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Recent Babysitter reviews

"Flexible, really helpful, accommodating and so nice. We are so happy Severine can do these various tasks for us all to such high standards. Very kind person too. Thank you so much Severine. "

Babysitting

£65

"Leonie is a natural with babies. Very caring and 100% trust worthy. It was the first time we have left our 10 month old with someone she doesn’t know and Leonie looked after her brilliantly. She made all of us feel completely at ease. "

Babysitting

£15

What's the average cost of a Babysitter

£26 - £226

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£26

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£57

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£226

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Top Babysitter related questions

A babysitter’s primary role is to care for children and look after their basic needs, like meals, hygiene, and settling for naps. Outside of that, if there’s time, your babysitter may help with chores like folding the washing, picking up toys, and even preparing dinner.
Babysitters need to be reliable, good with children, patient, responsible, responsive, and caring. Ideally, they’ll have experience and qualifications in CPR, First Aid, and childcare or education.
A nanny offers a type of babysitting service that’s usually longer-term (for example, 3 days a week, ongoing). While babysitting usually refers to shorter periods of time or less regular childcare.
The best way to find a babysitter you can rely on is to check their ratings and reviews. Look for comments like “on time”, “great with kids”, and “will hire again”.
You can easily find a babysitter near you by posting your task on Airtasker. You’ll hear from available sitters so you can choose a top-rated local babysitter who’s the perfect match for your family.
The cost of babysitting usually starts at around $20 per hour. But costs usually vary depending on the length of your babysitting session, the time of day, the number of kids, and your location.
For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses for babysitting that may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

A babysitter’s primary role is to care for children and look after their basic needs, like meals, hygiene, and settling for naps. Outside of that, if there’s time, your babysitter may help with chores like folding the washing, picking up toys, and even preparing dinner.
A nanny offers a type of babysitting service that’s usually longer-term (for example, 3 days a week, ongoing). While babysitting usually refers to shorter periods of time or less regular childcare.
You can easily find a babysitter near you by posting your task on Airtasker. You’ll hear from available sitters so you can choose a top-rated local babysitter who’s the perfect match for your family.
For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses for babysitting that may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

Babysitters need to be reliable, good with children, patient, responsible, responsive, and caring. Ideally, they’ll have experience and qualifications in CPR, First Aid, and childcare or education.
The best way to find a babysitter you can rely on is to check their ratings and reviews. Look for comments like “on time”, “great with kids”, and “will hire again”.
The cost of babysitting usually starts at around $20 per hour. But costs usually vary depending on the length of your babysitting session, the time of day, the number of kids, and your location.

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What do Babysitting services include?

Babysitting services include several tasks such as changing the diaper, preparing the baby’s meals and feeding them, ensuring they take their afternoon nap. If specified, and other services like administering any medication as necessary, bathing them and putting a new change of clothes on them as needed.

Diaper Changing

The babysitter disposes soiled diapers and changes them with new ones. Any cleaning and disinfecting of the baby will be done as well before fitting a fresh diaper. Babysitters will also perform any clean up as necessary if the baby left any messes. Be sure to provide the needed cleaning equipment as well as disinfectant, baby soap and detergent.

Preparing and Feeding Meals

Should the babysitter’s hours reach any feeding times, babysitters will prepare meals and patiently feed your babies. Be sure to have the appropriate food ready for them to prepare and feed to your babies. Babysitters will disinfect baby bottles and prepare formula and prepare the cutlery and flatware before proceeding to feed your bundles of joy. Cleanup after feeding is also part of the service, and the utensils, flatware and bottles will be put away.

Playtime with your Babies

Before taking your babies to their cribs or beds for naptime, some babysitters may engage your babies in a short play session. Babysitters can place them in their play crib and play with them using their favourite toys. If your children are toddlers, the babysitter can engage them in simple games using their toys and even read them a story to prepare them for naptime.  

Preparing for Naptime

Babysitters will take your baby to their cribs or beds for naptime at the time you specify. They will patiently rock or lull them to sleep and ensure they are safely tucked in. You can provide some items to help your babies sleep, like a music box or mobile that plays a soft lullaby. Babysitters will remain with your baby as they nap and periodically check on them. Should they rouse from the nap due to a wet diaper, the babysitter will change their diapers straight away.

