Our Services
At the end of a long, tiring day at the office, wouldn’t it be bliss to arrive home to a happy, contented child and a well-organized home? Whether you’re a busy home-based parent who just needs an extra pair of hands or a full-time office worker who needs to concentrate on other things besides running a household, then we are here to provide you with a solution. Your handpicked nanny or au pair will work alongside you, assisting with the care of the children and also undertaking some household chores. 

We at ACTS give you the possibility of hiring:
• Live in / Live Out Junior Nannies recruited from EU countries
• Live in / Live Out Nannies recruited from EU countries
• Au Pairs from EU countries
• Au Pairs from the Philippines (depending on Cantonal rules)

ACTS is a registered group of family consultants. We aim to make the recruitment process stress free for your family by providing a thorough, efficient, and professional service. We will be with you every step of the way in finding the perfect person to help care for your children and to assist you in home management. Our consultants will happily render the following services:

What we do
• The first step is to talk to us about your requirements. Please call our office at 044 830 31 83 or 076 337 31 83; or write us a short email at info@duranacts.ch with your contact number, and we will call you back within 24 hours.
• Our family consultant will personally visit and confer with your family at the convenience of your home.
• We will liaise with you to organize a shortlist of candidates that we think meets your family’s needs.
• We will handpick the candidates that are the best match to your needs so you are not inundated with unsuitable CV’s.

What are the requirements in hiring an Au Pair
Swiss regulations specify that your family can employ an au pair if the following are met:
• A family that has at least one child aged 16 or younger
• One parent should be present at home for at least 50% of your au pair’s working hours.
• One parent should have German, Italian, or French as mother tongue
• Can provide a lockable, livable well-heated room with windows in your home for your Au pair
• Willing to cover the cost of your au pair’s mandatory 2nd language lessons (minimum of 120 lessons per year)
• Can provide your au pair’s minimum allowance set by Swiss laws
• Willing to cover the cost or half the cost of your au pair’s accident and health insurance
• Will allow four weeks of paid vacation
• Is financially secure

What is next
• Once you’ve made your choice, we will prepare the employment contract and all necessary documents.
• We’ll be on hand to answer your questions regarding legislation, insurance, and other matters you think may be important in the employment of your nanny
• We’ll coordinate with proper authorities (both in Switzerland and the Philippines) to process your au pair’s employment.

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