Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||(2 of 3 stars)||2017-12-15|
The employment outlook will be fair for Other assisting occupations in support of health services (NOC 3414) in Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2017-2019 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Other assisting occupations in support of health services in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:
- Approximately 550 people work in this occupation.
- Other assisting occupations in support of health services mainly work in the following sectors:
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 50%
- Other retail stores (NAICS 44-45, except 445): 31%
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 18%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 73% compared to 85% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 27% compared to 15% for all occupations
- 58% of other assisting occupations in support of health services work all year, while 42% work only part of the year, compared to 57% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 24 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 27 - Dec 01, 2017
- Sobeys announced in November 2017 that it will cut 14 office staff in NL as part of the grocery chain's national reduction of 800 employees
- The NL government is moving forward with a plan to incorporate midwives into the provincial health care system. Several industry groups will work with a recently hired consultant to establish the process over the next twelve months.
- Certified early childhood educators working in NL will receive pay increases between $1 to more than $2 an hour, depending on the level of certificate, due to an increase in supplements from the provincial government
- Changes to the NL Child Care Act will result in stricter training regulations around post-secondary education that new employees will need to follow to work in childcare centres in the province. Those already working in the industry will not be affected.
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