Trauma Post-Operative Care Coordinator - Yemen

  • Added Date: Friday, 11 January 2019
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 31 January 2019

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MISSION CONTEXT:

HI have been intervening in Yemen on and off for the last 12 years, with its actions initially focused on development issues, notably through the support to the development of physical and functional rehabilitation services for people with disabilities (PwDs) as well as through the capacity-building of the national networks of Yemen Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs).

Since 2015, HI interventions have been adapted to the current context of conflict in Yemen. With the support of different donors, HI has been supporting two hospitals and one physical and functional rehabilitation centre in Sana'a City, building the capacities of their key staff in early rehabilitation care and psychological first aid (including specifically for children), supplying rehabilitation equipment, and directly providing functional rehabilitation care and psychosocial support to war affected people (including through the donation of assistive devices and provision of Prosthesis). In 2017, these activities have extended to new facilities in and around Sana’a.

In parallel, HI is implementing an inclusion and protection mainstreaming project, to increase the knowledge and capacities of the staff International NGOs in the inclusion of the most vulnerable persons in their humanitarian response (including PwD), so as to increase their access to essential services.
In addition, the mission has also expanded its sector of intervention through Risk education and Cash support. Eventually, the set-up of advocacy mechanisms considering the country and regional environment is another major goal of the mission.

While all of HI activities were done so far in Sana’a governorate, HI is about to expand its activities in the Northern part of the country including Hudaydah and in the Southern part of the country including Aden.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

RESPONSIBILITY 1: ESTABLISH AND FUNCTIONING TRAUMA AND REHABILITATION WORKING GROUP

  • Facilitate in developing TORs for Trauma and rehabilitation working group
  • Co-Coordination to effectively functioning the working group

RESPONSIBILITY 2: MAPPING

  • Mapping/Update of actors for post op care (location + services + criteria + capacity)
  • Set up/Update the post-op care referral pathway
  • Creation of Standard Operating Procedures

RESPONSIBILITY 3: COORDINATION AND NETWORKING

  • Meeting health/trauma actors and post-op actors to create linkages and promote coordination
  • Coordination with other actors to facilitate the transportation of patients
  • Ensuring that patients receive the full care they need - from the discharge facility to the post op care facility/actor (mobile teams/camps/PHCCs/step down facilities)

RESPONSIBILITY 3: REPORTING

  • Facilitate regular technical reporting to the Technical Unit Coordinator upon request;
  • Contribute to the monthly situation report (SITREP) by providing relevant data on your activities;
  • Provide a mission report and/or handover document at the end of your contract;
  • Debriefing at the end of the mission in HQ.

PROFILE SOUGHT:

Qualification(s):

  • Graduate, preferably in Social Work/ Social Science

Experience:

  • At least 4 years of professional experience in humanitarian / emergency contex
  • Experience in Health project
  • Experience in Coordination/Cluster system
  • Experience in coordination of Emergency Medical Team

Skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills is expected
  • Project management skills
  • English mandatory (oral and written), or Arabic an advantage

Personal qualities:

  • Strong organizational and coordination skills
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Strong communication and reporting skills
  • High level of autonomy and initiative

This vacancy is archived.

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