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During this time of uncertainty finding childcare when you’re a keyworker can be difficult, especially if requiring childcare isn’t something you’ve required regularly in the past. Finding childcare can seem like a complex and ultimately scary decision that you have to make, but with Childcare.co.uk, that decision is made easier.
What is Childcare.co.uk?
Childcare.co.uk is a platform which allows parents to search for and connect with babysitters, childminders, nannies, nurseries, private tutors and schools and also allows childcare providers to advertise their services. The site has more than 2 million users nationwide and is the largest online community for parents in the UK having launched in 2009.
How does the site work?
The site operates a number of different features including offering tutors, babysitters, nannies and more, so whether you’re looking for a long term solution or a one of, the site can help you find plenty of amazing individuals who you can hire for your the needs of your child. The site offers security in which those who are advertising themselves and also those who are applying to jobs have been CRB checked and of course, have the right qualifications to match their profile.
The site is simple to use with a search function to find the service, where you’re based and also how far away the service is. By providing this it can be super helpful to figure out where you’ll need to go to access these services. The site provides you with a list of names, their information and an image alongside cost per hour and an easy button to message. With Childcare.co.uk offering so many individuals to choose from it’s a great way to find the ideal babysitter, nanny or tutor in your area.
Once you’re provided with a list of the qualified people, you’ll be able to click on their name to learn more about them and complimenting this is a number of badges to prove what identification they’ve provided to the site for your peace of mind.
Childcare.co.uk also offers an advanced search which includes being able to filter by gender, whether they’re a smoker and also allows you to add keywords to your search to find those who really match what you’re seeking.
What about COVID-19?
Sadly with COVID-19, the world has been tipped on its head, with all children off for the foreseeable and parents still needing to go to work, Childcare.co.uk is ideal for finding childcare at short notice and within your area. With some of its site users only offering care to children whose parents are keyworkers to prioritise their childcare. If you’re looking for help at the last minute, be sure to check out what Childcare.co.uk has to offer. After COVID-19, I feel like the site is still ideal for finding long term solutions