• Occupational Therapist at KidsCare Kenya

  • Posted on: 13 June, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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    KidsCare Kenya is a registered trust working in LungaLunga Sub-County. Established in 2010, KidsCare Kenya has blossomed into a well-functioning and dedicated organization, committed to helping orphans and vulnerable children. Currently KidsCare Kenya is working with over 2000 children. Job Description:
    The Occupational Therapist will be required to;

    Provide occupational therapy for children with disabilities.

    Provide home based therapy Give referrals to relevant parties in case there is need of assistive devices, physician’s attention or corrective surgery.

     

    Occupational Therapist

     

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Undertaking assessments of children with disabilities
    • Planning and providing appropriate treatment and activities giving advice and counseling for family members, parents/caregivers
    • Undertaking general administrative tasks;
    • writing reports, making telephone calls, maintaining records and case notes Communicate with KidsCare’s partners, hospitals, family members, parents/caregivers and other professionals and keeping them updated
    • Monitoring progress of children with disabilities
    • Assist KidsCare’s social workers on working with children with disabilities
      Reporting to the head of the children with special abilities department

    Qualifications:

    Experience 2 years experience in occupational therapy Education College Diploma, Minimum G.P.A 2.7

    Skills

    • Patience
    • Determination
    • Enthusiasm
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • An interest in working closely with people
    • Good team working skills
    • Good Computing skills

    Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm Saturday 8:30 - noon

    Additional Information:

    • Participants should have the willingness to live and work in a rural area

    Valid

    • Motorbike License is a bonus
    • KidsCare Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

    Method of Application

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to rose@kidscare.or.ke

     

    KidsCare Kenya would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

     

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