Filipino nurses can now say “Prost!” as the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration is now accepting qualified nursing applicants to work in Germany, under the Triple Win Project. Nurses will be assigned to ICU, general, and geriatric care wards. The much anticipated deal is a government to government arrangement supervised by both POEA and the International Placement Service of the German Federal Employment Agency (ZAV/BA).
Expected monthly gross salary would be €1,900 (est. Php 103, 245) and an increase to € 2,300 (est.125,000) after official recognition as a qualified nurse in Germany.
Employers will shoulder the visa and airfare expenses and will assist in locating suitable accommodations for its employees. The nurse will carry the costs of board and lodging.
Before you say “Auf Wiedersehen”, there are certain guidelines one must accomplish to be fully qualified. Applicants must:
1) Be a Filipino citizen and permanent resident of the Philippines with Bachelor of Science in Nursing (four years professional education),
2) Have an active Philippine Nursing License and at least two years of professional experience as nurse in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and care institutions.
3) 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.
To apply, register online at www.ereqister.poea.gov.ph and personally submit the following original documents before May 15, 2017 (fastened in a folder) under the heading “Triple WinRSF 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:
• 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
• Original and Copy of valid Passport
So applicants, Viel Glück!