Are you an experienced home childcare worker looking to work in Canada? Canada has recently created 2 new Home Caregiver Pilots, one of which is specifically for home support workers.
As an experienced home care support worker, you can earn up to $54,526 per year and will be granted permanent residence in Canada.
There are currently over 6,000 jobs available for home childcare workers in Canada and are currently in demand in provinces such as Saskatchewan.
To be able to work in Canada as a home childcare worker you will need at least 1 year’s full-time experience as well as the necessary training in home-management and some secondary school education, first aid and home support training or qualification as well as meet other requirements.
The main differences between this program and the previous caregiver program are that it enables you to change employers if so desired as well as allows your family members to join you in Canada.
There are many ways to live and work in Canada however one of the most popular ways to immigrate is the Provincial Nominee Program. The PNP allows qualified and experienced candidates who want to live and work in a particular province and has a valid job offer, relocate to Canada.
Interested in finding out how you can bring your home care abilities to Canada? Simply click the link below to speak to one of our professional immigration consultants or keep reading to find out more about the benefits of immigrating to Canada as a home childcare worker and how we can help you fast-track your Canadian visa application.
Why Work in Canada as a Home Childcare Worker?
There are various reasons why Canada is such a great choice to move to, however, the top reasons include:
1. Lucrative Job Opportunities
Canada has the 11th largest economy, and due to the early retirement of the working population, young professionals moving to city centres and being promoted, the Canadian labour market has taken a huge knock which currently cannot be filled by local employees. Canadian immigration has therefore implemented various immigration programs to help employers fill the need for skilled workers and make the visa application process much easier and more accessible.
2. Free Healthcare
All Canadian citizens and permanent residents have access to an excellent healthcare system. These amazing benefits are also extended to children and family members.
3. Free Public Education
Your children will have access to free public education in one of the most diverse countries in the world, right up until they graduate from Grade 12. This will also open up doors for them to enrol in one of Canada’s prestigious universities.
4. Safety and Security
Canada is ranked as the 6th safest country in the world, making it the ideal place to move to with your family or as a female immigrant. Canada is also ranked as the third-most democratic nation globally and has an extremely stable and liberal government, ranking first on the list of the most politically stable countries worldwide.
5. Supportive Expat Communities
Canada is known to be one of the most tolerant and friendliest nations in the world. It has a multitude of different cultures and religions and celebrates diversity. Canada’s largest ex-pat communities are predominantly found in Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
How to Apply for Permanent Residence Through the Home Child Care Provider Program
Your level of experience and whether or not you meet certain requirements will determine whether or not you can get permanent residence in Canada.
You will require at least 24 months of work experience of in-home childcare to children under the age of 18 before you can apply for permanent residence. You will be required to submit your work permit application with your permanent residence application. If you meet the general requirements of the pilot you will receive a temporary work permit to work in Canada, which will allow you to acquire the necessary qualifying work experience needed to apply for permanent residence.
Once you receive your open work permit, which will be occupation-restricted and allows you to work for any employer as a caregiver, and have at least 24 months of Canadian full-time work experience, you will be able to apply for permanent residence.
Your family members will also be able to immigrate to Canada with you and can submit their work or study permit applications along with yours.
|General Requirements for Home Childcare Workers|
|Valid Job Offer|
|Admissible to Canada|
|Language Proficiency in English or French(at least benchmark level 5)|
|Educational Credential Assessment|
|Competition of 1 year of secondary school education|
|Childcare and home management experience|
|College or other course certification in-home support|
|First Aid Certification and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training|
|Completion of a training program in childcare or a related field|
Another option is to apply through the SINP (Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program). Seeing as home childcare workers are in high-demand in Saskatchewan, you may be eligible to apply via the Occupation In-Demand or Express Entry program subcategories of the SINP.
How We Can Help You Immigrate to Canada
Immigration to Canada once you've found work in Canada can be both complex and confusing. By using our accredited Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (RCICs) you will not only optimize your chances of success in the visa application process, but you will receive expert advice on which program is best for your personal needs. Our RCICs are registered with the ICCRC and are legally permitted to assist you by evaluating your eligibility, reviewing all documentation and submitting it to the Canadian government on your behalf.
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