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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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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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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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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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How Clean and Safe is the parents' kitchen you work in? babysitter babysitting childcare childsafety kitchensafety studentjobs university Nov 30, 2021

 

Nowadays many parents expect their daytime sitters to be able to prepare healthy snacks and nutritious meals for their children. Having fun in the kitchen with the children you look after is a great way of having a successful booking but kitchen hygiene and safety are very important to the...

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