National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR)- Job Vacancy - Occupational Therapist

 National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR)

Job Vacancy

Occupational Therapist (OT/ Full time 100%)

Number of job requirement/ 2 OT

Place: The National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR)- (Khanyounis and Middle branches)
Reports To: Project Coordinator (PC)

Period: 3 months with possible extension

The National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR) is a non-profit, a non-governmental association, working toward the rights of Persons with Disabilities through different strategies (rights, advocacy, and community empowerment ). NSR  was established in 1990 and still working  the field rehabilitation and disability adopting Community Based Rehabilitation Program (CBR) which is implemented in 25 geographical locations in the Gaza strip which covers four governorates of Gaza Strip: Gaza, Middle Area, Khan Younis, and Rafah.

Job Summary:

NSR in partnership with Campaign for the Children of Palestine “CCP- Japan” organization will start a project entitled " Community Development for Rehabilitation and Reintegration of the Persons with Disabilities or the Other Challenges in Gaza Strip", which is funded by JPF. The project will contribute to promote independence of the persons with disabilities and in need for the treatment, without being left behind from the reconstruction process in Gaza.

S/he will be reporting directly to the PC and work on all program activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Main duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess the rehabilitation needs and provide occupational therapy sessions and follow up to persons with disabilities (PWDs).

  • Coordinate with the project coordinator and other outreach team members in setting up the intervention / therapy plan for the PWDs to ensure a multidisciplinary approach in services planning and delivery.

  • In close coordination with PT, Identify PWDs specific needs of assistive devices and write clear and correct prescription and submit to the project coordinator on regular basis.

  • Conduct training to assistive devices beneficiaries on how to use it properly.

  • 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 CCP will conduct in order to improve the team members’ intervention quality with PWDs and other vulnerable groups.

  • Conduct trainings to families/caregivers of beneficiaries on home basic or on PT unit to follow up exercises and ensure OT exercises are implemented after discharge.

  • Respect and implement the quality criteria system that will be trained on by CCP during working with PWDs.

  • Report to the NSR project coordinator using the monitoring tools and reports’ forms on daily weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.

Academic and Professional Qualifications and Experience:

  1. University degree in Occupational Therapy

  2. Minimum three years of progressively responsible work experience in the field of occupational therapy and development, significant experience working on humanitarian assistance, similar rehabilitation projects.

  3. Good writing and communication skills in both English and Arabic;

  4. Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;

  5. Proven ability to develop progress reports;

  6. Proficiency in computer applications (MS Word, Excel);

  7. Demonstrated strengths in relationship management; able to work with diverse groups of people in multicultural, team-oriented environment.

  8. Understands and works with local contexts (operational and cultural).

          Candidates should obtain/

   -  profession license from the Ministry of health




How to Apply:

  1. To get the Job application, please press on the link below and fill the application and send it with your C.V

Deadline for submitting applications no later than Monday 4/5/2020, no later than 09:00 p.m.

  1. The most recent CV including 3 professional contacts as references.

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

Applications from candidates with disabilities are especially welcome, particularly women.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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