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No luck finding a nanny - what am I doing wrong

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PremierBebe Wed 07-Mar-12 13:10:13


I am looking for a nanny to look after my baby daughter who is due in two weeks. I am in my last year at university and will start full-time work in September. I need therefore a nanny that helps me at the beginning when I need to study and when i have my exams in May, as well as somebody who looks after her when I start to work in autumn. I have contacted several nanny agencies (Eden, Little Ones, Nannies Inc etc.) but nobody sends me suitable nannies. What am I doing wrong? I don't want Mary Poppins (I actually hated that movie) nore do I expect 10 years of experience and a Norland qualification. The "most" important thing I am after is that the nanny speaks French (preferably MT) and is comfortable looking after newborn babies.

So what can I do to find somebody?

PremierBebe Thu 08-Mar-12 14:21:54

Yes but def closed job with Eden. They did not listen to my requirements at all!

Blondeshavemorefun Thu 08-Mar-12 21:55:46

That's true

MamanGenevieve Sat 22-Dec-12 15:13:08

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nannykatherine Sun 23-Dec-12 18:34:28

It would be great for someone wanting newborn experience ... A good experienced nanny wanting this will jump at it ... I would have because it sounds like a lovely job , but now I am with my newborn twin charges . Try Nest ... Newborn Education Services and Training . They have a maternity practitioner course for nannies and also help place them when qualified .

MamanGenevieve Thu 03-Jan-13 19:02:44

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MamanGenevieve Thu 03-Jan-13 23:28:00

By the way I received a not saying mumsnet thought i was advertising my agency's services. Sorry if anyone have thought that. Actually I don't have an agency I just want to prevent people not to use little ones because their service is so bad

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