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Information on becoming a childminder

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uwila Fri 01-Apr-05 21:46:33

My nanny has just given me notice. I talked to her a bit about careers that I thought might suit her better. On of which is being a childminder instead of a nanny. She was interested, but we couldn't find on the web where she would start, what's required to register, etc. It's a while off because she doesn't have a house in which top operate. She has a job in Social work which she will go to when she leaves here in mid May. But, I wanted to help her look into options of being a childminder in the future.

Can someone point me to the right organisation/website?

Xena Fri 01-Apr-05 21:49:10

She will need to contact her local Childrens information Service. The council should be able to put her through or give her the number.

KatieMac Fri 01-Apr-05 21:51:36

Try NCMA.org.uk
Also Ofsted
CIS (at your councils website) has lists of C/Mers and there might be a local group - she could contact for advise.

I accosted a C/Mer in the library when I was trying to decide if it was for me. She could reg as a homeminder - this is a C/Mer in someone elses house (gets Public Liability Ins-more easily than as a nanny)

She can C/M in rented accomodation

uwila Fri 01-Apr-05 22:32:53

Oh, homeminder is a good idea. I'll suggest that to her. Is it the same procedure for registration?

KatieMac Sat 02-Apr-05 20:40:35

Virtually identical - have to be C/Mer first then become homeminder (I think they can be done together)

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