Who is a House-help or Personnel?
A domestic worker must be at least 18 years of age.
- They must at least have completed elementary /primary school - 8 years of schooling.
- He or she must be in good general health, with proof of immunizations and, where required, negative TB test/chest x-ray. A nanny is a child care specialist. A nanny's workplace is in a family's private home and her/his/his job is providing one-on-one attention and the best possible care for the family's children. The work may be full-time or part-time, and the nanny may or may not live with the family. The nanny's role is to provide support to the family by serving as a loving, nurturing trustworthy companion to the children.
- A nanny tends to have special child care skills and a deep love and understanding of children. A nanny offers the family convenient, high quality care to meet each child's physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs. A nanny is a professional with a sensitive understanding and appreciation of your child's needs, as well as your own. The importance of balancing discipline with love and affection without taking over the parental role rests with them. As they are involved with your child's important formative years, it is her/his aim to create a happy and caring environment so as to develop sound foundations for your child's social, physical and intellectual development.
- Above all, she/he must have a genuine love and affection for children, as well as an abundance of enthusiasm, patience and tolerance.