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Recent Childcare & Safety reviews in Gold Coast

Bridget was lovely great with my kids she also helped me with finding my way around she was amazing. Thanks so much Bridget. I highly recommend you

Babysitter

$120

Job well do

Babysitter Required New Year's Eve

$200

Jennifer is amazing as a special needs support aid to our daughter and we highly recommend her if you need someone for your child. She is patient and brings some fun tasks for them to play together, and my daughter gets very excited when I tell her Jen is coming soon! Thanks Jen!!

Babysitter (3 days pw) for 2hrs a day - RunawayBay

$150

Thank you Heather, prompt, willing and able to deal with impulsive and determined out bursts! Great problem solving skills. Entertaining 2 chlidren in doors is not easy.

Babysitter

$60

Heather was amazing and our children absolutely loved being looked after by her! 🤗. We would definitely recommend her!

Babysitting at wedding, Robina - Saturday 1st May

$150

Excellent person. Would definitely have her help us out again. Thank so much!

I need babysitter services

$90

What's the average cost of a childcare & safety expert in Gold Coast

$68 - $202

low

$68

median

$152

high

$202

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Average reviews for Childcare & Safety Services in Gold Coast

based on 21 reviews

4.81

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What do childcare and safety services include?

When you book a childcare and safety service through our platform, you get to work with a practitioner who can go to your home and help you look after your baby or child. If you or your partner are about to give birth, you can also find experts to help you get through labour and the first few weeks of life with your newborn. 

You can find the following types of childcare and safety practitioners on our platform:

Babysitting

A babysitter usually takes care of babies and young children temporarily - for example, an emergency comes up at work, you need to run some errands, or you want a (well-deserved) night out. Babysitters usually do not have any formal qualifications besides registration.  

They’re in charge of changing nappies, preparing meals, keeping the kids entertained, and supervising them. 

Childminding

If you’re going to be out regularly (e.g. for your 9-5 job), or if you’re going to be on a business trip for a week and none of your relatives can watch the kids, you’ll need a childminder. 

Childminders, like babysitters, are required to register with Ofsted. They may also have more credentials than a typical babysitter. These can include a childminding course, pediatric First Aid, and safeguarding training. Childminders typically prepare meals, change diapers, bathe and dress the kids, take them to and from school, and help with their education. 

Doula services

Doulas are responsible for providing emotional and physical support to the mother. This usually starts months before the birth. During your pregnancy, a doula is expected to educate you about pregnancy and birth, help you create a birth plan, talk to you about life experiences that might affect your birth experience, and help you prepare for your post-birth state.

During labour, they can support you physically by creating your ideal birthing environment. They also suggest positions and breathing exercises. Doulas also serve as your champion when talking to your healthcare providers. 

After giving birth, you can usually expect a doula to help you bond with your new baby and give you tips for feeding, sleeping, and settling with your newborn. Doulas typically service home births. If you choose to deliver your child in a hospital and don’t have a way to get your doula there fast, you can use Airtasker to find a trusted driver near you.

Maternity nursing

When you book a maternity nurse, expect a support system that’ll help you learn the basics of caring for your new baby. They may show you how to carry, feed, bathe, dress, and comfort your newborn. Maternity nurses may also help by taking care of your baby for hours at a time, allowing you time to rest and recover.

Life with your little one can be challenging! Thankfully, you can easily find people in your community who can help you shop for groceries without leaving your home. You can also find cleaning experts who’ll help you declutter or even clean out your gutters.

Recent Childcare & Safety tasks in Gold Coast

Regular babysitter needed

$28

Pimpama QLD, Australia

24th Feb 2024

Hi, we just moved up from Melbourne to Pimpama and are in urgent need of a regular babysitter ($28/hr) to pick up our 2 yr old son and 4 yr old daughter from a local daycare at 3pm, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, bring them back to our place to look after them until I get back from work at 5pm. We have baby car seats to give you and if coming from far we can contribute $20/wk towards petrol. All our babysitters have loved looking after our kids and form strong bonds with them. WWC and experience preferred. I’m happy to start with one play session for an hour, to get to know each other a little, and then we can commit to the 3 days a week task. If interested in this option please send me the offer, thank you! :) Mel

Home Help/Nanny

$25

Surfers Paradise QLD, Australia

21st Feb 2024

Solo mother studying nursing and working in an Aged Care Facility is seeking before school care help for two girls aged 12 and 7. Mostly need adult supervision, children are self independent. Some light duty house work included. Must be able to start 6am twice a week Monday and Friday Must be able to do school drop offs for 7 year old (easy access to public transport) Must have Blue Card Must be reliable and consistent, prefer long term - extra positions will come available. $25 Pay per hour.

Babysitting

$210

Paradise Point QLD, Australia

16th Feb 2024

I’m in need of a long term babysitter, from 9Am to 3PM every Thursday - $150 per session. I work from home so I will be home working during the time you will be baby sitting. I just need someone to entertain my 3 year old little girl while I’m working. My daughter has been brought up with gentle parenting. While I don’t expect you to learn how to gentle parent, I do need someone who is open to adopting my style of parenting. Lunches and snacks will be prepared by me during the day, and packed in her lunch box for you to offer her during the day. There will be an opportunity to have a short break when I break for lunch as I will have eat with my daughter. Valid Blue card and previous experience is a must. References are a highly regarded. I expect to be able to meet you with my daughter before engaging you formally. Thank you 😊 - Due date: Before Thursday, 15 February 2024

Babysitter

$300

Benowa QLD, Australia

14th Feb 2024

Babysitter for 3 boys 5 7 and 11. Just for 3 hours tonight. 7 to 10. They'll go to bed at 8

A nanny in surface paradise on 1st march

$100

Surfers Paradise QLD, Australia

13th Feb 2024

Hey guys, I’m looking for a qualified nanny to look after my son at an apartment in the surface paradise unfortunately my baby sitter at home is unavailable.I will be arriving there at 4pm and will be heading shortly after to a boat cruise and would love for someone to look after my little one everything provided. Cannot take him outside the apartment and must have working with vulnerable people check. I will arrive back late night maybe midnight. I will also need a sitter from 2pm-8pm the following day. If possible as I have an appointment at the spa. Any suggestions are also welcome. Thank you in advance. Not sure how much you may need but all offers will be considered.

