Looking for a job in an norwegian hospital trust?

Living in Nord-Trøndelag

Do you wish to move to Nord-Trøndelag to work at one of our two hospitals? Surely, you must have a lot of questions.

We warmly welcome you! Here we have collected some information that should be relevant for jobseekers. 

Language requirements

The working language in Helse Nord-Trøndelag is Norwegian, and applicants must be able to document their mastery of written and spoken Norwegian (i.e. the "Bergenstesten") before they start working.

Norwegian authorization

In order to practice a profession within the legally regulated health sector in Norway, an authorization and/or temporary license must be obtained prior to employment.

For more information, go to: Authorisation and license for health personel

Tax card / D-number

Residence permit / registration certificate


By car:

Distance between the hospitals: 115 km (1 hour 45 min)

Sykehuset Namsos - Trondheim: 200 km (3 hours)
Sykehuset Levanger - Trondheim: 80 km (1 hour 15 min) 

Sykehuset Levanger - Trondheim Lufthavn Værnes 50 km  
Sykehuset Namsos -  Trondheim Lufthavn Værnes 160 km

Namsos Lufthavn 4 km south of Namsos

Train:  Levanger Railway Station (VY - Train and bus tickets. Journey planner.) 1 km from Sykehuset Levanger

The municipalities of Levanger and Namsos Levanger kommune

Namsos kommune

Eures - An EU-information exchange network

EURES is a cooperation network designed to facilitate the free movement of workers within the EU, 28 countries plus Switzerland, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway.

For more information, see European Job Mobility Portal.