Hylte

It provides a great sense of security to live in place where people know each other, where your involvement makes a difference both at work and during your free time. The pace in Hylte is a little lighter, it's easy to feel good and enjoy life. We believe that an active and social life close to services and close to nature creates well-being.

Presentation

The landscape is shaped by forests, water and small villages and communities. The main town, Hyltebruk, was founded in 1909 around the paper mill on the banks of the Nissan river. Today Hylte municipality is the biggest employer, with about 900 employees.

Housing

Hylte has several types of housing to choose from, in the countryside as well as in the population centres.

The municipality does not provide any flats, but there are several housing companies that can arrange rented flats in Hylte municipality. The biggest of these is Hyltebostäder – if you want to know more about them, see what flats are available or join the housing queue, you can do all that and more on Hyltebostäder's website.

Read more about housing on the municipality's website.

Language groups in the locality

People of different ethnic origins live together in the municipality, and several different language groups are represented.

Children who speak another language than Swedish at home are entitled to receive lessons in their native language. Currently, native language lessons are offered in Polish, German, Dutch, Vietnamese, Albanian, Somali and Arabic.

Associations and organisations

Hylte municipality offers opportunities for a rich recreational life for the whole family. All year round, engaged inhabitants put in thousands of unpaid hours on various activities for children and young people as well as adults. Thanks to their efforts and engagement, the municipality boasts more than 130 associations.

Many of the municipality's associations have activities that are intended for people who are new to Sweden.

Check out the municipality's association register to find various associations.

What is available in the immediate area

Hyltebruk is the municipality's biggest town, with various types of services and shops. It is also home to "En väg in" (A way in), which is an integration collaboration between authorities where you can meet and get help from representatives from Arbetsförmedlingen and from the Tax Agency's service centre, Hylte municipality and the Integration Hylte project.

On the municipality's website you can read more about culture and leisure, and about where you can find libraries, sports facilities and various sports and culture activities.

Childcare

There are 13 municipal preschools in Hylte, educational care and one independent preschool. Preschool activities are for children aged 1-5. Municipal preschools employ a centrally administered queueing system to provide places for children.

Open preschool in Hyltebruk is a meeting venue where you are welcome with your child aged 0-5 to socialise, play and get to know others. Open preschool is a resource for children and parents.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Hylte municipality has compulsory schools in Hyltebruk, Kinnared, Rydöbruk, Torup, Landeryd and Unnaryd.

Newly arrived children (aged 6-16) who are going to attend compulsory school are placed, following enrolment, in a reception class. Each pupil is surveyed there, to identify strengths and areas for development. At the same time, pupils receive preparatory lessons in various subjects.

For pupils aged between 16 and 20 there is the introduction programme. This prepares them for other upper secondary programmes or for the jobs market. There are upper secondary schools in Halmstad and Gislaved.

More information about newly arrived children and pupils is available on the municipality's website.

Education opportunities

The municipality offers various types of adult education. This is intended for anyone who needs to complete their qualifications or add new subjects and courses to them, at different levels.

Sfi (Swedish for immigrants) is part of adult education and is offered to anyone who wants to learn Swedish.

Health and medical care

Region Halland is responsible for health and medical care. There are medical care centres in Hyltebruk and Torup.

The public dental health service is available in Hyltebruk. There are also dentists in private practice in the municipality.

Interpreter assistance

You can request an interpreter in all contacts with public authorities.

Public transport

Hallandstrafiken runs all public transport in Hylte municipality. You can read more about public transport and check timetables on Hallandstrafiken's website.

Work and entrepreneurship

This is an entrepreneurial region, with many businesses. You can find them all in the municipality's business register. The municipality's business office can provide support and advice for entrepreneurs.

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
Idrottslärare F - 6 Lärare i grundskolan, årskurs 4-6
Är du vår nya maskinoperatör? Maskinoperatör, tryckeri
Erfaren truckförare Truckförare
Språkstartare , Hyltebiblioteken Bibliotekarie
Stora Enso Hylte bruk söker hydraulikmekaniker Maskinmekaniker, industri/varvsindustri
Business controller to Stora Enso Bio Composite in Hylte Mill Business controller
Flerspråkig receptionist / värdinna sökes till Vårdcentralen Hyltebruk Receptionist, telefonist
Nämndsekreterare / Utredare Nämndsekreterare
Förskollärare till förskoleklass Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
Lärare i Ma / No , inriktning mot särskola Speciallärare
Omsorgshandläggare till Hylte kommun Biståndsbedömare/Biståndshandläggare
Undersköterska till omsorg i ordinärt boende i Torup Undersköterska, hemtjänst och äldreboende
CNC - ställare CNC-operatör/FMS-operatör
Svetsare sökes! Svetsare, manuell
Vill du utvecklas inom CNC? CNC-operatör/FMS-operatör
1:e Socialsekreterare , missbruk / beroende / våld i nära relation Socialsekreterare
Utemontörer sökes! Montör, metallprodukter
Förskollärare till Kinnared Lärare i förskola/Förskollärare
Barnvakt i Torup Barnflicka/Barnvakt
Apotekschef till Apoteket Tjädern i Hyltebruk Farmaceut/Apotekare

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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.

Choose what should be displayed on the map

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".

Hylte

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

10 820

Size by area

1 046 km2

Distance to larger towns

Halmstad 50 km

Falkenberg 50 km

Varberg 80 km

Helsingborg 125 km

Göteborg 150 km

Municipality’s website

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