Recruiting for Casual Nurse position

Position: Registered Nurse, this is a Casual NECCSA Union Position

Classification: Nurse

Salary Range: $58,160-$70,348 (pro-rated on an hourly basis)

The North End Community Health Centre (NECHC) was created in 1971 to meet the needs of the residents of inner city and North End Halifax. Today, it is the largest Community Health Centre in Nova Scotia with a staff of over forty-five people. The Centre provides Primary Care, Outreach and Health Promotion and Prevention services using a collaborative and multidisciplinary team. Team members include Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, a Nutritionist, Social workers, Dental Hygienists, Dentists, Occupational Therapists and Mental Health professionals. The Centre serves one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Halifax. The NECHC values collaboration, collegiality, teamwork, accountability, continuous quality improvement, and respect for diversity.

This position is an Advanced Nursing position in a community setting. A minimum of three years of nursing experience in a Community Health Centre, Emergency Room or in a Northern Community is preferred. The Nurse works as an integral member of the Health Team providing services and activities that promote wellness, maintain health, and prevent disease. This is accomplished through nursing assessments, health promotion and health education, counseling, and by collaborating with other team members.  The Nurse is expected to provide Outreach services to the community and develop and work in partnerships with other community agencies and groups.



  • Bachelor or Diploma in Nursing


  • Registered Nurse in the Province of Nova Scotia (provide copy of license)
  • Must be in good standing with the College of Nurses


  • An above average understanding of the broad determinants of health and population health
  • Advanced education in Nursing Practice in a Community Setting is considered an asset.
  • Possess a broad knowledge of the principles of health promotion and disease prevention
  • Minimum 3 years experience preferably in a community or equivalent setting Experience working in a
  • collaborative practice setting
  • Experience performing nursing assessments on adults and children
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse environment


  • Reports to Health Team Lead
  • Works within interdisciplinary Health Team, with community agencies and members

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to

Location & Hours

2165 Gottingen Street
Halifax, NS B3K 3B5
Main (902) 420-0303

CENTRE HOURS (Monday to Friday):
9am to 12pm / 1pm to 5pm
Call for appointment.

EVENING HOURS (Monday to Thursday):
For urgent care - not for everyday health advice or prescription refills.
6pm to 8pm
For registered patients only.
No appointment necessary.

For registered patients only. For urgent care that cannot wait until the next day.

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