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Job Details

Live-In Caregiver, Child Care Posted on Feb 12, 2018 by ETHELYN BASSIG

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $13.70 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 24, 2018
Job Requirements






Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Red Cross Babysitting course


1 year to less than 2 years

Children's Ages

School age (6 - 12 years)

Additional Skills

  • Wash, iron and press clothing and household linens
  • Travel with family on trips and assist with child supervision and housekeeping duties
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Assume full responsibility for household in absence of parents

Weight Handling

Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Employer's home
  • Optional accommodation available at no charge on a live-in basis. Note: This is NOT a condition of employment

Specific Skills

  • Tend to emotional well-being of children
  • Take children to and from school and to appointments
  • Supervise and care for children
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals
  • Organize, activities such as games and outings for children
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment in the home
  • Instruct children in personal hygiene and social development
  • Discipline children according to the methods requested by the parents
  • Prepare infants and children for rest periods
  • Help children with homework

Target Audience

Supervise and care for multi-aged group of children

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check
  • Reference required

Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Room and board provided

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Mar 24, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Live-In Caregiver, Child Care is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Nannies and Live-in Caregivers

Interest in assisting to care for children in employers' residences; and to tend to the emotional well-being of children; may reside in employers' homes


Interest in handling to prepare and serve meals; to prepare formulas and change diapers for infants; and to perform other housekeeping duties; may be required to keep records of daily activities and health information regarding each child


Interest in copying employers' instructions to plan and oversee children's activities such as meals and rest periods; to discipline children according to the methods requested by the parent; to take children to and from school and to appointments; to maintain a healthy environment in the home; and in organizing activities such as games and outings to provide amusement and exercise

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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