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ALL Maryland ABC Nannies Have:

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Exceptional Verified References
  • Drug Test through Quest Diagnostics
  • CPR Certification
  • Extensive Criminal Background Check
  • Electronic Fingerprints on File - FBI approved!
  • Social Security Verification Trace Completed
  • Verified Results Presented to you prior to hire!

FAQ’s About Our Nanny Service in Maryland

Ask us anything about our maryland Nanny Agency!Can I trust the caregiver that ABC Nanny Source sends to my home?

ABC understands that you would not invite just anyone into your home and private life. Our extensive 10 Step Screening Process includes electronic fingerprinting, a Social Security Trace, driving record checks, criminal background investigations, a 5 panel drug test through Quest Diagnostics and reference verification. We assure you that each ABC staff member goes above and beyond, so we are confident that you are being presented with the safest and most qualified Nannies.

Is ABC Nanny Source a National Online Agency?

Absolutely not! ABC Nanny Source requires that all of the nannies that we represent come to either our main office or a staffed recruiting location to meet with at least two placement counselors. During this meeting, a trained ABC staff member will check and scan the candidates identification to be sure it is valid, then carefully take a full set of electronic fingerprints, verify or schedule their CPR, arrange for the drug test through Quest Diagnostics, discuss how reference verification works etc. Afterward, the candidate will meet with a second placement counselor for a face to face, in depth, interview detailing their experience and qualifications. The amount of care that ABC Nanny Source puts into each and every candidate is an impossibility for the National Online Companies.

Does each of your Nannies on file speak English?

It is a requirement at ABC Nanny Source that each candidate can read, write, and speak English fluently. Many of the Nannies in our database are multi-lingual, so if you have a preference on having a childcare provider that speaks another language in addition to English, please feel free to let us know!

How do you find the ideal match between Nanny and Family?

In order to find the right match for each family, there are many factors to take into consideration. Each Nanny will be familiar with your local area and are placed within a 30-minute radius of their home. Secondly, each ABC Nanny must understand the position and feel completely comfortable with the entire job description and the unique needs and requests for your particular circumstance.

For example, if you have a newborn infant or twins, your ABC Placement Counselor would only send you candidates that have previous experience handling these situations!

ABC Nanny Source certainly is successful with the art of matching families with nannies. One aspect is to be sure the same pay-range desired (salary/hourly) is aligned with what is being offered so that there is no confusion on either end. Families also have the option to specify a detailed description in regard to the “type” of Nanny they are looking for. For example, if you are looking for a Nanny who is bubbly, professional, nutritionally-minded, nurturing, or any other specific quality, we will find the one for you! We do everything that we can to send you candidates that meet all of the criteria that you specified so that you are only being presented with the best suited individuals for your position.

What sort of Nanny Services are available?

The Nannies that are represented by ABC Nanny Source are full time live out, full time live in and part time live out Nannies.

Our maryland Nannies are full time, part time, live in, and live out!Why should I use ABC Nanny Source rather than hiring someone privately from an online source that posts ads?

With ABC Nanny Source all individuals are required to adhere to state and local standards, where a private individual is not regulated to adhere to any. Also, all ABC Nannies have undergone extensive face-to-face interviews, comprehensive criminal background and reference checks, a Social Security Trace, electronic fingerprinting, drug testing, and a driving motor vehicle report. In addition, ABC Nanny Source has a one year guarantee, which states that in the unlikely event that your Nanny does not work out, we would certainly work as quickly as possible to find you a suitable replacement. ABC Nanny Source also provides both the Nanny and the family with a detailed offer of employment signed by both parties outlining the entirety of the position, duties, and pay so there is never any confusion!

How much does ABC's services cost? Do you offer a guarantee?

After your personal consultation with a placement counselor you will need to fax or email the required referral agreement to begin your nanny search. ABC Nanny Source will initiate the complimentary search at no charge but does require a valid credit card that can be authorized and funds held for the minimum hiring fee based on the type of service requested. After extending an offer of employment to the nanny of your choice, and the nanny's acceptance of the offer, you will be charged the hiring fee which will be billed to the credit card you provided at the time of registration unless other arrangments had been requested. You can generally expect to begin reviewing potential candidates within a few days of filling out the registration form. Inquire about the ONE YEAR unlimited search Guarantee with your placement counselor today!

Full Time Live Out Nannies that are needed for 40-55+ hours per week are provided to you at a fee of 14% of the Nanny’s anticipated gross salary with a minimum of $3400.

Full Time Live In Nannies that are needed for 50-60+ hours per week are provided to you at a fee of 14% of the Nanny’s anticipated gross salary with a minimum of $3400.

Part Time Live Out Nannies that are needed for assistance with weekly needs between 25-39 hours per week are provided to you at a fee of 16% of the Nanny’s anticipated gross salary with a minimum of $2800.

How much are Maryland nannies usually paid?

Hourly rates for nannies can vary widely depending on the position, description, how many children are in the family and the experience the nanny has to offer to the family. Generally hourly rates fall between $15-$20+/hour.

Full time live out nannies are often on duty between 40-55/hours per week, and this includes all the way up to 39 hourss and still classify under the umbrella of part time.

Each family will have particular needs that will need to be analyzed and evaluated at the time of registration so the salary or hourly rates
above could be slightly reduced or increased based on the situation. Your placement counselor will provide you with a clear range of what you should expect based on the job description. The final salary offered to the nanny will be determined by you.

Our maryland Nanny Agency is known for excellent customer service!Is there a minimum number of hours that our Nanny can work for us?

Yes. All ABC's Part Time Nannies do require a minimum of 25 hours per week.

Do you provide live-in help?

ABC Nanny Source specializes in live out as well as live in childcare with candidates from your local community rather than from out of the country.

Our family has a dog that needs to be taken for walks. Can a Nanny help with this while our children are at school?

Certainly! Pets are definitely a part of many families and most nannies are more than happy to assist your pets while they are on duty! We will always send candidates with the characteristics matching the unique circumstances that arise. If you have cats or dogs, you'll meet with individuals who are equally as passionate about your pets!

How do you bill for your services?

The hiring fee can be paid by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover, for your convenience.

Who are your Nannies?

The Nannies that will be presented to you will all be from your local community and will come with an abundance of experience! ABC Nannies are selected based on a wide variety of factors and requirements. There are hundreds of candidates that apply to be represented by ABC and we only accept around 10% of those applicants. We only want the most qualified individuals for our families to choose from, and each ABC Nanny has prior experience in addition to completing ABC's rigorous 10 Step Screening Process!

Any further questions will be gladly answered by the esteemed staff of ABC Nanny Source Monday through Friday between 9:00am-5:00pm. Contact us today!


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Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone Number: 301-299-1500
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