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400 - 550 Nurses needed in Germany: Deadline to apply February 28, 2019

Proficiency in the German language or willingness to undergo training in the employer's language is a must.

Crispin Aranda

400 - 550 Nurses needed in Germany: Deadline to apply February 28, 2019

Opportunity has an expiration date: Deadline for submission of applications at POEA Central and Regional Offices is on February 28, 2019. The POEA had made announcements for 400 up to 550 RNs needed (see image).

The initial announcement for 550 RNs was posted on September 30, 2015 - https://www.facebook.com/poea.gov.ph/posts/the-international-placement-service-of-the-german-federal-employment-agency-zavb/929104063848851/

Demand for nurses in Germany contiinues - the German government has announced 13,000 more jobs for hospitals and care homes- but there is still a shortage of qualified medical staff. according to a report from DW. For more of this DW story, click here - https://www.dw.com/en/germanys-aging-population-desperate-for-more-nurses/a-44902695

Interview by employers is scheduled on end of March 2019. The rest of the POEA announcement is being shared, below.

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration is now accepting applications for nurses under the Triple Win Project of Germany.

Qualified applicants must be Filipino citizen, male or female, and permanent resident of the Philippines with Bachelor of Science in Nursing, active Philippine Nursing License and at least two years related professional experience (bedside) in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and/or care institutions.

Applicants must have German language proficiency or willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines to attain Level B1 (to be paid by the employer) and must be able to attend the language class in April and May 2019; or with Bl or B2 Language Proficiency Level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Successful candidates shall have a starting monthly salary of €1,900 (gross) that will be increased to € 2,300 after recognition as a qualified nurse.

The employer will pay the visa and airfare from the Philippines to Germany and will assist the employee find a suitable accommodation. The selected nurse will bear the expenses in full or in part of the board and lodging.

Qualified applicants should register online at www.eservices.poea.gov.ph and personally submit the required documents (fastened in a folder) under the heading "German Federal Employment Agency RSF No. 180028" at the Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEABldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City:

  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae with colored passport size picture;
  • High School Diploma (notarized copy);
  • Nursing Diploma (notarized copy);
  • Board Certificate and copy of license from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC);
  • Certificates of employment in related field (previous and current) (notarized copy);
  • Attendance and/or level certificate for German language, if available;
  • Copy of valid Passport; and Certificate of POEA online Pre-employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS) (peos.poea.gov.ph)

Applicants are required to present their original documents for authentication of written information before forwarding the resume to the employer.

Interview by employers is scheduled on end of March 2019.

Deadline for submission of applications at POEA Central and Regional Offices is on February 28, 2019.

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Crispin Aranda

Crispin Aranda

Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.

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