Germany is hiring 500 Filipino nurses

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06:47 PM June 8th, 2013

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June 8th, 2013 06:47 PM

MANILA, Philippines—Germany is hiring 500 nurses from the Philippines until next year as part of the Agreement on Triple Win Migration, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration announced Saturday.

They will work initially as assistant nurse at hospitals and as qualified nurse after recognition of the foreign qualification work, the POEA said.

“The starting salary amounts to €1,900 (gross), until recognition as a qualified nurse,” it said.

Following are the requirements:

Filipino citizen and permanent resident of the Philippines with:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (four years professional education; (B.S.N.)
  • Active Philippine Nursing License
  • At least two years of professional experience as nurse in hospitals, eehabilitation centers and care institutions

The applicant must be willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines for

up to six months to be paid by the employer.

“It is possible to apply for a permanent residence permit in Germany after five years,” the POEA said.

Deadline for submission of applications is on June 30.

For details, view the POEA announcement in PDF

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