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21-04-2011 Job Opportunity Ref. fd-physiotherapist

Location: Field

Your task

The ICRC physiotherapist supervises physiotherapy care in hospitals, especially for traumatic and neurological patients, or in physical rehabilitation centres providing treatments to amputees, paraplegic and other physically disabled. He/she provides clinical and technical support and appropriate training at various levels to national staffs working in the field of physiotherapy. He/she manages the physiotherapy activities within hospital and physical rehabilitation programmes and supervises the establishment of new physiotherapy departments and the installation of their equipment.

Selection requirements

  • ideal age: 25 to 45
  • prepare to accept unaccompanied postings for the first two missions (minimum 12 months each)
  • excellent command of English; French and Arabic an asset
  • recognized diploma training as physiotherapist
  • at least three years’ professional experience in hospital or physical rehabilitation centre
  • humanitarian field experiences are an asset
  • driving license (for manual transmission vehicles)

Your profile

  • strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • able to work under pressure in a dangerous environment
  • capable of working in a team
  • able to and interested in training and supervising others

What we offer

  • an opportunity to help the victims of conflict
  • a multicultural working environment
  • an enriching personal experience
  • generous benefits
  • assistance with career reorientation

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