Job prospects Personal Support Worker - Home Support in the Northeast Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations in the Northeast Region. These trends also apply to people working as a personal support worker - home support.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

personal support worker - home support
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412) in the Northeast region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

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

  • Approximately 130 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): 61%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 15%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 15%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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