Health Association Nova Scotia
Health Association Nova Scotia employees

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Health Association Nova Scotia was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2017):

  • In addition to 3 weeks of starting vacation allowance, Health Association Nova Scotia offers up to 7 paid personal days off each year, which can be scheduled at the employees' discretion
  • Health Association Nova Scotia provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new mothers and fathers, including adoptive parents (to 93% of salary for 15 weeks) and offers the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Health Association Nova Scotia encourages ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for courses taken at outside institutions, subsidies for professional accreditation and in-house career planning services
Health Association Nova Scotia President Mary Lee

Highlights

Industry Professional Associations
Established in Canada 1960
Major Canadian hiring locations Bedford NS, Truro NS, New Glasgow NS, Amherst NS, Bridgewater NS, Yarmouth NS, Kentville NS, Middleton NS, Antigonish NS
Full-time employees in Canada 87
Part-time employees in Canada 3
Average age of employees in Canada 45
Longest serving employee 30.7 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 65% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 60 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives online training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Health Association Nova Scotia has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Health Association Nova Scotia employee

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Professional Associations
Major Canadian hiring locations Bedford NS, Truro NS, New Glasgow NS, Amherst NS, Bridgewater NS, Yarmouth NS, Kentville NS, Middleton NS, Antigonish NS
Full-time employees in Canada 50 to 100
Student opportunities paid internships, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house career planning services
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,250 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Electo-Mechanical Technician, Electro-Mechanical Technologist, Benefit Administrative Assistant, Benefits Administrator, Paralegal
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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