Childcare.co.uk 4+

The easy way to find childcare

Childcare Limited

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    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

Childcare.co.uk helps parents seeking childcare connect with local childcare providers such as babysitters, nannies, registered childminders, nurseries and private tutors.

Parents simply choose the type of childcare they are looking for and enter their postcode to see a list of local childcare providers. Over 500,000 childcare providers are listed including babysitters, nannies, registered childminders and private tutors.

Each childcare provider has their own profile so you can read more about them and their services. Childcare provider profiles contain information such as My Qualifications, My Experience, My Availability and My Fees together with reviews from parents who have used their services.

Childcare.co.uk have over 1.7m UK customers and who have won numerous awards for their service.

PARENT FEATURES

‐ Free registration
‐ Search for local childcare providers or schools by postcode
‐ Add a free profile detailing your specific childcare requirements
‐ Receive and reply to enquiries from local childcare providers
‐ Read reviews of childcare providers from other parents
‐ Upgrade to gold membership to initiate contact with all childcare providers and to view direct contact details of childcare providers

CHILDCARE PROVIDER FEATURES

‐ Free registration
‐ Search for local parents seeking childcare or schools by postcode
- Upload your documents securely
‐ Add a free profile detailing your childcare services
‐ Receive and reply to enquiries from local parents
‐ Upgrade to gold membership to initiate contact with all local parents to offer your childcare services

The Childcare.co.uk app includes a secure messaging system so childcare providers and parents can communicate without having to reveal any personal details until they feel safe to do so. It's free to read and reply to messages received and free to message and contact gold members.

Please note that Childcare.co.uk are unable to verify the accuracy of any content posted on our platform by our members. Members must undertake their own vigorous checks, and references before entering into a contract with each other. You can read our safety advice in the Safety Centre on our website where there are also links to help and advice for checking childcare provider documentation.

CUSTOMER COMMENTS

“I have found the most fab nanny through your service. She has accepted my job offer, we have agreed terms of employment and everything is looking good for the future. Many thanks.”

“Just to say thanks. I needed a professional childminder for my little boy at the weekend - (on some Saturdays) and found Childcare UK easy to use. I have found a suitable person through the site and this has enabled me to go to work feeling content that my little one will be well taken care of.”

“I have found a wonderful au pair so please could you cancel my listing. Once again many thanks for your wonderful service.”

What’s New

Version 8.8.0

In this release, we've added support for providers to see tailored childcare opportunities in their own dedicated section of the app. We've also added the ability to download handouts from training webinars within the My Certificates section. On top of this, there are also a number of performance improvements and fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
4.9K Ratings

4.9K Ratings

HelenBun39 ,

Excellent

I have been a gold membership for a while now and I can honestly say that I have gained so much from being a gold membership. The courses I have completed online and I’ve just started working on another course to provide myself with as much knowledge of different childcare skills and the various different SEN needs that a lot of children have, I am studying hard so that I have a good solid knowledge of different disabilities like ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Asperger’s etc. do that when it comes to being with a child that has a disability, I have a good insight into how there disability affects a child. Honestly for all those that are considering being a gold membership then just give it a try because I know you will enjoy all the benefits that come with being a gold membership. Parents have that added reassurance that we are DBS cleared etc.

Anon London ,

Check you understand the cancellation

I thought I bought a one month access to the gold membership - Very happy with the service as lots more candidates than other similar companies - and got our lovely nanny through the app, found it easy to use etc

Was surprised when a payment went out as I thought I had made the profile closed and hadn’t signed up for a direct debit- tried to stop it but that meant shutting the account I had just paid for and therefore could not use the app… was very upset

Messaged customer services and they quickest refunded me (same day) and gave me the clear instructions to close the account etc. So 5 stars to “Rick” for his prompt resolving of my issue and making me a happy customer again

Developer Response ,

Hi Anon London - Thanks for your review. It's really great to hear that you were happy with our service and found lots of potential candidates resulting in you finding a lovely nanny!

When you pay via our website, it is a subscription service that can be cancelled easily anytime via our self-service online cancellation page at www.childcare.co.uk/cancel and we try our best to make this process clear and simple.

You don't have to close down your account completely to cancel the renewal of a paid subscription. It's possible to cancel future payments and leave your account open and active.

We are delighted to hear that you experienced excellent service from Rick in our customer support team and shall pass on your kind comments to him. Our support team work 365 days a year with a same day response, so if you have any other questions then please don't hesitate to reach out to us at www.childcare.co.uk/contact

Best wishes to you and your family from all the Childcare.co.uk team :)

emarnol ,

Overall very pleased

I often struggle to get childcare for my two kids primarily babysitting on weekends when me and my partner want to go out. Admittedly it would be a five star rating if I didn’t have to pay a fee to access all the information, but once I paid and had access to all the numbers I found the service very good. I like the fact that it’s very clearly set out; peoples availability, their going rate and their qualifications as I personally would prefer a babysitter to have qualifications if I don’t know who they are. The fee is not too expensive if you pay for one week which gives you the opportunity to take down peoples numbers and talk to babysitters and childcare professionals before the membership runs out. I will definitely re-purchase another membership further down the line when my children need a nanny or childminder when I go back to work.

App Privacy

The developer, Childcare Limited, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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