Background Checks for Applicants

Hometown Nannies+ performs an employment references verification check of three (3) work references. In the event that a nanny or other applicant has long term work references, Hometown Nannies+ ®, LLC may also perform personal reference checks.

We outsource the following five-step background check:

  • Social Security Number Trace
  • Driving Record Search
  • County Criminal Record Search
  • Federal Criminal Access Search
  • Sex Offender Registry Check in all 50 States
 The background check will be sent to the client family prior to the hire’s start date. Additional checks are available at a fee, upon request.
 
BACKGROUND SCREENING SERVICES
Product Description
Comprehensive Criminal Search This package includes: Social Security Validation, a Criminal Records Check in each addresses that was used during the time period specified (typically 7 years), National Criminal Database search, Nationwide Sex Offender Check and Patriot Act Search
Driving Record We will compile a Driving History from any of the states where records are available by law.   All results are returned in compliance with the DPPA. NH & PA have special requirements.
Social Validation We will review credit records to establish a match between the social security number and the applicant’s name.   This search also reveals historical addresses used by the applicant.
Criminal Records Check We will search for criminal information in the primary criminal court in the jurisdiction(s) requested. Searches are per court and per name checked unless otherwise noted. Availability of historical records will vary by court, but will include a minimum of 7 years. We will search for criminal information in the primary criminal court in the jurisdiction(s) requested.  Searches are per court and per name checked unless otherwise noted. Availability of historical records will vary by court, but will include a minimum of 7 years.
National Criminal Database We review electronic criminal records from 50 States. Data sources vary by state but may include state and county court dockets, incarceration records, and arrest records. Searches are per name checked. We review electronic criminal records from 50 States.   Data sources vary by state but may include state and county court dockets, incarceration records, and arrest records.   Searches are per name checked.
Nationwide Sex Offender We will provide a nationwide search of sex offender records in all 50 states plus D.C. Records shielded from public disclosure will not be accessible.