Register to work with Safekeeping CQ

Interested in working as a nanny, au pair, event sitter or home and community carer (non-medical)?  Please contact us for a registration form.


Please ensure you meet the following requirements before applying.


  • Aged 18 years or older
  • Already have (or be willing and able to obtain) a Blue card*
  • Obtain a criminal history check*
  • Already completed (or be willing and able to complete) First Aid & CPR course
  • Legally able to work in Australia
  • Must have own public liability insurance or be willing to obtain prior to placements. Safekeeping CQ recommends Nannysure

*Safekeeping CQ can assist you in fulfilling these requirements.

Please note: Safekeeping CQ does not pay for any of the above checks/certificates (however, in some instances, families may pay or subsidise them).

Highly Regarded

  • Relevant qualifications
  • Current ABN
  • A current Queensland drivers license
  • Have reliable transport
  • Already a ‘registered carer’ (or willing to apply if family requests)
  • Speak very good (fluent) English (Au pair positions)
  • Completed the below ‘SitterTrain’ course (for Nanny, Au pair & Sitter positions only)


We have teamed up with Sittertrain and ask you to complete the online “Au Pair Essentials” course or the “Babysitting Essentials Course”.
Help your resume stand out from the rest!

You will learn

The role and responsibility of an Au Pair as a second pair of hands to a host family,  (Au Pair Essentials Course Only)

First Aid and how to handle an emergency

Indoor & Outdoor child safety

Basic childcare skills: holding, feeding, changing, hygiene etc.

Understanding children: development, behaviour management and activities for all ages.


About the Course

It only takes 6 hours to complete online – log on & off at any time

Receive a certificate of completion to assure your family or host family

Private Employment Agents Act 2005

Private Employment Agents (Code of Conduct) Regulation 2015 

Information Statement for Work Seekers (Other than Models and Performers)

Your relationship with a private employment agent is regulated by a number of Commonwealth and State laws, in particular the Private Employment Agents Act 2005 and the Private Employment Agents (Code of Conduct) Regulation 2015 (the Code).

Prior to providing you with placement and employment services, we are obliged as a private employment agent, to provide you, as a work seeker, with the following information:

  • We must not charge you a fee for finding, or attempting to find work for you in contravention of section 400 of the Industrial Relations Act 2016.
  • We and our employees have a working knowledge of State and Commonwealth legislation affecting the placement and employment of work seekers.
  • We will ensure that all placements are made in accordance with any relevant legislative requirements.
  • If you believe that your agent has acted illegally, inappropriately or in a false or misleading way, you may obtain information about action that may be taken from the Office of Industrial Relations, GPO Box 69 Brisbane Qld 4001, Telephone (07) 3406 9999.