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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:
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.
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.
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.
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 Adelaide
Aug 10th 2022
Afternoon babysitter for 3 children, age 6, 7 and 9, for 3 hours for 5 nights first week of September. Help get ready for school next day and make dinner, light household duties.
Mount Barker SA, Australia
Jun 21st 2022
Require a babysitter at miscellaneous times throughout the week - Due date: Flexible
Woodside SA 5244, Australia
Feb 2nd 2022
I need a babysitter on a weekly base
Babysitter - occasional
Hahndorf SA 5245, Australia
May 10th 2021
Looking for babysitter we can rely on for occasional casual work. We would be providing at least one to two jobs a month or more when I’m back at work. We have two kids aged 3 and 8 months.
I need nanny -After school pick up help
Tusmore SA, Australia
Mar 10th 2021
2-3 hours per day i.e. 3:40-5:40 Drivers licence required 5-6 month contract
Perth WA 6000, Australia
Oct 15th 2020
Babysitter required to look after a 2.5yo and 5.5yo in Walkerville for 4.5 hrs from 5pm on Friday
I need babysitting
Adelaide SA, Australia
Jan 8th 2019
I am looking for baby sitter/ play date with my 5 year old boy in Adelaide CBD for 27th Jan for 5 hours from 7 pm onwards.
Cleland SA 5152, Australia
Jul 27th 2022
We need a babysitter tomorrow night from around 6.15pm at our house up in Crafers. The three kids are my five year old son and two three-year-old twins. All lively at that time of night, but (relatively) well behaved. They'll be mostly fed and bathed, but will need a story and to be put to bed. We'll likely be back around 10.00pm. Cheers, Richard - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 28 July 2022
Babysitting three kids in Crafers tomorrow night
Crafers SA, Australia
May 30th 2022
We need a babysitter tomorrow night from around 6.15pm at our house up in Crafers. The three kids are my five year old son and two two-year-old twins. All lively at that time of night, but (relatively) well behaved. They'll be mostly fed and bathed, but will need a story and to be put to bed. We'll likely be back around 10.00pm. Cheers, Richard - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Teacher available for babysitting
Echunga SA, Australia
Dec 6th 2021
Hi there, I’m a primary school teacher who was a professional nanny before/during my tertiary studies. I love kids and have copious experience with a varied range of children. I have had both my COVID jabs. I’m returning to SA on December 18th and will be based in the Adelaide Hills until mid Jan when I start my next teaching job. Please let me know if you need an extra pair of hands this silly season! $25 an hour most times.
Babysitting 2 & 4 year old
Adelaide SA, Australia
Apr 15th 2021
We're travelling in Adelaide and surrounds with our two kids, Ella (4) and Leo (2), and we'd love to go out for dinner together tomorrow night (Friday 16th). We've hired a nice big campervan with kitchen, toilet, shower, etc. We can park it wherever is convenient for you so you could look after them in the camper. We have toys, activities, TV, etc and they're in bed by 8pm. Please let me know if you're available, thank you!
Pick up school nanny
Tranmere SA 5073, Austrália
Mar 8th 2021
I need a nanny with a car to frequently pick up my two daughters at school from Wednesday to Friday at Thordon Park kindergarten and East Torrens primary school and look after until I arrive at 6 pm. Our home is in Tranmere. We need someone regular during school season for this whole year. Kids are 5 and 9 years old.
Adelaide SA, Australia
Sep 26th 2020
Babysitter required tomorrow Sunday 27 sep 10 am-5 pm for my 2 daughters i can pay $15/h and the superb will cowandilla at my home
Magill SA, Australia
Aug 24th 2022
Hi, we are looking for a babysitter for after-school on Mon-Wed-Thurs to assist with homework, dinner prep and school readiness for the next day. We also need someone for Saturday’s 9-1pm for our 7 year old. Familiarity with high functioning ASD/ADHD is preferred but not necessary. Weekday hours are 3:30pm - 6pm Police clearance, an ABN & working with children checks are required. Thank you
St Georges SA, Australia
Jun 30th 2022
Looking after twins and 7 year old.
Babysitter for 4 hours
Adelaide SA, Australia
Apr 5th 2022
Need a babysitter on Wednesday night 6th April from 5:30PM-9PM, we will be out for dinner, our daughter is 3 and half years old. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 6 April 2022
Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
Sep 29th 2021
Requesting a babysitter from 6 pm till 10 pm today 29 September at Mantra Hotel - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 29th Sep 2021
After-school housekeeper/nanny twice a fortnight
Athelstone SA, Australia
Mar 15th 2021
I'm a single father of 3 teenagers with a full-time job, and care for my kids every second week. I'm looking for a kind, responsible, hard-working person to help with some chores and child-minding after school for two hours at a time (eg 4-6 pm), twice per fortnight. I need somebody flexible who can help with whatever it takes to run a household: dishes, laundry, tidying up, fixing the kids snacks, helping cook dinner. Being able to help with homework would be a bonus. You must have a police check. My kids are shy and nerdy and very nice, you must be a kind and gentle person to suit them :-)
Babysitter 18mnth old baby
Adelaide SA, Australia
Jan 2nd 2021
Hoping to find a babysitter for our little one who’s 18mnths, 3hours required from 6.30 -9.30pm for the night of either 3/1/21 or 4/1/21, we’re flexible:) Location required East end Adelaide. Baby goes to bed at 6pm, so super easy money. You’d be in our apartment with TV/tea/coffee etc. Thanks so much
Dernancourt SA 5075, Australia
Feb 13th 2019
I require a person between the ages of 18-25 to assist in daily pick up from school x two children 12 and 14 years of age . Assist with home work studies and sport activities till 6.30/7 on each weeknight Mon-Fri .