How do you fire a nanny on good terms?
Firing Your Nanny the Right Way
- Add termination/resignation language to your work agreement.
- Understand at-will employment.
- Conduct job performance evaluations.
- Identify, address and document issues.
- Ask yourself why you want to fire your nanny.
- Know when to fire immediately.
- Set a backup plan for childcare.
What to do after being a nanny?
Whatever the reason, the experience and qualifications you gain from being a nanny can open up several other career pathways in education, nursing and social work.
- Nursery nurse.
- Maternity / postnatal ward support worker.
- Maternity nurse.
- Teaching assistant.
Is being a nanny a stable job?
Nannying is an easy, cushy job. Those who believe this likely have never cared for a child a day in their life. Anyone who has had full charge care of kids for 10 straight hours, knows how false this assumption is. Being a parent is widely accepted as the hardest job there is.
Is it OK to let your Nanny go?
When letting your nanny go you’ll always want to be mindful of the conditions of her work agreement and be sure that they are met. If your work agreement has a provision for two weeks’ notice, in some cases it may be best to pay her in lieu of working out her notice. At Morningside Nannies, we support our clients beyond the initial placement.
When to terminate the employment of a nanny?
Terminating the employment of a nanny for cause will be handled much differently than terminating a nanny because the family’s care needs or financial situation has changed. If you suspect your nanny of wrongdoing, depending on the infraction, the proper course of action may be immediate termination.
What should I do if I suspect my nanny of wrongdoing?
If you suspect your nanny of wrongdoing, depending on the infraction, the proper course of action may be immediate termination. If the nanny is being let go because there is a personality conflict or for circumstances outside of her control, developing a termination plan often makes more sense. Develop your termination plan.