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Our Fees

Our competitive fees

Our Fees

At Absolute Childcare, we take immense pride in delivering exceptional nanny placement services tailored to families like yours. We firmly believe that our competitive fees represent a valuable investment in your children's future and, most importantly, your peace of mind.


With over 25 years of experience in nanny recruitment, our consultants offer personalized and invaluable advice to meet your specific needs. We'll guide you through prevailing market rates, discuss expected nanny duties, and empower you to make informed decisions.

Advertising and Networking

Our proactive approach involves crafting captivating job advertisements and promoting them across various platforms, including our website, social media channels, and specialised job sites. Our extensive network of nannies, housekeepers, and maternity nurses ensures we source exceptional candidates.

Thorough Filtering

To save your time and effort, we meticulously screen and evaluate numerous applications for each vacancy. We conduct in depth interviews and select only the most highly skilled and professional candidates who closely align with your requirements.

Interviews and Trial Periods

We efficiently manage the interview process, arranging first and second interviews, and coordinating trial periods on your behalf. Additionally, we provide valuable feedback to ensure a smooth decision-making process.


Your chosen nanny undergoes rigorous vetting, including comprehensive verbal reference checks and document verification. Rest assured, our checks confirm their eligibility to work in the UK, and we verify essential certifications, such as an enhanced DBS certificate and Paediatric first aid training.

Negotiation and Offer

Our team of experts skilfully handles salary and contract negotiations. We'll provide you with a tailored employment contract, meticulously crafted by our HR department, ensuring your complete peace of mind.

Payroll Support

To keep you up to date with employment legislation and legal requirements, we offer comprehensive Payroll set up and Support, ensuring a hassle-free employment experience.

Ongoing Support

Our commitment extends beyond the placement. We establish and maintain a long-term relationship with you, offering continuous support throughout the nanny's employment tenure.

UK placements


Permanent placements (Over 8 weeks)

Over 25 hours per week

12% of gross annual salary

Permanent Part Time placements (Over 8 weeks)

1-25 hours per week

15% of gross annual salary

Temporary/Maternity placements

£150 per week or part week.

Contracts (6 month minimum term)

15% of gross annual salary (pro rata)

Overseas placements


Permanent Overseas placements

25% of annual net salary (pro rata)

Temporary/maternity placements

£250 per week or part week.

Permanent Placement Fee

A permanent position is defined as lasting over eight weeks.

Minimum Fee

We charge a minimum fee of £1,500 for any permanent placement. This ensures that you receive top-notch service, regardless of the specific requirements of your position.

Loyalty Discount

We deeply appreciate our returning clients and believe in rewarding their trust. As a token of our gratitude, we offer a 10% loyalty discount to clients who return to us for additional placements.

Payment Terms

We strive to provide convenience and flexibility for our clients. Payment for our services is due within 7 days of the invoice date. We accept payments through BACS and cash.

Guarantee Period

We stand by the quality of our placements and understand the importance of a successful match. To ensure your peace of mind, we provide an 8-week guarantee period. In rare cases where things don't work out during this period, we offer a free replacement.

Client Reviews and Trust

Our agency's foundation is built on trust and client satisfaction. We take pride in our exceptional service, which is reflected in our positive reviews. Your trust in us is paramount, and we strive to exceed your expectations every step of the way.

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