Japan needs 400 nurses, caregivers

CLOSE to 400 Filipino nurses and caregivers are being eyed by the government of Japan, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA).

In its job order posted on the POEA website, the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) said it is in need of 75 nurses and 300 caregivers.

“JICWELS initially needs qualified male and female applicants for 75 Filipino nurses and 300 caregivers,” said the POEA.

Based on the job specification, applicants for nursing positions include being graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing; with Board License; with at least three years hospital work experience; preferably 20 to 35 years old; and must be medically and psychologically fit to work.

As for the care giving position, the POEA said it can be anyone that is a graduate of any four-year course and certified as caregiver by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda); graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (under board) or any allied profession; preferably 20 to 35 years old ; and must be medically and psychologically fit to work.

The POEA said qualified applicants should register online at www.poea.gov.ph or www.eregister.poea.gov.ph.

They are also advised to personally submit the required documents (fastened in a legal size cream folder) at the Manpower Registry Division, Window T, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg., Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City:

These include a detailed resume with one piece 2x2 recent picture; authenticated college diploma (for careworker applicants); transcript of records; valid PRC ID card (for nurse applicants); employment certificates (for nurse applicants); valid TESDA Certificate on Caregiving (for careworker applicants); Japanese Language Training Certificate, if available; copy of valid passport; and a valid NBI clearance (for travel abroad).

The deadline of submission is on July 10. (HDT/Sunnex)

style="display:block; text-align:center;"


SunStar website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the SunStar management and its affiliates. SunStar reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules:

Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!