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Tania

Tania
Hawthorn, VIC

Hi, I have several years of babysitting experience and am available weekend evenings to help you out. I am punctual, reliable and have all check in place. I love art and craft and reading stories. Look forward to hearing from you.

Babysitter $35 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • Newborns (0 - 2 months)
  • Babies (3 - 12 months)
  • Toddlers (1 - 2 years)
  • Preschoolers (3 - 4 years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Changing nappies
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Laundry/washing

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

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Day

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Arvo

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Eve.

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Nite

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I'm available for:

  • Last minute bookings
  • Valentine's Day

My credentials

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

  • 20 years experience working with children
    • First aid training
    • Asthma training
    • Anaphylaxis training
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 57 years old
    • Police check
    • Drivers license
    • I have a car
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Box Hill Tafe Cert III theory, 10 years of Nannying, caring for my own children.

My skills and interests:

  • Reading/storytelling
  • Arts/crafts
  • Gardening
  • Cooking

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Stephanie K Soon

Stephanie K Soon
St Kilda, VIC

Caring and Experienced Early Years Professional

I found my passion for working with children many years ago and haven’t looked back since! I am a parent of a child with additional needs and so I understand the importance of finding a reliable sitter that you can trust and I know how to handle challenges with compassion and grace.

Babysitter, Parent helper $30 / 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)
  • Teenagers (13+ years)
  • Up to 3 children at once

Childcare duties I can do:

  • Light meals
  • Full meals
  • Bottle feeding
  • Toilet training
  • Changing nappies
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework
  • Care for special needs kids
  • Care for twins/multiples

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping

I'm available for events:

  • Special event babysitting

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - - - -

Day

- - - - - - -

Arvo

- - - - - - -

Eve.

- - - - -

Nite

- - - - -

My credentials

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

  • 17 years experience working with children
    • I'm a parent
    • CPR training
    • First aid training
    • First aid training for babies
    • Asthma training
    • Anaphylaxis training
    • Water safety training
    • Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • General credentials:
    • 41 years old
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

Diploma in Children’s Services 2011 17 years experience in long day care services Experience with children with autism and ADHD

My skills and interests:

  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Nature
  • Cooking

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Grace Rogers

Grace Rogers
Kew, VIC

Hi! My names grace

Hello parents and pet owners ! My name is grace I’m a 17 year old girl looking for some casual work. I am a kind and patient person. Who is able to adapt to different needs.

Babysitter

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

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

Other services I can provide

My availability

I'm looking for Casual/temporary employment.

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

Here's my weekly availability:

M T W T F S S

Morn

- - - - -

Day

- - - - -

Arvo

- - - - -

Eve.

Nite

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I'm available for:

  • School holidays
  • Public holidays

My credentials

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

  • 1 year experience working with children
  • 10 years experience working with pets
    • I'm comfortable with pets
    • I have pets
  • General credentials:
    • 17 years old
    • Police check
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

I am currently a year 12 student, I have two younger sisters 7 and 8 with lots of friends, so I have many years of babysitting experience. Iv had dogs and cats my whole life, I currently have a border collie and Aussie shepherd !

My skills and interests:

  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Nature
  • Gardening
  • Cooking

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Annah Gurnsey
Northcote, VIC

Babysitter, Nanny $35 / hour

Child ages I'm comfortable caring for:

  • 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
  • Transporting kids
  • Taking kids on outings
  • Bathing kids
  • Help with homework

Household duties I can do:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry/washing
  • Grocery shopping
  • Running errands

Other services I can provide

  • Pet sitting (click for details)
  • House sitting
  • Yard work
  • Cleaning
  • Tutoring

My availability

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

I can travel to neighboring suburbs/towns of Northcote 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
  • Overnight jobs
  • Full weekends
  • Vacations with the family

My credentials

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

  • 3 years experience working with children
  • Pet credentials:
    • I'm comfortable with pets
  • General credentials:
    • 27 years old
    • Drivers license
    • Non-smoker/non-vaper
    • Permanent resident
    • Covid vaccinated
    • Languages I can speak: English
    • Email verified

My skills and interests:

  • Music
  • Reading/storytelling
  • Drawing/painting
  • Arts/crafts
  • Sports
  • Swimming
  • Nature
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Computers
  • Writing

Contact Annah For Free

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Pet sitting

Other pet services you need:

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Babysitting Pay Rates Hawthorn, VIC, Australia (Jun 2024)

Hawthorn babysitters are paid an average of $33.33 per hour as of June 2024, which is 4.9% higher than the Victorian average of $31.78, and 8.8% higher than the Australian average of $30.63. A fair pay rate depends on babysitter credentials, specific job requirements, and local demand for babysitting services.
Min Avg Max
Hawthorn:
$30.00 $33.33 $35.00
Victoria:
$20.00 $31.78 $50.00
Australia:
$15.00 $30.63 $50.00

Rates are calculated daily from our live member data.
Prices shown in Australian dollars (AUD)


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