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Career Enrichment

Knowledge is power and we strive to support professional development and provide the means for professionals to access continuing education. ...read more

Welcome to the Department of Health and Social Services’ career site.

Challenging environments, welcoming communities and expanded opportunities are waiting for you to pursue your passion for healthcare within the Government of the Northwest Territories. You will work alongside motivated health professionals, dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of the people they impact and serve.

Northern Graduate Employment Program (NGEP)

The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is currently developing a new human resource strategic plan that targets human resources needs across the health and social services system.  New applications to the DHSS Recruitment and Retention programs are suspended effective immediately until such time as the human resources strategic plan is complete.

We remain committed to the Maximizing Northern Employment initiative for 2014.  Application to the Northern Graduate Employment Program for nurses and social workers is now available at: NGEP Application-2014-15Application deadline has been extended to March 28th, 2014.  For more information regarding the NGEP program, please see: 2014 NGEP Applicant Guidelines.  For general inquiries, please contact Sharon Morrison, Mentorship and Program Development Coordinator at Sharon_Morrison@gov.nt.ca or (867) 920-8057.

Bursary Program

We also remain committed to students currently participating in the Bursary Program to pursue studies in the health and social services professions.  For general inquiries, please contact Steve Meszes, Recruitment Program Officer, at Steve_Meszes@gov.nt.ca, (867) 873-7120 or 1-888-591-7844.