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OFSTED Register and First Aid

All working parents are able to off-set a percentage of the cost of employing a Nanny against childcare vouchers which are available from their employer. To do this, they will need to employ a Nanny that is registered with Ofsted.
 

Registration with Ofsted is voluntary and whilst there are benefits for employers, it equally helps to enhance the professional status of the Nanny.

To register you will need to:

  • Obtain a Paediatric First Aid qualification www.babyem.co.uk
  • Obtain Nanny Insurance www.nannyinsure.co.uk
  • Pay the Ofsted application fee
  • Provide any further information that Ofsted require to determine your suitability

The registration process is done entirely online. To register simply go to the Ofsted Government Gateway which can be accessed via their website. Please note that even if you already have a DBS Check (formerly Nanny CRB Check) another one will need to be completed as part of the registration process. If you have any questions or concerns you can call the Ofsted helpline on 08456 404040.

How much does it cost?

A non-refundable application fee of £103 is required and this currently includes the cost of obtaining your DBS (formerly CRB Check) police check. If the nanny has been requested by a family to become Ofsted registered, the family may be willing to cover all or part of this cost.

How long does it take?

The length of time it takes to become registered depends primarily on how long it takes for the DBS check to be completed. This can vary a great deal from a few weeks to, in a minority of cases, a few months for the process to be complete. Please allow plenty of time when renewing your registration.

How long does registration last?

Registration is valid for 12 months.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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