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Could not be happier with the service we received!

We visited Oxfordshire for a wedding and as we were not from the area we were nervous about who to ask to babysit our 4 week old baby. A friend recommended Contented Childcare and we could not be happier with the service we received. After completing the registration form Contented Childcare made every effort to […]

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Department of Education: Register & set a min. level of childcare qualification for all UK nannies.

Nannies are the only childcare providers that are not compulsorily registered or have any minimum level of qualification. Anybody can come to the UK, obtain a DBS check and then work with children without any qualifications or registration. This is putting all children within the sole charge of a nanny at risk as has been […]

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Nanny Jobs in a Recession

When the country is in the grip of a major economic recession many families are hit by financial difficulties and have to tighten their belts. But what does this mean for nanny jobs in Britain? Higher wage earners For the higher wage earner, the recession doesn’t seem to impact too drastically on nanny jobs in […]

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10 Challenges for the Nanny of a Non-working mother

Working mothers aren’t the only ones who hire nannies to do in home childcare. There are an amazing number of mothers who are not earning an income, in or outside of the home, who still employ nannies for childcare. The reasons can vary. Some mothers lead very active lives involved in volunteer activities or other […]

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Three young siblings launch three separate businesses – on their family farm

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A nanny, a beauty therapist and a plumber – business clearly runs in the family for three south Oxfordshire siblings. But where other brothers and sisters may bicker, co-operation is key for the Lays who at just 32, 28 and 25, have taken the plunge and each launched fledgling businesses – at the picturesque surroundings […]

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Elena Wilcox, Bletchingdon

“I contacted Contented Childcare as I needed someone to look after my three children – aged 11, 10 and 6.  It was important for me to find someone competent, reliable and friendly, especially as the children were used to just a few people looking after them.  Aimee quickly identified someone who met those criteria.  The nanny was prompt, enthusiastic, intelligent […]

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Kara Anchors, Harwell

“Aimee is an amiable and energetic childcare professional who is talented at selecting the best childcare options for your families individual requirement.  I gave her some very specific, bespoke and challenging requirements in sourcing a Nanny for our children.  Aimee quickly provided two suitable, pre-qualified candidates for interview  that were well prepared and briefed on […]

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Caroline Maunsell, Upton

‘’ I was very pleased with the quick and attentive service I had from Contented Childcare as with very little notice they provided me with a lovely nanny to help out with my 3 grandchildren and gauged my requirements perfectly.’’ – Caroline Maunsell, Upton

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