Physical Therapist (PT)

Physical Therapist (PT)

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5025

Job Title: Physical Therapist (PT)

Application deadline: 6 June- 13 June 2021 (8:00 pm)

Duty Station: Al-Hassakah

Job Requirements:

Skills Required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Attention to detail, anticipation and follow up are core values of the job function.
  2. Possesses strong organizational and creative problem solving skills.
  3. Must be a self-starter and internally driven to success and hard work.
  4. Possesses strong cross-cultural communication skills, both written and verbal.
  5. Must be a humble team player
  6. Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  7. Willingness to travel in and out of the field.
  8. Must have analytical writing skills
  9. Computer literate with good skills in common Microsoft office programs
  10. High level of integrity and stewardship
  11. Committed to the organization values and ethics

Education / Experience Needed

▪ Physical Therapist certification

▪ At least three years of post-qualification experience working with disabled individuals in a clinical setting

▪ Prefer previous experience working for an NGO in health care

▪ Experience in health management

▪ Computer Experience(word, Excel, Outlook)


  • English, required
  • Arabic, required


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands will be dependent upon situation and event, but will likely include full days work in the IDP camp. An employee should be prepared to work outdoors, on their feet for long hours with limited or no access to air-conditioning.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

o Travelling

o Work in a security context that is fluid

This is a non-contractual document that can be varied from time to time as circumstances dictate. This job description is intended to summarize the main duties and responsibilities of the post; this is not intended to be a full and exhaustive list of tasks. All organization staff is expected to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to perform appropriate tasks when the need arises.


Job Description:

Job Summary

The physical therapist (PT) would work directly with beneficiaries in their homes to complete the physical therapy exercises prescribed to them by a physician. Targets disabled individuals under the age of living in Serekaniye IDP camp. Non-ideal housing and limited resources add additional challenges to children with disabilities in this camp who often struggle to complete activities of daily living (ADL’s) and complete mobility exercises. The PT would work with the children and their caregivers in their homes to find creative solutions to ADL and exercise challenges. The PT will complete and maintain records of their visit with each beneficiary and report these to the HPC on a weekly and monthly basis.


40+ hours/wk

Key Responsibilities


 Uphold the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence.

 Respect the organization values at all times, both within and outside of working hours.

 Be prepared to work within the Serekaniye Camp and to relocate at short notice.

 Work closely with all members of the health team to provide the highest possible quality of care for beneficiaries.

 Treat all beneficiaries and their relatives with respect and dignity.

 Maintain confidentiality for all beneficiaries.


▪ Has a good working understanding of Organization; treatment protocols and policies and ensures they’re implemented at all times. Is comfortable adapting them as needed with the guidance of the HPM.

▪ Coordinate with HPC to ensure the proper assistive devices are delivered to each beneficiary.

▪ Assist beneficiaries in adjusting assistive devices to ensure proper fit and optimal operation

▪ Train and assist beneficiaries in use of assistive devices

▪ Assist HPC with the monitoring and evaluation of the program through data collection, and collecting beneficiary feedback to ensure the quality of program is maintained.

▪ Collect weekly and monthly reports to meet the reporting requirements and deadlines set by Organization, Health Committee, WHO/UN agencies and Donors. Send these reports to HPC.

▪ Regularly communicates with the HPC to relay general flow, success, and challenges of the program.

▪ Is responsible for follow-up and progress monitoring of beneficiaries.

Staff Management –

▪ Not a supervisory position.

Security –

 Adhere to organization security management plan

 Report any security incidents or concerns to HPM or security personnel immediately

Communication and Coordination –

▪ Interpret as necessary between Arabic / Local language and English for the HPM and other organization staff.

▪ Coordinate and Liaise with members of the organization health management team and organization Operations Team to ensure all objectives of the health program are met.

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