400 Pinoy nurses needed in Germany

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The POEA main office in Mandaluyong City (Photo: Google Maps)


MANILA—The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is now accepting applications for nurses under the Triple Win Project of Germany, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

In a statement issued today (January 4), the DOLE said applicants should be Filipino citizens and permanent residents 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.

It said the Triple Win Project is a joint initiative of the German Federal Employment Agency (BA) and the POEA which aims to send nursing professionals to different parts of Germany.

Applicants must also 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, the DOLE said.

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

The DOLE said 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, it added.

The DOLE said 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 POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City.

The required documents include 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, the DOLE said.

Employer will conduct an interview with applicants at end of March while the deadline for submission of applications at POEA Central and Regional Offices is on February 28, it added.