Work Eligibility: Sponsorship required
Years of Experience: 8 years experience as a caregiver.
Relevant Skills and Experience: I am an experienced caregiver for children and the elderly. Since 2012, I have supported a Brazilian Family, caring for their 6 year old; and (iii) an elderly husband and wife in Saudi Arabia for 2 years. My prior roles include, supporting (i) a French Family 10 months, caring for their 2 children (ages 7 and 9) for 10 months (resigned because of poor treatment) and (ii) a Chinese Family for 2 years, caring for their 13 year old special needs child, who was unable to talk. My past responsibilities have included: maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the home for children, including: newborn and infant care; bathing, dressing and feeding an infant/child; supervising, caring for and tending to the emotional well-being of children; preparing and serving nutritious meals; organizing, activities such as games and outings for children; instructing children in personal hygiene and social development; and taking children to and from school, appointments and activities. I am an experienced housekeeper and enjoys cooking any cuisine.
Personal Attributes Relevant to the Position: What I enjoy most about my roles is the opportunity to interact with the family. To me, they are family and I enjoys supporting them with love and respect. To me, the most important qualities in a caregiver are: compassion, empathy, patience, reliability and trustworthiness. Caregiving comes natural to me – I am committed to providing professional care, regardless of the age. I get great satisfaction from the job. It’s an opportunity to create positive change in my life and in their lives too.
Certifications & Additional Skills: I hold a college degree in Computer Secretarial and a Caregiver Certificate.
Availability: Upon offer.
Regional Preference: British Columbia; Alberta