Leaving an Au Pair in sole charge of children Please note that whilst it can be acceptable for some au pairs to have sole charge of children whilst parents are either out at work or out for an evening at a social event. The following conditions must be adhered to: You must be satisfied that […] The post Leaving an Au Pair in sole charge of children appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.
It is something we are asked very frequently and it is very understandable. When you invite an au pair to come and live with your family you would like them to stay as long as possible. How can you achieve that? It is important to understand first of all the au pair’s motivation for going […] The post How to safeguard how long your Au Pair will stay…. appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.
Bank Account Latest Update 2017- For au pairs it is no longer straight forward to open a bank account. However, many au pairs manage well without a bank account; using a credit card from their home country to make any on-line payments, and receiving their weekly pocket money in cash. However if you still feel […] The post Opening a Bank Account appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.
You may apply to become an au pair in the UK if you hold a passport from one or more the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Candidates from Bul...
At Heavenly Au Pairs we recommend that you attend a language school. It is particularly good to attend one in the first months, to help you settle in and find friends. It is not necessary to attend one for a entire year. The main benefits of a language school are to support your learning of […] The post Thinking about Language Schools? appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.
There are 1,000s of nannies across London and there are also very many au pairs. Everyone knows what a nanny is, but – if asked – would you be confident explaining precisely what an au pair is? Although you know both are involved in childcare, how exactly do they differ? They do differ and […] The post Au Pair or Nanny – which to choose? appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.
We are very often asked what a family should ask when interviewing an Au Pair. We always recommend interviewing an au pair who you are interested in twice. The first interview is really to see if you like her or him, if you click, if you could see her being a helpful part of your […] The post What to ask when you interview an Au Pair appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.
This morning we were asked by one of our 1st time hosting families for advice on when they should pay their Au Pair. The lucky au pair girl will move in with this kind family today. It is up to the host family whether they prefer to pay their Au Pair in advance, or at […] The post When Should You Pay Your Au Pair? appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.
1. Flexible childcare, the hours you need childcare for change slightly week by week, or you need help before and after school hours and more in the school holidays. 2. Someone to help you with endless household chores, tidying, washing, food preparation, even dog walking! 3. Someone to occupy 1 or 2 of your children whilst you […] The post 10 Good Reasons to Engage an Au Pair appeared first on He...
Guidance for Nannies interviewing with a family Congratulations! You have been chosen by a family you are keen to work for to interview for the job of their Nanny (Nanny Housekeeper etc). You have convinced this family that you have the potential to be the best candidate to look after their precious children and this […] The post Interview tips for Nannies appeared first on Heavenly Au Pairs.