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Become a nanny

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Wesley Mission Queensland's Family Day Care team are currently recruiting nannies under the Australian Government’s Nanny Pilot Program.

To become a nanny, you must:

  • Hold a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education (or equivalent, or are working towards a qualification in Child Care) and are at least 18 years of age 
  • Hold or obtain a (Working With Children Check) blue card
  • Be experienced in working with young children
  • Be looking for rewarding work in a home environment
  • Have the relevant visa classification to allow employment on a continuous basis for 12 months or more (if applicable)
  • Have a current Queensland Driver’s Licence preferable

The Nanny must not be related to any child/ren to whom they may provide care (including):

  • A parent, grandparent, brother, sister, uncle, aunt or cousin of the child, whether of whole blood or half blood and whether that relationship arises by marriage (including a de-facto relationship) or by adoption or otherwise;
  • A person with whom the child resides in a family-like relationship; or
  • A person who is recognised in the child’s community as having a familial role in respect of the child;
  • Employee's (Nanny’s) own children are not to accompany employee to work.

About being a nanny

We are looking for enthusiastic, positive people who are able to be flexible in their working hours. Many of our families are shift workers or have rotating shifts, so flexibility is essential for us to meet families’ needs.

As a nanny, you will be supported by the Wesley Mission Queensland coordination unit and are provided with resources, advice and in-service training along the way.  We’re here to help you with any questions as our priority is ensuring a positive placement for each family and nanny. 

How to apply to become a nanny

If you would like to apply to become a Nanny, please call 07 3151 6160 or fill in the form below. 

Apply To become a nanny

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