Special Needs Caregiver2022-03-31T13:56:06-04:00

Special Needs Caregiver

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QUALITY CHILDCARE & SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST

Serving Families across New England

BBN&N is committed to providing loving and professionally trained caregivers for children with special needs.

Our caregivers will have both the hands-on experience, as well as the formal, specialized training needed to work with each child and their individual needs. Parents will have the peace of mind knowing their child(ren) are in the hands of IBCCES certified professionals who have a passion for working with children and families with special needs.

BBN&N is known for our high standards, unparalleled integrity, and our dedication to the families we serve. This commitment to excellence makes us Boston’s most trusted and sought after childcare resource year after year. Serving families in MA, NH, CT, and RI.

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Providing Top-Notch Certified Special Needs Caregivers

For over a decade, we’ve committed to providing highly trained professionals to meet all of your family’s needs. We believe that education is an integral part of the job, and have developed a virtual training platform to provide professional development and growth opportunities for every caregiver, through all ages and stages. All Special Needs Caregivers will complete IBCCES’ Autism Certificate Program as well as BBNN’s online class: Working with Children with Special Needs.

BBNN has worked with IBCCES, to be designated as a Certified Autism Center™. Our leadership team has completed training and certification in best practices when assisting individuals with autism. By undergoing additional autism-specific training, the goal is for our team to be better equipped to provide service and experiences to all.

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Screening Process

The team at Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny makes finding discrete and professional childcare an enjoyable experience. Our personalized approach to caregiver and nanny placement allows us to better understand the specific needs of your family. Our nanny agency recruitment team is committed to providing the childcare solution that works best for you.

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Certified Special Needs Caregiver FAQs

What is the placement fee if I choose to hire a Special Needs Caregiver through Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny?2022-03-14T12:44:33-04:00

To begin the process we require a non-refundable $300 application fee. If you decide to hire a Special Needs Caregiver through Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny the remaining balance of $7200 is due upon hiring your caregiver.

What is the average hourly rate for a Special Needs Caregiver?2022-03-09T14:10:00-05:00

Compensation ranges from approximately $25-$35 per hour. Experience, education, and number of children, in addition to other job responsibilities such as housework, grocery shopping, and meal preparation are all factors that should be considered when determining your caregiver’s compensation.

What do your trainings cover?2022-03-09T14:03:01-05:00

Our in house Special Needs Training covers a variety of information regarding children with Autism, ADHD, Executive Functioning Delays, and more. The IBCCES training is an extensive (14 hour) training on the signs of Autism, comorbidities, and caring for children on the Autism Spectrum in a dignified and professional manner.

What sets your Special Needs Caregivers apart?2022-03-09T14:03:29-05:00

When hiring a Special Needs Caregiver through BBN&N, you can be assured that your caregiver will have a minimum of three years of experience working with individuals with special needs. Upon hire, your caregiver will also be registered for our in house Special Needs Training, as well as the Autism Certificate Program through International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES.)

What if the caregiver we hire does not work out?2022-03-09T14:04:34-05:00

The team at BBN&N understands that a successful relationship stems from open communication and clear expectations. BBN&N wants both the family and the household staff to be completely satisfied with the working relationship. Although the team works hard to create an ideal match, of course changes can occur. The best way to ensure a lasting relationship is to sign an employment agreement and have your nanny sign it as well. If the relationship does not work out within the first 60 days of a long-term contract, BBN&N will help you find a replacement, free of charge.

What benefits should we provide our nanny?2022-03-09T14:02:10-05:00

In order to foster a positive employer/employee relationship, many families choose to provide their nanny with benefits such as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time. Additional benefits include a health insurance contribution, guaranteed hours, and transportation reimbursement (i.e. MBTA pass, mileage, ride share reimbursement).

Are we required to pay overtime?2022-03-09T14:08:38-05:00

Yes. Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island laws states that employers must pay overtime to workers who work more than 40 hours in any week. Overtime pay is at least 1.5 x the regular rate of pay for each hour over 40 hours.

When should I expect to meet potential nanny candidates?2022-03-09T14:11:01-05:00

BBN&N prides itself on being very selective in the hiring process and only represents the most elite nannies in the business. Finding a nanny can take between two weeks and two months depending on how many candidates you interview and the availability of the type of nanny you require at the time of your registration.

What is the placement process like?2022-03-09T14:11:55-05:00
  1. Upon signed contract, a face to face consultation with the Long Term Placement Director will be scheduled at your convenience. These meetings are BBN&N’s way to ensure that this placement process is personalized and tailored to your family’s unique needs. During this meeting, the Long Term Placement Director will ask questions regarding your family dynamics, your specific job requirements, and your personal preferences when it comes to hiring a nanny.
  2. Upon completion of your face to face meeting, the recruitment team will use the gathered information to develop your personalized and detailed job posting.
  3. Now it is time for your customized childcare search to begin! Our team hand selects only candidates that directly match your criteria. You will be emailed portfolios with each candidates’ resume, cover letter, and completed references, and background checks.
  4. When you receive a portfolio for a candidate that you wish to meet, our team will help you to coordinate and schedule interviews. Our team will offer our expertise on the interview process and provide helpful interview questions and tips.
  5. Once you’ve identified the perfect nanny for your family the team at Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny is ready to guide you in the right direction in regards to contracts and payroll services. Starting the new relationship with clear expectations and guidelines is the key to success in any nanny/family placement. We provide all the information you need to hire your nanny with confidence.

Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny values our relationships with our families and prides itself in providing guidance and advice throughout the lifetime of their placements. Our team offers on-going childcare support to both your family and your nanny.

How do I begin the process?2022-03-09T14:13:00-05:00

To begin your search please complete the online Family Nanny Application. Upon receipt, our Long Term Placement Director will email you an information packet and set up a time to discuss your needs further.

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