Northwood Group of Companies
Northwood Group 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 Northwood Group of Companies was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2017) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2017):

  • Employees working at Northwood Group's main location can take advantage of a variety of onsite amenities including an employee lounge, a quiet room for meditation and relaxation and a fitness facility with exercise equipment and shower facilities
  • Varying by position, Northwood Group helps employees prepare for life after work through defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans
  • Northwood Group encourages employees to keep up-to-date with tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions and also reaches out to the next generation of employees through paid internships, co-op placements and summer student roles
Northwood Group employees have access to a full service fitness centre

Highlights

Industry Nursing Care Facilities
Established in Canada 1962
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 1,041
Part-time employees in Canada 444
Average age of employees in Canada 42.55
Longest serving employee 44 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension, defined-contribution (DC) pension
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Northwood Group of Companies has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Nursing Care Facilities
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 989
Part-time employees in Canada 437
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, CCA
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work perks health benefits for new employees
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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