Hire Melbourne Nannies

We at Little Lovelies Nanny & Babysitting Agency can help you with hiring an experienced and fully vetted nanny in Melbourne. With over 10 years experience, we can help your family with recruiting a permanent nanny (3 months or longer), short-term day time nanny, or organise an evening babysitter.

Our Melbourne-based nannies are all very experienced caring for children and are either currently work as a permanent nanny, temporary nanny, a teacher, or as a daycare worker.

Our temporary nannies and evening babysitters are available for a minimum of three hours a day for one-off or fixed-term bookings of up to three months.

Unlike many other nanny & babysitting services, we do the hard work for you and ALL of our nannies are interviewed face to face and thoroughly vetted through an extensive process of qualification, background and reference checks before being considered for a position with our agency. Our Lovely Nannies have a formal childcare qualification and experience or at least two years paid experience working with children, as well as meeting these additional Australian Nanny Association requirements:

  • Working with Children Check (WWCC) or QLD Blue Card;
  • Current First Aid certification;
  • Excellent English; and
  • Impeccable references.

And importantly, our Melbourne nannies LOVE working with little people. We hear time and time again from our clients that our nannies are absolutely adored by their children. This is what we’re all about!


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Melbourne Temporary Nanny Booking Process

  • Use the Book Online or Book Now button to take you through to our booking form
  • Complete the form ensuring to include as much detail as possible
  • Submit the form & Pay the booking fee
  • Once we have checked to see who is available on the date/s you have booked, you will be assigned one of our fully vetted carers who has age-appropriate experience
  • Your carers profile will be emailed to you and the carer will contact you to introduce herself
  • For multiple-day bookings, we will always try and send you the same carer where possible
  • On the rare occasion, we are unable to source you an available carer, we will refund your booking fee

Our thoroughly vetted temporary nanny services and evening babysitters are available across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast, Northern NSW, Hobart and Sunshine Coast.  They can come to your home, event venue, Airbnb, holiday house or hotel. We’re a preferred partner for hotel babysitting services with many of the leading hotels.

Our childcare support can help from early morning to late into the night. We can also help with overnight nanny requests.

Now there are absolutely no excuses – lock in that date night, RSVP to that wedding invitation or give yourself a night off. Your little lovelies will be well looked after.

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Typical Melbourne Nanny Duties

Our nannies are focused on caring for your children in a safe and happy environment, first and foremost. Depending on the length of care required and the age of the children, your nanny’s duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Following your child/children’s routine
  • Preparing nutritious meals for your children
  • Planning fun and creative learning activities such as arts and crafts
  • Park, playgroup or educational excursions
  • Ensuring the children’s play areas are safe and secure
  • Tidying and keeping clean any child-related areas in the house
  • Engaging in quality play time
  • Homework supervision
  • Bathing, showering and feeding your children
  • Bottle feeding and nappy changes
  • Grocery shopping
  • Getting ready for school and pick up and drop offs

Now let’s get you that extra support you need and bring a tonne of fun into your home at the same time!

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Nanny Booking Fees & Rates in Melbourne

Booking fees

Our booking fees are charged per day and detailed below. Booking fees exclude the babysitter or temporary nanny’s hourly rate.

Booking fee
Daily booking fee (1 – 10 days) $29.50
Block booking fee per day (11+ days) $22.50
Last minute booking fee (less than 24 hours notice) $47.50
*Prices listed are excluding GST

On the rare occasion we are unable to source a carer for you, we will refund your booking fee.

Nanny hourly rates in Melbourne

Our Little Lovelies Babysitter and Melbourne Nanny hourly rates are charged in addition to the booking fee and vary depending on the number of children being cared for, their age, and how many hours are being booked.

You pay the hourly rate / wages directly to your babysitter or nanny by bank transfer or cash at the end of the day / week.

As independent contractors, our Carers are responsible for their own financial affairs and regulatory obligations.

3 hours minimum booking is required.

Standard Rates

$35.00 per hour

Special Rates

$40.00 per hour if caring for 4 or more children

$45.00 per hour – Public Holidays and New Years Eve

$150.00 flat rate for overnight nannies (when not caring for a baby) from 10pm to 6am.

Specialist Carers

$40.00 to $45.00 per hour – Baby Night Nanny

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Cancellation Charges

Once your booking has been confirmed via a confirmation email from the Agency, our booking fee is non-refundable.

Confirmed booking cancellations shall incur a cancellation fee charged as follows:

  • $50 when cancelled less than 12 hours prior to commencement
  • $75 cancelled less than 4 hours prior to commencement

Cancellation fees are to paid directly to the carer. She will notify you of her bank details of where to transfer her payment.

Our cancellation policy is in place to protect nannies, their time and their ability to earn an income.
Our cancellation policy helps us have a pool of nannies in Melbourne, and across Australia that are willing and able to work with families, and even commit to last-minute babysitting appointments because they know that their time is respected and protected. Read More

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Are You Looking for a Nanny in Melbourne?

Raising children is an immense joy, yet balancing their needs with work, household responsibilities, and social life can be challenging. This is where Little Lovelies steps in. Our Melbourne-based nanny agency is driven by a team passionate about matching your family with the ideal nanny. Our nanny agency in Melbourne is founded by a mother of two, who was previously a nanny herself and the office team are all parents, so we deeply understand your needs. Since we started in 2014, we’ve been expanding our service areas, a testament to the dedication we bring to each nanny placement. If you’re considering hiring a nanny in Melbourne, finding the perfect match quickly is crucial, and that’s exactly what we aim to help you achieve.

We Provide Long Term and Short Nannies and Evening Babysitters in Melbourne

Each family has its own set of needs when it comes to childcare, reflecting their unique situation. For families without a nearby support network, a nanny can provide essential support. Our Melbourne babysitters are an ideal choice for such families, offering help in the evenings as well as help in the daytime. Whilst caring for your children is their number 1 prioty, when time permits they can offer extra help with household chores such as laundry or organizing play areas. They become the extra support your family requires amidst the joyful turmoil of nurturing young ones.

Our full time nannies in Melbourne are available for three months or more and can fit their hours around you, whether you need them all day or just to help out after school.

Other families will only need to find a babysitter in Melbourne when they are visiting on holiday. Or perhaps you’ve reached the point where all your friends are having weddings and you don’t want kids in tow. Well, we can help with short-term childcare too with our temporary nanny and overnight babysitting services.

Our booking system is open 24 hours so you can make a bookng anytime.

Whatever your childcare needs, we can help you find a nanny in Melbourne to fulfill them.

We’re Children Focused, as it Should be

Everyone who signs up with our nanny service in Melbourne, whether they want permanent or temporary work, has to have either two years paid experience in childcare, or a relevant qualification and experience, a Working With Children Check or QLD Blue Card, and an up to date First Aid certificate. This might sound like a lot but it’s important for us and you that you’re leaving your children in the care of someone who is up to the task and ready for any challenges that may come their way. When you hire a nanny in Melbourne through us, we’ve already checked all these qualifications and work experience. We’ve done the hard work and will just provide you with a short list of nannies. This cuts down the stress of the experience for you as you only meet people we’re already sure will work for your family. Let us worry about all the vetting and paperwork and find your child’s perfect nanny sooner by filling in our enquiry form today. Read Less

Melbourne Nanny Enquiry Form

Please complete our brief enquiry form below and one of our staff will get in contact with you. If you’d rather speak to someone directly you can call us on 1800 665 215.

Casual Nanny & Babysitting Enquiry