When your usual childcare breaks down, finding a reliable quality temporary nanny at short notice can be next to impossible.
Our last minute nannies are sourced via our collaboration with the UK's leading nanny agencies. We insist on only the best for our members.
For your peace of mind, any temporary nannies you book through Emergency Childcare must meet our strict quality standards:
We make sure you're notified if any of these promises can't be met.
Once you make a booking your local nanny agency will be immediately informed and will source you an appropriate emergency nanny for your requirements. Only when you're happy with the proposed candidate shall your booking be processed.
The nanny agencies we work with endeavour to get you an on call nanny within 2 hours and the minimum booking time is 4 hours.
Last minute nannies booked via Emergency Childcare are paid at an hourly rate (depending on location).
When you book you'll be presented with two options:
Read more about last minute nanny costs.
Childminders care in their own home for children aged 3 months up to 12 years. The majority of childminders on our website have been used and recommended to our service by individual parents. More about our childminders
Our last minute on call nannies look after newborns up to 16 year olds in your home. Sourced via our collaboration with the UK's leading nanny agencies, we insist on only the best nannies for our members. More about our nannies
Nursery spaces can be booked for children aged 3 months up to 5 years. Members have access to over 800 Ofsted regulated nurseries. Many nurseries have been recommended to us by parents. More about our nurseries
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