Nannies & More
Different Nanny Services
Our experienced nannies provide personalized in-home childcare options, including full-time, part-time arrangements, live-in or live-out, after-school or summer options.
Newborn Care Specialist
Our NBCS prioritize your baby's well-being and provide valuable support to you as parents. With their expertise, they establish routines and schedules that suit your family's needs while taking full responsibility for all infant-related duties and care.
Imagine having a reliable partner by your side, helping you manage your daily tasks while ensuring your children receive the attention they need. Our Mother's Helper is there to assist with supervising, engaging, and nurturing your children, creating a safe and stimulating environment for their growth and development.
Our On-Call nannies are highly trained professionals just a phone call away, ready to provide exceptional care for your children in moments of need, whether it's last-minute coverage, a spontaneous night out, or emergencies.
Our highly skilled and experienced Travel Nannies are your ultimate travel companions. They are well-versed in the unique demands of traveling with children and are dedicated to ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for the whole family.
Our Event Nannies work closely with you to tailor their services to your specific needs, ensuring that your guests, both young and old, have an unforgettable experience.
Our Home Educators are here to provide you with a transformative educational experience tailord to your child's indiviual needs and learning style right in the comfort of your own home.
Special Needs Care
Imagine a caregiver who not only understands the specific needs of your child but also creates a nurturing and inclusive environment where they can thrive. Our nannies are trained professionals with extensive experience in working with children with a wide range of abilities
Process & Screening
Our dedicated team works closely with you to assess your needs and find the ideal household staff member with the necessary skills that fit seamlessly into your family's lifestyle.
Below is a general road map of the placcement process from beginning to end.
Friendly Phone Call
Shortly after we receive your application form, we will contact you to discuss your family's specific needs in more detail to ensure we send you the best candidates for the job!
Pay Registration Fee
Pay the registration fee to start your search. This will be deducted from the total cost when your match is made.
Sit Back & Relax
Patty Cake Nannies will send you highly qualified candidate portfolios that suit your family’s needs.
Below is the general placement process from beginning to end.
Review portfolios and schedule interviews with your top candidates. You can invite your top choice(s) back for a 1-3 day working interview.
Once you've found the perfect fit for your family, we will assist you in finalizing an offer and presenting it to the nanny.
We work with you and your new nanny to create a contract that meets both parties' needs. Signed Family/Nanny Contract and Placement Fee is completed.
That's it! We're always here to assist you throughout your journey with your new nanny!
At Patty Cake Nannies, your satisfaction is our top priority. We proudly offer a 90 Day Guarantee, standing by the quality and professionalism of our caregivers. We aim to make the perfect long-term match, ensuring a happy household for years to come. Trust us to exceed your expectations and provide exceptional care backed by our commitment to your peace of mind.
To begin your search for your perfect household employee, we require a $250 retainer. This is a one-time, non-refundable fee that will be deducted from the total cost of your placement fee when a match is made. Tax will be added to all fees listed below.
The hourly rate for a nanny or caregiver can range anywhere from $20-$30+ per hour, depending on location, job title, duties, number of children, and candidate's experience level. The going rate for household staff, such as housekeepers and private chefs, starts at $25 per hour and can range up to $50 per hour, Depending on Experience and Duties. The family/client decides the hourly rate. However, we do recommend offering a competitive rate and career package to attract the best candidates. Please contact us for more information referring to your specific situation.
Holiday Policy: There is an additional $20 Holiday Fee for Babysitting Services on Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, 4th of July, Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving. Additionally, all Babysitters shall be compensated by the Client at $50/hour for working on the Holidays mentioned in this section.
For a temporary Commitment of six months or less, the placement fee is 25% of Caregiver's expected income. All fees are capped at one year.
For a short-term Commitment of six months to one year, the placement fee is 20% of Caregiver's expected income. All fees are capped at one year.
For a long-term Commitment of one year or more, the placement fee is 15% of Caregiver's expected annual income. This is a one time fee per placement.
Our event nannies will provide age appropriate arts and craft supplies, movies, books and games. Staffing ratio is 1 nanny per 4 children (ratio increases to 1:2 with special needs children and infants ages 0-2)
On-Call, Babysitting and Hotel Concierge Placements
Babysitting Placements are $55 per day. You will pay the Nanny directly upon the completion of the assignment, either by cash or check. The Nanny’s wages are separate from our agency fees. There is an additional $20 rush fee if services are with less than 24 hour notice.
$55 per nanny, per day
Plus $20-$30 hourly rate for nanny
Based on location,
Santa Fe and surrounding areas range from $25-30/hr.
Our Babysitting memberships are for families seeking on-call nanny services. On-call services include; fill-in for your nanny, daycare/school closures, sick childcare, date nights, and overnights. Click Here for more information.
Starting at $39.99 per Month!
With the Babysitting Membership the hourly rate ranges between $20-$30/hr