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Helping you find the perfect family

Our Registration Process

Registration is free and we can help you update your First Aid and arrange a DBS  check if required.



Contact us

If you meet our requirements then contact us or complete our online application form.


Registration interview

Organise and attend an online registration interview.


Finalise Profile

Your profile is shared with prospective employers so ensure it shows you at your best!


Apply for roles

Through your online dashboard you can view and apply for roles.



Attend online or in person interviews with prospective employers.


Job offers

When you receive a job offer we will support in contract and salary negotiations.

We will liaise with you at all stages of your job search and are on hand to offer any advice you may need.

We can put you in touch with local Nannies and can provide you with information about local activities.

Registration Requirements

You will need to provide the following 


  • Photo I.D (passport/driving licence )

  • Childcare certificates

  • Right to work

  • 2 contactable recent references

  • Proof of address

  • Paper copy of your Enhanced DBS on the Update Service

  • Paediatric First Aid certificate

  • Ofsted Certificate (if registered)

  • Up to date CV


If you are in need of an up to date DBS or first aid certificate just let us know and we can help you obtain them.


Everyone registering with us must already have or be willing to apply for an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service.


We are able to apply for a DBS on your behalf when you register with us.

 The online disclosure usually comes back within a week but can take up to 12 weeks. 

When you apply for your next DBS we request that you subscribe to the update service, for a yearly fee of £13. It means that you can give any future employer or Nanny Agency your permission to carry out an online status check.

Using the update service will save you time and money when looking for employment.

Ofsted Registration

It is not a legal requirement for Nannies to be on the Ofsted Childcare Register however if parents wish to use the Tax Free Childcare scheme then the Nanny will need to become registered and we recommend the parents pay for this.


The Nanny will need to register as a Home Childcarer and will need the following:



The process can take up to 12 weeks to complete. 



    Application Fee                                             £105

                 DBS                                                     £40+

Public Liability Insurance                                £60+

               First Aid                                                  £80 +

Caring for Children in their own home       £80 +


You can apply through the Government Gateway website 

Nannies from Overseas

All  Nannies that register with Nanny Scout are required to have an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service.

This disclosure does not check any criminal records held outside of the UK. 

If you would like to register with us and have lived outside of the UK you will need to provide a criminal record check or a Certificate of good character from your home country. This will also need to be officially translated into English.


The process of obtaining a criminal record check differs between countries. Please follow the link below for more information on how to apply for a criminal record check or a Certificate of good character.

Nannies: Service
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