Home Support Worker Pilot

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The pilot program was launched in 2019 and is the successor of the Live-in Caregiver Program, which provides in-home caregivers with the opportunity to become permanent residents once they have had 2 years of eligible work experience in Canada.

Program Advantages / Features:
  • The applicant first needs to obtain a valid Work Permit and work as a home support worker in Canada. After that, the applicant will be eligible to apply to become a permanent resident after working for 2 years.
  • All immediate eligible members can come to Canada for work and study if the work permit of the main applicant has been approved
  • No LMIA is required for employers
  • Work experience is not limited to the same employer
Basic requirements of an applicant:
  • Aged at least 18 and ideally below 55
  • English language level must achieve CLB 5 (IELTS – General Training: Listening 5.0/ Reading 4.0/ Writing 5.0/ Speaking 5.0)
  • Has a valid job offer (LMIA certificate not required)
  • Possess nursing or related work experience/ skills
  • Has a college degree or above

A friendly reminder from Goldmax Consultants:
  • Education Credential Assessment (ECA) is required for overseas credential
  • With 36 months of validity of occupation-specific work permit, the applicant must have accumulated at least 24-month authorized full-time work experience. The 24-month experience does not have to be a continuous one.
  • The applicant can work for more than 1 employer to fulfill the full-time employment requirement (30+ hours/ week)

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