Working as a childminder

We need more good quality childminders in Southampton, so if you or someone you know is interested, please contact us today – we need your name and postcode and a Childcare Development Worker will contact you to offer information, support and advice through the process. Include your phone number if you would prefer a call back.

GOV.UK provide guidance on 'How to register as a childminder or nanny'

Learn more about the Childminder grants scheme. These grants will be available from Autumn 2023 for childminders registered from 15 March 2023 onwards. 

PACEY (Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years) has a section on their website which features advice and information on becoming a childminder, as well as tips and testimonials from existing childminders along with a video highlighting the benefits of home childcare.

What would I be doing? SHOW

What fees do I charge parents? SHOW

First steps to becoming a childminder SHOW