Deputy Manager, Technical, Rehabilitation; Ultra-Poor Graduation Programme (UPGP)

Full Time

Website BRAC NGO

Requirements

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy/ Occupational Therapy/ Speech and Language Therapy or any other relevant discipline from any recognized university.

Experience
  • At least 2 years
Additional Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in relevant field. Experience in extreme poverty and disability-related programs will get the preferences.
  • Proven assessment, planning, and intervention skills
  • Practical skills in tools and task adaptation.
  • Need-based assistive device selection and measurement skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Bengali and English.
  • Good communication and facilitation skills with different stakeholders.
  • Documentation and reporting skills.
  • Basic computer skills (MS Office package- both in English and Bangla)
  • A clear understanding of rehabilitation, disability inclusion, disability and poverty dynamics, geographical and community contextual understanding, different cultural norms and behaviors, etc.
  • Competent in independent individualized comprehensive intensive rehabilitation assessment, plan, and intervention.
  • Hands-on competency in the proper selection of assistive devices, measurement, and provision training.
  • Low-cost home modification, tools, and task adaptation expertise in community-level households.
  • Facilitate the capacity-building training session and referral

Responsibilities & Context

JOB PURPOSE:

To contribute to the sustainable graduation processes of the targeted ultra-poor persons with disability of respective region through Intensive Rehabilitative Assessment (IRA) as well as planning and implementing therapeutic intervention for the persons with disabilities based on the assessment, enhancing their enterprise-related skills, life skills, and self-esteem as well as ensuring access of people with disabilities to different services through proper referrals and providing capacity development and technical support to the frontline staff.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Identify persons with disabilities, conduct rehabilitation assessments provide comprehensive rehabilitation services (functional rehabilitation therapy, caregiver training on home-based rehabilitation), and ensure regular follow-up.

Work closely with the Deputy Manager, Technical, psychosocial officer, and other regional staff for complete solutions for persons with disability.

Facilitate provision of assistive devices, accessibility, and further interventions for persons with disabilities in complicated situations.

Provide hands-on coaching to the participants through home visits to build enterprise-related technical skills and enhance their soft skills and confidence to lift them from the extreme poverty level.

Case management support for persons with disabilities to participate in various livelihood activities, liaising with Senior Analyst-LNOB and field workers.

Collaborate with the Organisation of Persons with Disability (OPD) and UPG program in mapping the relevant service providers, and developing and implementing service mechanisms related to rehabilitation and other basic health services.

Contribute to indicator and quality of life tracking related to the progress of participants towards graduation, through monitoring and documenting practices of the UPG program and their staff.

Build capacity for Disability Inclusion among all field staff.

Conduct participative staff capacity assessments for the UPG program and develop a capacity-building plan on a disability-inclusive ultra-poverty graduation model (identification, prevention, rehabilitation, inclusion)

Support to design/revision of training packages and facilitate training sessions on inclusive livelihood topics for UPG staff, community people, and other stakeholders (face-to-face training, remote training, e-learning, etc)

Coordination with the UPG program to ensure referral of people with disabilities to basic health centers and specialized service providers, promoting quality services that address needs, and ensuring follow-up of those referrals.

Collaborate and coordinate with the other technical, operational, and support departments of BRAC’s mission, according to the needs.

Supporting inputs to all-inclusive livelihood reporting needs (including field reporting)

Contribute to the monthly/quarterly situation report by providing relevant information and data to the Senior Analysts.

Maintain and update participant files related to rehabilitation assessments, plans, case studies, and progress updates.

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Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Gratuity
  • Festival Bonus
  • Contributory Provident Fund
  • Health and Life Insurance
  • Maternity/ Paternity Leave
  • Wellness Centre Facility
  • Day Care Facility and others as per policy

Employment Status

Full Time

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh



Company Information

BRAC

Address:

BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212

Business:

BRAC is an international development organization founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realize potential.

To apply for this job please visit careers.brac.net.