You have worked as a caregiver in your country and now you are looking to work in Canada as a Caregiver? You can apply for Canadian Immigration as a permanent resident or temporary residence. On 13th December 2022, British Columbia has Issues 213 Canada Immigration Invitations where 60 targeted draw was for Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 42202) with a minimum score of 19. On 06th December 2022, British Columbia has Issues 189 Canada Immigration Invitations where 60 targeted draw was for Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 42202) with a minimum score of 32.
There are 4 pathways to Permanent Residence in Canada:
Home Child-Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot Interim Pathway for Caregivers Caring for Children Pilot and Caring for People with High Medical Needs Pilot Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP)
Under this program an employer hire a caregiver with providing a job offer from overseas or inside Canada. The program doesn’t match candidates with jobs. The employer must find a candidate on their own. The program supports hiring a foreign in-home caregiver through the following programs
The Interim Pathway for Caregivers is a limited-time pathway to permanent residence for qualifying in-home caregivers and their families. The program ended on October 8, 2019 .
The caring for children class and caring for people with high medical needs classes are two economic pilot programs targeted to foreign nationals with at least two years of full-time Canadian work experience The program ended on June 18, 2019.
An employer can hire a foreign worker through this program if the caregiver already has a work permit in Live-in Caregiver Program. Also the Caregiver should have an LMIA showing he has agreed to live in the employer’s home. The Live-in Caregiver Program is closed to new applicants.
In Canada, employers look for a trusted person as a caregiver so if your relatives are in Canada, they can hire you as a caregiver and you can get a Canadian PR. In 2018, when women accounted for 54% of all Canadian caregivers. Caregivers perform a variety of tasks:
|Men||1.1 hours per week|
|Women||1.3 hours per week|
Women perform personal care, medical treatments and some regularly scheduled tasks. Men more often performed transportation and house maintenance.
IRCC and ESDC govern some supportive programs for caregivers in Canada that ensure a happy life for new Immigrants.
Train employers to work in-demand jobs. Helping employers, in particular small and medium-sized businesses. Creative solutions, standards and tools to address sectoral labour market needs.
BC has provided 60 targeted draws in the last 2 months continuously. Job Bank: #2250414 Location: Cumberland, BC Median Wage: 16.00$/hour Job Type: Full time Posted on: November 18, 2022 Experience: 1 Year to less than 2 years BC has provided 60 targeted draws in the last 2 months continuously. Job Bank: #2247840 Location: Victoria, BC Median Wage: 20.00$/hour Job Type: Full time Posted on: November 16, 2022 Experience: Experience an asset
Occupational category for Caregiver:
BOC 4 - Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services
TEER for Caregiver:
4 – Occupations usually require a secondary school diploma; or several weeks of on-the-job training Major group for Caregiver:
44 – Care providers and public protection support occupations
Sub group for Caregiver:
441 – Home care provider occupations
Minor group for Caregiver:
4410 – Home care provider occupations
Unit group for Caregiver:
44100 – Home childcare providers
44101 – Home support workers, caregivers and related occupations
No, Foster Parents can’t apply through this program.
To apply as a caregiver you can apply with any Home Child-Care Provider Pilot OR Home Support Worker Pilot programs. It would be beneficial for you if you have any relative in Canada as an employer who is looking for a caregiver in their house.
The median wage for caregivers in Canada is 15$ to 20$ per hour. While it depends on the employer who will decide on hourly wages for caregivers.
There are processing delays with caregiver permanent residence applications (including any related work permit applications).
Yes, The Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) is closed to new applicants.
British Columbia has 120 Invitations in the last 2 draws for NOC 42202.