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Saudi in need of 1,000 Filipina nurses

Saudi Arabia is in need of 1,000 Filipina nurses, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said.

POEA administrator Bernard Olalia said that the hired nurses will be offered a starting salary of Php57,000 with an annual increase of Php4,000.

The nurses will also receive free accommodation, a round-trip ticket, and paid annual vacation leave.

The nurses are not required to have language but are required to have at least two years of experience to qualify for the position.

Earlier, POEA announced that accepting applications for nurses under the Triple Win Project of Germany.

Qualified applicants must be Filipino citizen, male or female, and permanent resident of the Philippines with Bachelor of Science in Nursing, active Philippine Nursing License and at least two years related professional experience (bedside) in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and/or care institutions.

Applicants must have German language proficiency or willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines to attain Level B1 (to be paid by the employer) and must be able to attend the language class in April and May 2019; or with Bl or B2 Language Proficiency Level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Successful candidates shall have a starting monthly gross salary of €1,900 (around P113,000) that will be increased to € 2,300 after recognition as a qualified nurse.

The employer will pay the visa and airfare from the Philippines to Germany and will assist the employee find a suitable accommodation. The selected nurse will bear the expenses in full or in part of the board and lodging.

READ MORE: Germany is hiring 400 Filipino nurses

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