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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 Newcastle

Need a nanny or babysitter

$200

West Wallsend NSW, Australia

Jul 25th 2022

I need a babysitter or nanny for my two children both under the age of two for Wednesday through to Friday and every second Tuesday and on Fridays you would only have one child - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 28 July 2022

Babysitter

$125

Seahampton NSW 2286, Australia

Mar 21st 2022

To mind 2 girls, 3 and 6 years old for 4 hs. 5:45pm to 9:45pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 25 March 2022

I need babysitter services

$15

New Lambton Heights NSW, Australia

Mar 27th 2021

We need a Babbysitter tomorrow form 2-7ish. We have two children aged 6 and 3

Babysit newborn 2hrs now

$50

Tingira Heights NSW, Australia

Feb 28th 2020

[Content Moderated] Experienced babysitter 25years old and up Wwcc Qualified Vwhicle 230-430

Babysitting now needed

$25

Tingira Heights NSW, Australia

Feb 28th 2020

A babysitter immediately, tingira heights. Can pickup also. 5+years experience Wwcc Qualified

Babysitting

$60

Charlestown NSW, Australia

Nov 25th 2019

I need a babysitter for the night of the 6th dec for my 14 month old. It would be from 4.30pm - 8.30/9ish. Just looking at prices atm.

Overnight Babysitter

$100

Warners Bay NSW, Australia

Sep 7th 2019

We're looking for something a little unusual - someone who can do occasional overnight babysitting. Our children don't really need looking after, we just need someone around so that we can travel for work from time to time. We need someone lovely - is that you?!

Babysitter needed

$50

Bar Beach NSW 2300, Australia

Jun 3rd 2022

We live in Bar Beach 2300 and we have a 19 month old girl. Our daughter will most likely be asleep or down in her cot when you arrive so you will just need to monitor her on the baby monitor. Once she falls asleep, she does not normally wake during the night. You will be able to use the Netflix/tv in the house and we can give you access to wifi if needed. We will need babysitting from 6.30pm to 9.30pm please. Looking to pay $15/ hour or $50 for the night thanks - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 11 June 2022

I need a babysitter

$25

Lambton NSW, Australia

Jun 23rd 2021

Our family: We are after a nanny to look after our 3 children aged 5, 3 and 6 months. Care is needed for 2 days per week, preferably on Mondays and Thursdays. The usual hours would be between 9am to 5pm. Duties: We are seeking a nanny to be in sole charge of our children with duties including: • Providing care and supervision • Preparing meals (I can have dinners pre-cooked); • School pick up and homework; • Bath time; and • Light tidying duties. Remuneration: $25 per hour ($400 per week for 2 days). We are seeking a long-term placement.

O/N in Home childcare FEMALE ONLY

$200

Cardiff South NSW 2285, Australia

Dec 28th 2020

Hi, Slim hopes.. but I'm looking for someone to care for my 2 children on NYE night, overnight in my home located in cardiff heights. Please see "must haves" before making and offer.. ONLY LOOKING FOR A FEMALE CARER AGED 18+

I need babysitter services now newcastle nsw

$25

Newcastle NSW, Australia

Feb 28th 2020

Babysitting Wwcc Qualified babysitter needed [Content Moderated] 0411690488

Babysitting for 2 hrs today 1145-145pm

$50

Tingira Heights NSW, Australia

Feb 27th 2020

Light duties, feeding, changing bedtime and activities. Positive and adaptable. 5yrs + and qualifications a must. Vehicle necessary at home duties or my home is fine.

Babysitting ~ approx $7000

$5

Newcastle West NSW, Australia

Oct 21st 2019

Anticipated payment $7000 based on experience 24 hours a day Up to 2 weeks All expenses paid 14 year old boy - non-violent, well behaved but may try to run away

Babysitter: Looking For A Babysitter In Newcastle Oct 8th

$100

Newcastle NSW, Australia

Sep 5th 2022

Hi, we are travelling to Newcastle on the 8th of October for an event and need to get a babysitter for a few hours on the Saturday evening of 8th October. Our little girl is 13 months and we are staying at the Novotel Newcastle. We would need a sitter to come to the Novotel at around 6:30pm to 11:30pm. Our budget is around $100 for the evening. Please get in touch if you have experience babysitting or minding minding children. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 8 October 2022

Once a week nanny

$85

Wallsend NSW 2287, Australia

May 24th 2022

Nanny needed one day a week for 5 month old baby boy. To take care of for a nap/play at our residence. - Due date: Flexible

Nanny service Required

$120

Fletcher NSW 2287, Australia

May 11th 2021

Need Nanny for 4 days a week. 8 to 10 hours a day. Should be experienced in handling infants. Assist the new mum with babies and babies related household chores. Must have working with child check done.

Babysitting

$70

Newcastle NSW, Australia

Jul 26th 2020

Looking for someone to mind my toddler at short notice for an hour or two on a regular basis. I'm an outcall masseuse and have jobs on a moments notice at times. This would suit either pension/unemployed or recent school leavers in need of extra cash. You would either need to pick her and take her for a pram walk to park ECT or mind in your home. I'm in Cooks Hill are in Darby st.

I need babysitter services

$25

Tingira Heights NSW, Australia

Feb 28th 2020

Newborn sitter for 2 hrs today 04119y0488

Babysitter

$100

Merewether NSW, Australia

Jan 18th 2020

Need a babysitter for tonight - paying $100 cash My babysitter cancelled because she is sick

I need babysitter services

$100

Cameron Park NSW, Australia

Oct 19th 2019

Hi, I have a 5 month old baby girl. I am looking for a baby sitter for four hours on Thursday (24 October). I was wondering if you would be available. Please let me know. Thank you.