Ref: 2019- 06
Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) is a locally registered organisation first established in 1994. It is the largest indigenous provider of ophthalmic and rehabilitation services in the country. CCBRT aims to be the leading provider of accessible specialized health services in Africa and serves as healthcare social enterprise and through development programmes the community and the most vulnerable. Committed to preventing lifelong disabilities wherever possible, CCBRT is also engaged in extensive maternal and newborn healthcare (MNHC) activities including obstetric fistula repairs and is currently constructing a Maternity and Newborn Hospital.
In order to support our existing services as well as the upcoming expansion of our services. We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist
Provide quality physiotherapy services to CCBRT clients according to the existing guidelines, Supervise, train andassist the community workers (LSTs) in recognizing disability aspects, Refer and provide education to the Support Unit clients. Participate and actively engage in team meetings, Collaborate closely with the other physiotherapist of CCBRT and Execute tasks for the team.
Organize instruction groups and group interventions for specific clients (type of pathology), Order measure and assist to fit appropriate assistive devices for the clients, participate in the preparation of periodical performance reports, identify the request for service for equipment/tools/machinery used for physiotherapy treatment, Prepare and execute an individual rehabilitation plan with goals and Interventions, Refer clients to other services within CCBRT if available to help achieve maximum positive outcome.
Establish cooperation and maintain good communication with other existing rehabilitative services, schools, hospitals, dispensaries, Organize and conduct training courses for in house training. Organize and conduct Parent Carer Training (PCT) courses for parents of children with disabilities, carry out administrative tasks to ensure PCTs run smoothly, monitor and assess progress of clients at SU in conjunction with training and give appropriate assistance to the LSTs, Provide Primary Health Care (PHC) when no proper services are available.
Diploma of Physiotherapy or Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapist
Ability to use computer
Able to use electrotherapy machine
Minimum of 2 years of experience as a physiotherapist
Trainings in Gait , Amputee patients, Cerebral Palsy Management, Back pain management, Pre and post-operation management for total hip and total knee replacement, will be added advantage.
If you are interested, please submit your curriculum vitae with 2 references, a full overview of working areas as a specialist, and a cover letter telling us why you believe you are the right person for the role, and why you want to work for CCBRT in particular. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage people with disabilities to apply. Please send your application via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate job reference number: 2019-6 | DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 28th July, 2019