Sydney is one of the popular city in the world and it is one of the busiest city too. The demand for nanny Sydney is comparatively higher than other cities of Australia due to the city is with more working population. There are several ways to find a nanny in Sydney such as posting advertisement on newspaper (or magazines), references from friends, using bricks-and-mortar nanny agency, online nanny services (like nanny directories, online nanny agencies) and etc. These days, using internet to find a nanny makes the search processes quicker and easier and going online to hire a nanny has more benefits and reduces costs comparatively with other sources to get a nanny.
Online nanny directories may offer various number of options and may have huge amount of nanny candidates to serve you, where traditional nanny agencies may have list of nannies on particular area only. For an example, if you are looking for a live-in nanny to stay with you and serve you in Sydney, you may find a live-in nanny from Canberra who is willing to travel and live with you in Sydney. If it is local nanny agency, the nanny candidates are limited to the local location only.
Usually, local nanny agencies do extensive research on every nanny candidate who is registered with them. So, local nanny agencies may charge high amount of money to find the best nanny to suit your family needs. These charges are to cover their administration costs, costs on doing research on every candidate – like employment history check, criminal checks, verifications and etc. Anyhow, it is not possible to make sure that all the nanny agencies that charge high, do all kind of checks and ready to locate you the best nanny. If you are going to use local nanny agency services, it is always better to do some learning about the particular nanny agency before get help from them (before get registered with them). As per some research, there are nanny agencies that may charge $3000-$4000 to find a nanny for you.
When it comes to online, you can use online advertising services like Craiglist, GumTree and etc to post an ad to get a nanny, but those sites are similar to local newspapers and may not have huge number of responses from qualified nannies……….. read more