July 1, 2023

Article in Times of India about Signite: Offer for Indian care workers

Through our Indian partner Study Feeds and Signite, a longer article has been published in the Times of India, which addresses Indian care workers and describes the safe, fair way to attractive jobs with our employers in Germany. You can find the article and a YouTube video of our partner here.

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June 22, 2023

German elderly care will need more than 130,000 additional skilled workers by 2035

A study has analysed the future need for skilled workers in elderly care and the results have now been published. By 2035, more than 130,000 additional full-time skilled nursing staff will be needed in Germany. Already in 2025, a shortage of almost 60,000 nursing professionals is predicted, especially in nursing homes and in the outpatient […]

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May 23, 2023

Better wages: pay rise for nursing staff at municipal hospitals

Unions and public employers have reached an agreement: The more than 2.6 million federal and municipal employees – including nursing staff in municipal facilities – will receive more money from March 2024 and inflation compensation payments before the end of this year. In total, employees will benefit from a pay increase of up to 17 […]

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May 4, 2023

Care for the elderly: minimum care wage increases

Since this month, i.e. since May, the second of a total of three stages for higher minimum wages in elderly care has taken effect. This means that the nursing staff there receive more money for their work. The minimum wage still differs according to the qualification of the staff and is now as follows: auxiliary […]

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April 14, 2023

Bavaria: Introduction of the specialist language examination for nursing staff postponed

The federal state of Bavaria has decided to postpone the start of the specialist language examination for nursing staff by half a year. Originally, the introduction was planned for 1 July 2023. Now the first examinations are to take place at the beginning of 2024, when implementation must take place in all federal states anyway. […]

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March 14, 2023

Signite in Egypt!

We are proud to welcome a new country to our Signite team. Signite is also launching its flexible and free matching service for experts in Egypt. Together with the MIG Academy, one of the most important German language schools in the country with locations in Cairo and Alexandria, we want to provide a safe and […]

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February 16, 2023

Bavaria: “Fast Lane” for foreign nursing professionals

Foreign nursing staff are to be allowed to work in Bavaria more quickly in future. This is to be achieved with a three-pillar strategy for a “fast lane” that interlinks visa and professional recognition procedures and thus accelerates them. One milestone is the centralisation of the recognition procedure at the State Office for Nursing on […]

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February 14, 2023

Corona: Mask and test obligation for care workers ends on 1 March

In Germany, both the mask and testing obligation ends on 1 March for employees in clinics and nursing homes. This was decided by the Federal Ministry of Health and the health ministries of the federal states. Only the mask requirement for visitors to hospitals and nursing homes will remain in force until 7 April. Only […]

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January 24, 2023

Shortage of skilled workers: Significant need for more nursing staff in Rhineland-Palatinate

Time and again, calculations are made to help us look into the future. The Institute for Labour Market and Educational Research (IAB) has calculated in a model how much nursing staff will be needed in the coming years. Among other things, this is intended to create a basis for policy-makers to make the right decisions […]

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