Northwood Group of Companies
Northwood Group employees contribute to the company's 'Dignity and Respect' campaign

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2018)

Here are some of the reasons why Northwood Group of Companies was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2018) and Nova Scotia's Top Employers (2018) :

  • Northwood Group supports new moms and dads (including adoptive parents) with maternity and parental leave top-up payments for up to 17 weeks
  • 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
  • Northwood Group helps employees prepare for life after work through the security of a defined benefit pension plan
Northwood Group employees participating in the organization's Live More Walk

Highlights

Industry Nursing Care Facilities
Established in Canada 1962
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 998
Part-time employees in Canada 459
Average age of employees in Canada 42.79 years
Longest serving employee 45 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
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 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house 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.
Employees from Northwood Group walking in a local Pride parade

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Nursing Care Facilities
Major Canadian hiring locations Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, CCA
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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