Since 1988 we've been providing professional Nannies and Household Managers to families around Melbourne. At Placement Solutions, we understand that every family is unique. We take the time to listen, and provide solutions to suit your individual needs. We are proud to be a family owned and run business ourselves.
Whether you are after full time care for your children, a much needed 'night out', or a trusted professional to take on your ongoing household management; you can rest assured that we uphold the most stringent recruiting in the home care industry in Melbourne, supplying only experienced professionals.
Unlike registered only agencies, Placement Solutions provides full Child Care Benefits (CCB) and Child Care Rebates (CCR) to eligible families - and YES this can include having a Nanny! Ask if Government CCB and CCR may be available to your family. Click here to find out more about Government rebates.
We are proudly leading the industry, insisting on legal pay and all benefits to 100% of our Nannies and Household Managers. Operating since 1988, we still strive to find the ideal solution for you, our valued client, as we understand that we are taking care of your most precious assets.
Whether it is 7 nights or up to 6 months, we are the "go-to" temporary care specialists.
You may just be after a little extra help, or specifically after a Newborn Care Specialist, (a.k.a a Night Nanny) to help you settle in with your new bub - speak to our team and we will ensure that you receive the correct Nanny for your family's needs.
We also provide care in situations where the mother herself is unwell or the family is in a crisis.Learn More
We can provide different solutions for people searching for ongoing childcare as a longer term solution for their family (usually more than 6 months).
This can be on either a full time or part time basis. You simply choose the hours you need.Learn More
Casual and Date Night Nannies
Our Nannies are more than just babysitters.
Our Premium Nannies offer so much more...They are professional, pro-active, fully screened Nannies, who are trained, developed and legally employed by us.
We have casual Nannies for all occasions and times. Relax and focus on your special event or date night - because you can be sure we are taking care of your most precious assets.Learn More
Newborn Care Specialists
It can be hands-down the single most challenging period of parenting.
Our Newborn Care Specialists (a.k.a. Night Nannies) are exclusively trained and can make the transition of new baby as smooth as... well, a lot smoother for you!
Trained in sleep methods, feeding issues, caring for multiples and preemies, you can be confident that your family is being expertly supported during this often confusing and overwhelming time.Learn More
Nanny Share. It's a thing!
A Nanny Share can give you the best of both worlds.
By sharing in-home care with another family you reduce the cost, whilst your child still benefits from the high level of personal care and attention you value in a professional PS Nanny.Learn More
Live-in Nannies/Au Pairs
We strive to offer a professional solution for Nannies and Clients needing a live-in arrangement.
We offer the equivalent of an Au Pair, called a Part Time Live-in Nanny. Part time hours at Au Pair rates - perfect for all families' needs.Learn More
If you need help co-ordinating and putting together a cozy, workable nursery, our maternity concierge service has the expertise to help.
We can help you understand the types of routines your child may need and what will help set these in place, and also help you babyproof your home.
We also provide information about green cleaning!Learn More
Corporate and Event Nannies
Planning a wedding, milestone birthday or charity event?
Looking for a great way to reward staff performance and loyalty? Or an a value-add for interstate executives visiting Melbourne?
We will ensure that your guests enjoy themselves - knowing that their little ones are being looked after and having a great time all on their own!Learn More
Lose the stress. Live the dream... Your personal chef, organiser and assistant all in one.
Do you ever dream about what it would be like to have someone to help you with the day to day running of your household? Family Personal Assistant... is there such a thing?
Introducing Placement Solutions Household Managers!Learn More
Careers in Childcare & Nannying
Interested in working as a Nanny? Looking for a job in childcare? Perhaps it's just time for a change in career. We are always on the lookout for great Nannies to work with our families in Melbourne, Victoria. We provide the highest standards of employment and Professional Development for our Nannies. We can also place you in Australia from abroad with the relevant working visa. Should you be looking for international placement, We also have links with international agencies. Additionally, our training Partner Nurture Training College can help you gain certification to market yourself as the best Nanny and child carer possible. Be treated as a professional.
Careers in Household Management
Is your specialty organising, cooking and maintaining a home? Whether you are a parent returning to the workforce, or simply in need of a little more freedom than the 9-5 grind... We can help you launch a career that truly fits your needs. Household Managers work as independant contractors, with the ability to negotiate days, hours and tasks required.
Asking questions throughout your whole placement process is crucial for ensuring you understand everything you need.
Here are some important questions to ask to be successful in your role!
State of the Nanny book
Everyone knows what a Nanny is, yet the role of the modern Nanny is still widely misunderstood. 'State of the Nanny' provides a clear-eyed assessment of today’s Nanny-ing industry and its potential for improvement.
Essential reading for Nannies and those who employ them. Postage or pick up available.Grab your copy!