Nanny Employment Contract

All UK employees, including nannies, must receive a contract of employment. The nanny must receive their contract by their first day of employment to allow them time to read over the document.

What should be included in a contract?

An employment contract should contain the terms and conditions of employment including:

  • Start date
  • Hours of work
  • Starting salary
  • Holiday Entitlement and any other paid leave e.g. sick pay and compassionate leave
  • Probationary and notice period
  • Details of any training the employee must undertake
  • Details of any additional benefits offered by the employer

Some optional terms you may want to consider:

  • Privacy/Confidentiality
  • Relocation

Our partners at Nannytax offer all clients a free bespoke contract for free when signing up to their Payroll & HR service. You can find out more information on their services here.

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