Kensington Nannies Reference Form –

KENSINGTON NANNIES, (London's Longest Established Nanny Agents)

3 HORNTON PLACE, KENSINGTON HIGH STREET LONDON W8 4LZ
Tel: +44(0)207 937 2333

Thank you for taking the time to fill in our reference form, it is most appreciated. If you would prefer to not fill in our form, a verbal reference is most welcome. If this is your preference, please do call into the office on 0207 937 2333. The office is open Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 5.00pm.

Section 1 – Details of employment

Please be aware that this reference will be released unless stated otherwise here:
Candidate’s Name:*
Dates worked: *
Did he/ she work as a nanny or in any other capacity? *
Children’s ages? (At the start of the job):*
Reason for employment ending: *
Where did you source the nanny from: Agency / Word of mouth / Advert / or Other *
Was it a sole charge or shared care position? *
How did she interact with the children? *
Did the nanny drive your children and is he/ she a safe driver? *

Section 2 – Duties pertaining to the children

Nannies are required to take care of the children they care for general wellbeing & all tasks associated with caring for the Employer’s child or children as the case may be. This care may consist of (but is not limited to the list below) – Did the above mentioned perform the following:

PLEASE ANSWER YES / NO OR NOT REQUIRED TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ELABORATE.

Q 2.1. Where appropriate help with dressing, regular nappy changes, bathing, grooming – hair, dental hygiene etc: *
Q 2.2. Driving the children to and / or attending extracurricular activities: *
Q 2.3. Nurturing and promoting feelings of warmth and security: *
Q 2.4. Caring for them when they are ill and being empathetic towards them: *
Q 2.5. Planning and involving the children, in activities that promote their emotional, social and intellectual development: *
Q 2.6. Supporting their special interests: *
Q 2.7. Actively helping them achieve solutions to problems: *
Q 2.8. Promoting the development of their language and communication skills: *
Q 2.9. Preparing and feeding them nutritious meals and snacks during the day and ensuring a healthy and well – balanced diet:*
Q 2.10. Keeping toys and equipment clean and tidy *

Section 3 – Professionalism

Q 3.1 Efficient and organised: *
Q 3.2. Tidy and Hygienic: *
Q 3.3. Proactive: *
Q 3.4. Was he/ she able to follow instruction? *
Q 3.5. Was he / she adaptable and easy to communicate with? *
Q 3.6. Is he/ she reliable? *
Q 3.7. Is he / she responsible? *
Q 3.8. In your opinion is this person suitable to work in the childcare industry? (If your answer is no please elaborate) *

Section 4 – Other information

Is there anything else we haven’t specifically asked but need to know in relation to the candidate?

MAY PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYERS CONTACT YOU ON POINT OF OFFER?

Your details are not used for the purpose of 3rd party marketing, mail shots etc. – they are merely required to cross reference details we have been given by the candidate.

Section 5 – Referee’s Details

Referees Name:*
Address of Referee:
Phone:
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E-mail:*
From time to time despite our agency checking references, parents who have had an offer accepted like to speak to a relevant referee. In this instance, may a prospective employer contact you?*