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Job opportunities for Vietnamese in Japan's health sector

A total of 240 workers will be chosen to work in Japanese hospitals this year, the Department of Overseas Labour (DoLAB) under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has announced.

Applicants will spend a year learning Japanese in training courses organised by the MoLISA and its Japanese partner.

During the course, trainees can also enjoy free-of-charge accommodation, meals and pocket money.

Those who pass the exam will be offered work in Japan’s health sector as orderlies and nurses.

Applicants for hospital orderlies will stay in Japan for three years and nurses for four years.

Both professions offer staff the chance to gain recognised qualifications and nurses will be paid 130,000-140,000 Japanese Yen (1,200-1,300 USD) per month and orderlies 140,000-150,000 Japanese Yen (1,300-1,388 USD) per month.

Besides salary, the applicants will receive allowance based on their work achievement.

Applicant documents can be sent to the DoLAB at No 41B, Ly Thai To street, Hoan Kiem district in Hanoi from October 1-18 this year.

An exam to choose applicants will be organised on November 7 and 8 in Hanoi and November 11 and 12 in Ho Chi Minh City.

Applicants must be no more than 35 years old and have qualifications for the speciality.-VNA/VNP