Services and Fees

Long-term Placements

Our long-term placements include both full-time and part-time live out nannies. To help you better understand the difference, we have included the following table:

  • We require candidates to receive a salary of between $23 and $35 an hour
  • We require candidates to work a minimum of 25 hours per week guaranteed
  • Scheduling may vary depending on nanny availability
  • As with full-time nannies, part-time nannies are to also be paid legally as W-2 employees
  • As with full-time employment, you must determine what benefits you wish to provide. We recommend the following benefits for part-time nannies:
    • Paid Vacations
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Sick Days
  • We require candidates to receive a salary of between $23 and $35 an hour
  • Typically, these caregivers work 40 to 55 hours per week guaranteed and includes overtime
  • They are normally scheduled to work Monday through Friday, but may work other days if circumstances require
  • These Nannies are to be paid legally or “on the books” as a W-2 employee. Please note: It is illegal to hire a Nanny as an independent contractor! For more information, refer to the IRS Household Employer’s Tax Guide
  • Decide what benefits you would like to offer your nanny. While not required, many families contribute to, or pay in full, the costs of their nanny’s health insurance. If health insurance is not an option, consider these:
      • Paid Vacations
      • Paid Holidays
      • Paid Sick Days
      • Work-related Mileage Reimbursement (For more information click here)
      • Automobile Insurance
      • Meals

Long-term Placement Fees

These are the fees associated with our permanent placement services. Please refer to the section below for details.

Application Fee

In addition to the registration fee, clients will also be charged a 75-dollar application fee. The application fee must be paid in full before we can begin our search.

Registration Fee

To begin the search for a long-term childcare provider, a registration fee of $400 is required. This fee covers administrative costs associated with the search process. Payment of this fee is non-refundable and must be made at the time of submission of your agency documents. Our minimum commitment for permanent placements is one year.

Nanny Placement Fee

This is the final step in the placement process. As per our agreement, the agency will receive a percentage of the candidates’ gross annual salary. We’ll process this payment after you’ve signed the work offer agreement. See the table below for more information regarding our permanent placement packages.

Backup Care

Need a last minute seater or an evening out on the town? Check out our back-up care servives.

Back-up care sitters are employed on a short-term basis. Think of it as your plan b. Generally, this type of service is available to families that do not require ongoing care but may require occasional assistance if their regular routine is disrupted. Examples of this include:

  • Emergency Care
  • Back-up Care
  • Sick Care
  • Occasional Sitting
  • Date Nights
  • Daycare and School Closures

Back-u care fees are as follows:

Registration fee: $175
Placement fee: Due at the completion of each placement
  • Up to 4 hours: $65/day
  • 4 hours or more: $85/day

Temporary Placement

Looking for a nanny on a month-to-month basis? With our temporary placement services, we can meet your needs.

Need a nanny for a short period of time? We then recommend our temporary placement services. Temp.  nannies are a great addition to any family because they offer the same benefits as long-term placements while ensuring that the quality of care is not compromised.

Registration fee: $175
Placement fee: Fees for temp nanny services are divided into monthly segments and are calculated as follows:

0-3 Months: $800 then 200/month if you wish to extend.

**Temporary placements are not to exceed nine months. Any placement lasting more than nine months would be considered long-term.

Summer Placements

 Whether you need someone to accompany your family on vacation or to transport your children to and from activities, we can cover all your summer needs.  

Need an extra hand this summer?

It is never too early to begin arranging childcare for your summer vacation. Our clients can choose from two flexible packages, which are summarized below:

Registration fee: $175
Package 1: Partial Summer$500 per week (up to 5 weeks)
Package 2: Full Summer $4500 for a 10-week program beginning the second week of June and ending the last week of August
**The summer placement fee must be paid prior to a candidate being placed.

A la Carte Background Screening

Found your perfect nanny? Let our professionals handle the background check for you.

We’ve partnered with Castle Branch to provide clients with the best quality of service when it comes to screening candidates. Castle Branch is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), which is widely recognized as the gold standard for background screening.

Price: $101.50

Our standard screening packages include the following:

  • National Record Indicator and Sex Offender Registry
  • Flat Rate County Criminal Search
  • Residency History
  • Social Security Alert
  • Reference Checks

Price: $35

Through this report, Castle Branch will investigate a candidate’s social media presence on the following sites: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Candidate profiles are reviewed for potential workplace safety issues, such as racism, intolerance, violence, and illegal activity. 

Price: $25

Do you require your nanny to be immunized? The immunization tracker is available through Castle Branch as a tool to help nannies stay compliant with their CPR and vaccination requirements. The following can be tracked through the Castle Branch system: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap), Influenza, and CPR certification.

Price: $43

Do you require your nanny to drive? If so, we are able to verify their driving record for you.

Price: $50

Families have the option of requesting a 10 panel drug screening. Testing is conducted by LabCorps, which includes testing for the following: marijuana, PCP, amphetamines, opiates (codeine, morphine, heroin), cocaine, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, methadone, propoxyphene, and methaqualone (quaaludes).