Health Care Aide and Personal Support Worker

Health Care Aide and Personal Support Worker

Career Information

Employment and Advancement

Health Care Aides and Personal Support Workers start in entry-level positions, but with experience, professionals can gain more responsibility and work with less supervision. With additional experience and/or education, professionals can gain supervisor and manager positions.

Below is a list of workplaces where you might find opportunities to gain experience:

  • Health Care Assistant
  • Health Care Attendant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Support Worker


For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:

Are Employers Hiring?

It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently.  The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly.  The most up-to-date information is usually   specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.

Specific jobs ads:

The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.

Manitoba trends:

Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:

Canada-wide trends:

Specific labour market information for Health Care Aides & Personal Support Workers in Manitoba:

Additional Information

Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals

Health Canada

Provincial Health Care Council (CUPE Manitoba)

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