Thai nurses sought in Saudi

Thai nurses sought in Saudi

The Labour Ministry is seeking over 400 nurses for roles in Saudi Arabia.

Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin said yesterday the Department of Employment is recruiting on behalf of the King Fahad Medical City facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Additionally, Bright Medical Company is searching for four nurses to take up two-year contracts with flight tickets, housing, transport and health insurance included. Applicants can apply with the ministry from Friday until July 4, he said.

Pairoj Chotikasathien, director-general of the Department of Employment, said the two Saudi companies are looking for women aged 20-60 with English language proficiency who have graduated from nursing courses.

Manager roles, of which there are 20 vacancies, offer 74,397–108,134 baht a month and require 10 years of experience for those with a master's degree, or four years' experience with a doctoral degree, he said.

Head nurse positions come with a 56,197–76,088-baht salary and require nine years' experience with a master's degree while charge nurse positions offer 47,144–63,815 baht and require seven years' experience and a master's degree, he said.

Staff nurse 1 positions offer 39,507–53,500 baht for those with five years' experience and a master's while staff nurse 2 roles offer 33,151–40,449 baht for two years of experience.

Applications can be made at offices nationwide, he said.

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