Unit manager for the disability department
Gällivare, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Head of unit in social care/Superintendent in social care
Work model On location
Application due date 4 August 2024
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Business description

Department for disability is an area within social services that provides support and service to adults and children/young people. Within the department there are seven different areas with operations and efforts within LSS and social support/social psychiatry.

Job duties

As head of unit, you are responsible for the operational activities according to the goals the social welfare committee has established for the activities. You work based on common policy programs, guidelines, laws and regulations as well as overall strategic plans. You are part of the department's management team and are directly subordinate to the head of department. In collaboration with the management team, you are responsible for your own operations, work environment, staff and budget, as well as working with set goals. You must lead, coordinate, develop the business, follow up and evaluate the work in your area. You have support in your assignment from educators and supervisors as well as municipality-wide functions such as the personnel department and finance department, etc.


You have a university or college education that is suitable for the assignment and it is advantageous that you have leadership experience within LSS and/or social services, or other experience that the employer deems appropriate for the assignment. We attach great importance to personal suitability. Your leadership is characterized by commitment and the ability to organize work effectively to achieve results. We want you to see opportunities, be open to new thinking and have a holistic view of the business. You should have the ability to meet people and create trust and security within the organization and towards users.

The position requires that you have leadership and cooperation skills. As a person, you are positive and solution-focused, committed, responsible and have the ability to drive your own work independently and forward. We value that you are clear in your communication and have a good ability to respond in a respectful and professional manner. In addition, you are flexible in such a way that you can easily relate to changed circumstances and conditions. We want to constantly develop our business and would love for you to be part of this work.

Within the framework of the National Minority Languages ​​Act, Gällivare municipality is the administrative municipality for Sami, Meänkieli and Finnish. Knowledge of one of these languages ​​is meritorious when applying for employment in Gällivare municipality.


With your application, we want you to include a CV and a personal letter. Original documents are provided on request. Excerpt from the police's charge register for work with children with disabilities (LSS)

Working hours/Duration

Full-time and permanent employment.

Flextime agreement. Probationary employment may be applied.


Individual salary setting - please state the salary claim in the application


Access: By agreement.

Application deadline: 2024-08-04

Information about the service

Head of department Mikael Bergdahl tel: 076-771 81 38

Union representatives

Vision vision@gallivare.se

The leaders jerker.johansson@gallivare.se


A warm welcome with your application!