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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 Hobart

Babysitter

$200

Sandford TAS, Australia

Feb 5th 2022

Settle baby when he wakes - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12th Feb 2022

I need babysitter services

$25

Risdon Vale TAS, Australia

Nov 26th 2020

To look after two children and put them to bed etc. for 5-6hours. Please contact me for more details

I need a babysitter

$180

Hobart TAS, Australia

Dec 12th 2018

Babysitter to mind a 1 year old from 3:30pm to 12:30am on Saturday 15 December. Minding to occur in our accomodation in central hobart. Baby will need to be fed (solids), bathed and put to bed at 7:30pm. Play games with the inquisitive soul until then. Bonus if you can provide some toys to play with.

Emma was a godsend in babysitting our 1 year old whilst we attended a wedding. She came to our accomodation, fed the baby, bathed her and played with her for the evening. Ensuring her routine wasn’t overly disrupted by our absence.

I need babysitter services

$60

Glenorchy TAS 7010, Australia

Aug 31st 2021

We are looking for a sitter for our 6 & 9 year olds on a regular basis.

I need babysitter services

$180

Hobart TAS, Australia

Dec 18th 2019

Hello, my name is Kyria and would like a baby sitting service (visiting for a conference) for my two sons aged 6 & 1.5 years old. Experience with babies is an absolute must. Its important for me to read reviews prior to appointing someone. Grand Chancellor Hobart 17th Jan 2020 Time will be confirmed however should be from about 6.30 until midnight If you have any questions for me pls dont hesitate to ask Kyria

I need babysitting

$20

North Hobart TAS 7000, Australia

Dec 9th 2018

Hello, I need someone to take care of my 6 year old daughter tomorrow (Monday 10th) from 8:15am until 2:45pm (6.5 hours) for $20 per hour. Must have RWVP card. Location: Hobart

Hobart babysitter - friday afternoon

$120

Kelvin Grove QLD 4059, Australia

Mar 31st 2022

Evening We are on holidays from brisbane and staying in central hobart. We’re after someone to look after our one year old, harriet, for 3ish hours tomorrow (friday) so we can have a few baby free hours. 5-8 ish but we’re flexible based on availability. Will prep food and sleeping things and youre welcome to hang out at our airbnb apartment on Davey St. References or reviews required for obvious reasons Thanks Clare

I need babysitter services

$25

Hobart TAS, Australia

Apr 25th 2021

Babysitter required onsite in hotel room for 3 hours on Monday 26 April from 6-9 pm.

Experienced part time nanny for two children

$475

Blackmans Bay TAS, Australia

Oct 12th 2019

I’m looking for a nanny for my two boys (4 months old and nearly 3 years old) each Thursday and Friday. Care would include looking after the boys, putting them to bed, feeding, cooking for them, tidying, some basic cleaning and other daily duties. Please get in touch if this sounds like you. Thanks, Bec