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Founder & Head Placements Consultant

Silvie H Patterson

Niche Nannies was founded in 2007 by Silvie H Patterson, she is the founder and head consultant, offering an exceptionally personal service towards both clients and nannies needing assistance and looking for 'perfectly suited' candidates and positions.

Silvie's personal experiences over the years have included roles as governess, nanny and P.A to several high profile families overseas, in the Middle East as well as celebrity & HNW families in the U.K and Switzerland.

They have prepared her well for the sourcing of high calibre British & European nanniesin the U.K, Europe and the United Arab Emirates. At Niche Nannies we know exactly what it takes to be a British or Western, English speaking Nanny to high profile clients, so we always take the time to consider the cultural differences and sheer commitment required of all our candidates.

In 2016, Silvie was privileged to be approached by Anasy Media, the makers of the documentary 'Nanny Culture'. Her own career path proved invaluable when asked to be an executive consultant on the experiences of nannies in United Arab Emirates.

It is with great pride that we further expand on the launch of 'Niche Nannies' placement services in the UAE, Switzerland and Greece.

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4 Steps Process

Which Childcare Type?

Once you’ve decided on the type of childcare required i.e. nanny, maternity nurse, housekeeper please fill in parents registration form. When we have your information will review it and contact you to further discuss your specific requirements and complete your registration with Niche Nannies.

Filtering Candidates.

Being fully aware of the complex dynamics involved in forming a harmonious relationship between a nanny and the employer, we will then assess your needs and the setting in which the nanny will be working. We will filter candidates CV's so as to provide you with potential childcarers who we feel will best suit family.

Arranging Interviews.

Once you have selected candidates, we will arrange a convenient time for both parties to meet and go through the formal interview process. We require all candidates to bring all documents relating to qualifications, training certification achieved, references from relevant previous employers and a copy of their current CV.

Childcarer Selection.

After interviewing, once you feel comfortable with a particular candidate and you forward a job offer, we can help by providing a sample work agreement (contract), thus helping to make sure all key considerations have been addressed. Once the offer has been accepted by the nanny, she is directly employed by the family.