4.3 Quality of service
4.4 Quality of staff
4.3 Value for money
From 22 user reviews
Thousands of busy parents across the UK have already discovered the secret to an active and stress-free social life with Sitters babysitting agency. Whether you need an evening babysitter for a few hours, or occasional daytime childcare cover - Sitters.co.uk has a dedicated team of professionally qualified childcarers - even at a few hours notice!
We offer parents a complete service - you tell us when and where you need childcare and we'll find you an experienced childcarer, suited to the needs of your family (all with the convenience of secure online booking or a single text message). All Sitters childcarers have been rigorously vetted and personally interviewed - so that you don't have to!
Sitters.co.uk is now Britain's favourite evening and daytime childcare provider. The service has run continuously for over 45 years and we have more experience than anyone in selecting suitable childcarers and arranging evening and daytime childcare, local to you.
You can register for free at Sitters.co.uk and you'll have immediate access to professional childcare whenever and wherever you need it. You pay nothing at all until after your first babysitting booking is complete - guaranteed! Sitters has been trusted by parents since 1967 and we're passionate about offering you the very best childcare available. Why not put us to the test?
Services offered by Sitters.co.uk
- Evening babysitting
- Hotel babysitting
- Daytime childcare
- Emergency childcare
- Trusted since 1967
- Experienced team
- Thorough vetting
- Local to you
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we've used sitters many times since son was just few months old and they have provided excellent sitters for daycare and evening babysitting and at short notice. ! We have had no problems at all and have recommended to friends. All the sitters have been very competent ,used their initiative to help and if asked have sent text updates ( really lovely and helpful especially in early days when felt anxious leaving him) . Excellent service.
Absolute confidence in who'll be looking after...
We signed up to Sitters not sure how often we'd use them and a bit unsure of using babysitters we hadn't met. So far we have had a really good experience and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Sitters to anyone else. It's been really good to get our own social life back again and good to know that the little ones are being well looked after while we enjoy our time together...
More likely to get a stranger with each booking...
Sitters is a reliable service to use if you're in a bind, or if you don't mind training and paying for the time to train a new sitter upon each booking, not to mention introducing and acclimating your child to being left with a new sitter upon each booking. Following booking requests, I almost always receive rapid responses notifying me that some sitter who I've never hired before has accepted the booking. Sitters claims that it sends out booking requests, first, to sitters who clients prefer/have used in the past. However, again, based on the frequency and fast pace at which I receive responses from new sitters following each booking, I have begun to question how much time my previous sitters are given to accept/pass on a particular booking. When I've phone to complain about this circumstance, or to request a particular sitter for a job, Sitters has assured me that I can continue to book, cancel bookings, and rebook until a sitter of my choice has accepted a particular booking...'cause I apparently have time for that crap. Furthermore, I've been foolish enough to attempt booking a small series of appointments through Sitters (i.e., a couple of hours each evening over a few consecutive evenings, when I'm working on a project or when my husband is out of town). As I should have expected, the results were that three to four different sitters who I had never met before ended up accepting the three to four evenings that I booked. Due to sheer frustration, and at least in terms of evening bookings, I think that I will pursue the suggestion that I received about inquiring with nanny agencies about evening booking services. I was told that some agencies offer this services, and that it might suit my desire to work with a smaller pool of sitters who tend to regularly be available after a certain hour each day.
Hired a babysitter for a Saturday night out with my husband (we hadn't been out for a long time) so we were looking forward to our special night out with some friends. Babysitter didn't turn up. Called sitters out of hours number left lots of messages for someone to contact us however this didn't happen. Extremely disappointed with their service and would not recommend them to anyone.