# Losing your job and looking for a new job
If you lose your job, you are bound to have lots of questions. Am I entitled to unemployment benefit? Where do I have to register? How am I insured? Where can I find help with looking for a job? You can find information and support relating to unemployment and job-seeking here.To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
If you want to learn the German language and find your way around independently in everyday life, you can take part in an integration course under certain conditions.
Anyone wishing to hold a professional title in one of the following health care professions requires a permit:
- health care worker and nurse
- technical assistant in medicine
- speech therapist
- occupational therapist
- medical bath attendant
- geriatric nurse
- geriatric nurse or nurse's aide
You must have completed the prescribed training and passed the state examination in the Free State of Thuringia.
You must prove that you are suitable in health terms for the exercise of the respective profession and that you have not been guilty of any behavior that would make you unreliable for the exercise of the profession.
If your training or employment relationship ends, you must register as a jobseeker at least 3 months in advance.
If you are looking for or starting a new job or training program, you can, for example, have your expenses for application documents or for travel to an interview reimbursed by your employment agency.
If there are any changes in your personal situation during your unemployment, you must report them.
If your company employs severely disabled persons or persons with equivalent disabilities who work less than 18 hours per week, you can have them credited to a compulsory job under certain conditions.
If your company employs severely disabled persons or persons with equivalent disabilities, you can have them credited for more than 1 compulsory job under certain conditions.