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Home-based Childcare

Home-based childcare is where children are cared for and looked after within a home-based environment. This could be in their own home, with for example, a nanny, or at their childminder’s home.

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About Home-based Childcare

Home-based childcare is when parents chose for their children to be taken care of in a home environment, either in a childminders home or in their own home being looked after by a nanny.

Getting started in Home-based Childcare

If you’re looking to take your first steps to working in home-based childcare, The Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years in Wales (PACEY Cymru) can guide you on how to get started.

Visit the PACEY website

Featured roles you can do in Home-based childcare

As a registered Childminder, you’ll provide childcare for children under the age of 12 for more than two hours a day, within your own home.

As a Nanny you’ll provide care for one or more children in a family home as a service.