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What most parents donít know about having a Nanny!

What most parents donít know about having a Nanny!

There are many myths and misconceptions about Nannies. Here we list 5 important things most parents don't know.

Clients

At Placement Solutions, our clients tell us time and time again that we give them peace of mind so they can get out the door of their homes to do their work. While they're at it, they know they have the best childcare situation in their own home.

Prospects

Childcare in Melbourne and Sydney and Tasmania can be a minefield. Parents tell us every day that there are limited childcare places available and, in some areas across Melbourne, there are none. However, there are plenty of nannies available.

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Nanny or Daycare: Which Suits My Family Better?

What you choose will depend on a number of factors, but here at Placement Solutions, we believe a Nanny wins every time. Here's why. 

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Nanny Resource Box/Bag

One of the best pieces of advice I can give to a Nanny starting in a new placement is to have a resource box or bag. No better way to impress a little one!

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Important progress on the employment status of Nanny/Educators

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has finally recognised that MOST NANNY/EDUCATORS are eligible for coverage under an award! Read in full here.

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Tully and the realities of a Newborn Care Specialist at night

Few movies capture the realities of the first weeks with a new baby better than Tully.

Louise from Placement Solutions

Dreaming big on the future of child care

I’ve been ‘dreaming big’ about what child care could look like. What is ‘best practice’ when it comes to in-home care, or what could it be?

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We Need to Talk About Au Pairs

If there is one aspect of the in-home care industry that causes more ongoing confusion than anything else, it must be the distinction between au pairs and Nannies. 

Back to Basics Childcare for Melbourne Nannies. Not Just Babysitters

Back to Basics Childcare for Melbourne Nannies. Not Just Babysitters

Kids need to know where and with whom they belong and we must recognise the importance of letting children become their individual selves as they learn and grow

FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO

FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO

The federal government has been reviewing the way support is provided to parents to assist with the cost of child care, heres whats changing.

What do we typically learn at a Placement Solutions Professional Development Day for nannies?

What do we typically learn at a Placement Solutions Professional Development Day for nannies?

Continuous learning is so important to career nannies and this session looked at the importance of play or, more specifically, the importance of unstructured play.