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How to Find a Maid and Nanny in Dubai 

Finding a maid or nanny in Dubai doesn't have to be a challenge. Here are a few ways to get a domestic helper for short- or long-term arrangements.

Published on
June 26, 2023
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Have you recently moved to Dubai with your family? Are you looking for a maid or nanny for a short-term or long-term arrangement?

Don’t worry. 

If you’re unsure about the process of finding a maid or nanny in Dubai, this article has got you covered. In what follows, we share a few methods that you can try out to find a maid and nanny for both short-term and long-term arrangements. 

Connect with Recruitment Agencies 

One of the best approaches for finding a maid or nanny in Dubai is to connect with a recruitment agency. 

Numerous recruitment agencies in Dubai can help you find experienced nannies and maids who are experts in their domain. These recruitment agencies screen potential candidates and maintain their database. Moreover, they can share the details of the right match that meets your requirements and connect you with them so you can test their service. They also help you decide the service charges based on the helper’s experience and expertise.

Furthermore, these recruitment agencies also help you decide the service charges based on the helper's experience and expertise. However, these recruitment agencies charge a service fee for all the services they offer. 

Check Online Job Portals or Community Forums 

Since the world has transformed into a digital space, you can now connect with any professional online. And domestic helpers and nannies aren't an exception. 

Websites and online job portals can assist you in finding a maid or nanny in Dubai by allowing you to post your requirements. Once you post the kind of professional required for your assistance, you can browse through available candidates and find a suitable match. 

However, when recruiting domestic help directly, it’s critical that you vigilantly screen the candidate, assess references and conduct background checks. 

You can also consider joining online forums or community groups that can help you in finding a maid or nanny in Dubai. You can post your requirements or ask for recommendations to find the right match for you. 

Word of Mouth 

As individuals and families move to Dubai, they connect with the community on various levels. Whether it’s the interaction between coworkers or neighborhoods, one can spread the word about the requirements for a domestic helper or nanny. 

Through word of mouth, you can ask for recommendations from people you know who have had positive experiences with household assistance. 

Final Words 

When finding a maid or nanny in Dubai, ensure you know the regulations and laws for hiring domestic helpers and nannies. Whether you're connecting with a recruitment agency or hiring domestic help directly, make sure you run a background check and pay attention to references so you can find a trusted resource that can be a valuable addition to your household.  

If you’re considering moving to Dubai for work and a better future for your family, connect with Capatt Services

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