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We have 80 childcarers in the PO postcode area available for babysitting in Southsea and a further 864 in neighbouring postcode areas.

Easy online booking

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  • Book childcare online
  • Available nationwide
  • We'll do all the work
  • Competitive rates
Trusted in childcare since 1967

Total peace of mind

  • 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...

Wendy arrived early and gave us plenty of time to get ready whilst she looked after both our children, aged 6yrs and 11yrs. Both our children really enjoyed her company. She listened to our little boy's school reading and she also read him a bedtime story and helped get him ready for bed. Our daughter spent a lovely evening with her and talked about 'sewing'. Our daughter really enjoyed her company she told me the next morning. As we left in a rush for our evening, she very kindly cleared away all our dishes etc. We will look forward to having her look after our children again.

Mrs M, Chichester, PO20

This was out first experience of using Sitters. I was nervous about having a stranger come to look after my son, but knew we had to start somewhere! Andrea phoned once she received the booking to introduce herself and reassure me about how the process works and how she could look after my son. Upon arrival she was very friendly and smiley and my son warmed to her straight away. She was very pleasant and kind and having stayed for half an hour before I had to go out, my son gave me the 'thumbs up' for Andrea. Will definitely book her again, thanks Andrea!!! xx.

Mrs P, Hampshire, PO15

Met Julie for the first time yesterday. I would thoroughly recommend her to anyone. She arrived on time, the kids took to her instantly (naturally behaving like the best children to set a good impression!!). Julie is so personable and I will be having Julie as my Number One preference when I need a sitter in future. When I asked the children what they thought this morning, the first response was "She was lovely, can she come and look after us again?" Julie - you were a hit - I am sure we will see you again in the future.

Mrs T, Hampshire, PO14