POEA recruits nurses, caregivers for Japan

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

THE Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), in cooperation with the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services, is now accepting applicants for the recruitment of the fourth batch of nurses and caregivers for Japan.

POEA Advisory 41-2011 released this week said that pre-employment orientation shall soon commence for qualified applicants who have registered online and maintained an active status through the POEA e-registration system via www.poea.gov.ph.

Knowledge of the Japanese language is an advantage and priority will be given to registrants with complete documents, said POEA Administrator Carlos Cao Jr.


For the nurse position, the applicant must be a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a Board license; with at least three years hospital experience; and must be physically and psychologically fit. For caregivers, an applicant must be a graduate from any four-year course and certified as a caregiver by Tesda; or a nursing graduate.

Required documents include a detailed resume with one piece 2x2 picture; college diploma (for caregiver applicant, diploma should be authenticated); transcript of record; valid PRC ID; employment certificates (for nurse applicants); valid Tesda certificate on caregivers; passport; and NBI clearance for travel abroad.

Applicants from Visayas and Mindanao should personally submit the required documents to the POEA Regional Center for Visayas located in Cebu City or the POEA Mindanao Center in Davao City or register online at www.poea.gov.ph orwww.eregister.poea.gov.ph.

Qualified applicants who pass the interview and are successfully matched with a Japanese institution shall undergo the three months preparatory Japanese language training (PJLT) sponsored by the Government of Japan and conducted by Tesda. Upon entry to Japan, another six months Japanese language training will be conducted.

Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on September 21, 2011.


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