2 Fresher Physiotherapist NGO Job Vacancies – Humanity & Inclusion (Salary 2.2m)

Job Title:        Physiotherapist (2 Fresher
Organization: Humanity
& Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)
Duty Station:
Gulu and Kiryandongo, Uganda
Responsible to: HI Poverty Shift Project Manager
Basic Salary:
UGX 2,208,949 /=
About US:
Handicap International
Federation (operating under the name Humanity & Inclusion) is an
independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in
situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside
disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve
their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental
About Project:
The poverty shift
project (Partnership for disability inclusive ultra-poor graduation project, Uganda),
is a social economic empowerment and resilient project targeting 2700 ultra
poor households (70% and 15% of households respectively where project holder is
a woman and or a person with disability). The project will be implemented in
the Northern and western regions of Uganda (Kiryandongo, Oyam, Nwoya and Gulu)
, the targeting of which is based on need( these regions are characterized by
high national average levels of poverty ,social deprivations and disability
prevalence). Toward this end, the project brings together three consortium
partners with global and local technical and programatic expertise and track
record to deliver a disability inclusive ultra poor graduation project to
overcome exclusion of ultra poor women and persons with disabilities. This will
be achieved through direct intense and time bound support to ultra poor
households through interventions packages customised around four(4) graduation
approach pillars of; livelihoods, social protection, financial inclusion and
social empowerment.

To deliver the above
mentioned, the consortia adapted the BRAC’s targeting methodology and leveraged
on Humanity and Inclusion (HI) expertise on disability inclusion programming,
and NOWODU’s district level women associations and district level DPOs
networks. In addition , HI and NUWODU will advise on enterprise selection,
adaptation of IGA package, provision of assistive devices and modification of
home and work environment to ensure disability specific needs are met and
persons with disabilities are enabled to run IGAs. These intervention will
enhance skills leading to asset accumulation/diversification, productive
autonomy and multiple sources of capital.
Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the HI Poverty Shift
Project Manager and in coordination with the Consortium Management Unit and the
technical support of the HI Technical Unit, the Physiotherapist will have to
create and maintain an environment of strict adherence to professional and HI
code of conduct to ensure provision of standard Physiotherapy services and that
prevents harm/exploitation of beneficiaries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Planning and field
coordinating of project activities with internal and external stakeholders
in the monthly HI activity planning meetings
monthly and weekly field activity plans
in the development of project activity tools
field activities with MHPSS Worker and Inclusive Education Officer.
regular coordination meeting with MHPSS actors, Health actors and Education
facilitating and follow-up, on a daily basis, the project activities in
accordance with the project implementation plans
coordination with consortium partners and HI team including Project manager,
MHPSS workers, occupational therapist and consortia’s project assistants and
branch coordinators
and functional assessment of beneficiaries from the DIG target areas
beneficiary needs using the Comprehensive Assessment Form
to the outcomes of the assessment of the beneficiaries’ needs elaborate an
appropriate intervention and a plan of treatment including provision of
assistive devices and referral to other services within HI and other
of appropriate rehabilitation interventions
appropriate physical rehabilitation intervention according to the priorities of
needs identified during assessment.
to both beneficiary and caregiver or family the importance of rehabilitation
and the purpose of the treatment to be provided (being provided)
rehabilitation care according to Uganda (and international) physiotherapy
standards and HI rehabilitation guidelines.
the evolution of care and improvement of beneficiaries through the use of
different rehabilitation outcome tools (FIM scoring) and report it by updating
beneficiary files as needed.
the security of the beneficiary during the rehabilitation sessions and take
into account precautions related to diverse illness, problems and medical
treatments. Seek medical advice if needed.
advice and train the beneficiary and the caregivers on the basic exercises that
the beneficiary can do on his/her own or with support from caregivers to
improve general body condition and prevent secondary complications.
follow-up and discharge of beneficiaries
up on home instructions provided to beneficiaries and caregiver during initial
assessment and treatment
progress of beneficiaries in doing rehabilitation exercises and use of
assistive devices
advise on how to improve activities of daily living (ADL) following the FIM
scoring standards
and recommend discharge of beneficiaries after resolution of problems and
achievement of rehabilitation objectives. (Note: discharge is coordinated with
the PSS worker assigned to the beneficiaries to consolidate report and
completion of rehabilitation outcome scoring before file is completely closed.)
Participating in
data collection and MEAL activities of the project
In close collaboration with the MEAL team:
rehabilitation follow up form after each session with a beneficiary. All files
are treated with outmost confidentiality and are only discussed within the team
for clarification as needed.
to the weekly report according to department and donor requirement on
rehabilitation services: new beneficiaries, active cases, donation
certificates, discharge etc.
in monthly Case Review led by Rehab and MHPSS TA and or Senior PT and
that complete beneficiary pack is properly filled and signed;
all guidelines and documentation within the project; keep data records for each
individual and group sessions;
weekly activity reports and contribute in the development of project reports
using HI Uganda MEAL templates
complete documentation for each activity following the recommendations and
template of the project manager
to the development of the Program Managers activity reports
in project review workshops
in assessments and facilitate project evaluations at field level
participation of stakeholders and beneficiaries in monitoring and evaluation of
that field data collection is charged with the MEAL team
Demonstrating of
ethical safe, secure and professional practices
To show
professional ethics, respect and promote Humanity & Inclusion mandate and
humanitarian principles at all times
respect the Humanity & Inclusion protection of children policy, the
protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy, the
anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy and report to your line manager any
non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams or partners.
report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others
contribute to the definition and/or update of security framework at field level
observe at all times strict commitment to Humanity & Inclusion Security
& Safety regulations as per procedures in place at mission level
support information internal dissemination to relevant focal persons at mission
level aiming at reinforcing security and safety of Humanity & Inclusion
staff and assets
participate in security meetings upon the line manager request and report
relevant information to the appropriate persons

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant
for the Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation) Physiotherapist
job vacancy must hold a Diploma in physiotherapy.
One year
of professional experience in an NGO at officer level
At least
2 years of professional experience in Physiotherapy/Physical rehabilitation
related work
in consortia lead projects
in the fields of inclusion / accessibility of services / services to persons
with disabilities
working in refugee context
in hospital settings is an asset
project activity implementation skills in collaboration with stakeholders
building, training and coaching skills
fluency in written and oral English and strong report writing skills;
with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet
spoken local languages will be an added advantage
of project cycle and related tools and methodologies
of the Education and Disability Sectors in Uganda
Personal Qualities:
to work under high pressure;
interpersonal and intercultural skills
communication and networking skills
interest in the fields related to HI mandate
team player and ability to work independently
Starting Date:
October 01st 2020
Length of contract: One year – renewable
Basic Salary:
and Inclusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage females and
persons with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization.
HI staff
must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the Code of Conduct. In
accordance with these values.
operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Sexual
Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and
HI does
not solicit funds in exchange for employment opportunities.
How to Apply:
If you feel you meet
the requirements, please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three
professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter as
One Document to HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org indicating the
position applied for.
Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 5:00pm
NB: Any efforts to
influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.
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