Health Care Assistant / Registered Nurse



bestpeople acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers for our customers. bestpeople was founded in 2018 as a subsidiary of Reinercon - a management consultancy based in Vienna. With more than 400 employees we provide a wide range of human resources services, including job placement, long-term temporary staffing, executive and specialist search and outsourcing services. 

Health Care Assistant / Registered Nurse 

Our customer administrates several redidential homes in Vienna. To ensure the superior service provided to its clients, the company is searching for additional healt care assistants and registered nurses. 

Health Care Assistants provide a high level of personal, physical and emotional care that can include all aspects of day-to-day activities, personal care and companionship. 

Registered Nurses are responsible for e.g. undertake set nursing procedures like phlebotomy, blood pressure monitoring, blood glucose monitoring, preparing patients as necessary prior to procedure, using aseptic technique. Provide advice and instruction to patients to explain and procedures being undertaken. Recognise change in patients need and with instruction adapt care package accordingly. 

According to Austrian Legislation there are 3 levels of health-care professions: 

  • Health care assitant -  (one year professional education) 
  • Qualified health care assistant - (two years professional education) and 
  • Registered Nurse - (3 years study medical nurse with university-diploma) 



The weekly normal working time is 38 hours. Every full-time employed person is entitled to 25 days paid holidays per year. This holiday-entitlement is increasing - depending on the length of service up to 31 days. 

The minimum base salary - according to the Austrain collective labour agreement for health care professions - is approximately € 30.000,- gross per year for health care assistants and appr. € 35.000,- gross per year for registered nurses. Depending on qualification and job-experience an overpayment is possible. There are also allowances for night-shifts, hardship, duty, dirty work etc. 

As there are huge differences in the curriculas between the Austrian medical nurse study and the programm of foreign universities - a recognition process of the academic certificates has to be undertaken upfront. An academical diploma for registered nurse from Country "X" might fulfill only the requirements for a qualified health care assistant position in Austria. 


  • Diploma of nursery-education – preferable a university-degree
  • German language skills – minimum level A2
  • willingness to move abroad
  • cordial, kind personality
  • ability to cope with stress


  • practical experience in nursery / health assistance
  • other language skills (e.g. English)


bestpeople will check the equivalence of the diplomas of the applicants and give feedback in advance. 

The successful candidates will recieve guidance and accompainment for all relevant steps which are required to move to Austria (e.g. recognition process for diplomas, working permission, support for the search of appartments, etc.) 

Allowance for the starting appartment for the first three months and ticket for the first travell to Vienna. 

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