Our Organization

Northwood: Live more

Northwood has led the way for 54 years as Nova Scotia's most dynamic continuing care organization committed to innovation and change. We are recognized both here at home and across Canada as an extraordinary example of the power of social justice, but we like to call it the power of love!

We are a vibrant community enriched by those we serve and those who serve. With a staff of over 1,600 and a volunteer force of over 500, each day Northwood touches the lives of over 6,500 people throughout Nova Scotia.

Our Vision

People experiencing life to its fullest - living in a state of contentment and peacefulness with dignity, choice and control.

Northwood is recognized as a top employer

Northwood has been recognized as a great place to work!
The Atlantic Business Magazine named Northwood as one of Atlantic Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2013-2014-2015-2016, and a Nova Scotia top employer in 2014-2015-2016. These special designations recognize employers who lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Benefit Programs

-        Group RRSP
-        Competitive group benefits
-        Pension Plan (where applicable)
-        Canada Savings bond
-        Educational reimbursements
-        Employee discounts
-        Wellness programs for employees and their families
-        Employee assistance program

Career Opportunities

  Career Title Location Date Posted Region

   Licensed Practical Nurse Permanent Part Time Halifax CityJune 21, 2017
   Licensed Practical Nurse Term Part Time Halifax CityJune 21, 2017
   Registered Nurse Clinical Leader  Halifax CityJune 09, 2017
   Registered Nurse Permanent Full Time ChesterJune 06, 2017
   First Cook Permanent Part Time Halifax CityJune 06, 2017
   First Cook Permanent Part Time Halifax CityJune 06, 2017
   Casual Continuing Care Assistants Northwood Health Services Halifax CityJune 02, 2017
   CCA/PCW Summer Positions for Nursing Students Halifax CityJune 02, 2017
   Environmental Service Worker Casual - 4 Positions BedfordMay 31, 2017
   Client Support Assistant Casual 5 Positions BedfordMay 31, 2017
   First Cook (Journeyman Cook) Casual 2 Positions BedfordMay 31, 2017
   Licensed Practical Nurse Permanent Full Time - Nights Halifax CityMay 23, 2017
   Personal Care Worker/CCA Halifax CityMay 19, 2017
   Licensed Practical Nurse Halifax CityMay 18, 2017
   First Cook Permanent Full Time Halifax CityMay 16, 2017
   Utility Worker Permanent Part Time Halifax CityMay 15, 2017
   CCA / Continuing Care Assistant / Home Support Worker Halifax Regional Municipality, Multiple LocationsMay 01, 2017
   Dietary Aide Term Part Time Halifax CityApril 26, 2017
   Housekeeper Permanent Part Time Halifax CityApril 26, 2017
   Housekeeper Summer Term 6 Positions Halifax CityApril 26, 2017

Applying for a position

Mail it: 130 Eileen Stubbs Avenue
Suite 1 South
Dartmouth, NS B3B 2C4 Canada

Email: hr@nwood.ns.ca
Fax: 902-454-3384