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Sitters.co.uk

Type: Nanny & Childcare Agencies

Area: Nationwide

 

4.6 out of 5 - Excellent

4.6 Quality of service
4.6 Quality of staff
4.6 Value for money
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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?

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08447 367 367

Email

enquiries@sitters.co.uk

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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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Sitters.co.uk

Flexible and reliable childcare

We have been using Sitters for 3 years. The online system works perfect, and we have always had good babysitters. The ability to choose your favourite sitters means that you normally get the same sitters on a frequent basis, which is good for the children. At the same time if your child doesn't like the babysitter you can ask not to send them again. This doesn't mean they are not good, but just don't have a click with your child

The value for money is marked down a star as there is a membership fee AND a "per booking" fee - the actual payment to the sitter is very reasonable.

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Very useful service

We have been using sitters for all day care a few weekends and it has always been a positive experience. They are prompt, polite , friendly, and understanding.

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Concerns about the screening process

There is no choice in which sitter you have when staying in a hotel or holiday cottage. I am nervous with this agency as the sitters are not CRB checked in house. We were assured that our sitter was a childminder and thus been through the checking process. When she turned up she said that she had not been a childminder for 10 years! Long term sitters with this agency do not appear to be regularly checked, only when they sign up. The lady also confessed that she had been lucky that no children had ever woken up on her watch..

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Wonderful reassuring service with warm, capable...

We have used sitters about 8 times so far for our young daughter (under 1) and each of the ladies has been very capable, friendly and had great rapport with our child. There have been no problems implementing our usual routine and no tears whether it's daytime hours or bedtime hours. They are professional, reliable and flexible when you need them to be. I find it very reassuring to have ladies who (a) often have their own children, (b) have childcare qualifications, (c) have been vetted, (d) often have a sitting history of hundreds of times... the list goes on! I don't know what we'd do without them. It's liberating to go out for dinner and feel like your little one is in great hands.

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Reliable service and great sitters

We have used sitters for almost three years since our son was around 6 months. They provide an easy to use online service with good office staff support on the phone if you need it. We have met some wonderful sitters for day time and evening babysitting. We regularly get to book our top preferred sitters. I would like to reassure any parents considering using Sitters that it's well worth it. We have had nothing but positive experience in using the service.

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Reliable and friendly

Have used Sitters on numerous occasions. Always ended up with different sitters but they've all been great, and my son has warmed immediately to all of them. They've never once let me down. It's a completely brilliant service especially if you live in London and don't know many people roundabout who might sit otherwise.

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A good and consistently reliable service

We have been using Sitters for about 5 years. The administrative side of things has been first class, and we have had almost universally good babysitters. The ability to choose your favourite sitters means that you normally get the same sitters on a frequent basis, which is good for our peace of mind and the children.

The value for money is marked down a star as there is a membership fee AND a "per booking" fee - the actual payment to the sitter is very reasonable.

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Peace of mind

I have used Sitters twice now. I went straight to them when looking for a reliable baby sitting service as I had heard from several independent sources that they were great. So far, we have been impressed by the sitters we have meant and the professionalism of the whole enterprise. Knowing that each carer has been vetted and interviewed in person is so reassuring when you are entrusting the care of your little baby to a stranger.

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I wished I'd found them before!

I am a recent joiner to Sitters but delighted to have found them. The concept is excellent. In the first instance I was so impressed by their joining and booking process, systems and assurance. Bookings are filled almost immediately, confirmations and commendations for your sitter provided. My sitters have been super - and I would totally recommend them to others. It just takes the stress out of it all, knowing you can just call on a reliable service instantly. I also believe it is great value for money too.

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Quality babysitting agency

I have used sitters since our daughter was 4years old and she's now 12, we've never had a bad experience, and my daughter has never been unhappy, now she is older she enjoys the company of her child minders too

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A reliable and reassuring experience

We used Sitters.co.uk during our visit to the UK with our children. Everything about the experience has been really positive. The website is comprehensive and informative, the booking process easy and all of the babysitters have been exceptional. I couldn't recommend it more highly.

