VON Canada

New Grads Welcome to apply

We have Full Time and Part Time Positions Available!

Are you looking for a challenging, rewarding career in nursing, where you get to work to your full scope of practice?

Join the VON team and make a difference in the lives of our clients in your community by delivering exceptional care. VON nurses collaborate with community health teams to provide client-centred health care in homes, community settings and clinics. Come work with us – it’s a job that matters!


  • Registration with NSCN and a graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Demonstrated competencies in observation, independent assessment and health education
  • Experience providing nursing care to adults and seniors
  • Can effectively use software for client documents, word processing & communication
  • Experience conducting comprehensive nursing assessments
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Valid CPR C / First Aid required

Locations hiring:

  • Sydney, Cape Breton
  • Amherst, Cumberland County
  • Stellarton, Pictou County
  • Annapolis Valley
  • Truro, Colchester East Hants
  • Greater Halifax area
  • Lunenburg & Queens county

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements



  • To provide and manage high quality  and  effective nursing care to all individuals  who are assigned to your care
  • Responsible to teach and delegate tasks and functions to different levels of workers and to family members and others in accordance with the standards and scope of practice as determined by VON and the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia
  • Comply with all standards, policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • Participate as a member of the health care team in relevant committees and working groups

If you asked a VON nurse why they love working here, they would say:

  • I get to work to the full scope of my practice
  • I use independent judgment to make decisions for my clients
  • I get to provide care to clients in their own homes
  • I love being out and around in my community helping people
  • Clients really appreciate the service and care that we provide them
  • I am able to ensure my client is comfortable while providing palliative care in their home
  • I get to work with amazing co-workers

Application Details

Apply on line at

Did you know about the federal government program for RN’s working in rural areas? Work with us in a rural area and you might be eligible for the Government of Canada’s Student Loan forgiveness program.