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Competitive babysitting rates

“Thank you for providing Baby Hands. It is a brilliant idea and has been a lifeline for us.” Mrs K Marshall, Dorking.

All our babysitter bookings are accepted subject to the availability of a sitter. Please give as much notice as possible, especially for weekend bookings. Costs shown here are on an hourly basis – the minimum booking is for 2 hours on Sundays through to Thursdays and a minimum of 3 hours on Fridays and Saturdays.

To book a babysitter you first need to register with us as a Baby Hands client. We have an initial registration fee and an annual renewal. Once registered, you can book a babysitter by sending us an email – make a booking now . Please leave details of the dates and, importantly, the times you require.

Evening babysitting: £7.50 per hour

The hourly rate increases to £8.50 per hour after midnight.

Early evening: £8.50 per hour

Bookings starting before 6.30pm when the booking involves feeding and/or bathing the children.

Multiple families: £9.00 per hour

When looking after children of more than one family.

Daytime babysitting: from £11.00 per hour

Booking fee: £5.00 per booking
This fee is invoiced on a monthly basis.
1st year registration: £50.00
 Annual renewal: £35.00
One-off sit per guest: £15.00
If you need a sitter for a one-off event, are non-resident in the area or would like to try our service:
(payable in advance of any sit arranged)
Babysitters for weddings:
Arranged on an individual basis, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

CANCELLATION POLICY: A non-returnable booking fee is charged at the time of booking. ANY short notice cancellation (i.e. on the day of the sit) will incur a charge of TWO hours’ payment for the sitter (unless we can find her an alternative sit). This will be invoiced separately.