Want to work with us?

With more than 7,500 employees, we are one of the largest employers in the county.

The Värmland County Council offers health, medical and dental services of the highest quality. Together with our patients, we improve the public health and develop the health and medical services so that they can contribute to a world-class quality of life for the people of Värmland.

We are recruiting 

The County Council of Värmland like many other county councils in Sweden, has a high demand of physicians and nurses. Right now we are looking for new staff in various fields. We are constantly recruiting people nationally and internationally. Every year we travel abroad to visit and exhibit events and fairs to share information about our available healthcare jobs. 

We will attend Europe´s largest meeting event for working abroad, the Emigration Expo, 10-11 Februrary 2018, in the Netherlands. Read about it here!

Medical specialists within various fields

The County Council of Värmland runs three hospitals; Karlstad, Arvika and Torsby, with a variety of specialist clinics. Totally we employ approximately 700 doctors, 2 200 nurses and 1 200 nursing assistants. The County Council of Värmland recruits medical specialists within various fields. As one of the biggest employers in Värmland the County Council of Värmland have slightly more than 7 400 employees and run 20 healthcare centers with GPs as well as maternity and childcare.

Good experiences from recruiting from other countries

Our recruitment group in County Council of Värmland, which is responsible for the recruitment of foreign physicians, started it´s work in a more systematically manner 2011. Since then we have built up competence about laws and regulations concerning migration and authorization of doctors from abroad, educational demands that have to be met, conditions for good introduction, integration and many other things.

We also work as advisers to clinics and departments and coordinate the activities necessary for both the applicant and other actors in the recruitment process.

Interested in working with us?

Please contact us intresseanmalan@liv.se

From urban Germany to rural Torsby

Andrea Wassenberg was born and raised in Germany, where she also became a psychologist. Read her story here.

About the County Council of Värmland

The County Council of Värmlands aim is to give good health care and dental care for everyone in the county. Read more about us.

About Värmland

Värmland borders to Norway, Oslo is only 100 km away from the national boundary, whilst Stockholm is 250 km from the county’s eastern boundary. Värmland is a county based on water. It has a total of 11 118 lakes and rivers, with the huge inland sea Lake Vänern to the south. 

Read more about Värmland