Southern Africa, are you ready for a career shift?

…with us you have a Wide Range of Possibilities.


As a Registered Nurse:

Earn USD 2.475,93 – 4.291,61 USD Monthly Salary Working In Germany


Due to insufficient number of nurses in Germany, according to the “Rheinische Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung” 84.000 Nurses are needed to meet with the demands. The Ministry of Health in Germany is hiring nurses abroad. It is estimated that till 2030 the gap will be over 200.000 Nurses.


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We are looking for Nurses from Botswana, Namibia and South Africa who are reliable, honest and ethical when it comes to treatments for German Healthcare Service. Germany now permits nurses from various countries to seek nursing jobs in Germany. The requirement is on the rise with about 200 000 vacancies that offer a golden opportunity for nursing jobs in Germany for Southern African nurses. Gesundheit Personal Netz ( Health Personnel Network ) is specialized in guiding Healthcare workers through the German registration process and ensure you choose the right employer for your nursing career in Germany.

 At the moment, we have an ongoing program in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana called “2020 German Nursing Program in Africa“. Our intake for this program in SA/Namibia/ Botswana for 2020 is limited. This intake is divided in 5 batches. To be able to Participate in the ongoing program kindly read through the information below. 






In order to apply:

 After review, candidates whose profiles meet criteria will be selected. All your details are treated as confidential. 

Untill you receive an e-mail from us showing that you have been accepted, you are not to proceed to the Official Registration.

Application fees: 15 €


No application will receive any attention without the application fee*

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Once we receive your registration confirmation we will organise a Skype meeting; so we can get to know you better. We will present you with the currently open positions in your speciality, and we will inform you about the selection process, the services and support Gesundheit Pernsonal Netz offers to you and your family. We would like to hear about your expectations, motivation, professional experience and if you have any doubts or questions, in order to be able to present to you the most suitable job offer.


Langauage  Course


Our online intensive language course provides you with the knowledge and vocabulary needed to communicate with your future colleagues and patients

You need to speak German language well enough: You need to prove you have a B1 or B2 German proficiency level under the European Framework of Reference. Our online language course platform provides you the support to acheive B1 level. You will complete the B2 level in Germany.


Moving to Germany

From your official registration with us to the completion of our intensive German language course we will be in close consultation with you and your future employer.

We help you to get a valid Job placement and you a valid Job offer and a full recognition of your professional qualifications to be  equivalent to the corresponding German  requirements.During the intensive training, we solve all practical issues surrounding migration to Germany in close consultation with you


All Requirements | Vital Information For South African / Namibian/ Botswanian Nurses 


Working as Nurse in Germany

 Nursing is a very respectful profession in the medical field. Due to the high demand for nurses in healthcare sectors, German authority opens up now for International nurses to come and work in Germany. Nurses are going to Germany to build up their career from all over the globe.

Due to insufficient number of nurses in Germany, according to the “Rheinische Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung” 84.000 Nurses are needed to meet with the demands. The Ministry of Health in Germany is hiring nurses abroad. It is estimated that till 2030 the gap will be over 200.000 Nurses.

Basic Requirements:

  • Program completed as Diploma/Bachelor/Master Degree in Nursing
  • An official recognition as nurses in their home country

Language Requirement:

As a Nurse in Germany you are required to have sufficient knowledge of the German language because you have to communicate with local people and they only can speak in the German language. So, every nurse has to have knowledge of the German language to work as a Nurse in Germany.

So, Most of the hospitals will help you to learn the German language, when you start the program in Germany. In the First year, you do not have to work with full responsibility, and working hours are less.


Salary of Nurses in Germany

A nurse who just completed nursing school will get 2400 EUR gross per month. But after deduction of tax, you will have 1580 Euro to 1800 Euro net depending on your marital status.

Foreign nurses who are not fluent in the German language earn less in the first year. They can expect roughly 1800 EUR gross (1.250 EUR to 1.420 EUR net). The good point is, They will also have to work less About 36 hours per week. You can utilize the remaining time for language courses, etc.

As a self-employed nurse, you can even earn upto 5,800 EUR if you opt to extra hours.


Documents Requirements:

Below are the list of requirement documents for Processing: 

All application documents have to be notarized!

  • CV/Resume
  • Certificate of Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Health Certificate
  • Professional passport size photograph
  • Work experience certificates (if any)
  • Registered Nurse – certificate
  • Secondary school/High School certificate or equivalent 
  • Professional qualification certificate (High.dip/Degree certificate/Masters)
  • Curricular of the professional qualification
  • If existent: consolidated mark sheets from the university or college (if coursework completed)
  • Individual semester wise mark sheets (If available)
  • Provisional certificate (If available)
  • Photocopy of passport (front and back page)

We can help you with the following process:

  • Confidential Documents Handling
  • German Language A1, A2 & B1 in SA/Namibia
  • German Language B1 & B2 in Germany ( continuation)
  • Medicine German in Germany (For Nurse)
  • Applications for Immigrant Nurse adoption Program in Germany
  • Help for recognition of Certificate (Licence as a Nurse)
  • Documents Translation (In the German language)
  • Strong Visa Assistant
  • Pre-departure Training
  • Post-departure Training
  • Help for finding Accommodation
  • Job Placement

If you have further questions and want to know more, please visit our office or call us.