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Find out what the City of Helsinki Social Services and Health Care Division is like as an employer.

The City of Helsinki Social Services and Health Care Division employs roughly 14,000 social services and healthcare professionals and experts. We offer work to professionals such as practical nurses, registered nurses, public health nurses, social workers, social instructors, therapists, doctors and dentists.

We are rapidly improving our services' availability, client experience, effectiveness and productivity. We provide our employees with opportunities to expand their professional skills and participate in developing our operations.

According to our employees, our strengths include varied work responsibilities, secure employment and opportunities for professional development. We also focus on supervisory work and support our supervisors to succeed in their jobs.

We have divided our services into three departments. They are:

  1. Family and Social Services
  2. Hospital, Rehabilitation and Care Services
  3. Health and Substance Abuse Services

Read more about our organisation and services

What kind of employees are we looking for?

The jobs we offer usually require you to have a qualification in the field of social services and healthcare. In addition, you need professional practice rights, which are granted by the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira).

As the safety of our clients and patients and ensuring a positive client experience are of utmost importance to us, you also need to be proficient in Finnish, have good interpersonal skills, be responsible and have the vaccinations required by the Finnish Communicable Diseases Act.

See our open positions

Contact recruitment

Once you have found a job that interests you, you can contact the persons mentioned in the job advertisement for additional information. You can also contact our recruitment consultants:

Call +358 9 310 42300

Telephone service hours: Mon–Fri from 9.00–14.00

Send email to soterekry@hel.fi. If you would like to enquire about job opportunities for doctors, you can send email to sote.laakarirekry@hel.fi .

Photo: Virpi Velin

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