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Occupational Therapist Job at Wikwiheba Mwana Center - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
Overview
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 18
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 08-02-2021
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Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-02-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Occupational Therapist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Wikwiheba Mwana Center

Deadline of this Job:
18 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, February 08, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
WIKWIHEBA MWANA CENTER is a registered local NGO with reference number N98/RGB/NGO/2017 located in Gatsibo District, which started its activities in April 2007 and was created under the initiative of one of the parents with three children suffering from epilepsy, it was initially an association of parents of children with various types of disabilities.
In accordance with the Government policy to ensure that, every child is raised within a family, children have been reintegrated with their respective families and others were welcomed in family-based alternative care. The Centre is currently focusing on follow-up activities and offer of daycare services to children with disabilities. This new way of working means that the staff of the Centre do fieldwork and home visits, as well as receive children who come daily to the Centre for inclusive Early Childhood Development (ECD) and other specialized services for people with disabilities. .

Main responsibilities:
• Assess the functional capacities of children with disabilities and identify their needs for rehabilitation and specific items
• Provide safe and appropriate Occupation therapy interventions
• Participate in the inter-professional analysis, plan, and reporting of children with disabilities coming to the Centre.


Competencies (knowledge, skills required for the job):
• Ability to work in an multidisciplinary team
• Demonstrated ability to develop and apply clinical tools
• Familiar users centered approach
• Good capacity to organize and conduct training and community awareness-raising campaigns
• Knowledge of community-based rehabilitation approach
• Ability to work with partners
• Knowledge of referral mechanism
• Ability to develop information materials


Minimum qualification(s):
• Degree in occupational therapy from a recognized university or A2 with at least 2 years of experience as occupational therapist.
• To be registered in RWOTA


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should submit a motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae in English or Kinyarwanda including 3 names of professional referees to mukamedias014@gmail.com . The deadline for receiving applications is February 18th 2021 at 05:00 PM. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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