Miami primary after school care

$100

Mermaid Waters QLD, Australia

27th Jan 2024

Hi I need someone to pick up two children, (5 & 11) from Miami Primary afterschool at 3pm two days a week and drop off to mermaid Waters, and stay with them till 6 pm. Need to have references, own car, and license. If you are the right fit, this will be ongoing throughout the year Will pay cash - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 30 January 2024

Babysitter

$30

Burleigh Waters QLD, Australia

5th Jan 2024

Needing babysitter for tonight 7pm - 2am. 3 kids - aged 6 , 9 and 10 years old At around $25- $30 an hour - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 5 January 2024

Looking for Mandarin speaking Nanny, Robina, QLD

$250

Robina QLD 4226, Australia

30th Dec 2023

Looking for Mandarin speaking Nanny. Assist with young family 6month old, 4 & 6 year old. Assist in keeping house tidy and cook. 3 days a week, only want kids to be spoken to in Mandarin - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter

$250

Burleigh Waters QLD, Australia

19th Dec 2023

Needing babysitter tonight 9pm - 2am for three children aged 5 , 9 and 10 - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 19 December 2023

Babysitter

$25

Pacific Pines QLD 4211, Australia

16th Dec 2023

Babysitting 8 months old on Thursdays for a full work day and occasionally on weekends for a few hours. Task would involve monitoring, playing, feeding and putting baby to sleep , as you would expect. Start is in late January , But will need a few sessions before to get familiar. Looking for a female preferably and with experience - Due date: Before Friday, 12 January 2024

Great babysitter and lovely person

Babysitting three young children age 1-4

$400

Bilinga QLD, Australia

6th Dec 2023

I need assistance watching my two children- includes entertaining them, changing nappies, making bottles, helping them play with their toys, serving meals - hours 9AM - 6PM - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 10 December 2023

Babysitting

$100

Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia

30th Nov 2023

i’m looking for a babysitter for my6 yo daughter - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 3 December 2023

Nanny required for school Pick up/drops 1-2 per week

$100

Coomera QLD, Australia

19th Nov 2023

Looking for a reliable nanny to do 1 school pick up and drop off a week on a regular basis for 2 children aged 6 & 9 with the possibility to pick up an extra day for school pickups if necessary. Details: Monday school pick up at 3pm Merrimac to Coomera Tuesday school drop off 7:40 AM Coomera to Merrimac arrive by 8:50 AM Must have the flexibility to do a school pick up every second Tuesday or Friday. Please send me a message if you're interested to discuss more. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 29 January 2024

Babysitting

$100

Broadbeach QLD, Australia

9th Nov 2023

I’m going to be coming on holidays with my husband and 2 children between the 22nd and 30th of January. My son is 9 and daughter is 7. I’m just wanting some sporadic babysitting so we can go for dinner or catch a movie just the 2 to be f us a couple of times. Must have working with children check. I will provide activities. And looking at $20 an hour cash in hand Cheers - Due date: Flexible

BABYSITTER

$50

Surfers Paradise QLD, Australia

2nd Nov 2023

Babysitting for 2kids for 3-4 hrs - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 3 November 2023

Babysitter

$30

Palm Beach QLD, Australia

1st Nov 2023

Need someone to look after a 4year old boy. Starting today when you can until around 4pm Price is per hour - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 2 November 2023

Casual Nanny for 1-2 days a week

$20

Surfers Paradise QLD, Australia

27th Sep 2023

Needing a casual nanny to help out a couple of days a week at home when needed. I have two small children 4 and 2. I would need someone a couple of hours during the day depending on what I need to get done. Help around the house ect. Requirements- need to have proper police check, working with children card, experience with children, or working in some kind of childcare. - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting

$5

Ashmore QLD, Australia

14th Sep 2023

Hey I'm needing someone over the school holidays to watch my two boys at my house for 5 hours a day I'm willing to pay 20$ a hour message me if interested - Due date: Flexible

Nanny (Part-time)

$660

Robina QLD, Australia

13th Sep 2023

🌟 Seeking Amazing Nanny with Childcare Qualifications - Robina Gold Coast! 🌟 Join our spirited family and be a part of our after-school adventure! We're looking for an experienced nanny with childcare qualifications to care for our four amazing kids (ages 10, 7, 6, and 2) in the afternoons and evenings Monday to Friday, 3-8pm (though you'll typically have 2-3 kids with you at a time). If you have a genuine love for children, hold the necessary qualifications, and can provide a nurturing environment, we want to hear from you! Must have your own vehicle and enjoy a fun, active lifestyle. If you're ready for this opportunity, please make an offer!

Babysitting

$250

Mermaid Waters QLD, Australia

25th Aug 2023

Babysitting 3 children . Ages 4, 8 and 9 . From 6pm onwards till around 2am . - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 25 August 2023