Other Services

Other babysitting services can include bathing and changing the clothes of your babies as necessary. If they have any medications, the babysitter can administer these to them. Be sure to advise them of the dosage and have their medications ready. Some babysitters may offer to buy the baby food or formula for their meal times during the day if you’ve run out of these items.

Recent Babysitter tasks

Babysitter / Nanny

£8

Camberley, Surrey

18th Sep 2022

I work from home, and I need someone to Babysit my circa one-year-old whilst I am working; I will be present and available most times to assist - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter

£80

Hughenden Valley, Buckinghamshire

4th Sep 2022

Kindly looking for a babysitter for our daughter who is 5 yo, at our address. She is easy to look after and one of us works from home. Many thanks Daniela - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 5 September 2022

Need a babysitter

£29

Sparkbrook, West Midlands

13th Jul 2022

I need a babysitter to take care of my kids - Due date: Before Friday, 15 July 2022

Need a babysitter

£40

Spring Vale, West Midlands

13th Jul 2022

I need a babysitter to clean my house - Due date: Before Friday, 15 July 2022

Babysitter

£45

Esher, Surrey

16th Jun 2022

I need a babysitter from 7:15 to 11:30 for my seven year old daughter - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 16 June 2022

Babysitting, cooking and housework

£388

Manton, Nottinghamshire

12th May 2022

Nanny service, cooking and housework, good at home cooking, honest, light hands, loving - Due date: Flexible

Babysitter

£9

The Hale, Greater London

14th Apr 2022

I require baby sitter /nanny for time. - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting for night of a wedding

£50

North Weirs, Hampshire

10th Sep 2022

We are looking for childcare during the evening for a wedding at Rhinefield House Hotel, SO42 7QB. Two babies (1 1yr old and 1 6mo old), likely both asleep for all of the booking (in separate rooms). 11th Sept. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 11 September 2022

Babysitter

£100

Poplar, Greater London

15th Aug 2022

I need a childminder for 3 children on Friday from 9.00 to 16.00 - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 19 August 2022

Need a babysitter

£30

Sparkbrook, West Midlands

13th Jul 2022

I need a nanny to take care of my parents - Due date: Before Friday, 15 July 2022

Need a babysitter

£40

Spring Vale, West Midlands

13th Jul 2022

Get a nanny to clean for me - Due date: Before Friday, 15 July 2022

Babysitting a small group of kids

£75

West Kensington, Greater London, W14

8th Jun 2022

I’m looking for a baby sitter to look after a small group of kids (approx. 5) on Sat 11 June from 1pm to 5pm. The occasion is a grown up birthday party. Kids’ parents will be nearby in the adjacent room / garden. The ideas is to have the kids entertained / looked after while parents catch up.

Babysitter

£70

Westbury On Trym, Bristol

11th May 2022

Babysitting of a 18 month old baby from 9am until ideally 3pm (but at least 2pm). - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 12 May 2022

Babysitter

£30

St Johns, Greater London, SE8

22nd Sep 2022

I need someone to follow me to an appointment - Due date: Flexible

Babysitters

£10

Magheraconluce, County Down

8th Sep 2022

I have two children age 3 and 11. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 15 September 2022

Need a babysitter

£33

Small Heath, West Midlands

13th Jul 2022

I need a nanny to take care of my pregnant daughter-in-law - Due date: Before Friday, 15 July 2022

Need a babysitter

£30

Fiddler's Hill, Hertfordshire

13th Jul 2022

Need a nanny to clean the house - Due date: Before Friday, 15 July 2022

Babysitter

£100

Beckton, Greater London

11th Jul 2022

Hi. I would like to find out what rates are babysitters charging per hour/day. To start with I would need 3 days a week for 8 hours each day. How much that would charge? Thanks - Due date: Flexible

Babysitting for 5 hrs

£50

Esher, Surrey

1st Jun 2022

I need a babysitter to sts wih my 7 year old daughter - Due date: Before Wednesday, 1 June 2022

I need an ofsted registered babysitter

£70

Whyteleafe, Surrey

8th May 2022

I have an 11 years old son and I need help roughly once a week, flexible with timings, weekdays or weekends I am happy both - Due date: Flexible