وظائف شاغرة لدى منظمة هاندي كاب الدولية

الأربعاء، 20 ديسمبر 2017


تعلن منظمة هاندي كاب الدولية في عمان عن حاجتها الى :

Occupaitional Therapy

THE ORGANIZATION

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.
Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html

THE JOB
  • Under the supervision of the Project Officer, the Occupational Therapist (OT) is responsible to ensure appropriate rehabilitation care to the most vulnerable individuals affected by the Syrian crisis, including people with injuries and disabilities. The Occupational Therapist (OT) is a member of multidisciplinary team (other OTs, Physiotherapists, Psychosocial worker and Prosthetist/ Orthotist).

 Responsibility 1: Support the development of community based approach 
 Aim: Ensure that community based rehabilitation workers are able identify and refer people in need for services
Activities 
  • Contribute to identification of community volunteers
  • Contribute to the development of adapted training and its delivery to community based volunteers
  • Provide coaching  to volunteers as needed
  • Contribute to the development of tools be used by volunteers and to the identification of other resources needed to support the role of volunteers 
  • Assess the quality of work of volunteers and initiate feedback on areas of improvemen

Responsibility 2: Assess functional capacities of the beneficiaries and identify their needs for rehabilitation and specific items
 Aim: Ensure holistic assessment of needs of beneficiaries
 Activities: 
  • Carry out a rehabilitation assessment taking into account physical, social and environmental factors in a holistic way in collaboration with the PTs,PSW and social worker
  • Based on the assessment, make a treatment plan, considering their functional needs, social situation and access to services, with provision of technical aids if required in coordination with the social worker, the psychosocial worker and the physiotherapist

Responsibility 3: Provide safe and appropriate rehabilitation interventions
 Aim: Ensure all activities implemented in line with the needs assessment contribute to improve quality of life of the beneficiaries and do no harm
 Activities: 
  • Get informed consent from the beneficiary before performing the rehabilitation intervention
  • Define the rehabilitation intervention’s objective clearly and in a comprehensive way with the active participation of the beneficiary and his/her family/caregiver
  • Provide rehabilitation session, and modify the treatment in close relation with the beneficiary and his/her family/caregiver. These session include but are not limited to:  Improving the level of independence  in activities of daily life;  modifying the activity of daily life to match the beneficiary abilities, which includes modification to the beneficiaries’ environment; modify the daily used tools etc.; Improving cognitive and perceptual skills
  • Identify the needs for assitive devices, deliver it to the beneficiary and train them and the care give/ beneficiary  on how to use  and care for it.
  • Provide follow-up care and make decisions regarding discharge in an appropriate manner
  • Identify the limits of the given intervention and the needs for external referrals
  • Make internal and external referrals in response to identified needs in coordination with case manager
  • Transfer rehabilitation technique skills to the client and family. If necessary provide handouts. (make sure clients know how to do when they going back home)

Responsibility 4: Refer beneficiary to other services  in coordination with the case manager  as  needed
 Aim:  Contribute to ensure that the beneficiary receives the best possible care by activating access to other needed services
 Activities: 
  • Identify the limits of the given intervention and ask for relevant support when needed
  • Identify emergency situations that need immediate medical care and react quickly to facilitate access to appropriate services
  • Make internal and external referrals in response to identified needs in coordination with the team

Responsibility 5: Lead group therapy sessions and when needed collaborate with the psychosocial workers. 
 Aim: Ensure that group therapy sessions are linked to the overall intervention plan and contribute  to better outcomes for the beneficiaries
Activities: 
  • In collaboration with the team, identify the beneficiaries and the families who could benefit from group sessions
  • Define the rehabilitation objectives of the group sessions and participate in the organization/animation
  • Define the rehabilitation objectives for the families of the injured/people with disabilities and participate in the sessions
  • Animate the group session in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team
  • Among the beneficiaries, identify people (peer) who could support the organization of group sessions
  • Encourage participation of peers in the group session

 Responsibility 6 :Report data on group activities, follow-up on individual cases and organize the daily and weekly activities

Aim: Ensure that  technical information on intervention is available  and there is clarity on planned activities

Activities: 
  • Ensure a qualitative follow-up of the beneficiaries and document the follow-up according to the monitoring plan
  • Ensure quantitative and qualitative reporting through HI tools (assessment form, follow-up form, discharge and monitoring form, donation certificate, groups report) and system in place
  • Organize the weekly plan along with the multi-disciplinary team and participate to team meetings
  • Produce other reports upon line manager request

Responsibility 7 :Participate in the analysis and reporting of global issues in the refugee population, with a focus on rehabilitation issues
 Aim:  To contribute to the orientation of response by providing relevant and updated information on the evolving context
Activities: 
  • In formal and informal meetings with the team, participate in the qualitative analysis of the different kinds of issues, at individual, familial and community levels
  • Participate in reporting with the tools and the internal system of all issues identified
  • Be part of a constructive holistic team work to develop a very qualitative analysis and response for disabled and vulnerable persons
  • Develop case studies and collect testimonies to provide evidence and input in reporting

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Will have 

  • Degree in occupational therapy
  • Minimum 2 years’ of clinical experience working as an Occupational Therapist
  • Ability to work in an multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and apply  clinical tools 
  • Knowledge of users centered approach and center based rehabilitation
  • Experience in development and provision of training  and coaching
  • Knowledge of community based rehabilitation approach
  • Ability to work with partners
  • Knowledge of referral mechanism
  • Ability to develop information materials

Particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities
Interested candidates may please send their resume to reach on or before
the 31st  of December 2017. Only shotlisted candidates will be contacted.