PHYSIOTHERAPY HELPER (FEMALE APPLICANT ONLY), Galkayo, Somalia

Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS)

PHYSIOTHERAPY HELPER (FEMALE APPLICANT ONLY), Galkayo, Somalia

JOB ADVERTISEMENT PHYSIOTHERAPY HELPER (FEMALE APPLICANT ONLY)

Job Grade:  Band 2

Department:  SRCS Rehabilitation Center Physiotherapy Department

Location: Galkacyo

Reports To:  Physiotherapist Assistant

Direct Reports:  PT/PTA

Background:

SRCS is an independent, non-political humanitarian organisation. It was established in April 1963 and became a legal entity following Presidential Decree No. 187 in 1965. SRCS has operated continuously throughout the country’s period of civil war and political divide and is credited for its unity as one National Society. It operates through a network of nineteen branches with activities spread all across the country.

Overall Job Purpose

The physiotherapy Helper will help patients with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing to improve their movement. The job holder is also responsible for devising and reviewing treatment programmes using manual therapy (such as massage), therapeutic exercise and electrotherapy. As well as treating patients and promote their health and wellbeing and provide advice on how to avoid injury and self-manage long-term conditions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Organise the sequences of the service users daily for the use of Gym materials.
  • Observe and follow up service users when using Gym area materials for corrections, and instruct them how to use.
  • Prepare the patient weekly treatment plan following the instructions of the therapist
  • Help the physiotherapists Treat patient following the treatment goals and treatment plan.
  • Ensure the tidiness, cleanliness and proper arrangement of the treatment room/area that you are assigned.
  • Prepare patient appoint and discharge plans
  • Collaborate with other team members to manage clubfoot patients and casting patient.
  • Remove cast from the clubfoot and non clubfoot patients.
  • Apply casting to clubfoot and non clubfoot patients following professional training.
  • Prepare cast and cast application materials prior the cast application
  • Help service users’ wheel chair transportation from the car to the department and vice versa
  • Prepare and write and the follow up plan of the Abduction braces for the club foot children
  • Assist the parents instruct and show how to put on the   abduction braces for the club foot children, and check if there are any problems.
  • Put the service users on standing bed after prescription the physiotherapy staff
  • Perform any other duties assigned by his/her superior

Reporting

  • Generate daily and weekly activity report to report the major activities you performed.
  • Collect day to day information and report to physiotherapy Assistants
  • Report to the f physiotherapy Assistant any problem about equipment if there is need to repair or replace.

Job Competencies

  • Demonstrating consistency in upholding integrity and ethics
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a busy environment.
  • Demonstrated consistency in upholding integrity and ethics
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Team leader with demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
  • Effective communications and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer office packages word, excel, power point
  • Demonstrate openness to change & ability to manage complexities
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills and ability to manage inter-group dynamics and mediate conflicting interests
  • Maturity & confidence in dealing with senior and high ranking officials
  • Remain calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Respond positively to critical feedback and differing points of views.
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating teamwork
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive attitude
  • High commitment and ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a busy environment.
  • Team leader with demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

Educational Qualifications & Professional Training:

  • Secondary school Certificate or higher equivalent education desired.
  • Good communication skills in Somali & English language
  • Basic computer skills (Word, excel, power point)

How to apply

Interested candidates should email their updated CV, cover letter, in one PDF, to hr.srcs@yahoo.com 

Note: applications which do not meet the above requirements will not be considered. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted. Please write the position you are applying on the subject line.

Deadline for Applications: 15th February, 2024.

Job disclaimer and notification:

Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.

 

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