Health Association Nova Scotia
Clinical engineering staff at Health Association Nova Scotia   (Photo credit: Aaron McKenzie Fraser)

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2019) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why Health Association Nova Scotia was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2019) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2019):

  • Health Association Nova Scotia ensures its employees are preparing for life after work with retirement planning services and contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
  • Along with considering previous work experience when setting vacation entitlements for new employees, Health Association Nova Scotia offers 4 weeks of starting vacation allowance to start, with long-serving employees working to a maximum of 6 weeks over their careers
  • 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 a generous subsidy for IVF for parents-to-be when needed (to $15,000)
Health Association Nova Scotia employees at Citadel Hill for the organization's annual staff recognition event  

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 97
Part-time employees in Canada 2
Average age of employees in Canada 46 years
Longest serving employee 32 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), telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives online training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
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
Full-time employees in Canada 50 to 100
Major Canadian hiring locations Bedford NS, Truro NS, New Glasgow NS, Amherst NS, Bridgewater NS, Yarmouth NS, Kentville NS, Middleton NS, Antigonish NS
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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