- Japan would be needing 60,000 caregivers in the next 5 years
- POEA said that there is no need for experience
- Pinoy caregivers in Japan earn as much as P95,776
According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Japan will be needing 60,000 caregivers for the next five years.
KAMI learned that Japan has a big aging population so they are expecting a labor shortage in the coming years.
"Malaki at mataas iyong kanilang aging population so ine-expect nila in the coming years, magkakaroon ng malaking labor shortage," POEA administrator Bernard Olalia said.
POEA said that there is no experience needed. However, the qualifications are:
- Nursing graduate (with or without experience)
- Caregiver training
- National Certificate 2 (NC-2) TESDA
- N4 Leve in Japanese Language Proficiency Test
In a report by the ABS-CBN News, Filipinos can apply at the POEA office or at a licensed recruitment agency. Job orders in Specified Skill Worker Visa 1 and 2 will be opened in the coming months.
According to Olalia, there is no placement and employment fee for both government and employment track.
Pinoy caregivers in Japan could earn as much as ¥200,000 or P95,776.
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