Free Secrets On How To Find An Employer, Immigrate And Work As A Caregiver In Canada

March 12, 2018 Our Blog

There is no doubt that this is the most important step but also a very difficult one. Your dream to travel to Canada, live and work, become a permanent resident and eventually acquire Canadian citizenship starts with finding a qualified Canadian employer who is willing to sponsor you. There are two main ways you can find a Canadian family to sponsor you so that you can become a caregiver or nanny in Canada.

As a foreign caregiver interested in immigrating to Canada, you have two options when it comes to finding an employer in Canada. You can pay a recruitment agency to find an employer for you or you can try to search for an employer on your own. There are a number of known issues associated with both methods. Consider them carefully.

How To Find An Employer (Free) For Direct Hire

First and foremost, it is against the law in Canada for recruiters and recruitment agencies charge recruitment fees to the foreign caregiver. Caregivers do not have to pay the recruitment fees directly or indirectly. Although it is illegal in Canada, there are reports of some foreign caregivers being made to pay thousands of dollars as recruitment and placement fees.

As a foreign caregiver interested in working in Canada, you can find a Canadian employer on your own without having to pay anybody to do that for you. It is simple and just a mouse click away. This may take time and require you to contact different potential employers but it is free.

Job Bank is the Government of Canada’s leading website ( for Canadian jobs and labour market information. Job Bank helps you find caregiver jobs across Canada and has listings that are updated daily. Job Bank can help you make well-informed decisions about where to live and work by producing a report that contains information on job descriptions, wages, skills, language training and job opportunities tailored to your needs.

If you are ready to start searching and applying for caregiver jobs in Canada now, CLICK HERE to browse caregiver jobs in Canada.

How To Find An Employer Through Caregiver Job Boards

This alternative is often cheaper than using a recruitment agency. You may be required to pay small website membership fees in order to access some services and resources on those websites. You get the opportunity to contact or be contacted by a Canadian family who is looking for a foreign caregiver or nanny.

You can pay small listing fees and post your profiles, resumes and CVs on Caregiver Job Boards such as and others. Canadian families and employers who are looking for foreign caregivers frequently visit these job boards. Based on your education and experience, employers may contact you directly to offer you jobs to work as a caregiver in Canada. Finding a job this way is much more affordable but it is not guaranteed. It requires you to devote your time and effort personally.

If you want to create your profile for employers to contact you directly, CLICK HERE to pay a small listing fee and post your complete profile.

How To Find An Employer Through Recruitment Agency

Some of the advantages of using legitimate and reliable recruitment agencies include a guaranteed job offer, less hassle on your part, less paperwork and faster. However, it can be very expensive, even though recruiters are not permitted to make foreign caregivers pay placement fees in Canada. It is also not easy to find a good recruitment agency that is not going to scam you and steal your money. Several caregivers have already been defrauded by scammers posing as recruitment agencies. So be careful!

Whatever method you chose to use to look for a job in Canada as a foreign caregiver, it is not going to be easy. The fact is that there are hundreds and thousands of other job seekers all over the world you have to compete with. Keep in mind though that there is no harm in trying. Even if you don’t succeed, it is better to know that you did your best but your best may not have been good enough.

September 21, 2019

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Jhun Mark
December 17, 2019

I am looking Caregiver job in Canada now still active here in UAE hospital as Healthcare Assistant
I have 7 years experience previously and 2 years contract here in UAE hospital.