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Maternity Nurse

Considerations when choosing a Maternity Nurse

Choosing a maternity nurse In order to develop a successful relationship with your maternity nurse or nanny, they need to meet your requirements. We will only send details of candidates that meet your specific needs – we believe in quality over q…

Guide to Employing a Maternity Nurse

After discussing your requirements we will send through CVs of suitable candidates with references. Once you have reviewed the selection, you can discuss the details of any candidates with us. We can answer most questions for you or arrange telephone…

Having your baby in a private hospital

There are many benefits to having your baby delivered in a private hospital. Along with the highest standard of one-to-one care, state of the art equipment, spotlessly clean delivery suites, and high quality food, you also get better choice. Eden…

How to make a Booking

All of the maternity nurses on our database have been personally interviewed by a member of our team, had their background and references thoroughly checked and we continue to update references after every placement. We do however recommend that you personally…

Interview Questions

Choosing a maternity nurse is deeply personal and you need to feel that you have the right person to support you and give you confidence in being a parent. One of the most common issues for new mums is breastfeeding and how important it is to you….

Employing a Nanny for the first time

Employing a nanny for the first time Having a nanny can be a very rewarding experience for both you and your children, and choosing the right one to fit in with your family is very important. Who to employ You will need someone you can rely…

Interviewing Nannies, reference checking and making an offer

Recognised Childcare Qualifications Childcare qualifications can vary depending on where the nanny did their training. For British-qualified candidates, it is usually with a B-TEC, NNEB, DNN, CCE, NVQ level 1-3 or Montessori qualification. These…

Nanny Qualifications

While there are no legal requirements for nannies to have any qualifications, Eden Nannies insists on those who have studied for two years and have reached Level 3 childcare qualification. This ensures the nannies are capable of working in an in unsupervised …

Nanny Sharing

Nanny sharing has become increasingly popular with families who live close enough to one another to utilise the skills and experience of a professional nanny. The main advantage in this arrangement is the families share the cost of the nanny’s salary, t…

Nanny Tax & Staff Tax

If you employ staff in the UK you have the same legal responsibilities as a commercial employer and you must operate a PAYE scheme and pay tax and National Insurance on their behalf. Stafftax has been supporting domestic employers and helping them…

Parent Information

As a client of Eden Private Staff you can expect a professional, personal and bespoke service from our highly skilled consultants and candidates. All candidates are thoroughly interviewed before registering with Eden Private Staff – this is so we c…

Courses & Classes

At Eden Maternity we understand that having a baby, whether or not it’s your first, is an emotional time and a little help can make all the difference. Below is a list of recommended courses to help you prepare for the arrival of your baby, as well a…

Interviews

The interview is a two way process where you and the prospective Nanny can exchange information and most importantly, find out if you get along and whether you could work together. Your first impressions are very important so don’t ignore your instincts…

Links & Information

MNT Training – Essential training to be a maternity nurse   A useful directory of contacts for children’s health and wellbeing: Archives of Disease in Childhood: http://www.archdischild.com Here is the full text website for Archives of…

Overseas

Eden Nannies and Maternity source and place candidates throughout the world. Wherever you are located, we can assist you in your search for first class childcare or for other household staff through our sister company, Eden Private Staff. We offer…

Police Checks – DBS Checks

Eden Nannies and Maternity, as part of the National Working Party for the registration of childcare agencies, has redoubled efforts to ensure the safety of privately supervised children at all levels. Our specific code of practice runs in parallel…

Qualifications

There are a confusing number of childcare qualifications available nowadays, so it’s useful to have a basic knowledge of what they are. Highly qualified and experienced nannies can command a substantially higher salary, so it is important to be realistic i…

Sample Contract

We have included extracts from the sample contract, which we provide as part of our placement service. It details the information, which should be included in a Contract of Employment between the nanny and the employer. The contract must be agreed and…

Terms of Business

Please contact one of our consultants on 0844 409 7321, or +44 207 471 60000 (international) or email info@edenprivatestaff.com for our terms of business.

Voice the Union

Voice is a non-profitable organisation that exists to support and advocate the rights of its members in their work environment. Voice provides leadership in education and encourages the establishment of comprehensive training opportunities to enable i…