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Occupational Therapist - Handicap International (Bangladesh Country Office)

Date Posted: Aug 08, 2019
Monthly Salary: 0 BG - 0 BG

Job Description

Job Description / Responsibility


  • Responsibility 1: support to beneficiaries
  • Develop individual profile for the target people, identification and conduct assessment of children with disabilities and set up personalized plan.
  • Provide specific home and school adaptations for children with disabilities.
  • Conduct regular and frequent support visits to the beneficiaries' house and school to provide continuous follow-up services throughout the project duration.
  • Identify and implement the reasonable accommodations as well as all the actions to make the environment accessible.
  • Responsibility 2: support and capacity development of staff, volunteers, consortium partners and other relevant actors
  • Supervise community volunteers who are engaged in relevant intervention.
  • Provide training to HI staff, community volunteers and consortium partners and establish internal and external referral or connected services for people with disabilities.
  • Provide technical support to other partners in different sectors to mainstream disability.
  • Responsibility 3: Following on referral mechanism that is implemented
  • Explore the existing stakeholders who are providing rehabilitation support; formal and informal stakeholders, support the creation of a service mapping.
  • Strengthen referral links with rehabilitation actors.
  • Develop functional linkage among external actors and relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure comprehensive and inclusive services
  • Responsibility 4: Awareness raising and dissemination of information
  • Contribute in developing Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials and its dissemination; ensure inclusion related information.
  • Respect Donor/project communication and visibility guideline in materials created.
  • Support in finding creating ways of dissemination of information.
  • Working with community leaders, community volunteers for dissemination of information
  • Responsibility 5: Networking and Coordination
  • Attending coordination and networking meetings as directed by line manager
  • Assist other team members to develop linkages and maintaining regular contact and working relation with all relevant stakeholders including relevant Government departments and humanitarian actors as needed.
  • Assist Project Team in establishing network with various organizations working in the field of disability, protection, psycho-social and mental health issue. Exchange experiences and lesson learning with the network organization to better guide our service mechanism.
  • Responsibility 6: Reporting
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports
  • Ensure that all activities for speech and language beneficiaries are captured in the survey CTO.
  • Responsibility 7: Conduct
  • Be caring, compassionate and maintain good communication with beneficiaries at all times
  • Demonstrate an ethic and professional practice
  • Respect beneficiaries' confidentiality.
  • Respect and promote HI's Policies and report to your line manager any breach of HI's policies amongst the teams or partners.
  • Report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others.
  • Always interact with children with the presence of their parents or caregivers
  • Always ask the permission to touch or to apply any treatment or mobilizations to someone.
  • Always respect a refusal of treatment.

Job Requirements


  • Both males and females are allowed to apply
  • Knowledge & experience required
  • Communication skills in verbal and written Bangla and English
  • Previous NGO work experience
  • Computer knowledge (MS office package- including Excel -- both in English and Bangla);
  • Able to work in challenging conditions
  • Experience working within a team
  • Rigorous and organized
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian or development context(s)
  • Experience in humanitarian settings;
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary context;
  • Previous work with persons with disabilities
  • Experiences in school, home and work adaptations
  • Experiences in the assessment and data collection
  • Experiences in awareness raising and training material development/training implementation

Other Benefits


  • Mobile bill, Tour allowance, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
  • Festival Bonus: 2
  • As per organizational policy.

Skills Required

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Job Detail

  • Location
    , Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift
    First Shift (Day)
  • Career Level
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions
  • Experience
    2 Year
  • Gender
  • Degree
    Occupational Therapy
  • Apply Before
    Aug 17, 2019

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