Northwood Group of Companies
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Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Northwood Group of Companies was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2016) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2016):

  • Northwoodcare Group employees working at the organization'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
  • Northwoodcare Group encourages employees to keep up-to-date with tuition subsidies for courses at outside institutions as well as a variety of in-house and online training programs -- and also reaches out to the next generation of employees through paid internships, co-op placements, and summer student roles

Highlights

Industry Nursing Care Facilities
Established in Canada 1962
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 989
Part-time employees in Canada 437
Average age of employees in Canada 43.36
Longest serving employee 43 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
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
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local

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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