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Contents of a Babysitters First Aid Kit babysitter babysitting first aid Jan 06, 2022

We highly recommend that you carry your own First Aid Kit with you to every babysitter booking that you do. Having your own First Aid Kit means that you are immediately able to deal with any emergency as it arises and it also shows the parents that the safety of their children during the booking...

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How To Create Your Babysitter Profile? babysitter babysitterjobs babysitterprofile studentjobs Jan 03, 2022

In order for you to share with the world that your sitter service is open for business, you need to ensure that you have a great sitter profile. 

You need to have a babysitter profile, but why?

When you advertise yourself out as a sitter to parents you are likely competing with hundreds of...

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Why babysitters should carry a First Aid kit babysitter childsafety covid first aid Dec 30, 2021

The British Babysitting Association recommends that you get your own First Aid kit that you take with you on all of your bookings. But Why?

You’d like to think that each parent is going to have first aid equipment in their home but the likelihood is you won’t be able to find it, it...

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First Aid: Do you need it to work as a babysitter? Dec 23, 2021

First Aid is the initial assistance that you will give to someone (whether it is a child or an adult) who has become unwell or injured until further medical assistance arrives.  

You might have seen someone ill on a sports field, or someone that has been knocked over by a car - First...

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How To Apply For A DBS Certificate? babysitter babysitting basicdbs childcare dbs studentjobs university Dec 20, 2021

 

Firstly, you do need to be 16 years and older to apply for a Basic DBS certificate - so if you are under 16 - you’ll just have to wait I am afraid - but it is not a legal requirement so that doesn’t prevent you from babysitting.

 

If you are over 16, it is super simple to...

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How To Make Pottery Gift Tags or Tree Decorations babysitter babysitteractivities babysitting childcare christmasactivitieswithkids studentjobs university Dec 17, 2021

 

Which parent doesn't like a well-wrapped present with an awesome gift tag under the Christmas tree? Especially if the gift tag is made by their child. Or maybe a sweet homemade Christmas decoration to remember time spent with you as their babysitter? These great pottery gift tags or...

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What is a DBS certificate and do I need one to work as a babysitter? Dec 13, 2021

 

DBS stands for Disclosure and Barring service and it is a system run by the British government to check criminal records across the country. 

 

A DBS certificate is a paper document that parents can use to check if you have a criminal record or if you have any criminal...

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How to make a Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer Place Setting babysitter babysitteractivities babysitting childcare studentjobs university Dec 10, 2021

How about having a sweet Christmas meal with the children you look after with Rudolph Reindeer name place settings? These can be made in any colour and can be made with bits and bobs found in the parents' craft cupboard or from crafts you have brought to the booking yourself. After you have made...

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How to make 'The Best Dippy Eggs Ever!' babysitter babysitteractivities bacon beforeschoolsitter breakfast with kids cheeseandham childcare cookingwithchildren dippyeggs maplesuryp overnight sitter Dec 08, 2021

How to make 'The Best Dippy Eggs Ever!'

 

Working as a before-school sitter or an overnight sitter means that it is your responsibility to make breakfast for the children you are looking after. You don't need to worry anymore about giving them the mundane bowl of cereal or that piece of dry...

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10 Types of Sitter Job Requests babysitter babysitteractivities babysitting childcare daytimesitter evening sitter holidaysitter hotelsitter overnight sitter studentjobs university weddingsitter wraparoundcare Dec 06, 2021

Babysitter work is any work in the parents' home. The moment you start having children in your own home you start to be classed as a childminder and there are a whole bunch of regulations around this kind of work.  The only exception is if you are a wedding sitter, holiday sitter, or hotel...

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10 Reasons Why Students Should Consider Working as a Sitter While Studying babysitting university Dec 04, 2021

Finding a part -time job while you are studying for your future career can be hard especially if you are unsure about how much time your course work or student life is going to demand from you. Here are 10 reasons to consider working as a babysitter whilst studying at the same time.

Reason 1: You...

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How To Make Christmas Wrapping Paper Dec 03, 2021

Let the children you are looking after get creative with making some wrapping paper for their parents to wrap Granny and Grandpa's Christmas present in. Making this paper is simply the best for children as it involves painting! The parents will love the fact that you will have created something...

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