Booking & Placement Fees

Polkadot Nannies & Sitters are an introduction agency for families seeking professional childcare and other household services.  Polkadot Nannies & Sitters do not employ the candidates introduced to Families.

The fee is payable to Polkadot Nannies & Sitters upon an introduction resulting in an engagement or employment.

Our fees are fixed and not subject to VAT.

Returning clients who have previously used the services of Polkadot Nannies & Sitters since 2014 will be entitled to a 10% reduction of any booking and placement fee listed below.

All Permanent Candidates

(Nannies, Housekeepers, Mother's Helps)

Candidates working up to 15 hours a week


Candidates working up to 25 hours a week


Candidates working over 25 hours a week


Domestic Couples


All Temporary Candidates

(Nannies, Housekeepers, Mother's Helps, Maternity Nurses, Night Nannies, Sleep Trainers, Proxy Parents, House-sitters)

Candidates working less than 5 hours a day

£12.50 per day

Candidates working 5 hours or more a day

£25.00 per day


Babysitting bookings commence from 6pm and are subject to a minimum of 3 hours

Standard Babysitting


Last Minute Babysitting

(less than 24 hours notice)


Hotel Babysitting


Special Occasion



(Cleaners, Dog Walkers, Pet Sitters etc) 

Up to 5 hours a week


Babysitter Rates

6pm - midnight £9 per hour

After midnight £10 per hour

Special Occasions £11.50 per hour

Hotel Babysitting £11.50 per hour

Xmas Day & New Year's Eve £15.00 per hour

Special Occasion Bookings include 14 February, Bank Holidays and the whole of December.

Please contact us for a copy of our terms and conditions for more information.

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