Physiotherapist for child and youth rehabilitation, Kalix hospital
Kalix, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Physiotherapist
Work model On location
Application due date 31 July 2024
Are you the one?

A nice workplace with good community and a supportive group.

We are looking for
We are looking for you who is a licensed physiotherapist with driving license B. Merit is if you can speak Finnish and have worked with disabled children and young people. Great importance is placed on personal qualities. You find it easy to collaborate as you value and see the benefit of collaboration with others and have empathic ability and are communicative. You see the big picture and take the larger perspective into account and easily adapt to changing circumstances. You plan, organize and prioritize work effectively.

You get to work with this
The child and youth rehabilitation in Kalix is ​​aimed at children and young people aged 0-18 with permanent disabilities. Our catchment area is Östra Norrbotten. Our mission is to work in teams around the child based on four perspectives such as medical, educational, psychological and social. As a physiotherapist in the habilitation team, you work in a team with an occupational therapist, counsellor, special educator, psychologist, nurse and doctor. As a physiotherapist, you also get to work with your specific professional competence to assess motor function and ability, design exercise programs, mapping, prescribe and try out individually adapted aids, provide information and guidance to patients, relatives and staff. We also cooperate a lot with other actors around the child/youth and its network.

This is what we offer you
- Method tutorial in TBA, applied behavior analysis and PBS, positive behavior support.
- Professional meetings
- Development and career opportunities where you get to be part of creating the health and care of the future
- Health-promoting workplaces with access to wellness activities and wellness grants
- Link to our benefits:

Information about the service
We offer you permanent full-time employment, daytime Monday - Friday. Region Norrbotten applies individual wage setting according to collective agreements.

The position is within children's healthcare: We apply a register check before a decision on employment in accordance with the provisions of the Act (2013:852) on the register check of persons who must work with children.

We work to have employees with knowledge of Sweden's minority languages ​​and therefore value your knowledge of Sami, Meänkieli, Finnish, Romani Chib and Yiddish. We work actively for an even gender distribution and see diversity as a strength. We welcome employees with different backgrounds and work to ensure that our workplace is accessible to everyone.

Selection and interviews take place continuously and the position can be filled before the application deadline.

Welcome with your application!

About the employer
Region Norrbotten is one of the county’s biggest employers, with around 6,500 staff. Health care and dental care form the bulk of our operations, but we also work with regional development and culture. You’ll find our hospitals, health centres and clinics from the beaches of the coast to the tops of our mountains.