East Midlands Nannies & Au Pairs


What parents say about our Find a Nanny service.

“We were so pleased with the terrific service and advice that we received from Anne Waghorne at East Midlands Nannies. Anne was accessible, thorough, diligent in following up, and helped match us with an amazing caregiver. We, and our son (who has special needs), have been so very delighted with the nanny whom we hired, and we would absolutely work with Anne again in the future if we needed to search for a new nanny.”

Germaine and Jeff W.

“Notts Nannies helped us refine exactly what we required and then found the right person. Contact was easy, and the process worked well. Just what we needed.”

RS, Leicestershire

“I am grateful to East Midlands Nannies for the efficient and personal service that they provided in finding a nanny for us. Both the candidates sent to interview were of the highest quality. The person we employed is an exceptional individual. I have no hesitation in recommending this service to other parents.”

Dr Sarah Badcock

“Any mother knows how difficult it is to split yourself and time between being a mother and a wife. Add a demanding career and it becomes impossible without help. When I took on the position of Business Development Director, I had to look no further than you to identify the right help to find suitable applicants, manage their interviews, check references, organise travel arrangements and plan follow up appointments to complete their service.

Whilst employing recruitment consultant to find a new member of the sales team costs approximately £8,000, we were charged £645 to find and recruit a much more valuable and crucial new member of our family. I don’t know how you do it.”

Millns family – Leicester

“I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you for helping us find Denise. I came to your agency as you were recommended by a friend and I am very glad I did. Although we never met you in person, you seemed to have an instinct for understanding exactly what we, as a family, needed and finding us the right person. It was the most anxious time for me as we were looking for a nanny for the first time and your kind reassuring words were very helpful. You kept in touch with us at every point during the search keeping us the loop about everything. You made us feel like we were your top priority. I would sincerely recommend your service to anyone who needs a nanny in the future.”

Amudha, Nottingham

“The service our family received from East Midlands Nannies was second-to-none from the outset. Our brief was well-understood and met on every level. Communication and service, especially for an emergency childcare request, was excellent. We had a very quick and friendly response and they kept us informed every step of the way while they handled our last-minute request. We have absolutely no hesitation in recommending East Midlands Nannies at all to parents who find themselves in a situation similar to ours. Thanks for being there when we needed you!”

Ruth Holmes, Grantham

I am indebted to you for finding us the right nanny in the limited time frame. I am also very impressed with the efficient, friendly and extremely helpful services you provided. Will definitely use you in the future. Thanks!

Rujuta Swarup, Nottingham

“We’re very grateful to you for your immediate help, and are looking forward to welcoming our new nanny to our family. The boys are very excited!”

Ashby family – Harby, Leicestershire

“The service provided by East Midlands Nannies has been by far the best of the nanny agencies I tried. They listened to my needs and didn’t waste time with unsuitable candidates.”

Haley family – Sprotbrough, Doncaster

“Many thanks for your help, I will recommend you in the future.”

Barton family – Market Harborough.

“We would like to thank you for your assistance in securing just the right person for our son Freddie. We would not hesitate in recommending your services to our friends.”

Coulson family – Torksey, Lincolnshire

“Thank you for an incredibly personal, efficient and extremely pro-active service. I cannot believe we managed to sort out a new nanny (and the right nanny) just three weeks after our nanny of nearly three years handed in her notice!”

Cushley family – Birstall, Leicester

“Thank you for all your support in finding us a new nanny and especially for thinking outside the box!”

Holmes family – Nottingham

“The calibre of candidates sent through is always excellent and they have always been perfectly suited to the character of our family. You have been a lifesaver for us more than once.”

“Within 7 days of a total disaster situation where our current nanny handed in her notice and I was faced with possibly having to forfeit my career completely, you had put me in touch with two excellent candidates, facilitated interviews and communicated a job offer and acceptance. It was a mission impossible which they passed with flying colours!”

Lamb family – Nottingham

“The service is very responsive to our needs and filled a valuable role.”

Lewis family – Leicester

“We would like to take this opportunity to convey our sincere thanks for all your help and consideration in finding Julie, who is just great.”

Mead family – Lincolnshire

“They helped us find the “perfect” nanny. Throughout the search, they were incredibly patient and helpful and never gave up on us. They do not force anyone onto you and makes sure you get the perfect match I would recommendthem highly and have already told all my friends they is the only agency to use – a breath of fresh air having come from London and tried dealing with larger London agencies.”

Wyatt Family – Oakham

What parents say about our Find an Au Pair service.

“I am delighted to recommend East Midlands Nannies & Au Pairs. We found the company via an internet search as we were looking for a mature and reliable home support for our large and growing family. The team quickly presented us with several potential candidates, based on our specific criteria, and we were able within days to find a suitable ‘mother’s help’. Eva has settled in very quickly and is providing just the support that we need. We felt assured that the candidates had been carefully vetted and this was an important factor for us in ultimately progressing with Eva. We have found East Midlands Nannies to be very responsive and excellent value for money.”

