Child Care Giver

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,
  • Patience,
  • 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
  • Nutrition
  • 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?

  1. First aid and OHS processes.
  2. 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.
  1. Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning
  • Support and facilitate children’s play and leisure.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. Contribute to provision of nutritionally balanced food
  • Childhood nutrition,
  • Encouraging healthy eating,
  • Planning nutritious menus,
  • Safe food handling.
  1. Child Psychology
  2. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.


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