This section gives you all the information you need to find out how to become an Independent Registered Childminder.
Independently Registered Childminding In Nottingham City
Do you want to become an Independent Registered Childminder, be your own boss and be self-employed?
Becoming a self-employed Childminder and running a small business from home can allow you to be flexible with the hours you work, is rewarding and can fit well with your family commitments.
Nottingham City Early Years have developed a Guide to Becoming a Childminder that gives you all the information you need about setting up as an independent Childminder and starting to build a successful business.
Business support: At the request of the Department for Education the Professional Association of Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) have developed a free to access on line business support package for childminders entitled Business Smart.
You could get a childcare business grant to help with setting-up costs if you apply within 3 months of registering.
Already registered as a Childminder? Find out about continuing your professional development
Ofsted consider it important that all childcare providers continue their professional development and it is a legal requirement that you maintain your statutory paediatric first aid and safeguarding children training. Information and booking details about training offered by Nottingham City Early Years is available on the Workforce Development Training page.
Support for existing Childminders. Details of support available for existing Childminders can be found in the Childminder Provider Support Framework.