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Outlook & Prospects for Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services in Newfoundland and Labrador
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(2 of 3 stars)||2014-06-25|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be fair for Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services (NOC 3414) in Newfoundland and Labrador. Employment growth in this occupation is expected to be stronger than average. However, this growth will be offset by fewer workers retiring.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in Newfoundland and Labrador was 37 years and 7% of workers were 55 years old and older. Also, according to the Labour Force Survey, approximately 1,100 people worked in this occupation in 2013.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Dec 08 - Dec 12, 2014
- The provincial government will launch an Operating Grant Program for eligible licensed child care centres to offset some of the costs of providing child care
- The government of Canada and the NL government announced a total of $68M in combined funding over a five-year period to help individuals and families access affordable housing and renovate their existing homes
- The NL government, IBM and the Government of Canada, led by Memorial University of Newfoundland announced $50M in funding over a five-year period to support the Translational and Personalized Medicine Initiative to enhance patient care and treatment options in NL
- The provincial government announced $678,000 in funding through the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation's Provincial Homelessness Fund to enable nine non-profit groups to improve services for those at risk of homelessness
- In NL, there has long been a shortage of licensed practical nurses and personal care workers. In response, training programs have been expanded, bursaries have been offered and nurses from outside of Canada have been recruited. However, a new 460-bed long-term care facility is not up to full capacity as a result of the shortage.
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