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Need a Nanny/Educator or Household Manager?
Placement Solutions can help you in Melbourne, Victoria-wide and in Sydney and Tasmania with a Professional Nanny/Educator* or Household Manager.
As we move out of lockdown, we find ourselves inundated with queries and requests for nannies and Household Managers. If you are a family making new enquiries particularly for short term work, please indicate on the enquiry form if your request is urgent, within the week, immediate within the month or you can wait the 6 to 10 weeks to recruit for you. We are running a waitlist for jobs. Day jobs are at 6 hours per shift during the week in order to maximise the utilization of our wonderful nanny workforce. We look forward to working with you.
We proudly stand behind the most stringent of recruitment practices and have over 34 years leading this industry as an elite service in Melbourne. In Sydney, if you are looking for a Professional that is legally paid and equipped to offer the very best to your family, you need to contact us. We service greater Melbourne, Victoria and Sydney only and all of Tasmania All our Educators are all legally employed by the agency as a labour-hire firm.
We recognise that every family is different and that your needs are unique. In business since 1988, we can expertly guide you and continue to support you to ensure that you have the best solution for your family's needs.
We also place the most astute Household Managers; enabling you to lose the stress and live the dream. By outsourcing those household tasks you'd rather not do, you can finally reclaim some of your free time!
*pending availability you may be eligible for Government rebates
I always appreciate the time taken to speak to families that I refer to them. It is an overwhelming time for new parents, and the subsidy system and government rigmarole is complicated. They take good care of the families that they service and send wonderful and compassionate nannies and carers to families that need care during the hardest of times.
Benita Gilby - Google Review
Placement Solutions are an amazing company to work for.
I have been working for Placement Solutions for the past few months and I have really enjoyed my experience with them. All the staff have been extremely supportive through each of my placements. They are always friendly to talk to and very helpful. I highly recommend Placement Solutions.
Emily Bulot - Google Review
Fantastic agency providing quick, high-quality, and responsive services :)
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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 care 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
Our professionals are more than just babysitters.
Our premium staff offer so much more...They are professional, pro-active, fully screened Nanny/Educators who are trained, developed and legally employed by us.
We have casual assistance 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
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
A Nanny Share arrangement 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 receive from us.Learn More
We strive to offer a professional solution for people requiring a live-in arrangement.
We offer the equivalent of an Au Pair, called a part-time Live-in Nanny/Educator. 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
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. We now provide Household Tasks support under the NDIS scheme!
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
If you are eligible under the NDIS, please ask us about how our Household Managers can assist you with the Household Tasks you require (within NDIS support item scope).
Our Household Managers are NOT simply task-driven. They can tailor a package specifically to your needs. If you have something out of the ordinary or you are not sure what a professional HHM does, contact us to see if we can meet your specific needs. A HHM's pricing starts from as low as $30.00 per hour*.
*Note min 3 hours will apply pending the individual contractor.
Careers in Childcare & Nannying
Interested in working as a Nanny/Educator? Looking for a job in childcare? Perhaps it's just time for a change in career.
As a professional agency in Melbourne and now in Sydney, we are always on the lookout for professionals to work with our families. We provide the highest standards of employment and Professional Development for our staff and always have jobs in Melbourne and Sydney available. 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 child carer possible.
Join Placement Solutions and be treated as a professional.
Careers in Household Management
Is your speciality 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 independent contractors, with the ability to negotiate days, hours and tasks required.
One of the things I often hear people say about hiring a Nanny is that it is “only for the rich”. While it is obviously true that using in-home childcare will be more expensive than using a childcare centre, the benefits of a Nanny can be made more accessible when a Nanny is shared.
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.
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