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We have 8 childcarers in the DN postcode area available for babysitting in Gainsborough and a further 135 in neighbouring postcode areas.

Easy online booking

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  • Book childcare online
  • Available nationwide
  • We'll do all the work
  • Competitive rates
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  • All childcarers are reference-checked and continually appraised
  • Every Sitter has professional childcare experience
  • Registration is free - pay nothing until your first booking is complete.

Here's how Sitters works


Start by entering your postcode to set up your FREE
account and read reviews about childcarers local to you.


You can then book childcare online – just select the
date, time and address for your booking.


Choose the local carers you’d prefer us to offer your bookings
to first and we’ll keep you updated of progress by email.


Your childcarer will call you before the booking and you should pay
her for her time at the end. Rates start from just £8.25.


Pay nothing until after you have used Sitters - guaranteed. A booking
fee (£4-£6) and quarterly membership fee (£14.95) will only be
charged to your credit card after your booking has taken place.

Read reviews of approved Sitters local to you

Reviews about local Sitters childcarers...

Sarah has been our 'resident' babysitter from sitters since we joined - probably about ten years ago and has babysat for all three of my boys as they've been born and grown up. We haven't had Sarah for a while due to one thing and another, and when I mentioned to the boys she was coming, they were thrilled. They are very comortable with her and feel safe, as do we. She is a super person on who I can rely on completely.

Mr C, Doncaster, DN10

As you can imagine, I was apprehensive about leaving my daughter for the first time! Lisa called ahead to have a chat which really helped to put my mind at rest. My daughter felt as ease straight away and she told me how Lisa played with her all day! Highly recommend Lisa and I will definitely be booking her again!

Ms B, Scunthorpe, DN17

Couldn't be happier with the service Sarah provided. As a new mum and the first time booking through sitters, I should have been nervous walking out the front door. Sarah's professionalism and character ensured that this was not the case and I felt very comfortable leaving my precious little girl in her hands.

Mrs T, Gainsborough, DN21