Childcare (Au Pair) – Great Britain

Euro Staff Solution Childcare (Au Pair) - Great Britain


Your dossier must have the following documents:

  • CV in English + smiling photo + Au Pair application
  • 1 passport photo
  • 1 full body photo, size 9/13, office attire
  • Photos of children formerly supervised/ cared for
  • Passport/ ID copy
  • Birth certificate in original + translated and legalized in English
  • Copy of last studies diploma
  • Clean criminal record
  • Clean medical record
  • Copy of qualification papers (if such documents exists)
  • 2 recommendations, in original, from previous employers
  • Dear family letter

Hourly salary, monthly salary and payment dates


from 100 GBP/ week and can get to up to 180 GBP/ week100 GBP/ week and up to 180 GBP/ week

depending on candidate profile


*Earnings are paid weekly. Host family usually pay earnings in a bank account opened in the Au Pair’s name at a British bank. Au Pair may transfer their earnings via bank transfer to a bank account from their home country. Earnings are considered pocket money since meals and accommodation are free of charge.




Position, job title or profession

Nanny/ Baby-Sitter/ Au Pair

Host family

Agency places candidates at one of the Host families with open childcare positions

Duration of Au Pair exchange contract

Maximum 24 months

Location of contract

Candidates can work anywhere within the UK, but most positions are located around London, Devon, Bath, Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool etc.


Women are accepted, very rarely men


Couples are rarely accepted in this program

Accepted age

Minimum age is 18, maximum age is 27 years old (inclusively), as imposed by the British government


Good attitude, hard working, serious, friendly, in good physical and mental shape

Marital status

Only single candidates

Childcare experience

Not mandatory, but experienced candidates have an advantage upon selection


Not mandatory, but qualified candidates and those who took profile courses have an advantage upon selection

English level

Minimum 5 level on a scale from 1 to 10. Candidates with a lower than 5 level are accepted only after being approved by the host family

Other foreign languages

Not required, but they may be an advantage

Driver’s licence

Not required, but it may be an advantage

Working/ off days

- Minimum 25 working hours/ week - 6 working days/ week - 1 day off/ week

Nature and length of contract

Cultural exchange contract. Contracts are usually for 12 months, but no longer than 24 months.

Transport ticket (home country - U.K.- home country)

Host family does not cover cost of travel expenses/ plane ticket


Offered by the host family, in a separate room, free of charge


Offered by the host family, free of charge

Local transport

Not offered, as workplace and accommodation are in the same place

Length, procedure and payment rights for vacation

Minimum 14 working days off, according to the cultural exchange contract

Work, protection and security conditions

Candidate must meet and observe normal rules and regulations as established and instructed by the host family Working conditions are normal, and security and protection measures are communicated during the first day of work by the host family. Cultural exchange happens in the host family’s home, in very good hygiene and quality conditions, both in day and night shifts.



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