Social worker

La travailleuse sociale aident les couples, les familles, les groupes, les collectivités et les organismes à acquérir les compétences et les ressources dont ils ont besoin pour améliorer, surmonter les défis quotidiens et vivre en société.

Employment outlook

Excellent
Employment opportunities are excellent in Nova-Scotia

Testimonials

Prerequisits

Etre diplomé du secondaire

30 crédits universitaire

Trois lettres de références

Entretien

Expérience professionnelle ou bénévole pertinente ou qualifications spéciales

Daily tasks

  • Accueillir le public et le mettre à l'aise
  • Écouter et diagnostiquer les besoins des personnes
  • Évaluer et mettre en place un programme de soins ou de suivis
  • Renseigner le dossier médical des patients et des progrès réalisés
  • Conseiller d’autres professionnels de la santé lors de travail en équipe

Required skills

  • Ability to assess, plan and implement a care program
  • Analyze situations to find the best solution
  • Be able to react quickly and effectively in an emergency
  • Be respectful and keep professional secrecy
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Good listening skills and communicate easily
  • Love teamwork and interdisciplinary

Salary

$30,77 / hour *

Annual salary at 40h per week: $64 002

Min hourly rate: $18,50 / h ($38 480)

Max hourly rate: $42,54 / h ($88 483)

* Median rate according to Statistics Canada

Work locations

  • Companies and industries
  • Hospital center
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Private clinic
  • Private houses
  • Self-employed

Available scholarships in Nova Scotia

Type of diploma obtained

Bachelor of Health Science

Years of study: 4

Carreers list

Filtres

Years of studies

Employment outlook

Diploma type obtained

Salary

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College diploma
Average salary  60 008 $

Audiologist

Master of Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  84 365 $

Continuing Care Assistant

College diploma
Employment outlook  
Average salary  37 232 $

Dental Assistant

Professional certificate
Employment outlook  
Average salary  43 680 $

Dental hygienist

College diploma
Employment outlook  
Average salary  68 640 $

Dentist

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  115 045 $

Dietitian

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  69 306 $

General physician

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  176 426 $

Kinesiologist

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  52 062 $

Licensed Practical Nurse

College diploma
Employment outlook  
Average salary  51 064 $

Massage Therapist

College diploma
Employment outlook  
Average salary  56 659 $

Medical Office Administrator

College diploma
Employment outlook  
Average salary  42 765 $

Medical Records Technician

College diploma
Average salary  55 744 $

Medical Ultrasound Technologist

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  75 171 $

Nurse

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  78 520 $

Optometrist

Master of Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  52 333 $

Paramedics

College diploma
Employment outlook  
Average salary  53 310 $

Pharmacy Technician

College diploma
Employment outlook  
Average salary  93 725 $

Physiotherapist

Master of Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  74 880 $

Psychologist

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  85 280 $

Radiation Technologist

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  67 683 $

Respiratory Care Therapist

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  64 480 $

Social worker

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  64 002 $

Specialist physician

Master of Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  245 003 $

Speech-Language Pathologist

Master of Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  84 365 $

Team manager

Bachelor of Health Science
Employment outlook  
Average salary  93 600 $