We know what a rewarding position being a nanny can be. Days in the park, belly laughs, and watching children grow are just a few of the perks of the job. However, finding your dream family in this competitive industry can often be a challenge. Seaside Staffing Company represents professional nannies who take pride in their work. Our candidates often ask how they can make themselves stand out to clients. We want to share some great qualities that have helped our candidates build lasting relationships with our clients.
Seaside Nannies have at least 3-5 years of previous nanny experience. This can include working in a daycare, preschool, or other in-home experience.
First Aid and CPR Certification:
Seaside Nannies are trained in basic first aid and CPR in case of emergencies.
Seaside Nannies have strong communication skills to effectively communicate with both children and parents. Knowing the family’s parenting style and being on the same page is an important first step in ensuring smooth transitions for children, while making sure to get down to a child’s level while speaking to them help them feel safe and in control.
Patience and Empathy:
Even the most well behaved children can be demanding and moods can change quickly, so it’s important for a nanny to show patience and empathy no matter what the circumstances. Modeling patience and empathy is also a wonderful way for children to absorb these skills.
Creativity and Playfulness:
A Seaside Nanny is highly creative and playful, coming up with activities that are fun and engaging for children. Having activities planned and getting children involved in everyday tasks can also be a great way to model behavior for your charges.
Flexibility and Adaptability:
It cannot be stressed enough how important being flexible can be in this industry! Nannies should be understanding and be able to adapt to changing schedules.
Nannies should be organized and able to plan outings, activities, meals, and other events.
Time Management Skills:
Seaside Nannies are able to manage their time effectively and prioritize tasks throughout the day. A great nanny should also understand that everything does not always go as planned and be able to adjust as needed.
Seaside Nannies are trustworthy and able to handle sensitive information and situations with discretion. This is a vital skill in being a Seaside nanny!
We understand it is impossible to be positive all the time! However, staying positive in any situation helps build a happy and healthy environment for children while making your day much more productive.
Seaside Nannies have many skills they come to the table with, and we are happy to be able to vet them in the safest way possible for our community, as we understand how important your most precious assets are. All Seaside Nannies in California are fingerprinted before any client meets with them and all their social media checked and all references documented. There is a reason Seaside Staffing Company has been voted “Best” Nanny and Domestic Staffing Company for the last 14 years in a row!