Development Centre

The Development Centre provides Continuing Education, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); and a variety of Certificate Courses for non-certified frontline care providers who are aiming to gain provincial CCA Certification. It is also able to accommodate or arrange customized training requests from employers. For further information please contact the Centre at 902-895-8339 or our Head Office at 902-843-4290.

CONTINUING CARE ASSISTANT

This program is of interest to those individuals who are seeking a rewarding career in the health care sector, where employment opportunities continue to grow. Futureworx currently offers CCA programs in Truro, New Glasgow, Bridgewater, Antigonish and Cape Breton. Please note that program offerings in any location, other than Truro, are subject to funding and cannot be guaranteed.

Program Duration: Full Time – 40 weeks – Customized Full Time/Part Time: 52 weeks


Click Here for more information on the Continuing Care Program and Industry. If you require more information or would like to learn more about upcoming program start dates and locations – please Contact Us.

Nova Scotia Works

Futureworx is now a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre. We help job seekers and employers navigate a range of programs – from career planning, job searches and on-the-job development to recruitment, planning and HR support.

Employability Skills Assessment Tool

The Employability Skills Assessment Tool (ESAT) provides a framework and quantitative assessment methodology for the development of nine employability skills: motivation, attitude, accountability, time management, stress management, presentation, teamwork, adaptability and confidence.

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All Futureworx offices and Nova Scotia Works Centres will be closed on Monday, August 2nd.We hope everyone has a safe and fun-filled, long weekend! ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

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As demonstrated by a post here last week – THERE ARE JOBS AVAILABLE! The shares of our “sign” post sparked a lot of conversations on various group discussion forums which highlighted the need to remind people that in every corner of our province you can find a NOVA SCOTIA WORKS CENTRE. Your job is our job!• Do you have an error free, modern resume that showcases your SKILLS, not just employment history?• If you are applying in person, are your dressed for appropriately as if you were going to work?• Are you filling out employment application forms completely, and correctly?? • If you are applying via email, is your email address appropriate for work?If you are unsure of any of the above answers to these questions, visit or call your nearest centre for FREE one-on-one job search assistance. Nova Scotia Works is a one-stop for JOB SEARCH and CAREER ADVICE to help you reach your employment goals. Our friendly and knowledgeable team of Career Practitioners will give you the real-world feedback relevant for job searching in 2021.Because sometimes, finding a job is a two-person job!Although our smiles won’t look the same hidden behind our masks, here at our Futureworx Nova Scotia Works Centres we are still happy and proud to help you with all of your employment needs!For more information, or to schedule an appointment at one of our Centres, please call:➡️ Elmsdale: 902-883-7010➡️ Tatamagouche: 902-657-0180➡️ Truro: 902-893-6859 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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OPPORTUNITY ALERT - IT SPECIALISTWe are growing rapidly and, in our efforts, to ensure we stay current and relevant with the ever-changing and growing technology sector - we require IT support to do so! We are currently in the process of hiring an IT Specialist for a full-time permanent position to support the IT needs of the organization. This position will be based out of our Head Office location in Truro and serve multiple divisions across the Province.At Futureworx, we believe our employees are our biggest asset!! This position offers a competitive annual salary of $50 -$56,000, a comprehensive benefit package including medical, pension, an Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks vacation to start, and MORE!Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. We welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, in your cover letter, or on your resume.Full posting is available at novascotiaworks.ca**Closing Date August 1st ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Our labour shortage is real - here is your SIGN! It is unusual to see this many signs on lawns, buildings, and in-stores in 2021. This was more the norm 20 years ago. Advice to job seekers:➡️ Visit your nearest Nova Scotia Works Centre to freshen up your resume➡️ Make yourself presentable; dress as if you are going to an interview and,➡️ Drop into some local businesses with a paper copy of your resume and let the employer know you want to work for themThis “old fashioned” way of job searching is still a viable approach to getting a job.#NovaScotiaWorks #JobSearch #Truro #Jobs  ... See MoreSee Less
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▪️ Long-term care facilities closed to visitors effectively immediately
▪️ Public schools closed for two weeks following March Break; to be reassessed
▪️ Regulated childcare centres to be closed Mar 17 - April 3 then will be reassessed
▪️ March break camps cancelled
#COVID19NS

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Futureworx (ESAT) is pleased to be one of the keynote speakers for the Distinctability Webinar series on Innovation and Assistive Technology. #innovation https://distinctability.ca/webinar-series/

What is it that a #CDP does? This #careermonth, take a moment to meet a #careerdevelopment professional in your area, and really feel supported as you strive to achieve your #career goals. https://careermonth.ca via @careermonth

First DEAM (Disability Employment Awareness Month) EVENT in Nova Scotia. Thank you @markwafer for speaking to our community partners this morning in Truro. @TEAMWork1997 #Inspire #Educate #InclusionMatters

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NSW Offices:
Truro - 902-893-6859
Elmsdale - 902-883-7010
Tatamagouche - 902-657-0180

Head Office:
14 Court Street, Suite 305
Truro, NS B2N 3H7

Tel: 902-843-4290
Fax: 902-843-4294

Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm