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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Physiotherapist Job at Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda ( CORSU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Jobs at:
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
5thJanuary 2018 at 5:00PM

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services for People with Disability in Uganda people with disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by CBM (Christian Blind Mission).
CQRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.
CoRSU Hospital is urgently looking for young and dynamic potential professionals in the following fields:
Post: Physiotherapist
Reports to: Therapies Team leader
Objective of the Position:
Develop and implement appropriate physiotherapy programmes for CoRSU clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with clients on a one-to-one basis, group, community or special setting based on their levels of function and severity of disability.
  • Provide physiotherapy consultation, support and update about the clients’ progress and status to caregivers and all those involved in the rehabilitation team.
  • Evaluate, prescribe and fabricate assistive devices to improve movement as required by the clients.
  • Training patients and attendants on the use of physiotherapy methods and appliances.
  • Refer clients to the respective specialists for consultation and appropriate intervention.
  • Ensure proper handling of physiotherapy equipment during, and after use.
  • Provide on-the-lob training for physiotherapists, therapy assistants and volunteers.
  • Participates in developing and or updating condition specific rehabilitation protocols.
Qualification, Skills and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy is essential.
  • A diploma with 3 years clinical experience is desirable.
  • Must be registered with Allied Health Professionals’ Council and possessing up-to-date registration and annual practicing license.
  • Computer knowledge and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation of people with disabilities especially children
  • Knowledge of Protocols of Therapy Services
Capable people with disabilities who qualify are encouraged to apply and indicate their form of disability.
Job application procedure
Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of Academic Qualifications) to The Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P. O. Box 46, Kisubi or email to;  Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.