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Care Workforce Work to Residence Visa

From 29 September 2023, people who are working in certain roles for an accredited employer and are paid at Level 4 rate (currently $28.25/hr) will be eligible for a 2-year work to residence pathway.

These certain roles are: :

  • Kaiāwhina (Hauora) (Māori Health Assistant), 
  • Disabilities Services Officer
  • Residential Care Officer
  • Aged and Disabled Carers
  • Nursing Support Worker
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Therapy Aide
  • Child or Youth Residential Care Assistant
  • Diversional Therapist

Our Licensed Immigration Advisers will assess your profile and guide you through the whole immigration and residence process, from entry to residence in NZ! Fill in your details below!

While you browse, check out this Pathways to Skilled Residence in New Zealand to better understand all the skilled residence pathways.


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