Essunga

The municipality has just over 5,500 inhabitants. 2,000 live in Nossebro, which is the main population centre of the municipality. The municipality works to ensure new arrivals have a chance of meeting and getting to know each other through various events. It is important for our municipality that you do not feel lonely here. There are people from many different countries in Nossebro. Here, you can meet people who speak Persian, Dari, Arabic, Russian, Thai and other languages. Please contact us for more information if you want to speak to someone in your first language if you want to move here or visit us.

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Miljöbild i Essunga och bild på Nossebro marknad

​​Housing

There are centrally located flats for rent in Nossebro, the main population centre of the municipality. They are at walking distance from shops and schools. Vacant rental flats can be found via Essunga Bostäder AB.

Language groups in the locality

Many people from other countries live in our municipality. There are people here who speak Dutch, English, Arabic, Dari, Persian, Thai, Russian, Chechen, Polish and many other languages.

Associations and organisations

Our municipality has lots of different associations.

Nossebrobadet och fotbollsplan

What is available in the immediate area

Shops in Nossebro: Food shops (Hemköp, ICA, Ericssons chark), bakery and cafés, restaurants, clothes shop, shoe shop, gaming and sweet shop, kiosk, second-hand shops for clothes and furniture, electricity shop, TV service, petrol station with car service, flower shop, chemicals shop, children’s clothes shop, hairdressers, bank, alcohol shop, Nossebro Energi (electricity company) and pharmacy.

Representatives of the employment service and social insurance come to Nossebro for pre-booked appointments to meet new arrivals taking part in the employment service’s establishment programme.

Next to the school providing teaching for years 1–9 there is a library that is open to all. Here you can borrow books in various languages.

Childcare

There are nursery schools and childcare centres for children aged 1–5 years and after-school clubs for children needing supervision before and after school when their parents are busy. There is also a youth leisure centre open in the evenings for open children.​

Elever på Nossebro skola och bild på en lekpark

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Nossebro has schools for children in years 1 to 9. The municipality has been much noticed for its successful school. Upper secondary pupils travel to Trollhättan, Vara or Vårgårda.

Education opportunities

Adults can study Swedish for Immigrants, comprehensive level education for adults and upper secondary education for adults in Nossebro. You can use portable computers and various educational aids during lessons. There is a computer room where various computer courses are taught. You can also study certain courses at a distance. Many people travel to Trollhättan every day to attend a project for persons with foreign academic qualifications at Högskolan Väst.

Health and medical care

Nossebro has a medical centre, pharmacy, ante-natal clinic and dental clinic, staffed with doctors, nurses, midwives, etc. A home for the elderly is located next to the medical centre.

Interpreter assistance

A refugee secretary works at an introduction centre to help new arrivals to find their way around their new municipality. You can contact this for support and advice as necessary. As a new arrival, you will get help from us. The telephone number is 0512-571 66.

Public transport

Nossebro is 20 km from Vara, 40 km from Trollhättan and 80 km from Göteborg. You can travel to these places by bus. Bus timetables are available on the Västtrafik website.

Work and entrepreneurship

There are several companies in the municipality. Among the large employers are Dahréntråd in Jonslund, Componenta in Främmestad and Ginza in Fåglum. Read more about the business sector in the municipality.

Vacant jobs

Here you can see jobs that are vacant right now in the municipality and the surrounding area.

Write in any word to filter the list
Job headingProfession
1: socialsekreterare till Barn - och Familjeenheten Socialsekreterare
Tandsköterska , Nossebro Tandsköterska
Undersköterska Hemvården , 75% Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
Personlig Assistent i Nossebro Personlig assistent
Maskinförare - Lastbilsförare Lastmaskinförare
Glad 23 - åring i Nossebro söker assistent! Personlig assistent
NOSSEBRO Svetsare Svetsare, manuell
Mekaniker / Elmekaniker Maskinmekaniker, industri/varvsindustri
CNC - operatörer CNC-operatör/FMS-operatör
Stödassistenter sökes till Nossebro och Essunga Vårdare/Arbetshandledare/Boendestödjare
Svenska kyrkan Essunga pastorat söker: Präst 100% Präst, annat trossamfund
Kantor 75% - Svenska kyrkan Essunga pastorat Kantor
Specialistläkare Allmänmedicin samt ST - läkare Allmänmedicin Specialistläkare
Leg. psykolog Psykolog
Pedagogisk resurs Elevassistent
Modersmålslärare / studiehandledare turkiska Modersmålslärare i grundskolan
Lärare åk 1 - 6 Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 4-6
Förskollärare Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
Eventpersonal till Lidköping Demonstratör
Personlig Assistent till kvinna i Lidköping Personlig assistent

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Service map

Here you can see which services are available in the municipality. You can also use the search field in the map to find and mark a location, for example a residential address.

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There may be more jobs avaible

Some job ads lacks an address to the workplace and will not be displayed on the map, but can be found under the tab "Vacant jobs".

Essunga

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

​55​​01

Size by area

​​​​​​​235km​​​​​​​2

​​​​​​​​​​​Distance to larger towns

​Vara 20 ​​min​

Trollhättan ​​30 min

​​Göteborg ​​60 min

​​Lidköping 60 min​​

​​​Municipality’s website

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