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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 Cairns

Regular nanny

$2,250

Mena Creek QLD 4871, Australia

Aug 12th 2022

Hi, I'm looking for any nannies who are available from now who can commit to regular daytime hours and an increase in November for a few days while my wife and I go to Townsville for the birth of our child. TIA.

Babysitter - Redlynch

$70

Redlynch QLD, Australia

Jun 20th 2022

Babysitter required for 2 x boys (age 4 & 7) On Friday 24 June from 6pm till 10:30pm in Redlynch Valley. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 24 June 2022

Babysitter

$75

Earlville QLD 4870, Australia

Jan 8th 2022

Babysitting 3 young children in hotel room - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 9th Jan 2022

I need babysitter services

$25

Redlynch QLD 4870, Australia

Jul 29th 2021

School pick up from Whitfield then take to child's home. Total 2 hours from 4pm to 6pm pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Need to be licensed with own car

I need babysitter services

$20

Cairns City QLD, Australia

Apr 23rd 2021

Need to look after a 2 year old in a hotel resort while a child is asleep

Childcare school runs

$25

Bayview Heights QLD 4868, Australia

Mar 2nd 2021

School drop off & pick up

I need babysitter services

$20

Westcourt QLD, Australia

Nov 6th 2020

Drop them to school and pick up after school. Should know driving.

In home nanny

$400

Edge Hill QLD, Australia

Jul 21st 2022

Two - three days a week in home nanny to watch fourth month old Baby - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter

$20

Silkwood QLD, Australia

Jun 7th 2022

Rhiannon 15 Amelia 13 Skigh 3 Pryce 2 Tues to sat 230 to 1130pm - Due date: Before Monday, 20 June 2022

Babysitter - Palm Cove 16th Dec

$45

Palm Cove QLD, Australia

Dec 12th 2021

Hi, We require a babysitter for 2 boys (4 & 6 year old) for 3 hours at Palm Cove at a resort on 16th December from 6pm.

I need babysitter services

$60

Palm Cove QLD, Australia

Jul 12th 2021

I am looking for someone to babysit my three children (age 11,10&9) on Saturday 17th of July

I need babysitter services

$30

Cairns QLD, Australia

Apr 3rd 2021

I am staying at the Riley hotel and need a babysitter for today and tomorrow for 6 hours a day

Nanny / Night Nurse - 6 nights

$500

Mission Beach QLD, Australia

Feb 28th 2021

I need a nanny / night nurse in Mission Beach for 6 nights - 7th March - 13th March.

Desperate need for nanny/babysitter

$2,500

Utchee Creek QLD, Australia

Aug 12th 2022

I am needing to deliver my baby in Townsville (medical necessity) and we have 7 children (2 of whom I was planning on taking with me to Townsville). I have absolutely no help for the other children at home and I am desperate to have a plan for their care. The surgery will be done in the middle of November and I would need someone to stay at my home in Utchee Creek (just outside Innisfail) to stay for a minimum of 1 night, possibly 2 to stay with my remaining 5 children (13,10,8,5 and 2). I would be so grateful if I had someone to help me and I will pay as much as anyone is willing to offer. - Due date: Flexible

Nanny for my kids

$500

Edge Hill QLD, Australia

Jul 19th 2022

4 month old baby an drop 4 year old to kindy round the corner. Flexible with hours but probably three days a week for 5-8 hours - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter

$25

Clifton Beach QLD 4879, Australia

May 31st 2022

Babysitter to look after 3 month old baby - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting

$45

Redlynch QLD, Australia

Nov 10th 2021

Need a babysitter for 2-3 hours to look after 2 x boys (4 year old and 6 year old)

Babysitter needed

$70

Cairns QLD, Australia

Jun 6th 2021

A new born and a 2 year old in need of care On Wednesdays From 9am to 12pm weekly

I need nanny - part time

$400

Cairns QLD, Australia

Mar 24th 2021

Needing a qoute for a nanny for my soon to be 4 month daughter. 2 days a week - 8am -6pm. My daughter has had some works done to her nose, so she is susceptible to viruses etc. So cannot go to childcare. She is a twin and she is allergic to cows milk. My daughter loves cuddles, being spockrn too, she loves toys and loves go outside to see the leaves and birds x Needing a nanny to be with her at our home, duties will include * normal minding services *be willing to suction and add sailine to her nose (only if required) *preparing fresh baby food (cows milk alergy) *lots of cuddles. *pattying her to sleep *bath, feeds and playtime *walks to the nearby park #Medical experience is a must. # Must have a blue card and first aide certs etc. #must have your own vehicle #working with children blue card and reference #no criminal history You will not be required to watch the boy twin and his 3 year old brother as they go to childcare. Dad and I both work full time. We have a big 4 bedroom house with a little chauawa. We are chilled out family and easy going. This will be a long term job. However, every month my daughter and I would be required to travel out of town for a few days for specialists follow ups I'm super organized so we can plan ahead for these times. Happy to pay $400 for 4 days work a fortnight. However willing to negotiate rate.

I need babysitter services

$150

Redlynch QLD, Australia

Feb 10th 2021

Over night care of my 3 kids. Kids will ride to school in the morning, need someone to stay during the day with a young puppy.