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Paediatric Therapy Programme Manager Job at Malamulele Onward - Career Opportunity in South Africa
Malamulele Onward 249 Days Ago
Job Category: NGO - Non Government Organisations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 2nd December 2019
Duty Station: South Africa
Posted: 29-11-2019
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-11-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-11-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Paediatric Therapy Programme Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]


Jobs at:

Malamulele Onward

Deadline of this Job:
2nd December 2019  

Duty Station:
Within South Africa , South Africa , South Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 29, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Malamulele Onward is a non-governmental organisation providing specialised therapy (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy), equipment, assistive devices and caregiver training to poorly-resourced rural areas of South Africa where children severely disabled by cerebral palsy have little or no access to rehabilitation therapy and equipment. Malamulele Onward seeks to appoint a paediatric therapist - Programme Manager to be based in Johannesburg. .

• Managing all clinical programmes
• Overall responsibility for the Carer-2-Carer Training Programme
• Development of Parent-Led services
• Treating privately-paying clients who attend the Residential Therapy and Training Programme
• Training parents, caregivers and therapists
• Responsible for effective and efficient implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all clinical programmes
• Networking and collaboration with potential partners
• Contributing to the planning of the organization’s future programmes and activities
• Assisting with fundraising activities

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Bachelors degree in speech therapy, occupational therapy or physiotherapy
• Registered with the HPCSA
• At least five years experience in working with children with disabilities, specifically cerebral palsy
• Post-graduate training in working in children with cerebral palsy (eg introductory CP course and / or basic 8 week NDT course) is an added advantage
• A passion for children with special needs
• General knowledge and understanding of childhood disability issues in Southern Africa, including local, regional and international protocols, conventions and policies concerning the rights of people living with disability
• Essential skills
o Organization and project management planning (planning, monitoring, budgets, reporting, etc)
o Excellent people management skills
o Experience in training and mentoring
o Ability to remain focused whilst taking a flexible approach
o Ability to multi-task, manage time and oneself, and prioritize with minimum supervision
o Excellent writing skills and a good command of English (with additional local languages a distinct advantage)
o Ability to inspire and motivate colleagues
o Proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Canva and / or Indesign
o Creativity

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Job application procedure
You should also be a South African citizen (or hold a valid work permit), have a valid driver’s licence, and be able to travel and work after-hours and on weekends from time to time.
To apply, please e-mail the Executive Director, at  the following information:
• A letter of motivation
• A short CV (maximum five pages)
• An indication of your expected salary
Please note that:
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide at least three contactable referees
• Shortlisted candidates will be requested to spend a day at the Malamulele Onward office; provide some form of work sampling or to complete a simulation activity relevant to the post. This is to ensure a good fit for both parties.
• The initial contract is for 1 year with possibility of extension depending on the availability of funds.
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal
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