanny to fit your family needs

Permanent nanny

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A permanent nanny can work on a live-in (residential) or live-out (daily) basis, full- or part-time. If you require 24-hour care we recommend employing more than one nanny on a rota basis.

  • Live-in (residential) or live-out (daily)
  • Full-time (between 50-60 hours per week) or part-time (up to 50 hours per week)
  • A live-in nanny generally works up to 12 hours per day and accommodation is provided by the family
  • A live-out nanny generally works 10 hours a day and travels to and from your house each day
  • Rota nannies can be employed for 24-hour care
  • Occasional proxy parenting can be included in contract

Temporary nanny

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A temporary nanny ranges from providing childcare for a one-day event up to 13 weeks and can be employed on a live-in (residential) or live-out (daily) basis, full or part time.

  • From a one-day event up to 13 weeks
  • Live-in (residential) or live-out (daily)
  • Full-time (between 50-60 hours per week) or part-time (up to 50 hours per week)
  • A live-in nanny generally works up to 12 hours per day and accommodation is provided by the family
  • A live-out nanny generally works 10 hours a day and travels to and from your house each day

Maternity practitioner

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A fully qualified Norland Nanny who is either qualified through experience or has completed a maternity practitioner course. A Norland maternity practitioner specialises in providing newborn baby care, support and guidance.

  • Usually 24-hour a day care for five to six days a week
  • Employed for a period of several weeks to several months
  • Helps to care for newborn babies and provides support and guidance
  • Tends to sleep in the same room as the baby/babies to help with night feeds
  • If baby is being breastfed, they will bring baby to mum for feeding and then resettle afterwards

Newly Qualified Nanny

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A Newly Qualified Nanny (NQN) has completed three years of intensive early years training at Norland and is seeking a family for their first one-year role as a probationary nanny.

  • One-year fixed-term contract
  • Full-time
  • Live-in (residential) or live-out (daily)
  • Live-in (45-60 hours plus an evening of babysitting) or live-out (between 45-50 hours per week)
  • Family must have at least one child under four years 11 months who is not attending either full-time nursery or school
  • Family must be based in England or Wales

Proxy parent

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A proxy parent provides 24-hour wrap-around care in the absence of the parent(s)They have sole responsibility for the running of the house, care of any pets, liaison with other staff etc.  

  • 24-hour wrap-around care  
  • Live-in (residential) 
  • Temporary employment  
  • Accommodation is provided by the family 
  • Sole responsibility for running the house

Wedding & event nanny

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Whether you’re planning or attending a wedding, christening or family party, an event nanny will create the perfect environment for happy children and happy parents. 

  • Temporary employment 
  • Flexible hours and approach 
  • Live-in (residential) or live-out (daily), subject to event location 
  • Accommodation for a live-in nanny is provided by the family 

Student placement

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If you need an extra pair of hands and have young children at home, you may be interested in hosting a Norland student who is still training on a family placement.

  • Live-out (daily) in Bath only, 8 hours per day, Mon-Thurs for families with children under the age of four who are at home full-time
  • Families with multiples live-out in Bath or live-in within an hour’s drive of Bath
  • Live-in (residential) in South West London or within an hour’s drive of Bath for families with at least one child under two years and one child under five years

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