International nursing jobs in Europe

Finding a job in healthcare with a competitive salary and decent working conditions might be tough in your home country, but not in all EU member states. In some countries there is shortage of good staff. Therefore Pleyade offers job-seeking caretakers a chance at international nursing jobs in Europe, more specifically in the Netherlands.

To ensure our nurses meet the needs of our clients and patients, it is crucial they are able to communicate in Dutch. That’s why we’ve developed an educational program, which prepares applicants for their international nursing career in the best possible way. Ultimately, you’ll end up working in nursing homes, general hospitals or psychiatric institutions.

More information on our educational program for international nurse jobs in Holland? Read all about the Eduployment Program and discover all of Pleyade’s opportunities for a flourishing career in Dutch healthcare!

The Eduployment Program: Step 1

Certified EU-nurses looking for international nursing jobs in Europe can apply for the Eduployment Program at Pleyade. After that, you’ll follow in preparatory language course in which we’ll teach you the most important words and basic phrases to understand and express yourself in the Dutch language.

After completing the course, we invite you to the Netherlands for an internship of approximately 3 months in which you’ll get acquainted with the Dutch customs in healthcare and your future coworkers while performing ‘Activities of Daily Living’ for our clients. Meanwhile, you’ll benefit from arranged housing and a competitive salary. At the end of this period, you’ll decide whether you want to continue to work at Pleyade or not.

Step 2

Continuing at Pleyade means you’ll follow another language course in which you’ll learn to master the Dutch language at an advanced level. That is required for passing a state examination, which in turn is a requirement for applying for a Dutch nurse registration. With the registration, you’ll be qualified to carry out your profession as a nurse in professional institutions.

Step 3

As a licensed Dutch nurse, your career as a professional caretaker can really take off. While you’re working at Pleyade, we’ll continue to offer you possibilities to grow in your role as a nurse with full responsibility or to develop yourself in different aspects nursing required in all kinds of institutes.

A brief summary

When you apply at Pleyade for international nursing jobs in Europe, you are investing valuable time and effort into working at our organization. In return, we take care of the rest. Amongst other things, we offer you:

  • a free beginner’s course with an introductory period in which you get paid
  • a free follow-up program to get your language skills to the required level of a professional nurse
  • help during all periods of your study
  • arranged housing during your language training (if the course is outside your place of residence)
  • competitive salaries with extra payments for working irregular hours, overtime and on Sundays and public holidays
  • a continuous development program for personal and professional growth
  • and an introduction to other healthcare institutions after two years (if a career switch is desired)

About Pleyade’s international nursing jobs in Europe (the Netherlands)

Pleyade’s nursing jobs in Europe consists of providing care and assistance for our clients in and around the vibrant city of Arnhem, which is located in the eastern part of the Netherlands at approximately an hour’s drive from Amsterdam. Our activities range from assisting the elderly so they can continue to live independently to providing care and support in nursing homes, general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals.

More info about our organization? Read more about Pleyade and our unique Eduployment Program for international nursing jobs in Europe (the Netherlands).