Female Community Based Rehabilitation Worker (CBRW)

  Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA)
  Afghanistan Unspecified 283
Date Posted:May 27, 2010
Reference:HRM JPO 12-10
Closing Date:Jun 4, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:International
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA):

 

Job Summary:

Rehabilitation of Afghans with Disabilities (RAD) is a programme of Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA). SCA runs four RAD projects in thirteen provinces in Afghanistan managed in four Project Offices (PO); Ghazni, Jalalabad, Mazar-e-Sharif, and Taloqan , each project has five main components (physiotherapy, orthopaedic workshop, community mobilization and advocacy, special and inclusive education and employment support).The Community Based Rehabilitation Worker (CBR-Worker) is the responsible person in term of implementation of CBR strategy for the rehabilitation, recognition and integration of PwDs with in community level where awareness, training and linking PwDs with external service providers are key tools.
Non-monetary Benefits for Females:
Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips, female association membership, trainings and capacity building

Duties & Responsibilities:

• House to house surveys of PwD with in his/her concerned area
• Assess needs of PwD with assistance of physiotherapy, Special Education and Employment Support sections and prepare plan for rehabilitation intervention including selection of training material
• Work as a first referral source for the implementation of CBR Strategy.
• Assist RAD trainers in establishment of CBR Committees and DPOs
• Identify and mobilise available local resources and utilise for better implementation of CBR strategy for the rehabilitation of PwD.
• To promote awareness and given advice on disability and rehabilitation issues to the community
• To promote community’s knowledge regarding disabilities and its prevention at different stage
• Facilitate school integration of children with disability after completion of preparatory education
• Assist ESO in identification of PwD for vocational group and apprenticeship
• Assist PwD in filling of revolving loan application forms and collect loan instalments from loan borrowers
• Distribute publications such as monthly ability to all villages covered by her in to all schools and health centres in the concerned area
• Refer needy PwD to other rehabilitation resources inside and outside of RAD

Job Requirement:

• Graduated from a relevant college is preferred, 12th grade is required
• Minimum three years work in community development programme, preferably work with disability or disability support organizations
• Fluency in Dari and Pashto written and spoken
• Ability to travel and live at RAD project sites within Afghanistan
• Being Afghan citizens.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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