The Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) has announced that 350 Filipino nurses are needed in Germany.
The POEA said in an advisory that 350 slots have been opened for Filipino nurses with two years of professional experience in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, or care institutions.
It said Federal Employment Agency of Germany needs 350 nurses with experience in the ICU; general, medical, and surgery ward; geriatric care, nursing home, or elderly care, and operating room.
Other qualifications needed for the positions include:
Four-year degree in Bachelor of Science Nursing
active Philippine Nursing License
German language proficiency (willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines to attain Level B1 or have B1 or B2 language proficiency level in accordance with the Common European Framework of References for Languages)
Successful applicants will earn a monthly salary of €1,900 (gross) and €2,300 recognition as a qualified nurse.
The DOLE said that under the government-to-government program, employers will pay for airfare and visa and help nurses find suitable accommodations in Germany.
Prospective applicants must register at http://www.poea.gov.ph/ or http://www.eregister.poea.gov.ph/ before submitting the following documents in a folder under the heading “Triple Win RSF No. 170035:
Requirements for the job application include
Cover letter and curriculum vitae with colored passport size picture, in English and, if possible, in German
High School Diploma (notarized copy)
Diploma of nursing (notarized copy)
Board Certificate from Professional Regulation Commission
Certificates of Employment from present and previous employers (notarized copy)
Certificate of German language skills, if available
Copy of valid Passport
Applicants must personally submit these documents at the Manpower Registry Division, Windows S and T, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City.
Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2018, for POEA Regional Offices and January 19, 2018, for the central office in Ortigas. — ALG, GMA News