In the Philippines, some families that have a child in the household and needs someone to help look after the child while parents go back to work. Anyone can be hired as long as they have good character background, no certificates, no qualifications, no age limit as long as it knows how to look after child and at the same thing do all around household jobs, sometimes they are called as house helpers. To those who are working in overseas, they are often called domestic helpers but they earning more than to those locals in the Philippines. Some Filipino house helpers earn around a minimum of 50 Australian dollars a month in provinces and in cities are a bit higher.
Australian Day Care
In Australia, its a bit more different. Anyone who wishes to look after children of other must hold a qualification and a certificate that they have these certain course in relation to child care. It is being offered in schools as short term courses and at the end of it a certificate is given. This allows a person to work in day care facilities or even a normal household. It is one of the requirements. Some can choose stay in carers, some depends on the employer. Salary is calculated hourly, there are also day care centres where you can drop your kids off and pick them up at the end of the day. The children are allowed to play with the other kids and at the same time they are learning too. The staff in these day care centres are highly trained and knowledgeable enough in looking after children. So if a person is going back to work, there is no hassle and no headache in thinking whose going to look after the babies. It doesn’t cost that much in putting your children to day care, its more accessible and affordable as well.