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We have 3,000 approved, fully-vetted childcarers available for babysitting in Clapton Park and neighbouring areas.

Whether you want help to reclaim your social life, manage your career or grab a few hours of child-free time... we can deliver award winning childcare to your door.

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Childcare made simple

With easy online booking, we can have a childcare professional at your door in as little as 90 minutes

Sitters' trusted, local network of babysitters are personally checked and picked by our family for your family

Enjoy peace of mind knowing your childcare is covered for less than £5 per month

Loved and trusted by families nationwide on millions of occasions since 1967


Childcare professionals

  • All Sitters childcarers have worked with children on a daily basis in professional childcare roles (such as childminders, nursery nurses, nannies, teachers, midwives, paediatric nurses and teaching assistants).
  • When you book with Sitters, you’ll get only the very best childcare professionals for your family.
  • From newborns to teens, we'll match your family with experienced sitters local to you.
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How it works

1

Register online

It’s free to register. Simply enter the postcode where you need childcare to browse sitter profiles and reviews.

2

Provide booking details

We’ll match your family’s needs with childcare professionals.

3

Your sitter will call

For peace of mind your sitter will call prior to every booking, giving you a chance to discuss your requirements.

4

Enjoy your freedom

Your sitter will ensure your little ones are safe and happy. Then simply pay them when the booking is complete.


Professional childcare, whenever you need it

Evening and overnight babysitting

Cost effective daytime childcare ‐ you'll pay per hour, not per child

Emergency childcare within as little as 90 minutes

Childcare on-the-go, in hotels and on holiday nationwide


Great value childcare

We know that your children are priceless, but we feel that great childcare should be affordable for everyone.

Sitters membership costs less than £5 per month and babysitting rates are the most competitive you’ll find.

And there's nothing to pay until after your first booking takes place.


Families love Sitters

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Families love Sitters

We have been extremely happy with the service. We have our 3 top sitters, however when we have new ones coming the kids are always relaxed because they know whoever comes is going to be fantastic, and is going to make them feel at ease. Always very punctual. Couldn't recommend Sitters enough!!

Mum Silvia, with Simon, Luca and Emma, London


Watch the video

3 year old Martha (and mum Anna) tell us why they loved their first Sitters experience


Sitters childcarers love what they do

"I've worked with children for over 30 years. Sitters is perfect for me, it gives me flexibility, the team are always available to help and the families are lovely."

Susan, London SE5

"I joined Sitters several years ago to provide a second income in my spare time. Being a graduate teacher and a school governor as well as working with children under 5 at my local council, I felt right at home. The experience has been great - the staff at Sitters have been amazingly helpful and supportive."

Manjola, London NW5

"Joining Sitters was the best thing I have ever done! It gives me the freedom to work around my school hours and I love that my name changes at every sitting..."shoe", "soup"... occasionally I get "Sue"!!"

Sue V, London HA7

London families love Sitters

London families love Sitters

I can recommend Fatma without hesitation. She was brilliant. She has a lovely energy and immediately put my two year old daughter (who isn't used to being left with a stranger) at ease and by the time I was ready to leave, she was having so much fun playing that she barely said goodbye. Due to a late nap, she didn't go to bed until 10pm so if Fatma had to keep her entertained until then, which she did without grumbling. When my daughter was finally tired, she went to sleep without any tears or protest. This is somewhat of a miracle! Thanks Fatma - I'll definitely ask for you again.

Ms H, London, E5


Childcare with confidence

Sitters childcarers must have at least 2 years' recent, professional childcare experience

Every sitter is carefully interviewed by one of our skilled recruitment team

We undertake thorough background and identity checks

Ratings and reviews are available online for you to read before you book


Watch the video

Danielle, Bailey and Delilah talk about how they found their first experience using Sitters



London families love Sitters

London families love Sitters

I had to meet with a client at very short notice. Sitters were very responsive and got in touch with me quickly, following my web enquiry. It seemed that Atare O was perfect and I was pleased that she was available, and when she called me first thing in the morning of the booking, my mind was put at rest. She was very friendly, professional, prompt and a very nice person too. A real pleasure to have around my 11 year old twin boys. They were very happy with her being around and made it clear that for future babysitting only Atare would do. Thank you so much and see you soon.

Mr H, London, E1

More reasons to love Sitters

1. We're here
to help

We're just a phone call away before, during or after your booking.

2. Tailored
care

We’ll match your family’s needs with childcare professionals.

3. No commitment
guarantee

There's nothing to pay until after your first booking takes place. And you're free to cancel your membership at any time.

4. Sitters childcarers love their work

The babysitters you'll meet love working with children and you'll find they are quick to put you and your family at ease

5. You're fully
insured

To give you additional peace of mind, all of our sitters are covered by £3m public liability insurance

6. We offer great
value

We aim to offer you the very best childcare at the most competitive rates available