Service Fees

Administration

Giggles and Smiles Nannying have reasonably priced administration fees, reviewed in collaboration with our existing families in order to meet families needs to be budget friendly whilst understanding the need for administration fees for utilising our service.

Following on from our recent Fee Schedule Review and the introduction of becoming an Approved Provider under the In-Home Care sector, Giggles and Smiles Nannying have updated the Fees Schedule. These fees will be transitioned for new enrolling families from 1st January 2020 to the beginning financial year July 1st 2020.

Nanny Placement Family Enrolment/Re-Enrolment Fee:

A $150 enrolment fee applies to new Nanny Placement families up to 2 children upon enrolment, and a $100 re-enrolment fee applies annually

*$20/child additional fee up to 4 children

Upon payment of enrolment fee, Families will receive their GSN Welcome Pack on the first day with their assigned Nanny.

GSN Welcome Pack includes:

  • GSN Communication Diary
  • GSN Family Portfolio
  • Storypark Access to view photos of experiences children enjoy with their Nanny
  • GSN bucket hat for each child
  • GSN excursion bag for each child

Casual Family Service Booking Fee:

A $30 fee applies per booking to cover administration tasks involved in assigning a Nanny for Casual Services.

Cancellation Fee:

A $50 cancellation fee applies to all services where a booking is cancelled with less than 24hrs notice.

Urgent Care Booking Fee:

A $50 booking fee applies to care service requests with less than 24hours notice.


Nannying Services Placement Fee Packages:

These packages are for families seeking Casual, Part-Time or Full-Time care services provided by a Nanny on a weekly basis. These are a once off fee per Nanny Placement, with Giggles and Smiles Nannying, we set the goal for your family to have a long-term nanny not requiring replacement unless family circumstances change.

Package Cost Ruby $150 Amethyst $300 Emerald $500
Inclusions Family emails criteria for role required
GSN creates job advertisement
Verify NSW Working With Children Check & National Police Check
Source nanny candidates
Refer candidates to family to schedule interview process
Nanny Placement Contract and relevant documentation
Ongoing support      
Face to Face initial consultation outlining family requirements
GSN creates job advertisement
Verify NSW Working With Children Check & National Police Check
Source nanny candidates
GSN oversee first round of interviews
Refer and schedule second round candidates to families
Complimentary 2-hour Play Session
Nanny Placement Contract and relevant documentation
Ongoing support
90-day placement guarantee
Face to Face initial consultation outlining family requirements
GSN creates ob advertisement
Verify NSW Working With Children Check & National Police Check
Source nanny candidates
GSN oversee the entire recruitment process with candidates
Up to three candidate portfolios
Initial face to face meeting with assigned Nanny
Complimentary 2-hour Play Session
Nanny Placement Contract and relevant documentation
Ongoing support

Service Fees

Nannies, Au Pairs and Child-Minders now fall under the Miscellaneous Award. Giggles and Smiles Nannying as an In Home Childcare Service, follow the Children Services Award ensuring that the Nanny is paid above the award rate, Superannuation contributions and tax obligations are followed. Providing Families with peace of mind, not having to oversee these legal requirements, as well as advocating for Nannies to be paid as professionals responsible for providing quality care for children in the home environment. Our service fees are all inclusive, meaning the rate quoted to families is all you will have to pay.

Nanny Hourly Rates

Nannying Services hourly rates are determined individually for each family with the Nanny. Giggles and Smiles Nannying ensure that the Nanny is paid above the award rate, whilst also taking into consideration family circumstance and budget.

Casual Family Service Rates

Giggles and Smiles Nannying also offer a range of Casual Family Services with fixed rates outlined below.

Casual Child-Minding

Weekday Rate
(6:00am – 8:00pm)
$35.00 per hour
Weekday Evenings Rate
(8:00pm – 6:00am)
$25.00 per hour
Weekday Overnight Stays
(Max shift exceeds 10hrs)
$150 flat rate
* family provides sleeping arrangements
Weekend Rate
(6:00am – 8:00pm)
$37.50 per hour
Weekend Evenings Rate
(8:00pm – 12:00am)
$27.50 per hour
Weekend Overnight Stays
(Max shift exceeds 10hrs)
$175
* family provides sleeping arrangements

Travel Nanny

Service Fee $150 per day up to 8hours of care
*Family covers Nanny Travel expenses*

School Holiday In-Home Program

In-Home Themed Days $300 up to 2 children for 8 hours of care
$15 additional fee per child/hour
Maximum 4 children
Fun Day Out Excursions Additional Cost of entry and transport

Urgent Care Support

Admin/Call Out Fee$50
Service Fee As agreed with the Director, pending situation requiring Urgent Care

Fee Payments & Invoicing

Fee Payments are to be made via the preferred method chosen by the family, either direct debit or direct deposit into the business account. Upon enrolment, families are provided with these account details and their own reference to be used when processing payment.

Families will be emailed their invoices of fees owing each Wednesday for services provided that week. All fees are to be paid by Friday 6pm of the same week.

A friendly reminder will be emailed to families if fees are overdue by the following Monday. If fees remain overdue after a week a $25 late fee will apply for outstanding fees. If fees remain unpaid by two weeks, then care will be ceased if failure to pay after notified of this.

In Home Care – Child Care Subsidy

Coming Soon to Giggles and Smiles Nannying

View Eligibility Criteria and information regarding fees here

Contact us now to discuss your family requirements and obtain a service fee estimate obligation free