What is child care giver job?
- Most noteworthy, Caring for babies or young children by feeding, washing and dressing them and by supervising their play and learning activities.
- Plan creative play and learning activities and organised meal and sleep times.
- Develop and/or maintain appropriate routines.
- Even more, safeguard children against potential dangers and hazards (swimming pools, kitchen utensils, poisons and stairs).
- Take children to school, kindergarten and other activities.
- Plan and prepare nutritious snacks and meals for children.
- Above all, arrange and supervise outings.
Who can be a nanny/care-giver/live-in care giver?
A person who has the following can become a nanny/care-giver/live-in care giver:
- First of all, a job offer,
- Secondly, a positive LMIA,
- Secondary level education,
- Nanny course training in less than 3 years period,
- Work experience of one year,
- Furthermore, be able to read, speak and understand English or French (At least 5 bands IELTS general training).
What skills and qualities are required?
- Most importantly, an interest in children,
- Maturity and a willingness to accept responsibility,
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situations,
- Ability to work unsupervised.
- Even more, organization skills,
- Certainly, communication skills,
- Sensitivity and understanding,
- To be flexible and open to change,
- The ability to work as a team.
- Even more,The ability to understand people’s reactions,
- Thinking and reasoning skills.
- Furthermore, being able to use a computer may be beneficial for this job.
What is required to study?
- Care giving manuals
- First aid, CPR
- Record keeping
- Home management
- Employer and employee duties, responsibilities and rights
- About the country
- Child abuse, emergency calling
- Cooking skills
- IELTS training
- French basics
- Personality development
- Interview preparation
- Resume making
- Primary documentation of visa process
What does this course enables you to do?
- First aid and OHS processes.
- Develop an understanding of children’s interests and developmental needs
- Gather information about the child through observation
- Gather information about the child from secondary sources
- Record observation of interests and needs appropriately
- Use observations and information gathered to understand the child and contribute to program planning.
- Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
- Support and facilitate children’s play and leisure.
- Interact effectively with children
- Communicate positively with children on an ongoing basis,
- Promote positive behavior,
- Collaborate with children about their interests,
- Help children in learning about the decision-making process.
- Support the development of children
- Sustain the physical development of children,
- Support the social development of children,
- Aid the emotional and psychological development of children of the same age,
- Help in the language, creative & cognitive development of children.
- Contribute to provision of nutritionally balanced food
- Childhood nutrition,
- Encouraging healthy eating,
- Planning nutritious menus,
- Safe food handling.
- Child Psychology
- Provide care for children
- Provide physical care,
- Create opportunities for children to develop their understanding of physical needs,
- Establish an environment that encourages children to complete tasks themselves,
- Respond to the emotional needs of children.
- Even more, ensure the health and safety of children
- Maintain a clean and hygienic environment,
- Recognize and respond to signs of potential illness,
- Provide a safe environment supervise the safety of children,
- Travel with children safely,
- Administer medication within guidelines,
- Manage and respond to allergy / prophylaxis.
- Identify and respond to children and young people at risk
- What is child abuse?
- Protecting the child,
- Report indications of possible risk.
What are the duty timings?
Duty time is 8 hours in a day and 40/42 hours in a week. You can do over time duty after the normal timing.
What is the salary offered?
The wages vary from province, territory and city. Almost 14-20 Dollar per hour and 2500/3000 Dollar per month are payed.
What are the settlement options?
Candidates can apply for permanent residency after completing 3900 hours of duty in Canada less than 4 years. Certainly, you may have to go through all process to achieve the PR.