Guide: We compare Sweden's most popular babysitting services

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6/4/2020

Hard to find the right one among all babysitting services?

To save you time, you will find below a brief comparison between some of the country's largest babysitting services where you can see what actually sets them apart.Finding a babysitter is not easy, is it? The market is full of players, many similar, but still with differences in terms of offers, arrangements and rules. So how do you know which of the following is the best?No one will make the choice for you, so below you will find a comparison of some of the country's largest babysitting services. Maybe it can help you a little on the stack.After all, only you know what suits you and your family best. Good luck!

Hemfrid

Hemfrid was started in 1996 and in addition to cleaning, relocation assistance, garden assistance and everyday care for the elderly, also offers babysitting services.All employees at Hemfrid have undergone an application and employment process where background checks are made and extracts from the debit register are required. All employees are covered by the collective agreement and are insured with Hemfrid.

  • On the website you can enter your postcode and directly see if they have babysitters in your area. You will then also receive an hourly rate.
  • You fill in short information about how many children are to be cared for, what ages, how often they are to be cared for, and what specific needs there are. They will then contact you for further info.
  • They produce and present a couple of different candidates, and the one you think sounds best for the assignment, you get the opportunity to meet.

Price level: from SEK 195 / hour (after RUT).Security thinking: Background check + training in CPR.Especially for the company: Offers several services in addition to childcare.

Yepstr

Yepstr was started in 2015 and is a digital platform and meeting place for young people who want to work and adults who want help. So far, everything is done in one app, and to a large extent it concerns childcare, but you can also get help with gardening, homework and dog care.Upon registration, all users are verified with BankID. And to help both parties on the run, you can read the young people's assessments from previous assignments before contacting them.Yepstr has the most babysitters in Sweden, and on the website you can see on a map how many people live in your area. All young people are insured with Yepstr and all payment is made via the app.

  • On the website, you fill in your mobile number and then receive an SMS with a link to download the app in Google Play or the App Store. This is free.
  • Once you have downloaded the app, you get access to the young people's profiles and can take part in their personal descriptions, how old they are, what interests they have, and how far away they live.
  • You can also clearly see the youth's assessments from previously performed assignments.When you have found a candidate you like, you book an interview together.

Price level: According to its own agreement, but Yepstr advocates a salary that is in accordance with the union's recommendations (from SEK 80 / hour).Security thinking: All users are verified with BankID and all young people are insured. (Read more about security on Yepstr)Especially for the company:Yepstr is completely free to use, with no fees. You choose a babysitter in your area and only pay the salary that the babysitter earns.Yepstrs website

myNanny

myNanny was started in 2007 and has full focus on babysitting services for children from 0 years.All babysitters are employed by myNanny and have undergone an application and employment process where background checks are made and extracts from the debit register are required. All are certified, CPR-trained and insured with myNanny.

  • On the website you can enter your postcode and directly see if they have babysitters in your area.
  • You register your interest on the website and they will then contact you to get more information about the child / children, requests for arrangements and specific needs.
  • myNanny develops a candidate that they think would be suitable for your assignment, briefly presents it over the phone, and if it feels good, they help to book a free meeting.

Price level: from SEK 149 / hour (after RUT).Security thinking: Background check + training in CPR.Especially for the company: Available in many small towns.myNannys website

Nannynu!

Nannynu! was started in 2007 and has full focus on babysitting services.All employees at Nannynu! has undergone an application and employment process where a background check is performed and extracts from the debit register are required. The babysitters also receive a nanny certification and training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation as well as child accidents. They are all insured with Nannynu !.

  • On the website, you fill out a form and they will then contact you within a working day to gather more information and create your customer profile.
  • They will then find a candidate from whom you can see a video presentation. Feels good, Nannynu helps! to book a free meeting with the selected candidate.

Price level: From SEK 149 / hour (after RUT).Security thinking: Background check + training in CPR.Especially for the company: All employees undergo the company's own nanny certification, which includes communication and child knowledge.Nannynu!s website

Nannyakuten

The company was started in 1997, but became Nannyakuten in 2009, and focuses entirely on babysitting services. What is special about Nannyakuten is that, as the name suggests, they offer "emergency" childcare. This means that you who live in one of the big cities, can book a babysitter at short notice (within 48 hours).All employees at Nannyakuten have undergone an application and employment process where they do background checks and require extracts from the workload register. All babysitters also attend an internal training (Nanny school) and a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. They are insured with Nannyakuten.

  • On the website you can fill in a contact form and they will then contact you, within a working day, to get more information and create your customer profile.
  • They find a candidate and present this via email. Sometimes a couple of candidates are presented. And you can book an interview that takes place in your home with selected candidate (s). The meeting is free of charge for regular needs, not for occasional or one-time needs.

Price level: From SEK 149 / hour (after RUT).Safety thinking: Background check + training in CPR.Especially for the company: Offers "emergency" childcare within 48 hours.Nannyakutens website.

Babysits

Babysits have been around since 2008 and a digital meeting place where parents and babysitters themselves contact each other. You can book on their website or download the app in the App Store or Google Play. With this arrangement, there are no employment processes, but each member registers on their own. The responsibility for background checks and the like therefore lies instead with each individual person.Users' identities are verified by confirming phone numbers and emails, or linking their Babysits account with other online accounts, such as Facebook.

  • On their homepage, enter your postcode and get profiles of people in your area.You can directly take part in their personal presentations, more information about their previous experiences and educations, as well as what days and times they can work. On a map you can also see approximately where they live.
  • You can post an assignment free of charge, and the babysitters can then contact you, but if you want to be able to contact one of their members yourself, you must buy Babysit's premium subscription for SEK 169 / month. The subscription has no binding period and you can end it whenever you want.

Price level: By own agreement.Security thinking: Members' identities are verified through telephone numbers / online accounts.Especially for the company: You choose the babysitter, price and layout. Everything is done on the website or in the app.Babysits websiteLarge & Small ChildcareLarge & Small Childcare was started in 2010 and offers babysitting services.All employees at Stor & Liten Barnpassning are over 17 years old and have undergone an application and employment process where background checks are required and extracts from the workload register are required. They also receive a CPR training via Stor & Liten.

  • On the website you can see all babysitters' profiles, where they live and take part in more information about what they study / studied and what other work experiences they have. You can also see their wishes regarding assignments. All babysitters also have a video presentation of themselves on their profile.
  • On the website, you fill in where you live, a little more information about your child and what you want help with. You will then be contacted within 14 hours (applies to weekdays).
  • They find a candidate that they present and you can go in and look at his personal profile. Then you book a free meeting.

Price level: From SEK 129 / hour (after RUT)Security thinking: Background check + training in CPRSpecial for the company: You can see all babysitters' personal profiles before committing to anything.Stor & Litens Website.

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