POEA: 350 nurses, careworkers for Japan

Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) announces that Japan is once again hiring nurses and caregivers under government to government agreement.

POEA posted on its website that Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) needs qualified male and female applicants for the following positions:
50 Nurses (Kangoshi)
300 Careworkers (Kaigofukushishi)

The recruitment of nurses and careworkers is under the Philippine-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) that came into force starting 2008. POEA and JICWELS entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) providing for the recruitment of Filipino nurses as candidate-kangoshi and caregivers as candidate-kaigofukushishi to Japan under the Framework for the Movement of Natural Persons of JPEPA.

If you are interested, here are more details:

Qualifications

NURSES
✔Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing with active PRC License;
✔ Minimum of three (3) years hospital work experience;
✔ Must be motivated and committed to work and study as candidate for “Kangoshi” to obtain a National License in Japan

CAREWORKERS
✔ Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (with or without PRC License);
✔ Graduate of four (4) year course BUT should submit TESDA National Certificate II in Caregiving (NC II);
Japanese Language Proficiency:
✔ All candidates are required to undergo a total of twelve (12) months intensive Japanese Language Training before working which consist of:
• six (6) months intensive Preparatory Japanese Language Training in the Philippines (live-in)
• six (6) months intensive Japanese Language Training in Japan (live-in)
✔ Those who have Japanese Language Proficiency Training Certificate (JLPT N4) will be exempted in the JLPT in the Philippines.
✔ Candidates are expected to acquire Japanese language proficiency
equivalent to JLPT N5 level upon completion of the Preparatory Japanese
Language Training in the Philippines.
✔ Those who have Japanese Language Proficiency Training Certificate (JLPT
N3 or N2) or those who have experience in studying the Japanese
language in Japanese Language Training Institution designated by the
Ministry of Justice in Japan, will be exempted in the JLPT both in the
Philippines and Japan.
✔ Must be motivated and committed to work and study as candidate for
“Kaigofukushishi” to obtain a national license in Japan.
Qualified Applicants should register online at www.poea.gov.ph or
www.eregister.poea.gov.ph and personally submit the following documents at the
Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEA Bldg.),
Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City City (fastened in a folder and
properly labeled with RSF No. 19003, Applicant’s Name, Position Applied For,
Country of Destination, and E-Registration Number):

NURSE
✔ Detailed resumé with one (1) piece 2×2 recent picture
✔ Clear photocopies of:
o Transcript of Records
o College Diploma Updated PRC ID Card
o Updated Certificate of Employment
o Japanese Language Training Certificate, if available
o Valid Passport (expiry date should not be earlier than June 2020)
o Valid NBI Clearance (multi-purpose)
o PEOS Certificate (log on to www.peos.poea.gov.ph )
o Worker’s Information Sheet/ E-Registration (log-in at https://eservices.poea.gov.ph)

CAREWORKER
✔ Detailed resumé with one (1) piece 2×2 recent picture
✔ Clear photocopies of:
o Transcript of Records (authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), authenticated copy to follow
o College Diploma (authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), authenticated copy to follow
o Updated PRC ID Card, if applicable
o Updated Certificate of Employment, if applicable
o Japanese Language Training Certificate, if available
o Valid TESDA NCII Certificate in Caregiving (if not BS Nursing Graduate)
o Valid Passport (expiry date should not be earlier than June 2020)
o Valid NBI Clearance (multi-purpose)
o PEOS Certificate (log on to www.peos.poea.gov.ph )
o Worker’s Information Sheet/ E-Registration (log-in at https://eservices.poea.gov.ph)

Applicants are required to present their original documents for further checking of written information before forwarding the résumé to the employer.

DISQUALIFICATION:
Applicants under the following circumstances shall not be accepted:
1. With previous record of entry in Japan either as: Candidate “Kangoshi” and “Kaigofukushishi” under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) OR Technical Internship Trainee

Deadline for submission of applications:
April 24, 2019 – POEA Regional Offices
April 30, 2019 – POEA Central Office

For more information, contact POEA offices or visit their website www.poea.gov.ph.

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