Trust and Safety

Making the search for childcare and childcare jobs simple and safe for parents and Childcare Professionals.

Safety features

  • Background Checks

 is the only UK childcare search site to offer Background Checks. Providing reassurance to parents and adding credibility to applications. Apply now.
  • References

    Find references on candidate profiles, Childcare Professionals with more than two references will be displayed first in the childcare search results.
  • Community flagging

    At we encourage everyone to work together to create the best online experience. If you should come across anything of concern, contact our Customer Care Team immediately. 
  • Customer support

    If you cannot find what you are looking for in our advice section please ask our friendly childcare experts.
  • Privacy

    We take privacy seriously and provide a messaging system to allow you to talk before sharing your contact details. We are registered with the Date Protection Agency, No. Z9222874.
  • Secure payments

    All payments are made over secure connections certified by Comodo. We do not hold any payment details and all online transactions are dealt with securely by our payment provider Paypal.

Safety tips for parents

Interview tiips

You've posted a job and found a number of potential candidates - but how do you decide who to hire? Interviews are a crucial part of the process of finding the perfect Childcare Professional for your family. Wondering what questions... Read more

Childcare qualifications

There are many childcare qualifications in the UK. We have listed some of the most recognised below. also offers a range of childcare courses that can be booked through us. All Childcare Professionals can...Read more

Need a contract with your Childcare Professional?

When you've found your perfect Childcare Professional, Nanny, Au Pair, Housekeeper you'll need to take him/her on as an employee and pay his/her wages. You'll need a formal contract, that's why we've provided this contract for you...Read more

Safety tips for carers

Interview Tips

Ensure you have all the required documentation with you (C.V, DBS (formerly known as CRB) check, written references, certificates for courses you have taken). Have answers for questions like; what do you do if a baby... Read more

DBS and Police Checks

DBS checks are criminal record checks processed by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which provides details of an individual's criminal record. These checks can include information held on the DBS's children... Read more

Experian Background Checks is the only UK childcare search site to offer Background Checks. Providing reassurance to parent and adding credibility to applications. Having an Experian Background Check will increase... Read more

Still have questions? You may be able to find your answer in our frequently asked questions or you can contact us.