Health care is an ever-evolving field that requires an openness to adopt lifelong learning to practice safely and competently. Whether its computer skills training for office staff, inter-professional education for health care providers, management training for a supervisor, staff at all levels in the organization are presented with opportunities to learn and grow throughout their careers with Southern Health-Santé Sud.

In doing so, we are committed to supporting staff with training and development opportunities to assist them in performing their present jobs and to prepare them for handling additional responsibilities including:

Interest Free Loans

Interest Free Loans are available to existing staff and are considered on an individual basis. Financial contribution may be directed towards an approved recognized course from an acceptable educational institution. Approved expenses are limited to tuition, books and other fees/expenses imposed by the educational institution.

LPN to BN Education Bursary

We are pleased to offer a bursary program to existing staff that are enrolled in the LPN to BN Program. A one-year return of service commitment with our region is required when receiving a $4 000 bursary.

Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund Grant

The Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund assists with the recruitment and retention of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Registered Psychiatric Nurses in Manitoba. Learn more about the following grant options:

  • Conditional Grant for Manitoba Graduates
  • Personal Care Home Grant
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Bilingual/French Requirement Nursing Position Grant
  • Refresher Course for RN’s
  • Nurse Practitioner Education Grant
  • Non RHA Nurses Recruitment & Retention Fund

French Language Training

Whether you want to improve your French language skills to be more at ease in providing French language health services, aspire to a designated bilingual position in the future or require French language training for your current position, support is available towards French language training.