إعلان وظيفة اخصائي/ة علاج طبيعي

Occupational Therapist

 

Baitona for Community Development (Baitona) is a non-profit organization working in North of Gaza to promote the role of children, youth and women in the Palestinian community to empower them to be actively involved in the community through training programs and education. Baitona is working on rehabilitation, education, remedial education, early intervention, psychological programs, and gender issues. Baitona’s team has a developed a deep understanding of its working areas, strengthening its relation with civil society at the governorate and community level in North Gaza. Since 2011, supported by HI, technical teams have strengthened their capacities to provide improved rehabilitation service to persons with disabilities.

 

Within its partnership project implemented and support by Handicap International HI entitled ‘Post-emergency intervention to provide essential multi-disciplinary rehabilitation services to the most vulnerable women, men and children in Gaza’ funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs Trade and Development – Canada. The project aims at improving access of Persons with Disabilities PwDs and Persons with Injuries PwIs to post emergency basic services and to quality multidisciplinary functional, psychosocial rehabilitation and specialized services, in order to maintain and/or develop best functional abilities possible and consecutive inclusion in family and community life. 

 

BAITONA is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Occupational Therapist.

Duty Station/ Location: North Gaza Governorate.

Duration: 12 months, (The first three months are a trial period), with possibility of extension upon availability of fund.

Starting Date: 1st September, 2015

 

Under the supervision of Baitona Team Supervisor, the Occupational Therapist (OT) will work in Baitona in order to conduct outreach occupational therapy assessment, sessions, and follow up  visits to PwIs, PwDs and fulfill the following responsibilities:

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1. Main duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Assess the rehabilitation needs and provide occupational therapy sessions and follow up to PwIs and PwDs.
  • Coordinate with the Team Supervisor and other outreach team members in setting up the intervention / therapy plan for the PwIs and PwDs to ensure a multidisciplinary approach in services planning and delivery.
  • Identify PwIs and PwDs specific needs of assistive devices and write clear and correct prescription and submit to the Team Supervisor on regular basis.
  • Conduct training to assistive devices beneficiaries on how to use it properly.
  • Assess PwDs’ home adaptation needs (in particular persons injured during the last crisis who sustained disability) and set up adaptation plan for each individual / beneficiary and submit to HI.
  • Propose to beneficiaries/families/caregivers investments of the environmental resources to contribute to adapting the homes to their specific needs in order to improve their participation in the daily activities of life.
  • Participate in the technical trainings that Handicap international will conduct in order to improve the team members’ intervention quality with PwIs, PwDs, and other vulnerable groups.
  • Conduct trainings to families/caregivers of beneficiaries on home basic follow up exercises and ensure OT exercises are implemented after discharge.
  • Use the physio-tool resources and share with beneficiaries, their families and caregivers according to their needs.
  • Respect and implement the quality criteria system that will be trained on by HI during working with PwIs and PwDs.
  • Report to the Team Supervisor using the monitoring tools and reports’ forms on daily weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.

 

2. Requirements:

 

  • A minimum university degree / or Diploma in Occupational Therapy 
  • A minimum of 5years’ experience, preferably in the rehabilitation of PwIs and PwDs.
  • Very positive communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong command of spoken and written English
  • Excellent Computer Skills ( Excel , PPP, Word)
  • Excellent teamwork skills and spirit

 

3. Application Process:

 


Interested candidates may send their CV and a cover letter to BaitonaHIProject.HumanResource@gmail.com by Tuesday 04th August, 2015.

 

Please include the job title as Occupational Therapist in the subject line of your application e-mail.

BAITONA and HI are equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities PwDs.

 

 

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