Physiotherapy Trainer

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 12033
  • Salary Based on Organization salary scale
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration 1 year with extension possibility
  • Vacancy No. HI-2022-0090
  • Organization Handicap International
  • Location Herat

Job Description

Job Description:

Reporting to the Training Manager, the trainer contributes to the implementation of the mandate and the 10-year strategy of Humanity & Inclusion in Afghanistan. The trainer is contributing in the implementation of PHARDA project in intervention areas to ensure optimal quality and the impact of the project implemented by means of a delegation system with appropriate oversight mechanisms. With all the other HI staff, the trainer shares responsibility for the sound management and effective functioning of the global organization. The trainer is based in Herat/Kandahar.


Responsibility 1: Enhance the potential for retention of capacities in key technical areas and successful engagement with physical rehabilitation services across Afghanistan of graduates from previous physical rehabilitation training program (TIQRA I and II), which involves the following specific activities:

  • Support the training manager in the organization of quarterly and ad hoc meetings and advocacy events with physical rehabilitation service providers at regional and provincial level – including, NGOs, BPHS/EPHS implementing partners and organisations delivering static and mobile physical rehabilitation services in the intervention areas.
  • Participate in the physiotherapy mentoring training and train more PT mentors in case of need.
  • Support the training manager in the development of mentoring plans for each male and female graduate of TIQRA-I/II deployed in the intervention area.
  • Provide mentoring support to the deployed physiotherapy graduates through on-the-job mentoring and training
  • Prepare and manage partnerships with the project implementation partners.
  • Support and actively archive the information including filling in the mentoring databases.

Responsibility 2: Contribute to the Improvement of the capacities of physical rehabilitation and health professionals, physiotherapy trainers, and mentors in Western or Southern region,

  • Support the set-up and inauguration of the RPTH (Regional Physical Rehabilitation Training Hub) in the intervention area with the support of the training manger and area staff
  • Participate in the ToTs of the pre-identified PT trainings (Kabul, Mazar, Kandahr and Herat)
  • Implement the training plans, for each of the pre-identified thematic trainings, for the PTs of the intervention areas.
  • Deliver and supervise the pre-identified thematic area training to the PTs of the of the intervention areas.
  • Develop training plans for the health staff of the of the intervention areas to receive the training of orientation on disability and referral mechanisms to the rehab services.
  • Train health staff of the intervention areas on orientation on disability and referral mechanisms to the rehab services.

Responsibility 3: Ensure that project implementation complies with the existing frameworks

  • Ensure the proper implementation and follow-up of institutional policies (specifically PME, PSEAH and Age-Gender- Disability policies) and the other HI internal standards.
  • Ensure compliance with the terms of the project proposal and the rules applied by the project funding body/bodies.


Responsibility 4: Ensure project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

  • Provide inputs to the training manager for the project monitoring, specifically activity progress indicators and the expected outcomes.
  • Ensure that the project is accountable to the local stakeholders.
  • Capture lessons learned from similar previous projects, following the recommendations made throughout the project (from evaluations, support missions, audits, etc.), and capitalizing on the acquired knowledge.
  • Utilize HI’s data collection and management tools
  • Ensure that data related to the project is collected and compiled in the project database.
  • Facilitate coordination meetings between his/her direct team and the support services located in the area when necessary.
  • Ensure that his/her team and the support teams (shared and technical services, in particular) work well together in order to facilitate the implementation of the project in the country.
  • Take part in the project ISPR, kick-off meetings

Responsibility 7: Other

  • Perform any activity that is assigned by the Training Manager when necessary.
  • Being capable to progress: developing herself/herself to work autonomously.
  • Knowing how to position oneself so things can move forward.
  • Knowing how to simplify and prioritize.


Experience: at least two years of professional experience in teaching and clinical work of physiotherapy.

Computer and IT Skill: Any computer and IT skills required to perform this job.

General skills

  • Being capable to progress: developing herself/herself to work autonomously.
  • Knowing how to position oneself so things can move forward.
  • Knowing how to simplify and prioritize.

How to Apply:

Note: Applications without mentioning the Position Title & Vacancy Number in the subject line of the email will NOT be considered.

Disabled & Females are particularly encouraged to apply

– HI has got strong stand on protection of beneficiaries.

“The PT Trainer will have to create and maintain an environment which prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and promotes the implementation of the code of conduct”

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