A babysitter takes care of children in the absence of the parents. Whether you're looking for a romantic night out, or a vacation escape, a babysitter is the perfect solution for taking some time for yourself. Basic babysitter duties:


Providing the children with nurturance, care and companionship.


Administering medication if required.


Bathing children and making sure teeth are brushed.


Preparation of healthy meals and snacks for the children.

Bed time

Reading stories and putting children to bed.


Keeps the children’s areas neat and tidy.


Keeping kids busy and entertained while parents are absent.


Giving parents regular updates on how everything is going.


Babysitters are paid an hourly rate of between R80 to R120. However, if the babysitter is required to work past midnight, the rate increases by approximately R20 per hour. The employer is responsible for paying the babysitter‘s fee directly.

Hourly Rate

If booked for six hours or less.

  • R80 – R120 per hour.

Daily Rate

If booked for six hours or more.

  • R400 – R600 per day.

Weekly Rate

Booked Monday – Friday (School Holiday).

  • R1800+ per week.

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