Work abroad for Greeks - The Eduployment Program

The Greek economy is growing again, but decent jobs are still scarce. However, there is an opportunity to work abroad for Greeks. Especially in the Netherlands, there is a shortage of good, certified nurses. That’s why we, at Pleyade, developed an educational program called the “The Eduployment Program” which prepares upcoming professionals in healthcare for a thriving nursing career in The Netherlands.

Whether you’re already are a nurse with a certification or a Greek student trying to obtain one, it all starts with an introductory course in the Dutch language followed by an internship, an advanced class in Dutch language and healthcare protocols, a state exam and ultimately a great job as a caretaker in nursing homes or hospitals.

More information on our educational program and our opportunities to work abroad for Greeks? Or want to know what’s in it for you? Check the Eduployment Program which suits your situation best and get inspired!

The Eduployment Program in a nutshell

Greek students and certified nurses who are searching for work abroad are able to apply for the Eduployment Program through the website. It’s all self-explanatory. After signing up, you’ll follow a full-time beginner’s course in Dutch language, in which you will learn basis healthcare phrases and the most important words needed to adequately communicate. After all, it’s crucial to understand the client’s caring needs.

After completing the course, we’ll invite you to the Netherlands. For students this will be for an Erasmus internship of 6 months and for already graduated nurses  an introduction period of approximately 5 months. During this time housing is arranged by our organization and students are given a scholarship, where certified nurses will be paid a competitive salary. Erasmus students can use this time to figure out whether they want to continue working as a nurse for Pleyade. Qualified nurses have already made the choice to come and work for Pleyade.

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With the next part of the program, you’ll proceed to an advanced Dutch language course in which you’ll learn more about the language until you’ve reached the appropriate level for passing the state exam. Passing the examination is required for successfully requesting a nurse registration, which is obligated if you want to work as a fully responsible nurse in hospitals and nursing homes alike.

And then you can take full advantage of our opportunities by having your dream job while you benefit from the continuous possibility to develop and improve yourself as a nurse.

What you’ll get

When applying for the Eduployment Program and preparing yourself to work abroad as a Greek nurse, you invest time and effort in working at our organization. If selected you receive in return:

  • 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.
  • an introduction to other healthcare institutions after two years (if a career switch is desired).
  • support from other Greek nurses, who are working at Pleyade and have successfully completed the program.
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About the opportunities to work abroad for Greeks

At Pleyade, work abroad for Greek nurses consists of providing care and assistance to our clients in and around the vibrant city of Arnhem, which is located at approximately an hour’s drive from Amsterdam. Our activities vary from supporting the elderly so that they can continue to live on their own to providing the needed care for patients and clients in nursing homes, general hospitals and other healthcare institutes.

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Read more about Pleyade and our unique Eduployment Program for certified nurses and nursing students.