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Childminder in Edinburgh

Babysitter in Edinburgh

5 stars

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Female Non-smoker Member since Aug 2016 Last Updated Jul 2020 Last Login 20 Jan 2021 Email

My Summary

Scotland Care Inspectorate Registered
DBS Check
Full Driving Licence
Own Car
First Aid Training
Evening Babysitter
Weekend Babysitter
Daytime Babysitter
School Pickups
Childcare Qualifications
Flexible Hours

About Me

My name is Benny Sanio and i am a Registered Child Minder with the Care Inspectorate here in Scotland as well as a member of the Scottish Child minding Association (SCMA). I am very friendly, easy going, organised and i take genuine interest in people. I live in a flat in Oxgangs Farm Gardens with my girls; 9 & 7.

My Experience

I have over 9 years experience looking after both my children and other children. My remit is to ensure that the kids i mind are happy, confident and resilient. We take part in different developmental activities (where the weather permits) as well as library visitation and play lots of games. I currently have spaces for drop off and pick up from St. Mark's Primary School in Oxgangs and other morning and evening spaces as well. I can also mind children during school holidays (full time and part time) and i'm happy to provide drinks and snacks where possible. I also have a Public Liability Insurance.

I also follow the government guidelines, in terms of social distancing and undertake deep cleaning of my premises regularly. I ensure that the children in my care are safe, healthy and respected. I have also updated my policies to reflect the new rules on social distancing and new ways of working pro-COVID.

I have an M.Sc in Human Resource Management and have worked as a HR Manager for two years before resigning from my job in August 2019. I am currently studying part time for a degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy (once a week lectures) at The University of Edinburgh. I also volunteer with the Health in Mind as a peer one-to-one support.

My Qualifications

Childminding Induction
Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC)
Child Protection
Baby and Child First Aid Training
Food Hygiene
Infection Prevention and Control in Child care settings
Continuous Development with the SCMA
Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (In training)

My Availability

I have several spaces at the moment so please contact me and we can discuss your requirements. I do not work on Wednesdays from 12pm until 8pm because i attend lectures.

School Pickup/Drop off (St. Marks Primary)

Nursery Pickup/Drop off (Depending on closing times)


School Term Holidays

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Before School yes yes yes no yes yes yes
Morning yes yes yes no yes yes yes
Afternoon yes yes no no no yes yes
After School yes yes no yes no yes yes
Evening yes yes no yes no yes yes
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 25/07/2020

My Fees

  • Babysitting from £5.00 per hour
  • Childminding from £5.00 per hour

Child minding fees from £5/hr
Weekend rate £6/hr
Baby sitting £8/hr

My Local Schools

My Documents

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  • image/svg+xml UK Driving Licence (added 07/01/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Childminding Agency Certificate (added 07/01/2020)
  • First Aid Certificate: Baby and Child First Aid (added 07/01/2020)
  • PVG Check (added 07/01/2020)
  • image/svg+xml Care Inspectorate Certificate (added 07/01/2020)


Below are the latest reviews for BeeSan Wee Tots. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

After few months of look after my two kids I could recomend her to anyone. My kids are very happy to stay in Benny's house. She is very kind, calm, cheerful and helpful person. I get a lots of help in emergency situation and I have never been disappointed or had any problem. Great service - I recomend to all parents :)

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by Avatar for Anna Be Anna Be about Avatar for BeeSan Wee Tots BeeSan Wee Tots on 15/03/2020

Benny has been looking after my two children for 6 months now. I am extremely happy with care she provides. Although they are in her care for just a short time (2 hours, few days a week) they still visit library and playgrounds. Benny is focused, observant and mindful person. I highly recomend her.

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by Avatar for Agiwa Agiwa about Avatar for BeeSan Wee Tots BeeSan Wee Tots on 01/03/2020

Really good manners with all my 3 kids in her care.Always calm,kind and patient with them.kids were really happy.Always reliable and willing to help whenever I ask her.I regularly see her taking the kids to the library,shop and the park.I was reassured that I made a right choice.I will definitely recommend her to my fellow mum's.

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by Avatar for twin twin about Avatar for BeeSan Wee Tots BeeSan Wee Tots on 27/02/2020

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