More Filipino nurses now have the opportunity to work as healthcare professionals in Germany through the Triple Win Project between labor department and the government of Germany, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration reported yesterday.
Based on the advisory released by the International Placement Service of the German Federal Employment Agency (ZAV/BA) seeking to hire 400 qualified applicants to fill up its vacancies for nurses to be designated at ICU, general, and geriatric care wards.
The Triple Win Project is a government-to-government agreement between the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) under the supervision of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) with the Federal Republic of Germany.
The job opportunity in Germany can provide qualified nurses a starting monthly salary of €1,900 (gross) and an increase to € 2,300 after recognition as a qualified nurse.
Qualified applicants must be a Filipino citizen and permanent resident of the Philippines with four years of professional education in Bachelor of Science in Nursing, has an active Philippine Nursing License and with at least two years of professional experience as nurse in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and care institutions.
Applicants must also have German language proficiency and is willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines to attain Level B1 (to be paid by the employer) or with Bl or B2 language proficiency level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The advisory on the other hand noted that the employer will shoulder the visa and airfare from the Philippines to Germany of the hired nurses and will assist the employee in finding a suitable accommodation. However, the selected nurse will be responsible for his/her own board and lodging expenses.
Qualified applicants may register online at www.eregister.poea.gov.ph and personally submit the required documents, such as 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 degree (notarized copy); board certificate from Professional Regulation Commission; certificates of employment from former employers (notarized copy); certificate of German language skills, if available; and a copy of valid passport.
The applicants must submit the said requirements fastened in a folder under the heading “Triple Win RSF No. 17003” at the Manpower Registry Division, Windows S and T, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City.
Furthermore, applicants are required to present their original documents for authentication of written information before forwarding the resume to the employer.
Applicants can submit their applications on or before May 15, 2017.