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Financial support for moving expenses


  • Amount varies based on position type and the moving distance. Please connect with a recruiter for more information at NHjobs@northernhealth.ca


  • Candidates who are hired into positions that are considered difficult to fill

Provincial Rural Retention Incentive (PRRI)


  • Up to $2,000 quarterly to a max of $8,000 for the year


  • Regular full-time and regular part time employees covered by the Nurses Bargaining Association (NBA), Health Sciences Professional Bargaining Association (HSPBA), Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA), and Community Bargaining Association (CBA) are eligible
  • Up to $2,000 quarterly to a max of $8,000 for the year, pro-rated for productive hours based on a max of 412.5 productive hours in each quarter
  • Eligible employees who do not qualify for the full $2,000 quarterly incentive payment each quarter, but who work a total of 1650 productive hours in an eligible position from April 1, 2024, to March 31, 2025, will nonetheless receive the maximum incentive of $8,000
  • GoHealth BC nurses and GoHealth BC Health Sciences Professionals (HSPs) are not excluded from the PRRI
  • Any employee who has received the Rural and Remote Recruitment Incentive is not eligible for the PRRI while completing their 2 year return of service
  • All Northern Health communities excluding Prince George
  • Excluded staff (grade 10 and below) that work in an eligible community are also eligible for the PRRI

Rural and Remote Recruitment Incentive (RRRI)


  • $30,000 incentive for a 2 year return of service


  • New to a rural and remote community who previously worked in urban/metro centre AND have relocated to a Northern Health rural/remote community, or
  • Are new to BC’s public health sector
  • Incentive is prorated based on 1.0 FTE. The incentive will be back dated to April 1, 2024. This incentive offer is available until March 31, 2025
  • Eligible positions (listed below)
Community Bargaining Association (CBA)
  • Community Health Workers
  • Rehabilitation Assistants
  • Detox Workers
  • Residence Coordinator
  • Lifeskills Workers (1 and 2)
  • Program Coordinator

Nursing (NBA)

The following specialty RN, RPN, and LPN regular positions are eligible:

  • Emergency
  • Nephrology
  • High acuity
  • Critical care/Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Mental health (Addictions, inpatient mental health, specialized mental health)
  • Pediatric
  • Perinatal/Maternity
  • Perioperative
  • Post anesthetic recovery
  • Post anesthetic care
  • Cardiac care
  • Long-term care
  • Med/Surg (communities outside of Prince George and Quesnel)

Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA)
  • Anesthesia Assistants
  • Biomedical Engineering Technologist
  • Cardiac Technologist
  • Clinical Counselor
  • Dietitian
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Medical Radiation Technologist (Medical Radiation Technologists, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist, Radiation Therapist, Radiological Technologist, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, PET Technologist, CT Technologist)
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Sonographer
  • Speech Language Pathologist

Facility Bargaining Association (FBA)
  • Medical Laboratory Assistants 
  • Pharmacy Technicians 
  • Rehabilitation Assistants

To find out if you are eligible for this incentive, or discuss positions that are eligible, please connect with the NH recruitment team at nhjobs@northernhealth.ca

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