Child Psychiatry in Sweden

Child Psychiatry in Sweden
Job Description

The clinic is located in the region of Skaraborg, contains a child and adolescent psychiatry outpatient unit, conducts the investigation and assessment of child psychiatric and neuropsychiatric diagnosis. It also cooperates with other departments.

• There are many different professional categories within the clinic: nurses, assistant nurses, psychologists, resident doctors, psychiatrists, counsellors, psychotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians, medical secretaries, special educators, and unit managers.

• The medical group has varying skills, experiences, and nationalities that complement each other very nicely.

• You will have clinical work that could combine with research on a maximum of 20%.

• At times, the job is very tough with complicated patient cases, but the hospital has a competent team with a big commitment.

• The clinic's patient groups cover all children and young people under 18 who have a neuropsychiatric disability or mental difficulties or illness.

(anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive behaviour). 

Salary and Conditions

• Full-time studies to B2 then start employment as an assistant doctor combining with further studies to level C1.

• Every 7 or 8 weeks, you will do duties from home for the clinic in Trollhättan.

• Salary starts with approx. 45.000 SEK until you have the license, then it will increase. 


  •  A free visit to see the place where you will live and work and meet future colleagues.
  •  A free preparing and intensive language course.
  •  A free intensive language course for partners and children of school age. Kindergarten for the youngest.
  •  Free apartment at the course location for you and your family, all costs covered (electricity, gas, water and WiFi).
  •  Flight tickets to the course location for the whole family.
  •  A scholarship for the intensive language course of 800 € monthly.
  •  Generous relocation package, including flight tickets and transportation of goods.


  •  We find you a place to live and help to register your children in a school or kindergarten.
  •  We help you with practical matters, such as social security number, medical card, bank accounts, etc.
  •  We help your spouse with sources for job search.
  •  We contact the moving company and arrange the moving trip.
  •  You receive an information package with practical details and a contact person to call in case of any problems.


  • To be specialized in psychiatry, and to have your title recognized in the EU.
  • To have a minimum of one year of experience as a specialist.
  • Driver license is meritorious.


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