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Your au pair adventure
Being an au pair is a once in a lifetime opportunity to move to another country, explore the city with new friends, whilst gaining valuable work experience along the way.
Why become an au pair?
Are you keen to experience life in another country? Do you love working with children? Have you dreamt of exploring a new city with new friends? If so, our au pair programme could be the perfect opportunity for you.
You will experience life in another country and get to know and be part of a new and exciting culture.
As well as exploring your new hometown, you will have plenty of free time to explore further afield - plan your weekends and free time wisely!
You will gain new skills, confidence & independence with the support of your host family.
Free accommodation & meals
Your host family will provide you with your own private bedroom in their home, including all meals.
You will improve your English and have the opportunity to study if you choose.
Most importantly, we hope you will make lasting friendships and memories to last a lifetime!
Why choose Swedish Connection?
We have over twenty years’ experience of matching au pairs with families in the UK and beyond. We'll be here to support you every step of the way.
Personal placement service
We offer a personal placement service to all of our au pair and nanny candidates, and are here to assist you at every step of your journey in finding the right family to be paired with.
Our social network
We have built a fantastic network of au pairs and nannies. Once we have interviewed you, we will invite you to join our private Facebook group, so you can get chatting to other like minded people even before you arrive. Here we share our top tips, offer advice and introduce you to new friends.
We organise regular meetings in London for our au pairs and nannies throughout the year. If you choose another destination, we will ensure you are connected with au pairs in your area! In the past we have explored London together, organised walking tours, visited museums and galleries, had picnics in some of London’s historic parks, played rounders, kubb, gone ice skating, and even organised pub crawls! This year group also ran their own book club and sports club with regular meet ups.y.
Ongoing support throughout your stay
We are here to support you throughout your stay, to provide you with a friendly voice to speak to (in either Swedish or English) in case you need it and we are always on hand to offer advice and support. We get to know all of our au pairs before and during your stay so it is just to reach out to us if you have any questions or want to talk.