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Physiotherapist - Trainer

Posted 5 months ago by Handicap International
Location Baghdad Job Type Contract
Salary Sector Medical & Nursing , NGO
GLOBAL OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION:
Under the responsibility of the Victim Assistance Project Officer for Diyala, the physiotherapist Trainer (PT Trainer) will ensure the quality of physiotherapist service delivered by Handicap International and its partners’ to vulnerable population.
 
RESPONSABILITIES AND TASKS DESCRIPTION
Preparation for trainings
  • Participate in making assessments of DOH and supported hospitals staff technical capacity in PHCC
  • With the TA rehab support, identifying training needs for the DOH and supported hospitals staff
  • With TA rehab support to develop a training plan schedule in line with HI standards
  • Work with TA rehab and MHPSS team to develop a comprehensive training package: including guidelines resources, preparation of materials, case studies, and presentations for the training
 
Training and Capacity Building
  • Support the PO in ensuring effective logistic of training sessions and other activities
  • Provide qualitative training, in line with HI standards, on your field expertise to improve rehabilitation services and promote the importance of early rehabilitation; to identified DOH and supported hospitals staff – and other actors – according to training plan, with the support of rehab TA.
  • Provide on the job coaching to identified DOH and supported hospitals staff on rehabilitation skills (including working in pair with the DOH staff as part of their on the job training)
  • Provide support to the rehabilitation department to improve its development and the promotion of importance of early rehabilitation care, in collaboration with PO and TA
 
Monitoring and Reporting
  • Conduct regular monitoring assessing the quality of the care provided by the trained staff
  • Report after each trainings (attendance sheet, pre-post-test etc.)
  • Report any technical issues faced to PO and TA along with suggestions for improvements
  • Provide relevant feedback and analysis on the impact of the trainings.
  • Contribute to the analysis of the data extracted from project monitoring tools, in close collaboration with the project officer and project manager.
  • Submit data required for reports, monthly reports and updates as required.
 
Coordination and Communication
·Strong link with the TA and technical coordination is maintained with regular communication
·As you are an HI representative in the facility, ensure appropriate and effective communication and collaboration with other staff in service in the PHCC 
·As requested by PM, provide direct PT to persons with need on the site of intervention, with supervision from TA Rehab.
 
Note that this job description must remain flexible, to respond to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager.
 
REQUIRED PROFILE:
Education
  • Degree diploma in Physiotherapy
 
Experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in trauma management
  • Experience as a trainer of adults in field of expertise
  • Experience in supervision and/or development of IEC material desirable
 
Personal qualities
  • Strong communication and creative facilitation skills
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • Basic computer skills demonstrated experience in utilization of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint in particular.
 
Languages
  • Fluency in local languages (Arabic and Kurdish).
  • English is a strong asset.
 
 
TIME SCHEDULE:
The working hours are the following:
Sunday until Thursday, from 8.00 AM to 16.30 PM with 30-minutes lunch break.  The work duration is fixed but the working hours can vary according to the planning of activities. It can be exceptionally requested to work on Friday or Saturday. In that case a day off is planned between Sunday and Thursday during the previous or following week.
Note that working time can go up to 48 hours per week if it is required by the volume of activities and by the line manager. In that case the overtime will be considered as recovery time to be planned by the line manager in the next days.
 
 
HIERARCHICAL RELATIONSHIP:
Base: Bagdad base with regular travel to Diyala governorate.
Line Manager:  Project Officer VA
Head of Department: Project Manager RE & VA
Management: No

 

GLOBAL OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION

 

Under the line management of the Victim Assistance Project Officer, the Psychologist will have to work on the recovery response to the most vulnerable returnee population and host community members. S/he is responsible:

 

  • To ensure the quality of the assessment, the analysis and the reporting of psychological and psychosocial issues in the population, in support to the outreach psychosocial workers;
  • To answer to the identified needs, by providing direct psychological and psychosocial support and refer externally as needed, respecting confidentiality and the rights of the beneficiary;
  • To support in the design and implementation of specific group and family sessions (adapted and appropriate to each one’s specific needs and capacities).
  • To produce regular reports on activities, assessments, follow-up and other related documents to ensure the quality and reporting of the project.

 

RESPONSABILITIES AND TASKS DECRIPTION

Based in Bagdad Office, with daily visits of the field, under the direct responsibility of the VA Project Officer, and in close collaboration with the MHPSS Technical Advisor, s/he will: 

 

  1. Ensure the quality of the assessment, the analysis and the reporting in support to the social workers

 

  • In collaboration with the psychosocial workers, evaluate the needs of people identified with psychosocial and psychological issues and assess the needs as required;
  • In a close team work system and based in fixed points, assess psychological needs and protection issues;
  • Write specific reports for critical cases;
  • In collaboration with TA MHPSS, write technical advices on referral forms to send to partners.

