TAIWAN and Saudi Arabia are in need of Filipino workers, especially nurses and factory workers, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said that a semiconductor company in Taiwan and the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia are now recruiting at least 50 factory workers and 346 nurses and therapists, respectively.
The companies which are looking for qualified applicants are the Powertech Technology Inc., a semi-conductor company in Taiwan and the Ministry of Health/King Abdullah Medical Complex in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Powertech needs at least 50 factory workers who have obtained at least two years of college education, or graduate of vocational course.
On the other hand, the MoH have vacancies for 306 female nurses and 40 respiratory therapists.
He said that to qualify for the vacancies at the MoH, applicants should not be more than 40 years old, must be graduates of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) course, with PRC license and have three years of related experience.
Salary ranges from P48,176 a month for respiratory the rapists while nurses’ basic salary of SR3,705, or more than P49,000 a month.
For factory workers in Taiwan, salary ranges between P18,000 to P25,000 a month.