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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 Mackay

Babysitting my home for 6 yr old req for Some Sundays from 5am to 1pm

$20

West Mackay QLD, Australia

Jun 2nd 2022

childcare for some Sundays, starting at 5.00 am till about 1.00 pm in my home. Preferably able to play computer games and follow origami instructions and have fun. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 5 June 2022

Nanny looking after 2 kids

$100

Proserpine QLD, Australia

Jul 26th 2021

Looking for a nanny looking after two kids

I need babysitter services

$45

North Mackay QLD 4740, Australia

May 2nd 2021

6 month old in my home today 12.30 till 4 must have references

I need babysitter services

$160

Mackay QLD, Australia

Apr 29th 2021

We live in Perth, WA and are coming over to Mackay for my cousin’s wedding. We need a babysitter for a few hours on Friday 25th June and the again on Sat 26th June whilst we are at the Wedding reception.

Childcare/Babysitting Support

$175

North Mackay QLD, Australia

Sep 25th 2020

Assistance with children throughout the school holidays.

I need babysitting

$280

Eimeo QLD, Australia

Feb 22nd 2019

Need a babysitter from monday to Thursday 2hrs before school and 2hrs after school every 2nd week

Babysitting

$120

Airlie Beach QLD, Australia

Oct 17th 2021

We are looking for some to look after our 14 month old boy. We need someone to look after him from 7pm to 12 midnight, he should sleep the entire time. Ideally we would like someone that has either: - childcare background - medical / nursing experience - or children of their own

Debra was amazing! Highly recommend

I need babysitter services

$500

Walkerston QLD, Australia

Jun 24th 2021

Care for two children Thursday & Friday 3:30pm to 9pm Saturday 7am to 9pm Sunday 7am to 4pm This is a long term position

I need babysitter services

$100

Mackay QLD, Australia

May 1st 2021

We are looking for a babysitter to look after our 1 year old daughter. Will be asleep already and just to watch over her in our hotel room while we attend a wedding May 14th

I need nanny

$400

Moranbah QLD 4744, Australia

Feb 15th 2021

With covid making au pairs impossible to find I am now looking for a live in nanny. We live in moranbah Queensland, the children are 5 and 4.

I need a nanny to supervise home learning

$60

Mount Pleasant QLD 4740, Australia

Jul 28th 2020

I need someone to supervise my son for 3-4 hrs in the morning. Ideally Monday to Friday 9am to about Midday. You will need to assist with Year 7 Home Learning.

I need babysitting

$21

Cannonvale QLD, Australia

Dec 29th 2018

Before school care- breakfast & dropping to school. After school care- picking up from school, homework, afternoon tea, sometimes sporting events, showering & putting to bed. Depending on my shifts

Baby sitter/babysitter/child minder/nanny needed

$80

Airlie Beach QLD, Australia

Jul 1st 2022

Need someone to keep an eye on the kids while we are out for dinner. Kids will be asleep. Will be somewhere around the hours of 9-11pm tonight. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 30 June 2022

I need babysitter services

$200

Slade Point QLD, Australia

Aug 19th 2021

Monday only. 730 to 330. Looking after 8 month old. Starting 23rd

I need babysitter services

$15

East Mackay QLD, Australia

May 19th 2021

Permanent person for 1 child 3 years old needed with Guaranteed hours as i work 8 days on 4 days off rotational roster. Early mornings, late nights and weekends required. Needing drop offs and pick ups from daycare. Night time duties include dinner, bath and bed and feeding of the animals. Starting 22nd June

Babysitter

$20

Mackay QLD, Australia

Apr 29th 2021

Someone to look after my 3 children (2,8 and 10) on both Friday 25th June (for a few hours) and again on Sat 26th June (from about 4pm till about midnight). They are extremely well behaved kids.

Babysitting

$50

Andergrove QLD 4740, Australia

Jan 29th 2021

Needing a baby sitter from 8.30- roughly 10.30 for my two and half year old son

Babysitter in Airlie beach for tomorrow 25.9

$60

Airlie Beach QLD, Australia

Sep 24th 2019

Hi ! We’re coming to Airlie beach and looking for a babysitter for one evening this Wednesday 25.9 at the mantra club croc at 240 Shute Harbour Road, 4802, Airlie Beach From 7pm until about 11pm We have a 6 months old boy and a 4 years old girl who will be asleep by then We’re going to be close by in any case Is this something you can do?