By bringing in skilled kitchen experts from Non-EU countries, you’re not just cooking; you’re creating a culinary journey that tantalizes taste buds and transforms your restaurant into a must-visit destination.
Our company brings skilled Kitchen Chefs, Kitchen Helpers, Bakers, and Pizza Chefs from Non-EU countries to Norway. These talented professionals enhance Norwegian kitchens with expertise, dedication, and diverse culinary backgrounds. They enrich the culinary scene, spark innovation, and strengthen the gastronomic landscape in the country.
Bixter.Work skilled workers are coming from:
Bixter acts on a legal basis in its recruitment activities by connecting employers in need of well educated, experienced, motivated, and stable workers with young English speaking professionals from over 29 countries worldwide, who possess relevant work experience and completed relevant education on minimum Bachelor’s degree level.
The Norwegian Migration Service has developed a visa category for Non-EU nationals as work and residence permit, under the category of “Skilled Worker”. These regulations allow experienced professionals from Non-EU countries to work in Norway with extension possibilities for their visas.
This option is intended for professionals with proven relevant experience from 1 year duration, completed university degrees, sufficient English level to continue their professional development via work and residence permit in Norway.
It is important to note that the average waiting period for the arrival of an employee is typically around 4 months. This is primarily due to the mandatory visa processing time. Waiting time for work and residence permit remains the same even if an employee applies for the visa from Norway.
Please note that employees from Non-EU countries aren’t allowed to start working until the appropriate work and residence permit is issued to your place.
As a result, it is crucial for companies to plan ahead and account for this waiting period when organizing their recruitment process. By taking a pragmatic approach and considering the necessary visa processing time, companies can ensure that they are able to receive qualified workers in a timely manner, while also adhering to all relevant regulations and procedures.
The rules about working hours in Norway are governed by the Working Environment Act. Employees typically work 37,5 – 40 hours per week, with a possibility to take overtime working hours.Overtime is usually limited to 10 hours per week and 25 hours over a four-week period. Overtime pay or time off in lieu is typically provided for overtime work. It’s important for the employer to follow rules about maximum working hours, rest breaks, and night work.
In order to host Non-EU employees, adequate living conditions need to be provided by employers for a monthly rent. The rent needs to be affordable for the employees, as they will be paying it from their monthly salary.
Here is a list of requirements that need to be fulfilled:
At Bixter, we understand how complicated and time consuming the recruitment and registration process of foreign employees can get. This is why our professional team will be glad to assist you at every step of this way. Prior to an employee’s arrival to Norway, our offices and global agents take care of the majority of their issues, including visa application completion, travel arrangements, sharing important information about registration procedures and visa validation.
Bixter makes it safer for the employer by 1-month of guarantee, within the replacement of the international worker is possible out of charge in case of mismatch with previously agreed recruitment criteria, low performance of worker or misuse of drugs/alcohol by employee. New waiting time is applied according to recruitment and visa processing.
At Bixter, we recognize that hosting an international worker offers an exceptional opportunity for cultural exchange. It also requires that rules set by local Immigration services are respected by both parties.
It’s crucial to remember that an employee from Non-EU countries can start his/her work when the appropriate work and residence permit to your workplace is issued by the migration service.
Our experts will offer detailed guidance regarding the updated migration legislation and will keep you updated if any changes are implemented.
To ensure a successful hosting experience.
At Bixter, we know how important it is to focus on the most important processes of the business. This is why we are ready to take over the recruitment processes, while the employer can focus on other important activities and grow their businesses.
Here is a breakdown of the operations that Bixter is managing for employers:
– recruitment and pre-screening of applicants according to criteria of the employer and migration service regulations,
– sharing important information about the tasks and responsibilities assigned to the employee to make sure he/she has realistic expectations,
– conducting required paperwork for visa application and following up with responsible migration institutions involved,
– managing arrival of workers, sharing informative booklets on the registration process – for a smooth integration process
– providing support for both employer and international worker within the validity of the contract