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An invaluable service

We have been using Sitters since our son was 3 months old and he is now 2.5 years. With grandparents 200 miles away and no nearby friends or relatives to babysit, the Sitters service has proven time and again to be invaluable for us, allowing us the occasional evening out without our child. It has also allowed us to secure emergency daycare with minimal notice. We have been happy with all of the babysitters and carers supplied to us, with some in particular standing out. The membership and booking fees are a small price to pay for the liberty that comes with readily available childcare. It gives us peace of mind to know that the sitters are rigorously vetted and usually have their own children too. I highly recommend this service.

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Sitters used to be reallocation gone downhill.introducing strangers .have autistic child.so having strangers.doesn't help.trying to be too big.

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Excellent

Sitters is a very professional service which delivers quality carers at an affordable price. It is easy to use the service and the online booking system makes it fairly effortless. Most of the carers have exceeded expectations. The online system in place allows management of the process but there is also a direct phone line to accommodate any enquiries.

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Mrs Marriott

Such a brilliant professional service. So easy to use online and also being able to speak to someone on the phone with any questions set my mind at ease. A fantastic babysitter was found for us at short notice who couldn't have been more helpful. Will definitely use this company again.

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Fantastic service

Everything about sitters.co.uk is straightforward, and the service we've received to date has been excellent.

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Excellent Babysitting Service

I have used Sitters for over a year now and have been very impressed with the quality of the carers. The babysitters I have had are local, very competent, friendly girls, who I as well as my son feel very happy to take care of him while I'm out. The website booking is very easy to use with a quick response, making planning an evening out very simple. I would thoroughly recommend this service.

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Good reliable service

Sitters has been reliable, flexible and above all excellent with regard to the sitters it has provided. We have had sitters since our son was 3 months old, and I have never had any concern about the qualification or capability of the sitters that have been provided. We also live to two locations and sitters has always been able to provide sitters at very short notice in both locations, as well as in alternative ones for weddings, staying at friends etc.

Sitters makes our lives much simpler and happier.

Thank you Sitters.

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A trustworthy, convenient and reliable service

For those without sitters readily available this service is a lifesaver. The online booking system is easy to use, the staff are great and I've felt entirely confident about entrusting my childcare to them,

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Cuts out all the hassle

We have used Sitters now for about 6 months. The speed in which they find us a babysitter is really impressive. On the one occasion when we had a late cancellation from our sitter, they were able to find another instantly. We didnt have to lift a finger. All the childcarers they have sent have been wonderful and professional. Well worth the quarterly fees for peace of mind and taking the stress out of finding childcare.

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Consistent good service

Having struggled to find a reliable babysitter we now always use Sitter. Regardless of the amount of notice we give we always get a local babysitter who is on time, good with the kids and for a very reasonable rate.
Our children are always happy afterwards and ask for the same babysitter again - Sitters has, on most occasions, been able to do this

We would highly recommend this service

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Caring and Reliable

We have used Sitters for 4 or 5 years in order to find good baby sitters in our area. They've always managed to find us a really good baby sitter, even at short notice, and we particularly value their system of allowing us to indicate our preferred "sitters" so that we usually get the babysitters we know already.

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Wonderful service for parents

I have used Sitters regularly since my daughter was 6 months old and have always been impressed with their service. I have used them for evening babysitters and during the day whilst at work when my usual nursery is closed for the holidays. They are always quick to find a sitter, even at short notice (we even got a confirmation for new year's eve when booking the night before!).

We have always been impressed with the quality of service and I love you receive feedback from previous parents before confirming.

I recommend them to all of our friends who also use the service.

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A wonderful resource that helped get our social...

We started using Sitters.co.uk when our eldest was around nine months old. We didn't know a sitter personally and needed to find one to get our social lives back on track. We have had at least a dozen different sitters from the service over the last seven years and have liked them all. The service is reliable, reasonably priced, friendly - I don't have any reservations in recommending them at all. I also think its brilliant that you can get a sitter at a hotel when you're away!

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Great service - reliable and easy to use

Having spent (what felt like) hours searching for a babysitter among my local network, I thought I would try Sitters. Am so glad I did, and it has now become my default babysitting service. Really easy to use, reliable and professional sitters who are all experienced with children. There is a membership fee but the recommended babysitting rates are very reasonable and you are not expected to cover travel costs, so it works out value of money if you use once a month or so.

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