Babysitting Rates

Bookings

 

SERVICES PRICE AGENCY BOOKING FEE
Monday – Friday
Day Babysitter
7:00am – 7:00pm 
From $26-$31 per hour | dependent on qualifications          Minimum 3 hours
Maximum 4 children per babysitter
$25 Agency Booking Fee
$35 Emergency Booking
(Less than 24hrs)
Monday – Friday
Evening Babysitter 
From $30-$36 per hour | dependent on qualifications
Minimum 3 hours
Maximum 4 children per babysitter
After midnight $33-$40 per hour
$25 Agency Booking Fee
$35 Emergency Booking
(Less than 24hrs)
Saturday Babysitter  From $30-$36 per hour | dependent on qualifications         Minimum 3 hours
Maximum 4 children per babysitter
After midnight $33-$40 per hour
$25 Agency Booking Fee
$35 Emergency Booking
(Less than 24hrs)
Sunday Babysitter  From $36-$43 per hour | dependent on qualifications         Minimum 3 hours
Maximum 4 children per babysitter
After midnight $40-$47 per hour
$25 Agency Booking Fee
$35 Emergency Booking
(Less than 24hrs)
For Shared Family Babysitting Above costs apply
Maximum 4 children per babysitter
Ages of children will be assessed to ensure safety
$30 Agency Booking Fee
$40 Emergency Booking
(Less than 24hrs)
Event Bookings Above costs apply | minimum 4 hours
Maximum 4 children per babysitter
Ages of children will be assessed to ensure safety
$25 Agency Booking Fee
$50 Agency Booking Fee shared family booking
Overnight
10:00pm – 6:00am
$180-$220 | dependent on nannys’ qualifications
Extra $5 per hour per family for additional children | maximum 4 children per nanny
Ages of children will be assessed to ensure safety
$40 for Agency Booking Fee
$50 Emergency Booking (Less than 24hrs)
Travel fee $20 (if 25km or more to venue)
Permanent Nanny Hourly rate negotiable | dependent on nannys’ qualifications Permanent Placement fee applies
Notes

The above rates are based on the legal ratio of 1 nanny to 4 children from one family, depending on ages. 5 children or more, 2 nannies must be booked. Ages of children will be assessed to ensure safety.
Public Holiday Rates:  $52-62 per hour | minimum 3hrs | dependent on qualifications
New Years Eve:  $52-62 per hour | minimum 4hrs | dependent on qualifications
Casual Booking Agency fee:  $25 per booking payable to the agency, $35 for public holidays, and $40 for overnight bookings
Emergency Booking Agency fee (within 24 hrs notice):  $30 per booking payable to the agency, $40 for shared family bookings,  $50 for overnight bookings.
Booking fees are payable at time of booking & refundable if we cannot supply a carer. Booking fees are charged per day and detailed in the above table. Booking fees exclude the babysitter or casual nanny’s hourly rate.

    • Nannies and babysitters fall under the Fair Work Commission ‘Miscellaneous Award’ and our rates are based on this to give a fair rate of pay for our carers.

 

Bookings

 

Our Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled childcare (either by phone, email or through the website) and you have received our email confirmation, there are fees associated with a cancellation.

If you cancel with more than 24 hours notice – you will be charged our booking fee for each day of care scheduled.

If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice – you will be charged the minimum hours of care for that day.

If you cancel with less than 4 hours notice you will be charged for the entire amount of booked care.

Any applicable cancellation fees will be charged to the credit card that we have on file for you.

 

* Rates updated July 1st 2019 in line with the ‘Fair Work’ pay guide revision