4411 Home child care providers
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Lead statementHome child care providers care for children on an ongoing or short-term basis. They care for the well-being and physical and social development of children, assist parents with child care and may assist with household duties. They provide care primarily in their own homes or in the children's homes, where they may also reside. They are employed by private households and child-care agencies, or they may be self-employed.
- parent's helper
- child care live-in caregiver
- child care provider – private home
- babysitter – shopping centre
- babysitter – fitness centre
- foster parent
- Completion of secondary school may be required.
- Home child care providers, parent's helpers and foster parents may require completion of a training program in child care or a related field.
- Child care or household management experience may be required.
- Demonstrated ability to perform work is usually required.
- First aid certification and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training may be required.
- There is mobility among occupations in this group.
- Child care workers – daycare
42144214 Early childhood educators and assistants)
- Live-in caregivers for seniors and persons with disabilities
44124412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations)