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Below is a step-by-step guide on the process of hiring a candidate through Little Sunshines Au Pair Agency:

  1. Simply click the contact us form link and complete the family requirements form otherwise simply call us on 063 742 7122 for further assistance (we are closed on weekends)
  2. If we have further queries with regards to your position, we will contact you to discuss your position in more detail
  3. We will send you an email that summarises your position and, where possible, attach CVs of available candidates, that match your requirements
  4. We will advertise your position to our database of more than 4000 registered candidates and forward further CVs to you as and when they become available
  5. Upon receipt of CVs please let us know which candidates you wish to interview and we will arrange the interviews taking your available dates and times into account
  6. After the interviews we will contact both the client and the candidates for feedback
  7. Should the client wish to offer employment we will facilitate the agreement regarding the terms of employment etc. and extend the offer to the candidate
  8. Once there is confirmation of the basic terms of employment, from both sides, we will send out the Letter of Appointment & Acceptance indicating the basic terms of employment etc.
  9. Once the Letter of Appointment & Acceptance has been sent to BOTH parties, we will send the placement fee invoice to the client
  10. Payment of the placement fee is required within 3 days from date of invoice
  11. There is a 4 month replacement guarantee that we will replace the candidate if the working relationship does not work out
    1. In the event that the placement fee exceeds R15 000 there is a 6 month replacement guarantee period that we will replace the candidate if the working relationship does not work out
  12. After the placement we are available at all times for advise and queries and in the event that something goes wrong we are there to advise based on the LRA and how to go about dealing with the situation etc.

Please note the following:

  • We will continue to work on your position until we have assisted you with placement thereof otherwise until you have informed us that you no longer require a candidate
  • There is NO limit to the number of CVs that we send to you
  • We do NOT charge you per CV that we send to you
  • We do NOT send a barrage of CVs, we rather seek to match candidates and clients, taking the brief into account, thereby easing the workload on the client
“Upon Electing to Use Our Services…”

Upon electing to use our services , we will send you an Interview & Information Guide which contains the following information:

  • Proposed questions for your interviews with prospective au pairs, tutors, governesses, home school teachers or school facilitators
  • Guidelines on employing a candidate in terms of South African labour law
  • Guidelines on dealing with employee performance related issues in terms of South African labour law
  • Tips on how to maintain a long-lasting relationship with your new au pair, tutor, governess, home school teacher or school facilitator
Simply Contact Us for Further Assistance!

If you wish to have direct human contact please call 063 742 7122 for further assistance

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We place the following types of positions:
Au Pairs
Child Minders
School Facilitators
Home School Teachers