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ALL NYC ABC Nannies Have:

  • CPR Certification
  • Electronic Fingerprints - FBI format!
  • Exceptional References
  • Valid State Identification
  • Drug Test completed through Quest Diagnostics
  • National Criminal Background
  • Social Security Verification Trace Completed
  • Verified results provided to your family prior to hire!
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions when searching for a NYC Nanny Agency

Ask us anything about our New York City Nanny Agency!What makes ABC Nanny Source stand out from the average nanny agency in New York City?

Great question!

Our unique 10 Step Screening Process sets ABC far above even the best NY Nanny Agencies. We are the only agency serving the New York Metropolitan area that requires each Nanny to be CPR Certified, electronically fingerprinted, interviewed face-to-face in our office or a staffed recruiting location, drug tested through Quest Diagnostics, proven to have exceptional references and extensive background clearances prior to being sent to families. ABC also has a proven success rate in providing caregivers that stay with our families far beyond the one-year we require. We are confident in each of our placements and therefore offer a full guarantee for an entire year to ensure continued satisfaction with our service. ABC stands behind all of our placements! Click here for Questions to ask your Nanny Agency!

I would like our Nanny to start in six months. How far in advance should I register with ABC Nanny Source?

We suggest registering no earlier than one month prior to the projected start date for your Nanny. However, if you have a situation that requires an immediate placement, we will be available to accommodate you without delay. Your Placement Counselor can have your family enjoying the benefits of an employing one of the top nannies in NYC within as little as three days!

What types of background checks are conducted through ABC Nanny Source?

ABC Nanny Source provides a Nationwide Criminal Clearance, a Social Security Verification Trace, Electronic Fingerprints, Drug Testing at Quest Diagnostics Lab Center and Employment Reference Checks on each Nanny accepted. The Nationwide and Countywide Criminal Clearance offers a very comprehensive criminal record search regimen. Our screening process is unparalleled in the industry. You can never be too safe when it comes to your children and ABC takes this extremely seriously.

Our NY Nannies are full time, part time, live in, live out and temporary!I have two children; a newborn and a two year old. I am seeking to hire someone part time, three days a week. Can you help with my limited needs?

Absolutely! All of our Part Time Nannies work a minimum of 25 hours per week but it can all the way up to 39 hours per week and still fall under the umbrella of part time. They are paid an average hourly rate of $18-$25+/hour. A vast majority of our Part Time Nannies are studying to become teachers, nurses and pediatricians, and are requesting a position that is able to accommodate their school schedule while still allowing them to remain active in the childcare industry. These students are studying to become professional caregivers in their respective fields because they love children! Oftentimes, they even become long term caregivers since their course requirements are typically years in duration.

We are seeking a Full Time Nanny to work in our home from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday. This is not a typical 40 hour work week; can we hire a Nanny to work this many hours per week?

Yes! Full Time Career Nannies are often willing to work 50-60+ hours/week to accommodate the travel time necessary for parents to get to and from their place of employment. The compensation package would of course need to also be adjust as appropriate.

What is the average salary of a Nanny?

Full Time Live Out Nannies typically have the responsibility to be on duty approximately 40-55+ hours per week. Career Nannies are aware that most parents need time to get to and from work extending the day beyond a standard 40-hour week. Full Time Nannies are paid a weekly salary versus an hourly rate and the salary range is $700 to $1,000+ per week. The salary is dependent upon the specific position, how many children the Nanny will be caring for and the experience she has to offer. Furthermore, most families will offer paid vacation, 3-5 paid sick/personal days and all major holidays as part of the compensation package offered.

Full Time Live In Nannies typically have the responsibility to be on duty or "on call" approximately 50-60+ hours per week. Full Time live in Nannies are generally paid a weekly salary versus an hourly rate. The salary range usually starts at $700 to $1,000+ per week plus room and board. Live in positions tend to provide the Nanny with her own separate bedroom and bathroom and most families will provide them with a vehicle to utilize during the day to transport the children to and from activities. The salary is dependent upon the position, how many children the Nanny will be caring for, and the experience she has to offer. Most families will offer at least two weeks paid vacation, 3-5 paid sick/personal days and paid major holidays as part of the compensation package offered.

Part Time Live Out Nannies work a minimum of 25 hours per week and the schedule may extend up to 39 hours. Part Time Nannies are paid an hourly rate versus a weekly salary and range from $15-$25+. This rate is dependent upon the specific position, how many children the Nanny will be caring for and the experience she has to offer. Most families will offer paid vacation, paid sick/personal days and all major holidays as part of the compensation package offered.

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Our NY Nanny Agency is known for excellent customer service!What is the agency fee? What payment methods does ABC Nanny Source accept?

Since ABC Nanny Source specializes in long-term nanny placements, the anticipated annual salary that the fee is based on is calculated by multiplying the weekly salary by 52 weeks. ABC Nanny Source conveniently accepts all major credit cards, including VISA, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover.

The placement fee for a Full Time ABC Nanny is based on 14% of the Nanny's anticipated gross annual salary, with a minimum of $3400. This is applicable to both live in and live out placements.

The placement fee for a Part Time Nanny is based on 16% of the Nanny's anticipated gross annual salary, with a minimum of $2800.

What Guarantee does ABC Nanny Source offer on placements?

Every ABC Nanny Source placement comes with a one year guarantee. The guarantee begins as soon as the nanny you have chosen accepts your offer of employment and lasts a full 365 days. The guarantee far exceeds of almost every other agency in the country! You can rest assured that when hiring your nanny through ABC Nanny Source, our agency will stand behind the placement. If for any reason, it doesn't work out as expected and you need to hire someone to replace your nanny at any point during the year, the agency offers your family the ability to hire another nanny with only a small administrative fee of to initiate your search and begin reviewing profiless. Once you have completed the online registration and sent over the appropriate referral agreement, your appointed Placement Counselor will be in touch with you promptly to start your initial consultation.

We have a cat at home who needs to be fed once a day. Will our Nanny be able to do that?

Yes! Our NYC Nannies are typically very fond of animals as well! It seems the same characteristics often found in childcare professionals lend themselves very nicely to pet owners as well. Feeding your pet once a day or letting them outside when necessary is standard when a Nanny cares for your family! Just let your Placement Counselor know that you have a pet when you register, so she sends you only pet friendly Nannies!

What experience do ABC Nannies have?

Our Nannies have an array of experiences to offer to families. Many ABC Nannies have their certified elementary school education credentials while others have been in the Nanny profession for a number of years. Additionally, many of our Nannies are musically inclined and can also offer lessons in piano, flute, clarinet, trumpet and violin! Other candidates are multi-lingual and some even have experience in Baby Sign Language, the most advanced communication style recently promoted by pediatricians.

Any further questions will be gladly answered by any of the staff at ABC Nanny Source. Contact Us Today to find your perfect nanny! Office hours are Monday through Friday between 9:00am-5:00pm.

 
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