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Extra Pear was set up in 2023 to help you find the right extra pair of hands for your family.

Our founders, working mothers Emma and Cecil, are determined to deliver the highest calibre nannies and housekeepers in London. Having found wonderful, dedicated professionals for many households they understand the challenges of recruiting such crucial positions.

At Extra Pear, we take the stress out of your search. We spend time with you to understand your family’s needs and will only introduce the very best candidates after detailed recruitment interviews. Our candidates will share your values and fit seamlessly into your household.

Emma and Cecil have over 10 years of combined childcare and recruitment experience and have made it their mission to build long-lasting professional relationships, delivering the ongoing support every step of the way.

Emma and Cecil, founders of Extra Pear

Emma Grant

Emma understands the significance of welcoming a nanny or housekeeper into your home. Having personally experienced the struggle of hiring the right individual, she knows that every family’s situation is different.

Emma works closely with our families to understand their unique needs. Drawing from her past experience as a recruitment professional, she has extensive knowledge of what parents search for when hiring household staff, allowing her to match you with your ideal candidate.

Cecil Baquillas

Cecil has almost a decade of housekeeping experience. For the past four years, she has been recruiting nannies and housekeepers for London families.

Cecil identifies capable, skillful and professional candidates that best suit our families’ individual requirements.

At Extra Pear, we understand all aspects of the hiring process and go beyond traditional childcare. Our bespoke consultation service lets us completely understand what you need, removing the uncertainty from your search.

Our commitment to safeguarding.

We know that bringing somebody into your family home can be daunting, and pride ourselves on putting your family’s wellbeing first. Extra Pear nannies and housekeepers are all meticulously vetted and DBS checked, giving you the peace of mind you deserve.

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