Nanny Job Seeker FAQ

Is Jobs in Childcare a recruiter or an agency?

JIC is not an agency nor a recruiter - it is a jobs board. We are a jobs listing site - a place to go to find thousands of jobs from agencies all over the world in one convenient place. Nannies and childcarers can come to our site to find useful resources, activities and crafts ideas, ways to improve their career and job applications and thousands of jobs, jobs, jobs!


Do I have to pay to use the site? is totally free to use for job seekers. Recruiters pay to list their jobs on the site. As a job seeker, you simply create a profile and you’re ready to list your CV, browse jobs, or look through the useful resources in our blog area free of charge.


How can I apply for a job? Do I need to create a profile?

Yes, in order to apply for a job you will need to create a profile first using the instructions above. Having done this, simply click to send your application directly to the recruiter.


How do I create a profile?

To create a profile on Jobs in Childcare, click on ‘Sign Up’ in the top right-hand corner of the homepage and choose account type: Job Seeker. You can then create an account on the site using your email address, or sign in with LinkedIn or Facebook. You can then fill out your personal details. Please note that the more information you provide at this stage, the better your chances of successful applications with potential employers. Remember to include your name and surname, and proper use of spelling, use of capital letters and grammar. Photos, recommendations and relevant certifications and qualifications will also improve the strength of your applications.


What does JIC do with my details?

Jobs in Childcare uses your application, resume and relevant documents when you apply for a position. If you have also uploaded your CV to our website it will stay on the database for two years. If you wish to remove it again you can do so at any time. Jobs in Childcare will never disclose your personal data to a 3rd party. You can view our full privacy policy here.


How can I add or change the information in my profile or my account settings?

To edit your profile, log into the database using the log-in button, click 'My Resumes' and click edit. From here you will be able to make changes to your resumes. You can also click on account settings to change or recover your password, edit your cover letter or add a different email address.


How can I find out more about current vacancies?

To see all current vacancies listed in chronological order, please click on the ‘Search Jobs’ tab on the homepage, or alternatively visit:


Can I find JIC on social media?

Yes, you can. You can visit us on Facebook at, on Instagram @jobs_in_childcare or on Twitter @mychildcarejobs. Alternatively, follow the links at the bottom of our homepage.


Why haven’t I received a response to my application?

When you apply for your position, the recruitment agency will be notified by our system. Many recruiters receive a large number of applications to their posts. For this reason, if your application is unsuccessful you may not receive a response from the agency advertising the position.


Can I remove my data from the site if I need to?

You can delete your profile or uploaded CV at any time. Just log into your account, and select “delete account” from the candidate dashboard. Alternatively, contact us directly at and we will action this request for you at our earliest convenience.