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Recent Childcare & Safety reviews in Melbourne

"Laura was fantastic. She arrived early and settled in quickly and was very happy to cook the kids an easy dinner. She even cleaned up afterwards which was a wonderful surprise. Kids enjoyed her company and I would definitely use Laura again. Easy to communicate with and very responsive."

Babysitter Needed tonight

$100

"Lovely girl. Was very kind and calm with our baby. Would use again. Thank you"

Babysitter St Kilda Thursday 930-1130

$60

"Michaela is absolutely fantastic I couldn’t have found a better babysitter to watch the kids!. I just want to take her back to Perth she’s that great! Thanks you so much really appreciate it . "

I need babysitting

$150

"Laura was prompt, friendly and the boys loved spending time with her"

Babysitter Central Melbourne hotel

$60

"Came on immediate request and did fantastic job. Would love to use her again and again."

Urgent babysitter required!! NOW!!

$160

"Christine was amazing in her care of our daughter. Prompt in returning messages, calls. Helped out at short notice too. Thank You!"

Nanny w/ drivers licence

$75

What's the average cost of a Childcare & Safety in Melbourne

$60 - $140

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$60

median

$100

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$140

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Average reviews for Childcare & Safety Services in Melbourne

based on 61 reviews

4.98

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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 Melbourne

Babysitting

$50

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Sep 12th 2022

In need of a baby sitter! Look no further I hold a working with children’s check, have my own car and am fully licensed in case of emergency I am Trained in CPR and advanced first aid. I’m great with kids and love entertaining, I used to work as a kids party host! I would love to complete tasks for you - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter

$150

Moonee Ponds VIC, Australia

Aug 29th 2022

Seeking a babysitter for this Thursday between 5.30-9.30pm in Moonee Ponds. Two boys 8 & 6. Well behaved and easy to look after. Working with children certificate required and any other certs are favourable. Thank you - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Friendly. Kids liked Grace. Thank you

Nanny part time

$5

Toorak VIC, Australia

Aug 15th 2022

Hello. We are a small family, with one beautiful 8 month old baby boy. We are looking at having someone look after him on a regular basis, In the meantime we want to try and find the right person, and can start doing casual days here and there. Some light house work, folding washing or dishes etc, would be appreciated but not necessary. We are in no rush, want to wait for the right person to fit in. Pay is negotiable. Would like to start off at one half day a week Monday, Tuesday or Thursday - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting tonight crown

$200

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Jul 29th 2022

Looking for someone to come to crown towers tonight and watch our son while we add end a dinner 6 pm -12pm at the latest - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 29 July 2022

Was great thanks heaps highly recommend

Babysitter

$100

Thornbury VIC, Australia

Jul 28th 2022

Babysitter needed for Saturday 30 July at 7pm. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 30 July 2022

Babysitter

$120

Parkville VIC, Australia

Jul 7th 2022

Hi I am looking for a babysitter for my 5yrs old son on 10/7/2022 from 11am till 4pm.

Babysitter for 2 hours

$50

Windsor VIC, Australia

May 7th 2022

Hi there I am looking for a babysitter for a couple of hours tonight. Need to run a few errands. Approx 7-9 but i am flexible. No putting down/ to bed involved, will already be done before you get here. There is a dog also but he is a good boy and will likely just rest his head on your lap the whole time.

Ruby is a gem! Offered to come and babysit last minute for a few hours, and on a Saturday night. Turned up on time, no hassles, good communication. Will use again. Thanks heaps !

Experienced nanny for newborn

$300

Brunswick East VIC, Australia

Sep 11th 2022

I am looking for a reliable nanny to help us with our newborn baby. Baby is coming in October and I need to get back to work soon after that… my husband will be home, but he will need some help considering he had no previous experience. happy to discuss any arrangements… but I will need to meet the candidate and need all checking in place before hand. We have no family here, so this person will become part of the family!! You should have extensive years of experience, preferably already a mum that can teach us all we need to know…Looking forward to hearing from you.

Nanny needed for 1 year old

$1,000

Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

Aug 29th 2022

Hello! We are looking for a casual nanny to come and take care of our 1 year old boy. We are located in Brunswick, Melbourne. Hours are flexible and we can hopefully work around your time. - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting

$22

Melbourne VIC, Australia

Aug 9th 2022

To just supervise my 11 year old daughter for a few hours - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 14 August 2022

Nanny/babysitter

$40

Collingwood VIC, Australia

Jul 28th 2022

Need a babysitter/nanny to pick up my 8 year old daughter from after school care and take her home Mon-Fri 5:50- 6:50 Need to be able to drive School is in collingwood home is in maribyrnong - Due date: Flexible

