Job prospects Personal Support Worker - Home Support near Kentville (NS)

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

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

personal support worker - home support
Outlook over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412) in the Annapolis Valley region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of a few positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations in the Annapolis Valley region:

  • Approximately 420 people work in this occupation.
  • Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 47%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 38%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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