Looking for an Au Pair?
Is so, the first thing you need to do is understand what an au pair is and whether they are right for you. What makes au pairs distinct is that they typically live in the family home for a set period of time and receive free accommodation and meals. In return, an aupair normally works 25-35 hours per week, helping out with childcare as well as some light household tasks.
Typically, au pair UK are young foreign nationals who bring additional cultural and language skills to childcare
. They usually seek to improve their English during their stay through taking classes and practicing their language skills. As such, aupairs are not recommended for families with very young children or those who require long hours or a lot of help around the home.
How Can I Find the Right Au Pairs?
Care.com can help you find an au pair right for you and your family through:
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- Detailed aupair profiles viewable by skills, background checks & more
- Connect with aupairs online
Additionally, if you have specific needs and requirements you can post them in an aupair job ad and let the right candidates come to you.
How Do I Start My Au Pair UK Search?
Register now to create a free profile to browse for a local aupair or post a job ad. If you’re not sure about what character traits a childcarer should have, or you need help and advice on hiring au pairs
, our online magazine has a wide range of free resources providing expert tips and advice.
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