Health Career Profiles

Career Exploration Tool

Welcome to the Career Exploration Tool for the Continuing and Community Care sectors in Nova Scotia.

What is this webpage about?

This site provides information for career practitioners, students and job seekers specific to occupations in the Continuing and Community Care sectors in Nova Scotia.

Careers in Continuing Care

  • Continuing Care Assistant (CCA)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

Careers in Community Care

  • Community/Residential Care Worker (RCW)

Other relevant information

The site also provides links to career profiles, employer profiles, the Departments of Community Servcies, Health and Wellness, Labour and Advanced Education and other pertinent sites.

How Do I know that site is reliable?

The Health Care Human Resource Sector Council works with stakeholders to ensure that all Nova Scotians have appropriate support and care by helping employers meet their human resource needs.  To create the “Career Exploration Tool for the Continuing and Community Care Sectors in Nova Scotia”, the Sector Council formed partnerships with the Nova Scotia Departments of Community Services, Health and Wellness, Labour and Advanced Education and sector employers.

Why is the website important?

The Continuing and Community Care sectors offer diverse opportunities for those who are interested in doing important work that makes a difference. It is your choice after all, why not choose to care!

Click on the Boxes Below for a guide to each career path

 

The Career Exploration Toolkit

The toolkit is one of 5 components of the Council’s career promotion resources including web-based Employer Profiles, up to date career information relevant to the health and community care sectors, a career exploration tool specific to the continuing and community care careers and a developing inventory of training opportunities to support employers. The project is directed towards all regions of Nova Scotia, although there is an emphasis on rural areas where resources are limited.

The toolkit includes information and promotional materials for use by career practitioners. Resources found in of the toolkit will inform practitioners and help them guide clients. The toolkit also includes a postcard advertising the on-line toolkit, a list of Access sites in Nova Scotia for those without computer access and a list of Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centres. The completed package can now be accessed through the following link.

To Order your Toolkit