Säter

Säter municipality, with around 11,000 residents, is one of Dalarna’s most beautiful and intimate towns, characterised by both a provincial town atmosphere and countryside. To live in Säter municipality is to live comfortably and peacefully, yet still with activities, big city life, training, work and communication links within reach. In Säter you’ll find a peaceful existence yet at the same time you are close to everything you might need for you and your family. Near to jobs. Near to schools. A rich and varied leisure time. A safer upbringing for your family.

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Boendekvarter i Säter kommun

Housing

The wooden city of Säter offers its residents a genuine provincial town environment close to shops, cafés and restaurants. In other parts of our municipality there are unique countryside environments with red Dalagård farmsteads, fields and forests which are sometimes divided where the Dal river flows forth.

In Säter itself there are a number of property owners who rent out accommodation. You’ll find contact details for all of them on the municipality’s website.

In terms of recently arrived refugees, the integration department helps to find them a flat.

Language groups in the locality

Language groups vary due to immigration and emigration. The languages represented include Somali, Thai, Kirundi, Swahili, Persian, Dari, Russian, Tagalog, Arabic and Tigrinya.

Associations and organisations

Säter municipality has a rich association life. Sports associations make up the largest group with approximately 40 associations. Those who are looking for leisure pursuits also have plenty to choose from, for example fishing, shooting, scouting, folk dance, driving, working in organisations for pensioners or the handicapped etc.

The municipality has illuminated sky tracks, tennis courts, mountain bike trails, scooter tracks and ski runs as well as many miles of hiking trails and exercise paths. The urban centre of Säter has an ice rink, sports hall and swimming baths.

You’ll find all the active associations on the municipality’s association register.

For young people there is also the Ungdomens Hus for young people aged between 13 and 19 years old. Here you can hang out with mates and enjoy yourself in our café, play billiards, table tennis, air hockey, TV games, parlour games, the guitar or just potter about.

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What is available in the immediate area

In the city of Säter there are three food shops by the names of ICA, Konsum and Willys. There are also several small shops, clothes shops and a furniture shop, by the name of Lidéns. The Red Cross is also represented in Säter and it runs a second-hand shop called Kupan in the heart of the city centre. There are also chemist shops, a welfare centre and a social welfare office.

Childcare

We offer childcare in the form of preschools, teaching care (family day nurseries) and after-school recreation centres. Opening hours are 06:30 - 18:00, Monday to Friday.

If you are unemployed or on parental leave, the activities on offer are as follows:

  • preschool activities: 15 hours per week
  • after-school recreation centres: 10 hours per week

General preschool places are offered to children between the ages of 3 and5 years (applies from the autumn term when the child turns 3) and covers at least 525 hours a year. General preschooling is provided free of charge. The school year stretches from September to May. To cancel a place you must give 2 months' notice.

Comprehensive and upper secondary schools

Comprehensive schools

The urban centre of Säter contains compressive schools, KungsgårdsSchool for years 1-6, Prästgärds School for years 1-2 and Klockar School for years 7-9, in Stora Skedvi there is Stora SkedviSchool for years 1-6 and in Gustafs there is Enbacka School for years 1-6. Read more about all the comprehensive schools on the municipality’s website.​

Upper secondary schools

Säter municipality offers upper secondary school educationat the Dahlander knowledge centre which is located next to the beautiful area of Skönvik beside Lake Ljustern in Säter. The school offers five national programmes: the Social Science programme, the Natural Science programme, the Economics programme, the Technology programme and the Healthcare and Care Provision programme. The school also an introductory programme.

Education opportunities

Within adult education we offer to find the right training regardless of level.

We offer:

  • training at comprehensive school level
  • upper secondary level training
  • särvux
  • SFI Swedish for immigrants
  • vocational training​

Health and medical care

All asylum seekers and refugees are offered a health check after arriving in Sweden. The meeting provides an introduction to how the Swedish healthcare system operates.

At the appointment you will meet a nurse and if necessary you may be accompanied by an authorised interpreter. We will talk about any previous illnesses and health issues and will go through your needs in terms of checks, treatment, samples, vaccinations and infection control.

The appointment is voluntary and free of charge.

At Säter’s welfare centre there is healthcare information, a doctor's surgery, nurse clinics, discussions, midwives and antenatal care, rehabilitation, refugee health etc.

Interpreter assistance

Those who do not have a good command of the Swedish language are entitled to an interpreter in their dealings with all authorities. Säter municipality has an agreement with the interpreting service in Borlänge.​

Public transport

Säter is located close to things. The airport is just 15 minutes from Säter. Both trains and trunk roads pass the city. There are also bus links with different parts of the county and other parts of Sweden.

Work and entrepreneurship

Säter municipality itself and the county council are the largest employers.

Read more about the job options in Säter municipality.

A collaboration has started between Säter municipality and the job centre aimed at trying to create new starter and introductory jobs for those who have recently settled in Sweden and people with an immigrant background.

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
Lärare i modersmål - Tigrinska Modersmålslärare i grundskolan
Missbruksbehandlare tv Rättspsykiatrin Säter Psykoterapeut
PTP - psykolog Smärtrehab Säter PTP-psykolog
Vill du arbeta i Sveriges bästa säljteam? Hemförsäljare
Verksamhetschef till personlig assistans i Falun Verksamhetschef, hälso- och sjukvård
Självgående servispersonal till Säters Stadshotell Heltid , deltid och extra Servitör/Servitris
Självgående kock till Säters Stadshotell Kock, à la carte
Sjuksköterska tv APK Säter 95 , extra lönesatsning , arbete var tredje helg Sjuksköterska, psykiatrisk vård
Sjuksköterska tv extra lönesatsning Psyk akutmottagning Säter Sjuksköterska, psykiatrisk vård
Sjuksköterska APK Säter avd 93 extra lönesatsning , arbete var tredje helg Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Sjuksköterska tv RPK Säter med extra Lönesatsning! Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Leg psykolog / PTP - psykolog , Behandlingsteamet Rättspsykiatrin Säter Psykolog
Sjuksköterskor natt APK Säter extra lönesatsning , arbete var tredje helg Sjuksköterska, grundutbildad
Dokumentcontroller Dokumentalist
Garantihandläggare Garantihandläggare
Systemansvarig PLM / PIM Systemansvarig
Ögonsjuksköterska , Ögonmottagningen Falu lasarett Ögonsjuksköterska/Oftamologassistent
Flygplatskontrollant Flygplatskontrollant
Personlig assistent till kvinna i borlänge på 100% Personlig assistent
Vikarierande personlig assistent till kvinna i Borlänge på 100% 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".

Säter

Facts about the municipality

Population numbers

10 900

Size by area

669 km2

Distance to larger towns

Avesta 35 km 

Hedemora 16 km 

Borlänge 24 km 

Falun 40 km 

Gävle 135 km 

Stockholm 200 km 

Göteborg 482 km 

Örebro 181 km 

Östersund 461 km

Municipality’s website

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