Childcare

Childcare

Parental Choice’s team of in-house, independent experts provide impartial advice to working parents on the best childcare options available to them.

As part of an all-encompassing solution tailored to the needs of your business, Parental Choice incorporates childcare and searches for your employees to take advantage of as part of their benefits package.

Our childcare services include:

  • Nanny, Au Pair or Housekeeper Search

    All our searches are tailored to each family.  We will advertise and search for the position based on the family’s specific requirements.  Only those nannies or housekeepers with relevant experience, DBS registration and a first aid certificate will be put forward for interview with the family.

    There are strict rules around employing au pairs, however an au pair can be the perfect solution for families with school-aged children.

    Parental Choice is registered to conduct DBS checks – we do not rely on external suppliers for this important vetting stage. 

    We can then run the payroll and set up the legal side of becoming an employer on behalf of the family.

    For employers: Parental Choice can create a package which includes a discount of up to £275 per nanny search or housekeeper search requested by your employees.

  • Childminder Search

    Parental Choice will search for childminders in and around the chosen location of a family. We then create a final report tailored to these requirements and pass on the contact details of our recommended providers.

    We only recommend providers with a ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating. A great example of a comprehensive childminder search can be found here.

    For employers: Parental Choice can create a package which includes free or discounted childminder searches.

  • Nursery Search

    Following an in-depth needs analysis, Parental Choice research the specified geographical area for suitable nursery options taking in to consideration the criteria set around type of care, hours, distance and daily routine/activities.

    This research is provided to the parents along with a summary of each facility with contact details. Using the comprehensive report, parents are then able to contact their shortlisted nurseries to arrange visits.

    Additional details of any other nurseries which do not meet the criteria exactly, but which could be considered are also provided.

  • School Search

    Following an in-depth needs analysis, Parental Choice research the specified geographical area for suitable school options in line with the family’s requirements (state, independent and international sectors).

    The research is provided to the parents along with a summary of each school, their admissions policies, availability and contact details. Using the comprehensive report, parents are then able to contact their shortlisted schools to arrange visits.

    Whether first time parents, parents moving to a new area or expats coming from abroad, the school search service benefits all working parents by undertaking all the leg-work on their behalf, removing stress and freeing up their time to focus on other aspects of life and work.

Contact us to talk about how our childcare search services can assist your employees.

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