Germany hiring 400 nurses; POEA opens applications

/ 10:33 AM January 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has announced that they are accepting applications for nurses to work in Germany.

Under the Triple Win Project of Germany, the POEA are looking for some 400 nurses to work in the said country.


The agency said that the deadline of application at the POEA central and regional offices would be on February 28, 2019.

“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,” the POEA said in a statement.


Applicants, according to the agency, must be proficient in the German language or are willing to undergo a German language training in the Philippines, to be paid for by the employer, to attain Level B1 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 POEA said that successful applicants would have a starting salary of €1,900 (gross) or around P113,696 that would increase to €2,300 (P137,632) after recognition as a qualified nurse.

The expenses of the processing of visa and airfare from the Philippines to Germany will be carried by the employer, the agency said.

The employer will also assist the employee find a suitable accommodation.

However, the selected nurse will bear the expenses in full or in part of the board and lodging.

Qualified applicants, the POEA said, 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.”

Documents should be submitted at the Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City:


Applicants are advised to bring their cover letter and curriculum vitae with colored passport size picture, a notarized copy of their high school diploma and nursing diploma, board certificate and a copy of license from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

The applicants should also submit notarized copies of their certificate of employment in a related field, either previously or currently.

If available, interested candidates are also advised to submit proof of attendance and/or level certificate for German language, a copy of their valid passport and their certificate of POEA online Pre-employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS) which applicants can take by logging on 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 POEA said.

Interview by employers is scheduled at the end of March this year. /cbb

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