Recruitment of nurses and orderlies to work in Japan announced

Wednesday, 2020-09-16 16:36:52
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Japan highly appreciates the work skills of Vietnamese nursing and caregiving candidates
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NDO – The Overseas Labour Management Department under the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), on September 16, announced the recruitment of nurses and orderlies to work in Japan for the 9th course in 2020.

With the Vietnam – Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (VJEPA), from 2012 to the present, the Overseas Labour Management Department under the MOLISA has cooperated with the Japanese to select and organise Japanese-language courses for 1,334 candidates. Up to now, 1,109 nurses and orderlies have been sent to work in Japan.

These candidates were selected as they have completed a 12-month Japanese language course and received an N3 Japanese language proficiency certificate.

During the 12-month Japanese language course in Vietnam, candidates are provided with free accommodation and a living allowance.

The health workers will work in Japan for three years (for nurses) and four years (for orderlies), with the opportunity to take part in examinations to gain Japan's national certificate on nursing and orderlying. If they pass the examinations, they will be eligible for long-term work in Japan.

Candidates can submit their applications for the jobs to the Department of Overseas Labour under the MOLISA at t No. 41, Ly Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi from October 1 to 18, 2020.

The finalists will be announced on the department’s official online website at

The programme is designed to provide those who have graduated from nursing colleges and universities in Vietnam with the opportunity to work in Japan.