Nurses, caregivers given 13 days to apply for Japan-A A +A
Sunday, August 5, 2012
STARTING August 6 until August 22, Filipino nurses and caregivers are being invited to apply for possible job opportunities in Japan.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said it is now ready to accept applicants for the fifth batch of Japan-bound nurses and caregivers.
Qualifications for nurses include graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing; with Board License; with at least three years hospital experience; must be physically and psychologically fit; and preferably 20 to 35 years old.
On the other hand, qualified to become caregivers are those that are graduates from any four-year course and certified as a caregiver by Tesda; graduates of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (under board) or any allied profession; must be physically and psychologically fit; and preferably 20-35 years old.
Also, the required documents include a detailed resume with one piece 2x2 picture; college diploma; transcript of records; valid PRC ID for nurses and valid TESDA Certificate on Caregiving for caregivers; valid passport; valid NBI clearance.
The POEA said qualified applicants must register online at www.eregister.poea.gov.ph and personally submit the following documents to the Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, POEA Building, EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue, Mandaluyong City.
Under the program, pre-employment orientation shall be conducted for qualified applicants prior to interview by the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) and representatives from participating health care facilities and institutions in Japan.
Qualified applicants, who pass the interview and who are successfully matched with a Japanese institution, shall undergo a six-month Preparatory Japanese Language Training (PJLT) sponsored by the Government of Japan and conducted by the Japan Foundation at the Language Skills Institute of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) in Taguig City.
Upon entry to Japan, the workers shall again attend another Japanese Language Training for six months conducted by the designated language center in Japan. (HDT/Sunnex)