Host Family Responsibilities of a live in Nanny

Deciding to hire a live in nanny Australia and become a host family can enrich your family’s life by becoming familiar with other cultures while sharing your own. Single parents are also welcome to participate in the program. To qualify, host families must:

  • Speak primarily English in the home
  • Agree to comply with the Au Pair / nanny Australia Program regulations
  • Treat the au pair as a family member and include in family meals and outings
  • Agree to honor the Host Family Agreement
  • Pay a pocket money to the au pair each week
  • Provide a private bedroom for the au pair / nanny
  • Agree to give the au pair 1½ days off per week, at least one full weekend off each month and two weeks paid vacation per year at a mutually agreeable time
  • Agree that the au pair does not work more than 45 hours per week/ 10 hours per day

On-Going Support

Every family of Elite Au pairs has  ongoing support to assist you with your new placement, answer questions and give program advise during the initial settlement period and throughout the year.

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