Can an Au Pair drive?

Yes it is possible but it’s best to avoid asking your Au Pair to drive unless necessary.  Even if your Au Pair is an experienced driver, there is always a […]

What happens if the Au Pair is ill?

This should be handled on a case by case situation and if possible, be agreed between the Au Pair and the Host Family. We advise that the Au Pair is […]

Can an Au Pair become Ofsted regulated?

Yes but it’s complicated and a lengthy process. According to the BAPAA website :  The Au Pair  should call Ofsted and tell them that they want to become registered under […]

What is the Notice Period?

Should the placement breakdown, the host family can terminate the arrangement by giving two weeks notice to the au pair. If they wish the au pair to leave before the […]

Is an Au Pair covered by the NHS?

As our Au Pairs come from Europe they are EU nationals and are therefore entitled to free health care under the NHS. A EHIC card covers the cost involves. We […]

What experience does an Au Pair have?

An Au Pair is not a qualified childcarer and will not have the same level of experience as a nanny or a childminder. Although they must have some babysitting experience […]

How long is an Au Pair available for?

Most of our candidates are students on a gap year looking for a year out of their studies to improve their english and gain experience. The majority of our host […]