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Morven Stewart

Morven Stewart
Edinburgh, Scotland

Babysitter £15 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Changing nappies
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Corporate functions babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Edinburgh for work.

I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays
  • Overnight jobs

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • 2 years experience working with children
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • General credentials:
    • 17 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I am 17 and have been babysitting for a few years. I have over 200 volunteer hours working at a children’s dance school. I currently work for a children’s play organisation, with children of all ages. I am first aid trained and have a PVG.

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Cooking

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Fola

Fola
Edinburgh, Scotland

I'm Fola, a dedicated solo dog walker with a genuine love for all things canine. Whether it's a lively jog through the park or a leisurely neighborhood stroll, I ensure your dog gets the exercise, care, and attention they deserve. Trust me to bring joy and adventure to your pup’s day, making every walk a happy tail-wagging experience!

Babysitter £15 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Bottle feeding
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Help with homework
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Grocery shopping

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary, Part-time employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Edinburgh for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

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Day

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Nite

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My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • 2 years experience working with children
  • 1 year experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 16 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Hello, I'm Fola. I have a national 5 qualification in business, physics, chemistry, biology, English, and math. I also love music and have my grade 2,3,4 and 5 ABRSM certificates. For fun, I love reading, painting, going on walks and playing my instruments.

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Nature
  • Writing

You can learn more about me by browsing my social accounts:

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Dog walking

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Hana

Hana
Edinburgh, Scotland

I am 16 and currently looking for a part time or occasional job , I am super friendly and bubble and get on well with children , I have had partial experience with family friends and family members making dinner lunch breakfast, going out for walks or day outings , I am a very on going person and get on well with new people. I also offer dog walking or dog sitting service and I have had a dog my self and looked after family friends dogs when on holidays or a night out.

Babysitter £15 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Tweens (9 - 12 years)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for special needs kids
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Laundry/washing
  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting
  • Corporate functions babysitting
  • Wedding babysitting

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary, Part-time employment.

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Edinburgh for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - -

Day

- - - - -

Arvo

- - - - -

Eve.

- - - -

Nite

- - - -

I'm available for:

  • School holidays
  • Public holidays
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • Childcare credentials:
    • I carry a first aid kit
    • Water safety training
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
    • Pet owner references
  • General credentials:
    • 16 years old
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Swimming

Contact Hana For Free

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Oiza Yakubu

Oiza Yakubu
Glenrothes, Scotland

Babysitter £4 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Small school kids (5 - 8 years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Bottle feeding
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Toilet training
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Grocery shopping

Other services I can provide

  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring
  • Elderly care

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

I can travel to surrounding suburbs/towns of Glenrothes for work.

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

-

Day

-

Arvo

- - - - - - -

Eve.

- - - - - - -

Nite

- - - - - - -

I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • School holidays
  • Public holidays

My credentials

I'm happy to provide written documentation of my qualifications and credentials:

  • General credentials:
    • 16 years old
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I am a responsible babysitter who encourages fun, creative activities to aid children’s growth. Foster each child’s curiosity and skill development while adhering to parents’ preferred routines. Committed to maintaining a clean, secure, and organized environment. I also have a level 2 and 3 diploma certificate in health and social care

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Nature
  • Gardening
  • Cooking

You can learn more about me by browsing my social accounts:

Contact Oiza For Free

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Childcare

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Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

Dog walking

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Babysitting Pay Rates Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (Jul 2024)

Edinburgh babysitters are paid an average of £9.50 per hour as of July 2024, which is 38.7% lower than the Scotland average of £15.50, and 17% lower than the United Kingdom average of £11.44. A fair pay rate depends on babysitter credentials, specific job requirements, and local demand for babysitting services.
Min Avg Max
Edinburgh:
£4.00 £9.50 £15.00
Scotland:
£4.00 £15.50 £30.00
United Kingdom:
£4.00 £11.44 £33.00

Rates are calculated daily from our live member data.
Prices shown in Pound sterling (GBP)


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Why hire a babysitter

In this section we look at what services babysitters typically provide, how they're different to other carers, and the many benefits your family can enjoy when hiring a babysitter.

When to hire a babysitter

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How to find a good babysitter

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What makes a good babysitter

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Babysitter interview tips

How you conduct your interview process is critical to identifying the most appropriate babysitter for your family. In this section, we run through a recommended babysitting interview format and provide tips and tricks that you can use to learn the most about your candidates. We also offer a huge list of good interview questions and how best to utilize them depending on your unique circumstances.

Babysitter pay

One of the most common questions parents have about babysitting is how much they should pay their sitter. In this section, we look at the many factors that influence babysitter pay including your geographic location, age and experience of the sitter, age and number of children, and specific job requirements.

How to vet babysitting candidates

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Babysitting job expectations

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Special occasions

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Babysitting difficulties

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Babysitting admin and tax

Hiring a babysitter comes with extra responsibilities and duties because you are an employer. In this section, we discuss the various admin tasks that may be asked of you such as writing babysitting references for past employees and we also cover how this can affect your tax.