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Traci H. - Seeking Work in West Hills

17.14 / hour
Full-time hours

Hello, Ive been in the childcare field for nearly 20 plus! Not only have I been a private nanny for many wonderful families, but I have had a home daycare in my private home for ove 13 of those years. I feel 100 percent confident in my care of newborns and infants as well as being a great role model and fun person to be around, Im helpful with homework and activities with a can do attitude! Im helpful with laundry, light housework,errands, grocery shopping ...whatever I can assist with to make your day and evening run smoother! Im reliable and dependable and have many families that can attest to it! Im trustworthy, calm, patient, loving and I care about all the children who I take care of and truly take a vested interest in what they enjoy. Im prompt and I understand that flexibility is a must in this industry!
Ana I. - Seeking Work in West Hills

14.28 / hour

Over 25 years working with newborns, infants and toddlers.
Emma K. - Seeking Work in West Hills

20.00 / hour
Full-time hours

I have worked for over 18 years as a nanny in the San Fernando Valley. I have worked with many families in helping them raise their children. The children I have taken care of have ranged in age. I still keep close relationships with the families for whom I've worked for.
Raquel L. - Seeking Work in West Hills

14.28 / hour
Full-time hours

I worked for a family for 3yrs, worked at a pre-school for 2 1/2yrs.
 
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What are some common responsibilities for nannies in West Hills, CA?

As a parent, it’s natural for you to ask your nanny for a little extra help around the house. However, the boundaries for a nannies duties vary from person to person. In general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your children’s needs are met. This includes things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active, that they have a healthy diet and a sanitary home. When tasks go beyond child care, for example scrubbing kitchen counters, folding laundry, gathering groceries, or teaching a language, you will likely need to provide additional compensation.

How can I ensure I have a great relationship with my nanny?

To start, it’s important you set expectations and are aligned on compensation from day one. This includes outlining vacation days, a protocol for sick days, and everything else you would want your own employer to cover. From here, spend time getting to know them. Take your nanny out one of West Hills’s great restaurants, learn about their childhood, and discuss your parenting philosophy. Finally, be sure to resolve conflicts as they arise. Open communication is crucial to ensuring a healthy long-term relationship.

Questions to ask prospective West Hills Nannies:
  • Have you been a nanny previously? How long did your employment last?
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR?
  • How would you handle a situation where our child began choking?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement?
  • Do you plan to work for our family over multiple years?
  • Do you have a driver's license in California?
  • Do you own a car? Do you have work experience in West Hills?
  • How flexible are you on weekends and evenings?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you comfortable being paid by direct deposit?
  • Are you able to help with food preparation?
  • What could you cook for a child aged 2-5? Do you know how to make baby food?
  • Are you comfortable facilitating play dates?
  • Have you ever potty trained a child before?
  • Have you worked with newborns? Do you know how to change a diaper and prepare formula?
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