Occupational therapist - Zweden/Sweden
Närhälsan, the public primary health care in Region Västra Götaland in Sweden is offering permanent positions to occupational therapists.
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Are you looking for a professional career where you have the opportunity to develop your clinical skills as well as spending time in the beautiful outdoors? Our vision in Region Västra Götaland is "A good life" which, among other things, means that good health and clean nature is important to us.
Västra Götaland has 1.5 million residents. Närhälsan has 57 public rehabilitation centers in a total of 49 municipalities. We focus on quality, accessibility and broad expertise while providing the people in Region Västra Götaland with the rehabilitation they need – now and in the future.
We are attending the Expo in Houten 10th - 11th of February 2018. If you are seriously interested in working in Sweden, you will be invited for a recruitment visit where you will get to see a rehabilitation clinic, meet potential colleagues and see the surroundings.
We are looking forward to receive your application.
About the work
We can offer you stimulating and flexible work with good possibilities for progress alongside committed and competent co-workers. Common working areas is rehabilitation of the hand, stress-related disorders, disorders related to the patient´s lifestyle, adaptation of the patient´s home, etc. Visit to the patient´s home are fairly common. In the beginning of the employment you are offered a mentor who will guide you.
You have a degree as occupational therapist. You are comfortable working in a team but you can also work independently. You take initiatives, have a positive attitude and an interest in working with people who need support and motivation in their life-situation.
If you want to work as an occupational therapist in Sweden you need a Swedish license. This professional title is protected. You need to get your qualifications recognized to be able to get a license. This means that Socialstyrelsen evaluate whether your qualification and any practical experience is comparable to the Swedish requirements for an occupational therapist. You also need to have language skills in Swedish. You can apply for a license from Socialstyrelsen https://legitimation.socialstyrelsen.se/en/educated-within-eu-or-eea
You do not need a Swedish personal identity number or be living in Sweden to apply for and be granted a license.
Närhälsan can support you in the process of getting a license from Socialstyrelsen.
If interested please send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org