A la Carte Background Checks
& Screening Services

Why Work with the Boston Nanny Centre?

The Boston Nanny Centre offers a range of screening services to family clients who have identified a candidate independently and would like the agency’s support to determine the candidate’s viability. We can do background checks, in-person interviewing, reference checking, and contract preparation.

Independent Nanny Hire Screening Package

$875 for one candidate ($650 for each additional candidate)

  • Screening for one candidate that family finds on their own.
  • 30 minute phone consultation with family about what they are looking for in a candidate and how that will relate to the screened candidate.
  • In-person or Skype interview of candidate.
  • 3 references checks:
    • In depth conversation with references regarding candidate’s ability to interact with children as well as perform job functions.
    • Interview techniques from 30 years of experience to assess reference’s authenticity.
    • All references delivered in a written report.
  • Social media check.
  • Comprehensive Background Check including:
    • Verification & trace of candidate’s social security number.
    • National sex offender registry clearance.
    • State/Federal criminal history search.
    • Driving record check.
  • Post-screening consult with family about Boston Nanny Centre’s impressions on candidate.

Reference Checking ~ $75 per reference

  • In depth conversation with references regarding candidate’s ability to interact with children as well as perform job functions.
  • Interview techniques from 30 years of experience to assess reference’s authenticity.
  • All references delivered in a written report.

Comprehensive Background Check ~ $325

  • Verification & trace of candidate’s social security number.
  • National sex offender registry clearance.
  • State/Federal criminal history search.
  • Driving record check.

One-hour Consultation ~ $275

  • 60 minute consult on nanny hiring process including what qualities to look for in a nanny, how to market your job to attract the right type of candidate, communication during the interview process and after, legal obligations as an employer, salary ranges, and benefits.
  • Detailed interview questions and suggestions for best hiring practices.
  • Advice during the nanny/family negotiation process.
  • Post-placement support for the life of the placement, including troubleshooting and conversations about quarterly/yearly reviews and raises.

Post-Hire/Contract Package ~ $375

  • 30 minute phone consultation reviewing details of the job requirements.
  • Complete contract preparation using Boston Nanny Centre’s comprehensive template and tailored to family’s needs.
  • Revision of contract after initial draft reviewed by family.
  • Verified signature from candidate.
  • Copy of contract held at Boston Nanny Centre.
  • Post-placement support for life of placement related to fulfillment of contract details by family and nanny.
  • Contract update at time of 1 year job renewal.