We are committed to placing childcare staff of the highest calibre, ensuring your family gets the best childcare available.

Childcare Services

Hiring the right childcarer requires considerate evaluation of the type of person who will best suit your family. We offer you a personal service where we listen to your needs and work as a team to match the qualifications, experience and personality of our candidates to best fit in with your family structure.

We only place childcare staff of the highest calibre. All of our candidates undergo comprehensive screening and selection procedures. We interview each and every candidate in person and check all references thoroughly.

Our background investigations include checking employer references (a minimum of two), medical reports and criminal clearance checks.

We Offer A Range Of Childcare Solutions

Au Pairs

An au pair is a professional childcare specialist who is responsible for providing children with a comfortable, stimulating and safe environment in which to develop.


A nanny is responsible for providing children with a safe and caring environment in which to develop, as well as for doing the daily household duties, such as cleaning, tidying, laundry and cooking.


Being a parent, especially of young children, means that you are on duty 24/7. But even mums and dads need some time out! Whether you need a babysitter so that you can enjoy an evening out, or are having a birthday party or function and need an extra pair of hands, Handy Helpers Childcare is here to help.

Maternity Nurses

Maternity nurses are qualified and experienced childcare professionals who are able to support mothers and their newborn babies in their homes for the first four to eight weeks after birth, or as needed thereafter. Maternity nurses provide expert services (either live-in or live-out) and advice in all areas of infant care, especially with sleep routines, handling and settling of the baby, feeding and breast feeding, weight gain patterns, maintaining good hygiene and managing nursery duties.


A chauffeur is a professional and highly experienced driver
with advanced driving skills and qualifications.

Chauffeurs can help busy families with a range of lifting duties.

Chauffeurs provide a safe travelling option.

Chauffeurs are experienced in navigation and route planning.

Chauffeurs are responsible for the maintenance and security of a vehicle.


A tutor is a private educator, usually with a teaching background, who is responsible for a child’s social, creative and intellectual development. The tutor can pay individual attention to a student’s needs, allowing them to improve knowledge and skills far more rapidly than in a classroom environment.

Nursery Staff

Handy Helpers Childcare provide childcare staff (qualified and part-qualified) to nursery schools and creches.

Having a team of experienced and dedicated staff can be one of the greatest assets that any business can have.

Handy Helpers Childcare can help nursery owners offer their clients the very best care for their children.

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Would you like to find out more about our services at Handy Helpers? Our offices are based in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and Eastern Cape, South Africa. Contact us for assistance and advice today.