Know About Nanny’s Responsibilities and Expectations

By | August 13, 2010

Now-a-days, nannies are becoming more popular because both parents are working in a family, so the need for childcare is also increasing. A nanny provides child care by live in home or live out home. Main role of nanny is keeping children in safe and loving environment.

Most important responsibility of nanny is providing quality care and supervision for child. Not only this, there are many responsibilities such as meal preparation, feeding, bathing, dressing, keeping children and their room and their bed clean, and child’s laundry, and to keep ready the play room at the end of the day. She has to plan and structuring play opportunities and activities. Those may be necessary for appropriate development of child. She can help children in their homework and school work and transportation of children. Other responsibilities are not given to nanny like family laundry, cooking family meals, cleaning bath rooms and toilets.

She performs other responsibilities such as promoting and engaging in educational games, reading and activities, small pet care, small routine tasks, transporting the children for their respective activities. Most of the nannies expect that they are responsible for many activities which are related child.

Parents should have clear idea about their requirements and then they can hire a nanny to fulfill their requirements. First parents should discuss about her duties and responsibilities before taking her into position. Then if she accepts those responsibilities then she will join as nanny. Parents should mention in a contract about job description and salary and others before hiring her as a nanny.