The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) is
now ready to accept applications of Filipino nurses who wish to practice their
profession in Germany. The hiring process is in accordance with the Agreement
on Triple Win Migration between POEA and the German Federal Employment Agency
on the placement of Filipino Health Professionals for Employment in the Federal
Republic of Germany.
Germany is in need of male and female nursing staff from the
Philippines to fill the current labor shortage in their healthcare industry.
They intend to recruit 500 nursing staff until the end of 2014.
Successful nurse-applicants will initially work as an Assistant
Nurse at hospitals. They will be promoted after recognition of the foreign
qualification work as a qualified nurse. The starting gross salary amounts to
€1,900 or more or less Php108,000 until recognition as a qualified nurse.
· Filipino citizen and permanent resident of the
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, Rehabilitation
centers and care institutions
· Knowledge of German language
minimum Level B1 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference
for Languages or willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines
for up to six (6) months (to be paid by the employer)
Nature of employment relationship
· The employment contract initially is limited to
one year working mainly in the job profile of nursing assistance until the
recognition of the foreign qualification.
· Based on the recognition of the foreign
qualification, the employment contract can be extended after twelve months.
· It is possible to apply for a permanent
residence permit in Germany after five years.
Recognition of certification:
In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Republic of
Germany, the recognition of the foreign qualification is mandatory. It has to
be approved within the first year of employment by the relevant German
Board and Lodging:
The employer will assist the employee find a suitable
accommodation and the expenses in full or in part will be borne by the
The employer will pay the travel expenses from the
Philippines to Germany.
· Cover letter and curriculum vitae with colored
passport size picture (in English and in German, if possible)
· High School Diploma (notarized copy)
· Diploma of nursing (notarized copy)
· Board Certificate from the Professional
· Certificate/s of employment from former
employers (notarized copy)
· Certificate of German language skills, if
· Copy of
valid NBI clearance
· Copy of valid passport
Submit the documents listed above to POEA under the
following heading: “Triple Win.” Incomplete applications will not be
Candidates who are short-listed will be informed about the
location and time of their interview
with representatives of the Federal Employment Agency (BA/ZAV). Preferably,the
interview will be in German language.In the framework of the cooperation of the
German Federal Employment Agency (BA/ZAV) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on the recruitment of nurses, GIZ will
support local partners as well as provide language, professional and
orientation training in the Philippines.
Furthermore, it will support the visa procedure and serve as
focal point during the first integration phase in Germany. BA/ZAV, in
cooperation with POEA, is responsible for the selection process of nurses as well as for the placement of
nurses to German employers and the approval of working conditions.
For further information, candidates can contact
Please submit applications at Counter Triple Win, Employment
Branch, Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, POEA, Blas F. Ople Building,
Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City.
submission of applications: 30 June 2013