Now our trusted and effective nanny screening tools are available to the public! Families that prefer a “do-it-yourself” approach to hiring a nanny may still want to consider relying on the resources and expertise that our agency can provide for nanny screening or Work Agreement consulting. All of the following nanny screening services are included in our placement packages but they may also be purchased a la carte for families who have found a nanny on their own. But before you hire a nanny or sitter on your own, make sure you know everything you need to know about keeping your family safe.
our services protect families
Taken by both the family and the candidate, our exclusive personality and compatibility testing process, helps a family determine if a candidate is truly a “good fit.”
Extensive Agency Interview
With candidate, at TC offices or via Skype, approx. one hour; includes phone consultation with parents to discuss interview question responses/analysis.
Background Investigation + Report
Conducted by a licensed private investigator, results emailed.
Sex Abuse Awareness Training
We believe that anyone working with children should be able to recognize the signs of sexual abuse and ways to prevent exposure to predators. This program helps educate childcare providers regarding warning signs, how to handle conversations or disclosures with children about sexual abuse and general best practices for keeping kids safe.
Family/Nanny Work Agreement Consulting
An experienced agency representative will help you and your nanny draft a Family/Nanny Work Agreement which will provide you and your nanny with a contract that lays the foundation for a successful relationship. We will then present your offer to the nanny you have hired on your behalf. This is the best way to protect your investment! 30 min minimum.
Our extensive reference calls are conducted by an agency representative over the phone and information is gathered on a candidate from families or other previous employers. Calls are rated exceptional, good, average or poor and analyzed for inconsistencies and the validity of the reference is also verified. Price includes 3-5 calls conducted.
Document Verification/Resume Check
Driver’s license, car registration and insurance, work eligibility status, CPR/1st Aid certification, education/certification verification, resume review. Family will receive an electronic folder with all documentation provided and verified.
Integrity Assessment + Report
Tests a candidates’ propensity towards anger/violence, theft/dishonesty, absenteeism, drug/alcohol use, etc. plus includes recommended, targeted interview questions, results emailed.
Core Care Competencies Exam
Tests a candidates’ knowledge of nanny-related child care skills, child development, etc. Separate Infant Care Exam available.