CC – Good Fit?

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CCAs, LPNs and RNs provide routine and essential services in all settings in the continuing care sector in Nova Scotia. They represent the largest pool of employees in the continuing care workforce and are responsible for a range of operations. These workers form the backbone needed to deliver high-quality care and ensure an excellent client experience for Nova Scotians in continuing care.

Do you still think a career in the Continuing Care sector may be a good fit for you?  

Visit the Health Care Human Resource Sector Council and the Continuing Care Assistant program websites to discover more about the work and educational requirements for CCA, LPN and RN.

To discover information about the labour market and pay scales for these professions in Nova Scotia, visit Careers Nova Scotia. CCA, LPN, RN.

Visit the Government of Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness website to learn about programs and services available through the Continuing Care Program.

Explore Employer Profiles on the Health Care Human Resource Sector Council website to find organizations close to you.


Interested but still not entirely sure if this is the right career path for you?

Talk to CCAs, LPNs and RNs in your community who work in continuing care, either in home care, a nursing home or another residential care facility. Ask them about their jobs; speak to your school career counselor about job shadowing in a continuing care setting; talk to friends or relatives that work in continuing care. You too may choose to care!


Not yet ready to fully commit?

There are other options available in the community care sector that you may prefer. Surf the community care section of this webpage and visit the Health Care Human Resource Sector Council career pages to see if there is a better fit for your interests and talents. Very likely there will be a fit for you somewhere in the continuing or community care sectors or perhaps in acute the health care setting. Happy searching for your healthcare career!