Caregivers can become a permanent resident or work temporarily in Canada through the caregiver program. This route was available since June 18, 2019 and provides caregivers the opportunity to apply for permanent residence through the Home Child Care Provider Pilot or Home Support Worker Pilot provided the applicants meets the eligibility requirements and have a job offer. These pilots grant caregivers an open work permit to come to Canada and work temporarily.
Live-in Caregiver Program
The goal of the Live-In-Caregiver Program is to bring in qualified caregivers to work in Canada. These qualify caregivers live in a private household with the employer providing support for children, elderly or persons with disability without supervision. Under this program a live-in caregiver might be eligible to apply for permanent residence after completing their 2 years of authorized full-time employment within 4 years of their date of arrival.
To qualify for permanent resident application under Live-in Caregiver program, the applicant must have
· a written employment contract with well enlisted duties, salary, benefits, and hours of work.
· good concept and understanding of English that can allow the individual to function independently in the working environment.
· The applicant ought to possess qualification equivalent to the Canadian high school education. This requirement is considered vital to ensure the applicant will remain viable in the labor market.
· Six months of full training in the classroom or 12 months of full-time paid employment in areas such as Early childhood education, First aid and Pediatric nursing with evident of six months of continuous employment in a related field as the one seeking as a live-in caregiver.