With demographics pointing to an aging population throughout the province, there has never been a greater need for health-care and social services in Quebec. In particular are the challenges that the senior English-speaking population faces in accessing quality health care outside of the province’s metropolitan centres. A career in health care or social services can be both rewarding and fulfilling.
Below is a list of web resources for those interested working in the health services sector.
= in French only.
La vie nous rapprocheF
La vie nous rapproche concentrates on the opportunities offered in the healthcare sector in Lanaudière. It offers links to the :
- professions most in demand
- employment opportunities
- the various establishments you can choose to work as a healthcare professional, and the benefits of living and working in the Lanaudière region.
Heading for Success.comHeading for success.com promotes careers that require a vocational or CEGEP degree. Search careers by category or region, including a section on health and social services, as well as aptitude tests and links to other sites.
Sauve des viesF
Sauve des vies is a network where you can find a lot of information on the health careers. Detailed information on each career including benefits, salary, and training. It also offers a list of job opportunities in the province of Quebec.
Avenir en santéF
Avenir en santé is an interactive exploratory site which presents different health professions by choosing different story paths based on level of education.
Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ)F
(some pages in English)
The OIIQ highlights the variety of nursing professions and provides information on work environment, required training and benefits. The site also has a section for recently-graduated nurses on the CEPI program and professional exams.
Explore Health CareersExplore Health Careers is an American site that is a good place to start if you want a detailed description of all sorts of health careers.
Healthcare job.caHealthcare Job.ca is a health employment recruitment site with a search directory that includes job postings as well as descriptions of health centres in Quebec.
InfoRouteFPT.orgInfoRouteFPT.org provides information on training programs.
Emploi QuébecEmploi Québec provides information about various jobs and careers. Gives descriptions, lists opportunities, as well as job outlooks and statistics.