November 23, 2023

The Immigration Act for Germany: changes to employment and professional recognition from March 2024

The new Immigration Act will make it easier for skilled workers with vocational training and people with practical knowledge of their profession to immigrate to Germany. Here are the laws that will apply from March 2024. Residence for the recognition of a foreign professional qualification In future, anyone coming to Germany will have more opportunities […]

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November 22, 2023

Signite launches in Georgia

With the language courses for nurses starting today, Signite is now also offering fair and safe labour migration to Germany in Georgia. In addition to its geographical and cultural proximity to Germany, it is above all the qualified medical specialists that make Georgia an attractive country of origin for the recruitment of skilled workers. With […]

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November 16, 2023

The Immigration Act for Germany: First changes in force

The new Immigration Act makes it easier for skilled workers with vocational training and people with practical knowledge of their profession to immigrate to Germany. The new law consists of several parts for different target groups, which will be introduced gradually. The first regulations came into force in November 2023. Further regulations and innovations will […]

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November 2, 2023

Salary: Rising wages in long-term care

Since 1 November, higher average wages have applied in Germany for those working in inpatient long-term care. On average, across all occupational groups and irrespective of professional experience, the hourly wages are 20.77 euros. Across Germany, the new average wages per working hour will in future be 17.53 euros for nursing assistants without training. (plus […]

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October 27, 2023

Lower staffing limits: New specifications for nursing staff in neurosurgery

The Nursing Staff Lower Limits Ordinance is being expanded once again to include another nursing-sensitive area: neurosurgery. From the beginning of next year, i.e. 2024, a ratio of nine patients to one nurse will apply on the day shift and 18 to one on the night shift. These ratios are intended to ensure the necessary […]

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October 23, 2023

In Germany: Nursing staff to get more powers

The German Federal Minister of Health, Karl Lauterbach, has announced that nurses are to be given more powers in their work. The aim is that in future they will be able to do more of what they are now only allowed to do under medical supervision. This has long been a central demand of nurses […]

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September 15, 2023

Relaunch of our website: more professions, more sectors, more opportunities for all

Our website has undergone a relaunch. In future, Signite will offer other profiles for other sectors in addition to the already familiar placement of medical professionals from third countries for the German healthcare industry. The new Immigration Act, which will gradually come into force in the coming months, offers much broader opportunities for labour migration. […]

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August 15, 2023

Simplify the influx of foreign nursing staff: Federal states become active

The individual federal states are increasingly competing with each other for the best skilled workers. The government of the federal state of Lower Saxony plans to present a package of measures to support nursing homes this month. This includes a program to recruit skilled nursing staff. In this context, foreign professional qualifications are to be […]

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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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