APDK Occupational Therapist NGO Job

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The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a local NGO providing comprehensive rehabilitation services with the aim of empowering persons with disabilities.
The APDK Nairobi Branch, seeks to fill the following vacancy:  
Occupational Therapist
 
Duties:
  • To undertake comprehensive assessment of patients through advanced clinical reasoning and problem solving skills to provide an accurate diagnosis / prognosis of client conditions
  • Undertake holistic assessments in order to determine patients’ needs
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of treatments in conjunction with other senior healthcare professionals
  • Prepare Annual budgets and work plans for implementation in line with APDK strategic plans and goals.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial forecasts for the department
  • Maintain adequate records of all clients in the department
  • Conduct review meetings for effective service delivery
  • Identify funding opportunities for support to the clients and provide proposals for approval in consultation with branch programs assistant and the Branch Manager
  • Monitor closely daily operations and collections in the department to ensure sustainability of the clinic
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, Bi-annual and Annual reports to the Programs Assistant and Branch Manager
  • Maintain good working relations with all stake holders and professionally market the clinic services
  • Prepare timely donor reports for sharing with the Programs Assistant, Branch Manager and National Office before submission
  • Participate in reflective/clinical supervision
  • Any other assignment delegated by management by virtue of this position
Qualifications
  • Basic Diploma in Occupational Therapy from Kenya Medical Training College or any other relevant institution
  • At least 3 years relevant working experience coordinating and providing technical support in Occupational Therapy services
  • Demonstrated  management experience in a similar position working with an NGO or Government
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment on disability issues and readiness to work with persons with disabilities across board.
  • Have the ability to work for long hours to meet deadlines.
  • Computer literate and ability to work independently
  • Experience with donor funded projects and reporting
  • Be registered with KOTA
  • Available to begin immediately
Qualified persons with physical challenges are encouraged to apply

 

How to Apply

  • Applications should indicate the position applied for on the left hand side of the envelope.
  • All application should be send in Hard copy together with a CV including current contacts of three references (one of whom should be the immediate employer), copies of relevant certificates and testimonials and current / last and expected remuneration all to be submitted on or before 13th September 2016: The Recruitment Committee APDK – Nairobi Branch Westlands Waiyaki Way; Opposite Oil Libya Box 46747, 00100 Nairobi
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