On the Job
Nannies care for children in private households and provide support and expertise to parents in satisfying children's physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
- Administer first aid.
- Develop daily schedules for children or families.
- Provide for basic needs of children.
- Perform housekeeping duties.
- Provide escort or transportation.
- Teach daily living skills or behaviors.
- Teach health or hygiene practices.
- Prepare foods or meals.
- Monitor environment to ensure safety.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working in a closed vehicle or equipment.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Working with a group or team.
This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.
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