Georgian citizens to be allowed to seek employment as clinical support staff in Israel

  • Georgia is the first country to which the Israeli government has applied to employ foreign clinic support staff workers in long-term care facilities. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 30 Sep 2020 - 16:39, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian citizens will now be allowed to seek employment as clinic support staff in Israel thanks to a new bilateral agreement on temporary employment for Georgian citizens in Israel signed between Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenaz and Georgian Ambassador to Israel Lasha Zhvania, announces the Embassy of Israel to Georgia.

Tomorrow, October 1, Georgian Minister of Health Ekaterine Tikaradze and the Ambassador of Israel to Georgia, Ran Gidor will sign the protocol on the implementation of the agreement in Tbilisi.

Both documents are designed to facilitate the selection and temporary employment of hundreds of support workers from Georgia in Israeli long-term care facilities where people with chronic or complex illnesses and / or people with disabilities (physically or cognitively) are receiving treatment. A group of diplomats, public officials, lawyers and experts from government agencies in both countries have worked tirelessly in recent months to ensure that the selection, training and employment systems are fair, efficient and effective", reads the statement by the Embassy of Israeli to Georgia.

According to the embassy, Georgia is the first country to which the Israeli government has applied to employ foreign clinic support staff workers in long-term care facilities.

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