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Germany needs 250 general nurses —POEA

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has announced that after placing job orders for intensive care nurses, Germany is now looking for general nurses.

POEA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said the International Placement Service of the German Federal Employment Agency or ZAVIBA needs qualified applicants to fill up its vacancies for 250 general nurses.

“This is a government to government arrangement,” he said.
    
Applicants must be Filipino citizen and permanent resident of the Philippines, with Bachelor of Science in Nursing (four years professional education), have an active Philippine Nursing License, with two years hospital experience in any area, must be German language proficient or willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines to attain Level Bl to be paid by the employer or with B1 or 82 language proficiency level in accordance with the Common European, Framework of Reference for Languages.
    
Cacdac said successful applicants will receive a gross starting monthly salary of €1,900 and a gross monthly salary of €2,300 after recognition as a qualified nurse.

He said the employer will pay the visa and airfare from the Philippines to Germany and will assist the employee find a suitable accommodation but the employee will bear the expenses in full or in part of the board and lodging.
    
The POEA chief said qualified applicants should register online at www.poea.gov.ph or www.eregister.poea.gov.ph and personally submit the following documents (fastened in a folder) under the heading “Triple Win” at the Manpower Registry Division, Windows S and T, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City:
   
·  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 former employers (notarized copy)
   
·  Certificate of German language skills, if available
   
·  Copy of valid Passport
   
Cacdac said applicants are required to present their original documents for authentication of written information before forwarding the resume to the employer. He also warned that incomplete applications will not be considered.
   
The deadline for submission of applications is on August 26.