Nova Scotia Invites Social and Community Service Workers

Deanne Acres-LansDeanne Acres-Lans
5 December 2019

On December 5th, 2019, the Nova Scotia Nominee Program issued Letters of Interest to applicants in the Express Entry system whose main occupation was listed as NOC 4212 – Social and Community Service Workers.

These Letters of Interest were issued under the Nova Scotia Nominee Program’s Labour Market Priorities Stream. Those who have received a Letter of Interest have 30 calendar days to submit their application for a provincial nomination.

Those who were issued with Letters of Interest had to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a valid Express Entry profile;
  • Have the minimum amount of work experience for the federal immigration program which you qualified for in order to enter the Express Entry Stream;
  • Meet the minimum amount of settlement funds for your family size;
  • Have two or more years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience as a social worker or community service worker within the five years preceding the date of the application;
  • Have proof that they achieved a CLB 7 or higher in all sections of an approved English or French test;
  • Have a bachelor’s degree OR have completed a program of three or more years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute and have a valid educational credential assessment.