Costs

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COSTS

Toll Free Please Call:  1-800-899-8841

GTA Please Call:  (437) 266-1976

Minimum Monthly Wage: In home caregiver rates vary from City to City and Province to Province, please call us to quote nanny or caregiver rates in your area.
As an example rates in Edmonton are 12.25/hr for between 30-44 hours a week.
Rates in Calgary are 15.00/hr for between 30-44 hours a week.
Current Ontario rates are 11.40/hr with OT after 44hrs a week.

TRANSPORTATION:

If the nanny is to be employed outside of the city limits, the employer is responsible for transportation (one way) to the location of employment. If the nanny is hired from overseas, all transportation costs are the employer’s responsibility.

HEALTH CARE:

Health Care costs are the responsibility of the employer. “Preferred” Personnel will provide health care documentation for overseas nannies and caregivers.
While each province in Canada has a different fee structure for Health Care, It is currently free in Alberta.

CONTRACT:

Contracts are originally for a two year period though they are renewable thereafter. The candidate must provide One week’s notice if she wishes to resign after 3 months or by the employer if he is going to “let go” of the candidate. If the placement has endured two years or more, then two week’s notice must be provided in either case.

CONDITIONS:

The employer must adhere to all Provincial Labor Laws. Overseas candidates must have valid authorization to work in Canada. All required documentation will be completed by Preferred Personnel on behalf of the overseas candidate.

AGENCY GUARANTEE:

A 12-month guarantee (which commences on the nannies or caregiver’s first day on the job) is in place. Should the nanny/caregiver leave the placement or assignment, Preferred Personnel will provide another overseas candidate.

THE AGENCY’S SERVICES:

  • Decades of Human Resource expertise
  • Many years experience in providing quality human resources
  • The most extensive caregiver database in and out of Canada
  • Unique provider of local nannies
  • Selection of none but the best in the way of nannies/caregivers
  • No fee, no obligation when conducting a suitable nanny search
  • Professional assessment of caregiver credentials
  • Help with all government requirements/documentation
  • Start-up kit for client
  • Post start-up follow-up and monitoring
  • Guaranteed one-year placement

THE EMPLOYEE’S ROLE:

  • Great care for your children or patient
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Full charge of all duties where appropriate and necessary
  • Planning meal menus
  • Preparing meals
  • Flexible working hours