 

  1. Address the identified needs, by providing direct psychological and psychosocial support and refer externally as needed, respecting confidentiality and the rights of the beneficiary

 

  • With guidance of the Project Officer and the MHPSS Technical Advisor, to provide psychological and/or psychological support at group, family and community levels;
  • Organize and implement more specific psychological and psychosocial support activities;
  • Refer beneficiaries with specific needs of specialized psychological/psychiatric support to external services and follow-up on all referrals, in coordination with your line manager, following the appropriate strategy of the project;
  • Inform the beneficiary and his/her relatives about the possible consequences of the illness;
  • Visit and discuss with beneficiaries before referring and ensuring mediation if needed with other stakeholders;
  • Participate in protection monitoring in target areas within the vulnerable population;
  • Participate in mediation between beneficiaries and families or between families and other structures.
  • Ensure a neutral and respectful position within mediation and in regard of HI mandates.
  • Facilitate peer to peer approach, if possible.

 

  1. Conduct specific group or family session (adapted and appropriate to each one’s specific needs and capacities)

 

  • When needed/possible, propose the creation and implementation of activities in centers, camps and community with Project Officer validation;
  • Ensure a qualitative follow up of the beneficiaries; 
  • Reporting of activities and evolution of the beneficiaries’ situation.

 

  1. Produce regular reports on activities, assessments, follow-up and other related documents to ensure the quality and reporting of the project

 

  • Report on a weekly basis about activities planned and implemented;
  • Analyze and reports on beneficiaries’ psychological and psychosocial status;
  • Ensure a daily quantitative and qualitative reporting through the tools and system in place;
  • Organize the weekly plan within the multi-disciplinary team, with the support of the Project Officer;
  • Any other reports to be made upon line manager’s request and MHPSS Technical Advisor.

 

  1. Participate and contribute to the analysis and reporting of global issues in the vulnerable population; and participation to impact surveys with a focus on psychosocial and psychological issues

 

  • In formal and informal meetings with the team, participate to a qualitative analysis of the different kinds of issues, at individual, family and community level;
  • Participate to report with the tools and the internal system all issues identified;
  • Be part of a constructive holistic team to develop a qualitative analysis and response for disabled and vulnerable people.

 

  1. Demonstrate an ethic and professional practice :

 

  • Respect beneficiary confidentiality and point of view.
  • Respect and promote HI’s Policies and report to your line manager any non-respect of HI’s policies among the teams or partners.
  • Address needs and requests in a professional way.
  • Report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others.
  • Always interact with children with the presence of their parents or caregivers.
  • Always respect a refusal of treatment.

 

  1. Demonstrate willingness to improve professional competences and abilities to increase care quality:

 

  • Demonstrate a constant motivation at work.
  • Demonstrate willingness to improve your own knowledge and skills by participating actively in any training sessions, capacity building activities, review of the PSS activities provided…
  • Participate in the different activities, meetings and training that are common to all HI team members
  • Respect each team member’s positions, work, and specialty;
  • Adapt to special situations or demands from supervisor (reporting, etc)

 

Note that this job description must remain flexible, to respond to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager.

 

TIME SCHEDULE

 

The working hours are the following:

Sunday till Thursday, from 8.00 AM to 4.30 PM with 30 minutes lunch break.  The work duration is fixed but the working hours can vary according to the planning of activities. It can be exceptionally requested to work on Friday or Saturday. In that case a day off is planned between Sunday and Thursday during the previous or following week.

 

Note that working time can go up to 48 hours per week if it is required by the volume of activities and by the line manager. In that case the overtime will be considered as recovery time to be planned by the line manager in the next days.

 

HIERARCHICAL RELATIONSHIP

 

Base: Bagdad, with daily movements in Diyala governorate (Jalawla, Saadiya and possible other places)

Line Manager: VA Project Officer

Head of Department: Project Manager RE & VA

Management: No

Technical Supervisor: MHPSS Technical Advisor

Operational link: Referral focal point and database officer, Rehabilitation team, Deputy Project Manager for Risk Education and Partnerships.

 

REQUIRED PROFILE

 

Education: Bachelor degree in Psychology, Master Degree in Clinical Psychology would be an asset

 

Languages: Arabic and Kurdish mandatory (oral and written), English is an asset.

 

Experience

  • At least of 2 years of professional experience in the related field
  • Previous experience with international or local NGOs, preferably in emergency context

 

Skills

  • Understanding of a comprehensive approach on disability issues and vulnerability in term of psychosocial consequences
  • Good report writing skills
  • Demonstrated effective communication, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to relate to the target group (be approachable, shows empathy)
  • Ability to propose workable solutions and identify their implications (positive and negative) adapted to the psychosocial needs of beneficiaries
  • Able to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and humanitarian values

 

 

How to apply:

 

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities

Interested candidates may please send their resume with cover letter so as to reach on or before

24th November 2018                   

Only applications completed in accordance with the following instructions will be

Taken into consideration, the others will be rejected automatically.

Mentioning clearly in the subject line of your e-mail the reference:

Ref: HI-IRQ -BGD-PSY3–349

Your application will not be taken into consideration if this information is omitted from the

Subject line of your e-mail

Please address all applications to:

job.diyala@handicap-international-iq.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

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