Starting on August 2023, and running through October 31, 2024, the New Zealand Carer Workforce Visa Agreement will be in existence.
Visa agreement professions in the care sector in New Zealand:
Nursing Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant, Therapy Aide, Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant, Diversional Therapist, Kaiwhina (Hauora) (Mori Health Assistant), Disabilities Services Officer, Residential Care Officer, Aged and Disabled Carers, and Residential Care Officer Carer jobs in New Zealand that require sponsorship
Finding work in New Zealand is the first order of business.
Sites like seek for New Zealand care workers to look for visa-sponsored employment
- Look for work with New Zealand’s offshore and onshore recruitment agency, New Kiwis.
- Trade Me is the most visited website in New Zealand, and it has a sizable job area where you may conduct your search.
- careers.govt.nz — New Zealand Government Job Search and Recruitment Portal
- HealthcareNZ is New Zealand’s preeminent supplier of healthcare, nursing, mental health, and disability services delivered in the home and community.
The benefits of working as a foreign carer in New Zealand
As a foreign care worker, you won’t stand out in New Zealand.
Among the 17,000 doctors registered with the New Zealand Medical Council in 2019, for instance, more over 40% were international medical graduates, and only 2% of nurses were also educated outside of New Zealand.
How to Apply for Caregiver Jobs in New Zealand with visa sponsorship 2023
If you have worked in New Zealand for more than two years on a Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Visa, you may be eligible to apply for this residence visa.
For additional details, please refer to the sector agreements data sheet.