Casual in-house nanny

$30

South Melbourne VIC, Australia

Jul 27th 2022

Looking for a local, experienced nanny for 3 hours on a Wednesday and a Friday around midday, at our home in south Melbourne. My daughter is 15 months old & plenty of fun! We have everything you need at home (food/toys/activities/nappies etc.). It will include playing with her, light tidying, preparing snacks or bottles, cuddles, changing nappies and reading books. It would suit a professional nanny to school-age children who has a spare few hours in the day, a childcare educator not working on those days, a retired school teacher or a teaching university student experienced with toddlers. Happy to pay cash $30 per hour. - Due date: Flexible

Nanny wanted

$100

Toorak VIC, Australia

Jul 7th 2022

I’m looking for a mature aged person to pick up two teenagers (girls aged 12 and 15years) from school 3/4 nights a week. Drive them home and care for them until we arrive home from work around 630pm. Occasionally it may be later. Help start homework and potentially start dinner. Pickup from school is 3:30. Must have drivers license and own car. Working with children check. - Due date: Flexible

I’m looking for a stay at home Nanny/Au Pair starting immediately

$10

Windsor VIC, Australia

Sep 16th 2022

I am looking for a babysitter/Aupair starting immediately until December . I am a single parent who is a full-time student and need help with my two year old daughter ,so I can take up shift work during the nights. Please make sure you have Working with Children Check Police Check - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 16 September 2022

Babysitting

$300

Ascot Vale VIC, Australia

Sep 6th 2022

Our four-year-old son Aiden needs babysitting from 7 AM to 6 PM. We're in Ascot Vale. He's a bit under the weather but has no fever and tests negative for covid.

Grace was punctual, friendly and professional. Thanks for a job well done.

Babysitter

$50

West Melbourne VIC, Australia

Aug 16th 2022

I need to run a meeting from 12.30-2:30 and need someone to look after my 10 months old baby. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 18 August 2022

Friday in-home nanny shift

$150

South Melbourne VIC, Australia

Aug 6th 2022

Looking for a local, experienced professional nanny for 5 hours on a Friday from midday, at our home in south Melbourne, ongoing. My daughter is 15 months old & plenty of fun! We have everything you need at home (food/toys/activities/nappies etc.). It will include putting her down for a nap, playing with her, light tidying, preparing snacks or bottles, cuddles, changing nappies and reading books.

Looking for part time nanny

$250

Docklands VIC 3008, Australia

Jul 28th 2022

Taking care of an 9-month old baby 1. August - Mon and Wed, 10am-4pm 2. September - Mon - Friday, 9am-5pm Job description: - Feed baby - Put baby to naps - simple baby related housework - playing with baby $30/hour - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 1 August 2022

Nanny/helper wanted

$30

Aberfeldie VIC, Australia

Jul 15th 2022

Need a nanny to be present at our home from around 6 pm until 9 pm Monday to Fridays to help with our 5 month old daughter. Must be able to pass a police check. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 18 July 2022

September START--- Nanny / babysitter wanted PART-TIME

$40

Coburg VIC, Australia

Jul 5th 2022

Hello! I work later/ long shifts & I require babysitting services (3 ongoing shifts afternoon/evenings a week for the right person). ***AUGUST BABYSITTER HIRED!**** I work a rotating roster at a hospital. The job would involve picking up a 6 yr old boy from his OSHC (Outside School Hours Care) program between 5pm PREFERABLY 5.30pm (absolute latest), & dropping back home. Thus if you're local, that's better. ***Hours would be 5.30-8.30pm**** (His bedtime is 7pm latest) Also would involve: -Dinner, light meal-prep (you will be considered favourably if you can cook healthy meals!) -Bedtime routine -Light housekeeping duties -Easy to follow instructions, position description & typed manual to ensure a smooth time. We have a Tonkinese cat, who is very friendly & cuddly, so must love cats too! ****$30-$35 an hr depending on qualifications/ fuel costs/ availability. If no WWC & prior experience *** $40 an hour for WWC & nannying experience *potential for ongoing permanent around my shift work (Evenings. MON, TUES, THURS, or rotating FRI between these same above hrs) ESSENTIAL: -ID for school pickup authorisation -Ability to cook -Good communication -Ability to follow instructions -Available evenings on the days mentioned I really want someone who can take the initiative & who can gain a good rapport with my son. I don't want to have to micromanage. This would suit an intuitive carer with a warm, bubbly personality! Reliability is a must. ***PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU CANNOT BE AVAILABLE FOR EACH OF THESE DATES***I prefer continuity of care *Please apply by messaging why you believe you would be suitable for this role. I will contact you at my earliest opportunity to schedule an interview at a mutually agreeable time. Thanks for reading. Hope to hear from you soon! Best Regards Pixie :-)