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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frequently Asked Questions

Family FAQ 's

Personalized service! We aren’t just a robotic website. We are real live humans completely invested in every match we make! We get to know your family personally so that we understand the climate of your home. This enables us to choose a nanny that will thrive with you! Not just any nanny, though! We meet with each and every candidate we represent, verify all references, and thoroughly screen their backgrounds and driving records before referring them to your family. We weed out hundreds of candidates who do not meet our high standards to save you countless hours and money and most importantly ensure your family’s safety. 

The Nanny Joynt is a brick and mortar boutique nanny agency and we specialize in customized domestic placements. We meet with each and every candidate we represent, verify all references, and thoroughly screen their backgrounds and driving records before referring them to your family. We weed out hundreds of candidates who do not meet our high standards to save you countless hours and money and most importantly ensure your family’s safety. 

Online “agencies” are not agencies at all… They are simply unmonitored online databases where anyone and everyone can go to create a profile and connect with your family. The candidates found on online sites have not been properly screened and the person behind the computer may not be who they pose to be.

A Nanny Joynt nanny is known for her positive outlook, great work ethic, can-do attitude, and a genuine desire to immerse herself in your family culture to take exceptional care of your children. They are confident and motivated, bringing with them a genuine energy for life. Furthermore, she believes every child deserves ample opportunity for play, exploration and positive personal development. 

Our placement process usually takes anywhere from 1 – 8 weeks depending on the position details, the availability of qualified caregivers, your availability to interview, notice period and many other factors. We are constantly vetting new candidates to keep our pool of qualified professionals plentiful. There are many factors that come into play when making a placement and we feel it is most important to make sure the candidates we represent are the “right” fit for you and your family. Sometimes this takes a little extra time and patience.

If you need assistance with you children immediately we would be happy to set you up with one of our incredible temporary nannies who can relieve the pressure of feeling like you have to hire in a rush. This give both of us the time needed to ensure we are finding you the best nanny for your family.

The Nanny Joynt does not employ any caregivers. All caregivers are employees of the families’ and will be paid directly by the family. We assist our clients in getting proper payroll set up and help to make this part of hiring a nanny easy.

According to the IRS your nanny/household employee is to be paid as a W2 employee of the household. It is not legal to pay your nanny as an independent contractor.  For more information on taxes and payroll service please visit our wonderful tax and payroll professionals at Homework Solutions

At The Nanny Joynt we stand behind our placements. We want both our clients and our caregivers to be completely happy with the placement. If for any reason within up to the first 120 days(depending on package) of employment the candidate does not work out, The Nanny Joynt will work with you to help find a replacement nanny. It is our ultimate goal to make lasting connections the first time and we have a 95% success rate! **We require a signed employment agreement to be in place for your replacement policy to be valid**

 If you need assistance with your children immediately we would be happy to set you up with one of our incredible temporary nannies! Available on an as needed basis or for short term gap coverage, our temporary nannies go through the same thorough screening process that our full time nannies do, so you can have complete peace of mind over the well-being of your children.

Our nanny screening process is the most comprehensive, rigorous nanny screening process in the Valley. We only represent the finest career nannies that have impeccable references, experience, and character. We understand the importance of knowing you have the most trustworthy and experienced individual in your home caring for your children. That is why we make it our first and foremost top priority to fully screen and get to know each and every Nanny/caregiver before connecting them with your family. 

 

 

√ Legal Pay

Nannies are legally required to be paid as W2 employees of the household and paid time and a half for all hours over 40 in a 7 days period

Nannies are never independent contractors

√ Guaranteed Hours

Paying your nanny for a set amount of hours each week. For example, if a you go on vacation your nanny would still get paid her regular wage.

√ Competitive Pay Rate

We work with the BEST in our industry! TNJ nanny rates range between $18 – $25+/hour

√ Paid Sick Leave

Per AZ State Law employees are entitled to 24 hours of paid sick Leave per year

We are excited for the opportunity to assist you in finding a great nanny/household employee for your family. To begin the process please complete our short family assessment form online and a placement coordinator will be in touch with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Nanny FAQ 's

Nanny Joynt nannies are known throughout AZ as the best of the best! Keeping that in mind, when you choose to have The Nanny Joynt represent you, you will be presented to the top families in the state. We support and represent you through the entire process, from the initial position search, interviewing and negotiating contracts! We know you bring a special heart to everything you do and will make a difference in the lives of the children you work with.

Being represented by The Nanny Joynt is absolutely free!

Nannies and caregivers must be willing to commit to one year to be represented for a permanent placement. If you are unable to commit to one year please inquire about our temporary services.

Yes! However candidates looking to relocate to Arizona must have an exact relocation date as well as know where they will reside prior to being accepted as a Nanny Joynt candidate.

Applying is easy! Please click here to begin your application. We look forward to working with you!

Our screening process typically takes 1-2 weeks depending on your communication as well as how quickly we can reach your previous employers. Once you are through our screening process most nannies find their dream job within 1- 4 weeks. 

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