Nanny Accreditation

We accredit and promote the employment of nannies who have met our professional standards, better safeguarding children.

The Service:

  • benefits nannies, employers and children
  • is recognised by The Tax Office and Income Support so parents who are eligible may apply for Childcare Tax Relief or the Childcare Component of Income Support

Accredited Nannies are:

  • Qualified (professional qualifications, First Aid and Safeguarding Trained)
  • DBS checked (Disclosure and Barring Service – Police check)
  • Background and reference checked
  • Insured (both for personal liability and motor)

To Apply:

  • Read through the process
  • Complete online form (at step 2)
  • The Accreditation fee is £60 (and thereafter an annual renewal fee of £28)

The Process

Step 1: Qualification Prerequisites

To qualify for accreditation, you must hold one of the following:

  • Level 3 in childcare and early years;
  • Level 2 in childcare and early years (subject to meeting additional criteria);
  • Alternative relevant qualifications may be considered (subject to meeting additional criteria).

Step 2: Complete Application Form

Complete our nanny accreditation application form. This can either be printed or completed as an interactive PDF and emailed to us.

Step 3: Appointment with the JCCT

Once we receive your completed application, we will be in touch to arrange an initial appointment to meet with you at our offices at Pip’s Place.

Step 4: Visit to Your Place of Work

When your application is in the final stages, we will arrange for Fiona Vacher (Executive Director of the JCCT) to visit you at your place of work. You will be asked about your daily routine, learn more about the value of being an Accredited Nanny and have support to plan your professional development for the year ahead.

Step 5: Awarded Accreditation

If you are a successful applicant, you will receive a certificate of Accreditation in the post within two weeks of your workplace visit.

Help us raise more smiles

With your support, we can help more children and families when it matters most.

Thank you for your submission!

You advert will be reviewed by our team and should appear on the website within one working day. It will remain for 60 days unless you request it to be removed before then in which case you should contact us.

Advertise for a Nanny

All Accredited Nannies have satisfied our accreditation criteria