How SureSitter works for parents

We’re making it easy to find local, trusted and recommended childcare professionals, for one-off events or long-term support.

It’s free to join and post jobs.

Parents: How it Works

Here’s how it works

Step 1. Post a job

Step 1. Post a job

Posting your first job is easy, simply sign up, create your profile and you’re ready to tell us what you need. Add your location, a job description, any special requirements and a rate you’re willing to pay.

Step 2. Connect with sitters

Step 2. Connect with sitters

Once you’ve posted your job, we’ll smart-match sitters and share their profiles with you. You can send direct invites to these, and any other, sitters on SureSitter to apply for your job. Sitters will also be able to search and apply through the jobs board. Applications for your job will appear in your dashboard, you can review, accept and reject them.

Step 3. Interview and select

Step 3. Interview and select

As applications come in, you can review their profiles and start interviewing. This process is entirely up to you, most parents arrange a call and then meet sitters before making a decision. Once you’ve decided on a sitter for your job, simply agree the terms and pay, and enjoy the support.

Sign up and post a job

Top tips to find a sitter

  • Send sitters direct invites to your job to increase your chances of finding the perfect professional.
  • If you’re looking for long-term support, add as much information as you can to begin building the parent-sitter relationship.
  • Add a photograph, feel free to smile, no Passport restrictions apply here!
If you need a childminder or the support of a long-term childcare professional, we can help with employer’s responsibilities and wage payments