Job prospects Personal Support Worker - Home Support near Hamilton (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations near Hamilton (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a personal support worker - home support.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Labour shortage

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

personal support worker - home support
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good Good

The employment outlook will be good for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412) in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations in the Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 3,060 people work in this occupation.
  • Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 44%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 37%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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