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Recent Childcare & Safety reviews in Sunshine Coast

Brilliant!! Handled 5 kids effortlessly - thank you!

Babysitter

$300

Claire was fantastic looking after the 2.5 year old twins. She was prompt and professional and we will look to use her again when next in Noosa

I need babysitter services

$20

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

$5 - $100

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$5

median

$75

high

$100

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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 Sunshine Coast

Regular after school babysitter

$40

Noosaville QLD, Australia

30th Jan 2024

4 year old. Starting prep. Parents working. Pick up from school. Entertain for 2-3 hours until 5. At home or outdoors. 3 days per week, regular work. Pay by the hour + expenses. - Due date: Flexible

Nanny Needed

$140

Palmview QLD, Australia

8th Jan 2024

Exploring whether there is a nanny available to help on a part time and regular basis with twins who are approaching 3 months. Fairly predictable tasks as we have an established routine just need an extra pair of hands. Flexible with times but ideally mornings and afternoons. $25-$40 per hour depending on experience and building rapport with us as as want at least 2-3 months ongoing engagement Minimum 4 hours per day so roughly $130 ish - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter For 2 x Toddlers

$200

Noosa Heads QLD, Australia

25th Dec 2023

On holidays from Brisbane, wouldn’t mind a hand with kids tonight. We’re staying at RACV Noosa. Would need you from 8pm - 12 am tonight. (Kids will be asleep) - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 25 December 2023

Babysitting for 30-45 minutes @ Sunshine Plaza

$30

Maroochydore QLD 4558, Australia

19th Dec 2023

Needing experienced babysitter with blue card to watch 3 kids at Sunshine Plaza for approx half an hour while I duck into appointment. Can be flexible on time but likely mid to late morning or just after lunch 21st or 22nd. Kids aged 11 months, 2, and 5. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 21 December 2023

Babysitting

$100

Forest Glen QLD, Australia

12th Dec 2023

Hello , I am looking for a babysitter/ childminder to look after my 8 week old every Tuesday from 12-4 . And possibly a couple days here and there when needed . Must have a blue card / first aid certificate Previous experience in childminding or day care or have had experience with babies recommended - Due date: Flexible

2days weekdays babysitter

$100

Caloundra West QLD, Australia

29th Nov 2023

We have a 7-month-old baby girl. I’m planning to go back to part-time work in Dec/Jan. Need someone reliable, caring, patient and experienced to look after her at our house 2 days a week from 8am-1pm. With a suitable person, more days will be given and occasionally night time care. - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting

$80

Sunshine Coast QLD, Australia

26th Nov 2023

Hi Jamie I’m 18 years old - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 27 November 2023

Babysitter for 2 weeks

$20

Sippy Downs QLD, Australia

22nd Sep 2023

Babysit easy going 18-month-old boy. Dad works from home so times can be negotiated. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 25 September 2023

Babysitting

$100

Dicky Beach QLD, Australia

21st Aug 2023

Need to work for a few hours and need someone to watch my bubs starting at 8.30 - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 24 August 2023

Babysitter

$5

Battery Hill QLD, Australia

9th Aug 2023

I have two kids, 6months and 2 years. I have two site visits on Thursday morning, approx 8.30am till 12.30pm. I would like someone to come with me in the car, so when i have the meeting you can look after the kids? Should be ongoing work. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 10 August 2023

Excellent, exactly what I needed

Cleaning and babysitting

$100

Bokarina QLD, Australia

20th Jul 2023

Looking for someone to come and do cleaning/babysitting for three hours in the morning five days a week - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting

$100

Bokarina QLD, Australia

4th Jun 2023

Babysitter needed for occasional help for 3,8 and 12 year olds. Blue card and experience preferred. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 16 June 2023

