Occupational Therapist Non-profit Jobs – Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)

Job
Title:          
 Occupational Therapist
Organization: Comprehensive
Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CORSU)
Duty Station: Kisubi,
Wakiso, Uganda
Reports to: Therapies
Team leader
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 programs
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:
  • 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.
  • Participates
    in developing and or updating condition specific rehabilitation protocols.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Occupational therapy
  • Updated
    registration and annual practicing license with Allied Health
    Professionals’ Council
  • At
    least three years of clinical experience
  • Good
    computer knowledge and documentation skills
  • Extensive
    knowledge of rehabilitation of people with disabilities especially
    children
  • Good
    leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge
    of Protocols of Therapy Services
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: 5th January 2018 by 5:00pm

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