Absolute Childcare

Absolute Childcare logoAbsolute Childcare is a Richmond-based consultancy, focussing on helping professional families find high-calibre, experienced and locally-based private staff. They can assist with nannies, housekeepers, house managers, maternity nurses and mothers helps – whether on a live out, live in, full time or part time basis..

Founded in 2004 and managed by Sandy O’Neill (NNEB), Absolute Childcare has a small well-connected team who are passionate about finding fantastic and fulfilling opportunities for the best nannies, housekeepers, and private staff and, in turn, the best staff for their clients.

Absolute Childcare take the stress and worry out of your search by taking care of the time-consuming advertising, CV filtering, screening interviews and background checks, on your behalf, leaving you time to concentrate on the demands of family and work.

An agency you can trust

Absolute ChildcareAbsolute Childcare is not just another recruitment agency, and this shines through when you speak to the team. Having worked as a nanny, raised a family and run her own business, Sandy fully understands your needs as well as the needs of the staff that she places.  Absolute Childcare takes a consultative approach to fully understand the values, lifestyle and needs of both parties, so that the right match can be made. Both parties are fully supported throughout the process with sound and knowledgable advice that Sandy has gained in her 25 years of working in the industry. So you can rest assured that you and your family are in safe hands.

Recruiting a member of staff to join your family is so much more than reading a CV. Absolute Childcare takes real pride in getting to know the household staff they represent and their clients – this includes their personalities, goals, aspirations, ‘must haves’ and ‘absolutely nots’… along with many more factors such as driving ability, availability, allergies, salary expectations, cooking abilities, bike riding skills, Lego building capabilities… the list goes on! In a nutshell, they will listen and not waste your time with unsuitable matches, as the details really do matter.

Absolute ChildcareThey always aim for longevity in their placements and won’t waste your time with unsuitable applicants. The search goes both ways, ensuring the applicants are happy with the role and the families are happy with the applicant. This selection is done through sourcing potential applicants from staff already on their books and through niche advertising. Absolute Childcare then hand-pick the best people for your role. No filtering of CVs will be required by the client, as only the very best applicants that match your brief will be presented to you. On average, a successful match is made based on just three to five high calibre introductions. Absolute Childcare only represent experienced professionals and, as such, they ask for a minimum of three years’ professional experience with supporting references, but the majority of their staff will have much more.

To find out more or to have an initial chat about a potential position, you can contact Absolute Childcare by emailing sandy@absolutechildcare.co.uk or by phoning 020 8150 0017. There’s also lots more information on their website, including details of the different types of roles you may wish to consider.


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