Kay family

“We began our search for an au pair with East Midlands Nannies and Au pairs following a prolonged, disappointing start with a different agency. Almost as soon as we applied we were provided with numerous profiles of suitable applicants, I was very impressed with their quality. We have found exactly what we were after- a more experienced lady with first aid qualification- in such a small amount of time. Things are going great since she moved in and we are very grateful for the teams help! Would highly recommend them.”

K Currid, Watford

“We are a family from Kent and we cannot recommend East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs enough. We have just used them to find our second foreign mother’s help, after a really great year with our first. Anne and her team are friendly, professional and really take the time to understand what it is a family needs from their placement. My husband and I own a family business that means we keep odd hours. Unlike other agencies I contacted the first time around, East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs were completely unphased by this and based their searches accordingly. They found us great candidates that were suited to us. We would never use another agency.”

Jones-Roberts, Canterbury

“We thoroughly recommend East Midlands Au Pairs. From start to finish it was a well-guided, smooth and professional service. All our questions were answered promptly and reassurances came swiftly via email or telephone – and by the bucket load when I was wobbling about flight confirmation and police checks!

We now have the most fabulous au pair who is making our very busy household of 6 (plus a dog!) operate like clockwork. This is as a result of a well matched family and au pair which East Midlands Au Pairs did so brilliantly.

We will need an au pair for many more years to come and we will always be turning to East Midlands Au Pairs to help us in our search.”

H. Boyce, Derby

Our family had a need for someone to help with our childcare needs and some support around the house so we could spend more quality time with the children. We found East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs on the internet and from the first minute found them to be understanding and sympathetic to our needs. We felt that we our needs were taken seriously and understood, and it was clear that they were experienced in finding a solution to families needs. We explained what we were looking for and they made us feel confident that a suitable match could be found. In a very short time we have details of suitable au pairs sent to us for us to look at at home and they helped us through the process of making contact and selecting the right person for our family. We found a lovely girl who came to live with us for 4 months. She fitted well into the family and the kids loved her! She made sure that the kids were looked after and supported whilst we were at work. She provided fun and games and hugs and cuddles in just the right balance and they felt safe and secure with her. She has been a wonderful addition to the family and we have found having an au pair a wonderful experience. Our family is much happier now and we get to spend much more quality time with the kids which has made all our lives much richer. All thanks to East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs! We found the experience that good, we have just been back for our second au pair and found another really lovely girl!

Nikki McDonald, Doncaster,South Yorkshire

“We have been using East Mids Nannies for the last 2 years and are very happy with their service in all regards. The hunt for an au pair is a stressful and time consuming business and East Mids Nannies Nannies made the whole process as simple as possible. Their staff were friendly, helpful and efficient, whilst also being low pressure and understanding in good times and bad. We would recommend them in a heartbeat”.

Adrian Pickup, Lincs

“Just to let you know that our new Au pair, Aleksandra, is amazing. The children love her and she is very good at keeping the house in order. Even the cupboards have been organised in the kitchen.

Many thanks again for your help. We have a very happy family!”

Justine Savage , Kirby Muxloe, Leics

“The staff at East Midlands Nannies could not have worked or tried harder to find me an au pair despite lots of difficulties they never gave up. A great service!”

Batty family – Norwell, Newark

“We are very pleased with our Au-Pair. We will be using you again.”

Bassi family – Beeston

“You have given me first class service. Zoltan is an excellent help in the home and with the children. He is also a good friend.”

Kay family – Torksey, Lincolnshire

“They were superb in finding me a suitable au pair for my family. They worked tirelessly to match us to a woman who has turned out to be just perfect. Nothing was too much trouble , I would recommend to anyone looking for a nanny/ au pair/ parent’s help. Their service was far superior to any other agencies I had contacted.”

Congiu Family – Derby

What our Nannies say

Thank you for finding my new nanny job which I am very happy with. Everything was very quick, and the communication was great between the agency and me. It was very professional! Thank you, Anne and Charlie!

Timea C

This is my 3rd job using East Midlands Nanny Services and I could not be more grateful for all the help and support I receive. I would recommend you to all my nanny friends.

Gwen C

I just wanted to thank you for placing me with my family they seem really nice and I did my first weekend this weekend just gone and they seemed lovely and the boys were nice to so hopefully this will work out . thank you again for all your support as always you are there to help and support and find me jobs you have a great service and you have done it for so many years it so nice to be able to contact you and feel safe in you finding me a job many thanks

Katy Miller, Notts

I contacted East Midlands nanny agency four weeks ago to enquire about registering with the agency and within a few days I had an appointment booked to meet a recruitment consultant. We met for coffee locally and we had a good discussion, all my documentations were checked thoroughly and I was asked what I was looking for regarding my search for a family. I felt the agency cared about what I was looking for and wanted to find the right match for me, very professional.

