Health Care Human Resource Sector Council


The Health Care Human Resource Sector Council (HCHRSC) deals with human resource planning and development within the Nova Scotia health sector. By providing an objective focus in occupational and labour market analyses, sustaining collaborative linkages and performing research to understand developing health human resource challenges, we contribute to a viable, well trained health sector workforce.

We maintain close ties with health sector stakeholders such as employers, employees, industry organizations, regulatory bodies, educational institutions and government departments and related agencies.

Health Career Profiles

Browse our Health Care Career Profiles for valuable information before embarking on a health career path. Each career profile gives you an idea of the specific job duties, educational requirements, and related careers.

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Learning Opportunities

The HCHRSC is committed to providing pathways for employers and employees to build valuable skills that help to find new ways of working and recruiting in the modern workplace. We offer various workshops and training programs such as social media, diversity, leadership, and much more.

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Featured Project

The Working Mind – Addressing Workplace Mental Health and Wellness

The Health Care Human Resource Sector Council, in collaboration with the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association, took part in The Working Mind Train the Trainer program delivered by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Seven individuals representing the health and community care sectors participated in the five-day facilitator training.

As a result, the Council is pleased to have this training available for our industry based on the Mental Health Continuum Model on which The Working Mind program is centered.

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