For permanent positions we are seeking to employ EU-educated nurses, or non-EU educated but with minimum 1 year of work experience as a registred nurse in an EU/EES-country, to our psychiatry departments:

  • Affective disorders
  • Addiction & dependency
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychosis
  • Forensic Psychiatry

Together in a team of doctors, care takers, psychologists and social workers you provide care, planning and motivation of your patients. You work day, - evening,-  and weekend shifts but never nights.

Sweden has a developed social welfare system and good resources for working with these patient groups with a shared responsibility between the health care sector and the municipality. We are working actively with digital solutions (e-psychiatry), innovations and psycho education. Our clinics offer bright, calm and spacious facilities with access to gardens- a sound and health promoting environment for both patients and staff.

You are a registred nurse with experience and/or genuine interest for the psychiatric care. You meet your patients with emphathy and respect and work good in a team as well as independently. You are well organized and keep your calm during stressful situations.

- After the clinical trial, and you have obtained your Swedish license to practise, we offer you a permanent position +

  • An individual salary, starting from €2700/gross/month and more with experience and competence (+ an extra add on when working odd hours or overtime hours)
  • Annual salary review
  • Minimum 25 days of paid holiday
  • Pension savings 6 % on top of your salary
  • Insurances
  • Free open health care
  • An individual competence development plan
  • 3 career ways: to subspecialize, do research or work managerial
  • Language training, home finding and establishment support, invitations to social events



  1. You send us your CV, a motivational letter for taking your nursing career to Sweden, which psychiatric clinic you prefer and your nursing diploma to
  2. We will set up a Teams-interview with you followed by a visit to our hospital at our expence, (given that the digital meeting turned out successfully).
  3. If we have an agreement after the visit we will set up a contract and you will study Swedish in your home country, financed by
  4. Once you have reached level B2 in Swedish you will relocate to Gothenburg and start your employment with clinical introduction as an assistant nurse 50%, and continue with language training 50% until you reach level C1 and can apply for your Swedish license to practise as a nurse:  (approx 4 months).

HR Welcome Services will be your first line support through out the entire recruitment process and help you with all your queries, accommodation, registration in Sweden, language training to C1 and much more. We will also offer job finding support to accompanying spouse.



Don’t wait with sending your application, e.g;

  • CV
  • State which psychiatric clinic of our five you would like to work with
  • Your nursing diploma

to: asap as we are interviewing ongoing.

If you have any questions about the clinical work, the process or our offer please get in contact with us at:

We are looking forward to have your application no later than November 30:th, 2022.
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Region Västra Götaland is governed by democratically elected politicians and is with just over 55,000 employees one of Sweden’s biggest employers. Our task is to offer good healthcare and dental care and to provide the prerequisites for good public health, a rich cultural life, a good environment, jobs, research, education and good communications to our 1.8 million inhabitants. The largest city in our region is Göteborg (Gothenburg) with the largest port in Scandinavia.


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Work experience is required
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Up to 1 year
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