Occupational Therapist NGO Job Careers – Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)




Job Title:      Occupational Therapist
Organization: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)
Duty Station: Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Therapies
     
About US:
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with
disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental
organization and is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission). CoRSU
Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides
Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children
with disability.
Job Summary: The
Occupational Therapist will develop and implement appropriate occupational
therapy programmes for CoRSU clients. These include activities for daily
living, Upper limb function and control, sensory and perceptual skills,
cognition, behavior and social skills training, as well as pre-vocational assessment.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will also work with clients
    on a one-to-one basis, group or special setting based on their levels of
    function and severity of disability.
  • Provide occupational therapy consultation,
    support and update about the clients’ progress and status to caregivers
    and all those involved in the rehabilitation team.
  • Responsible for quality control of
    assistive devices or appliances as required by the clients.
  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of
    the therapeutic playground.
  • Refer clients to the respective
    specialists for consultation and appropriate intervention.
  • Ensure maintenance of all therapy
    equipment by ensuring regular servicing.
  • Provide on-the-job training for
    occupational therapists, therapist assistants and volunteers.
  • Actively participates in developing and or
    updating condition specific rehabilitation protocols.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in
    Occupational therapy
  • Updated registration and annual practicing
    licence with Allied Health Professionals’ Council
  • Good computer knowledge and documentation
    skills
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation of people with
    disabilities especially children
  • Good leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge of Protocols of Therapy Services
NB: Capable People with
Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of
academic qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O.
Box 46 Kisubi, Uganda or email to hr@corsu-hospital.org.
Deadline: 26th
September, 2016 by 5:00pm

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