Manila, Philippines – Japan needs 300 to 1,000 Filipino care workers in the coming months, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) based on a report by GMA News.
The hiring will probably starts in September this year, which will be bound by guidelines just recently formulated under the Japan government’s Technical Internship Training Program (TITP).
A complete and signed guidelines will be expected for release next month, which will be followed by formulation of job contracts. Job orders will then follow which will be released through POEA-licensed recruitment agencies.
Salary of Pinoy care workers in Japan is estimated to be around Php 50,000 to Php 70,000 per month, which is higher than most Asian and European countries.
According to the POEA, the Nihonggo language training fee will be shouldered by employees for their prospected applicants.