Nanny help for 18 month year old for 4 weeks in sept/oct

$90

Coolum Beach QLD 4573, Australia

21st May 2023

We will be living in coolum for 1 month from September 20 and require a few days help with our little boy, Sebastian (18 months). You would be welcome at our 2 bedroom apartment or to take him home/out and about, whatever works for both of you. We are hoping for at least 3 days help during business hours, but we are also flexible. Generally a 3-8 hour shift, but we can be very flexible here as well. $15 per hour. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 18 October 2023

Taleah is great! Thanks for your work

Babysitter

$100

Little Mountain QLD, Australia

16th Mar 2023

We are looking for a babysitter for Friday night between 4pm and 8pm. Two boys 11 and 4. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 March 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 March 2023

Aupair/babysitter

$120

Pelican Waters QLD, Australia

10th Mar 2023

Busy mum and business owner needing a full time babysitter/nanny/assistant. Offer is for a 4 hour trial. Located in Pelican Waters. Please only respond if you are able to commit to full time, just wanting to do a trial first. There are 3 kids living there age 9, 12, 14 but you will only be looking after the 2 younger ones. Police check, blue card, license and insurance required. Food and fuel provided. - Due date: Before Monday, 13 March 2023

Babysitter

$100

Buderim QLD, Australia

4th Mar 2023

Babysitter for two girls (2 and 5 yo) from 5:30 to 10:00 pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 11 March 2023

Nanny / babysitter

$150

Kunda Park QLD 4556, Australia

2nd Mar 2023

Hello! We are looking for a full time nanny for our 2 year old daughter Grace, as our current Nanny is moving away. We are located in Buderim. We are wanting someone who is kind, caring, reliable, playful and fun! Grace loves playing with Barbies, drawing, riding her bike and reading. Hours would be roughly 9am-3pm. Some days abit longer eg. 8:45am- 3:45pm. We are also looking for extended hours for a couple of weeks in April if possible. Blue card and drivers license would be ideal. Please send me a message if interested or if you would like more information. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 9 March 2023

Babysitting

$35

Mountain Creek QLD 4557, Australia

29th Dec 2022

have 2 kids at mooloolaba at the landmark that need baby sitting - Due date: Before Saturday, 31 December 2022

Babysitter for 18MO for 6 hours Saturday 12 November

$180

Noosa Heads QLD, Australia

9th Nov 2022

Baby sitting 18mo child. Will include feeding dinner, putting down for bed. We will be nearby in town for a wedding. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 November 2022

Experienced nanny

$30

Glenview QLD, Australia

20th Oct 2022

Looking for an in-home nanny for my 8 month old daughter while I work. My preferred hours/days would be 9-3 on Mondays and Fridays, however I am open to other days if absolutely necessary. Baby Lara is developing so fast... really she just needs someone who can interract with her and help her play with toys and feed/change her. My husband and I both work from home. I'll be around if she needs to breastfeed or needs a cuddle, so it should be pretty smooth sailing. While she sleeps I would like you to assist with light housework - dishes, folding laundry, packing up toys, that kind of thing... we are a very busy family with 4 kids, 2 cats and 2 dogs, and I hope with time you will be able to see/sense what needs doing (i hate bossing people around haha) Would be great if you were also open to occasionally helping out with my older children - a sweet/shy-ish 3year old boy, and 9year old twin girls - who are pretty independent but still need meals, reminders, driving etc. Maybe once you are all comfortable with each other, evening babysitting, from time to time... We live on a beautiful acreage in Glenview, in a single story modern home with all the comforts like climate control, indoor/outdoor play areas etc. Given where we are and if the kids ever need to be dropped off/picked up, you would need to have a driver's licence (can use our car as it has the babyseats). We are looking for someone pleasant, reliable, responsible, caring, competent, takes initiative, and hopefully ends up being like a part of our family! Ideal start would be Monday 7 November but I'd like to start meeting and deciding as soon as possible. Please let me know if you have any questions, maybe I have forgotten to cover some details? Thanks for reading! Looking forward to hearing from you, Anna - Due date: Flexible