I was placed on the e-mail list for available jobs and received regular job updates. I did my own research also online and when I found a job I was interested in the agency put my CV forward to the parents. I requested to be put forward for a position I was interested in and within two weeks I had a phone call from the parents to come for an interview, three days later I was offered the job and accepted. The agency had sent me good luck messages and asked to be updated and they kept in touch during the entire process. I know when I start my job that the agency will still be there for me should I have any concerns and this is a comfort.

I highly recommend East Midlands nanny agency!

Catherine Battle, Derby

Life is good! Job is brilliant – Mum is lovely, Joel is no trouble at all, and we had some good days out during the half term holidays. It has been a brilliant pairing – we have so many things in common, that working here has been so easy since day one. Can’t believe I have been here five weeks now. Joel loves being outdoors, loves his birds and wildlife – as do I ! Have had some lovely walks, in the rain and cold – and neither of us complained as we were both loving it! Today had a walk round Wollaton Deer Park, were both thrilled to get very close to a large stag, and Joel chased a squirrel and nearly caught it!

Duties in the household are easy, I wake up happy, and go to sleep happy. What more can you ask for – some days I find it hard I actually get paid for doing this!

Eternal thanks for finding me this job and putting me forward for it!

Tricia, Derbys

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you both very much for all in which you have done and helped me to achieve. I am delighted at this life-changing job and I am very grateful for the contact I had with you. I will remain in touch and would recommend your service to anyone.

Leanne Bookwell, Nuneaton, Warickshire

I have always found the agency to be very professional and prompt in dealing with me both when I joined the agency and when I am interested in positions available. There has always been a wide selection of jobs available and the details have always been very accurate. The agency briefs the families on what they need to know before they employ a nanny so they are aware of what it entails and the legal requirements. I know that all my references have been checked as previous employers have confirmed they have been contacted to verify my references, providing me with peace of mind that the agency is checking their staff properly. I have joined many agencies both in the Midlands and in London and some agencies have not done this….something which I can hardly believe.

The staff are lovely and are always at the end of the phone should you need them,if you have to leave a message, the call back is always very prompt. I would highly recommend East Midlands Nannies and have been placed in a temp summer nanny job and a maternity nanny job with them over the last few weeks. Hopefully they will find me many more positions. Thank you for everything.

Nanny/Maternity Nurse ,Lynzi Derby

“Just a quick note to say a big ‘thank you’ for all your help over the past few months. Even though I was so fussy, you didn’t give up!”

Nanny Tyson – Melbourne.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for all your support, you are a fantastic agency and I would definitely recommend you to anyone who is either looking for a nanny or is looking to be a nanny.”

Nanny Lomas – Nottingham

What our Au Pairs say

After a problem in my family, I had no choice but to go to sleep in a hotel. But thanks to East Midlands Nannies and Au pair, I found a family available after only five days! My agent Anne Waghorne was very helpful, she was sending me message during the week end and late at night. She supported me and didn’t lose hope. I’m very grateful to her and to East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs. I can start a great experience in a great family!

Elise Serbe

I would like to give you thanks for all the service and the help in your agency East Midlands Nannies And Au Pairs to get a vacancy as Au Pair.

I am really glad for the service that was efficient, dynamic, responsible and friendly and I would like to recommend it to anyone who asks me about it.

I want to congratulate all the staff of East Midlands and Au Pairs. In addition, I am really glad about my new family because I think that it’s suitable to me and I hope to have a great experience with them, as my host family before.

It was a pleasure to work with East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs.

Carlota María Pacheco Ferreira – Spain

“My name is Anett. I’m 23 years old. I’m from Hungary. I live with a nice English family in Derby in Littleover. I have lived with them since January 2006. I look after 4 lovely children. After I had decided I want to be an au-pair I contacted with this au-pair agency and they helped me to find this family. I can recommend this agency to everyone.”


“I am a 23 year-old girl from Hungary, who wanted to improve her English and earn some money at the same time. Because I always liked to deal with children, I decided that I would try to find an au pair job.

I am happily sharing with you my experiences about this office, because I feel that I found the best au pair job ever! I mean for myself of course, with the help of East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs. I was trying so hard to find a job in the UK, because this was my dream. I was told about East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs and was somehow able to trust them from the first moment. I was asked about my conceptions according to the job and after this, I was offered a family..

I have now been here in Belper for four months and I am so happy, because my dream came true with the help of East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs. I can say that we built up a beautiful friendship with every member of the family and it is more like a second family and home for me than just a job.

I wish the same to everybody who is going to try and find a job here, and I recommend East Midlands Nannies and Au Pairs to anybody, because they really care about the au pairs and not just the jobs they are able to find for them.

Au pair Barat – Belper (Home – Hungary)