Caregiver (Child & Elder care) position

Full-time Caregiver – split between child care and senior care (alternating days at two locations).

Contact: Joseph Mergens – 6048897534 or

Job length November 2021-August 2023
Includes Room & Board (optional accommodation. Note: This is not a condition of employment.) Room provided at employer’s parents’ residence where elder care occurs.

A Bi-weekly schedule at two locations
Week 1: mwf childcare, t/th eldercare
Week 2: mwf eldercare, t/th childcare

Childcare: 2.5 year old and 5.5 year old (employer’s children) in Kensington neigbourhood. Older child will be at school from 9-3pm, caregiver will drop off and pick up from school. (2 block walk). Most care will be done with toddler. Some light housekeeping is expected during toddler’s nap.

Eldercare: 77 year old male and 69 year old female couple. Help with tasks/moderate housekeeping in home, accompany male to appointments, aid with medications.

Begin: November 17, 2021 (Start date is flexible)

Provide care for children/senior, prepare meals, help in picking 6 year old from school , aid in house keeping and laundry.
Children are very energetic and require a lot of outdoor play. Applicant should be able to keep up and play with 6 year old.
Experience with both child and elder-care required
Security and Safety requirements:
Child abuse registry check, child welfare check. Immunization records, criminal record check, bendable, references required
Work conditions and physical capabilities:
Combination of sitting, standing, walking, crouching, kneeling running/playing with children. Overtime required.
Transportation and travel information:
Public transportation, grand parents will sometimes drive to childcare location.
Work location information:
Work in empler’s/client’s home and parents of employers home, various public locations such as parks.
Personal Suitabilities:
Reliability, excellent oral communication, flexibility, dependability, effective interpersonal skills, good with children.
Specific skills:
Provide personal care, launder clothing and household linens, assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene, perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties, feed or assist in feeding, assume full responsibility for household (in absence of households), assist in regular exercise e.g. walking or play, prepare and serve nutritious meals.

Weight Handling: up to 23kg/50lbs

Credentials: First aid certificate (preferably infant/toddler) 1st aid)
Experience: 1 years to less than 3 years

How to Apply

Contact: Joseph Mergens
Phone: 6048897534

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