The closing date for this job is the 5th July 2018 with Interviews taking place on the 25th July.
Do you want to improve the lives of people with disabilities and vulnerable people?
Humanity & Inclusion UK (new name of Handicap International) is an award-winning charity that is looking for an experienced humanitarian health professional with experience of project management, training and the development of collaborative technical guides to lead he development of a globally significant guidance on rehabilitation in emergencies. If you seeking to maintain an interest in emergencies but with a UK base, and are comfortable leading a project together with a diverse range of partners, this job is for you!
Who is Humanity & Inclusion?
Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we take action and raise awareness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respects for their dignity and fundamental rights.
- All HI full-time employees are entitled to 28 days holiday per year in addition to UK public holidays.
- Training and development opportunities are open to all staff, and will be provided in order to support them to fulfil their roles.
- HI UK also supports employees in their desire to further their qualifications and careers, and will support them by offering opportunities to undertake studying for relevant qualifications and paying for relevant professional membership fees.
- Salaries are regularly reviewed to attract, develop, motivate and retain the appropriate calibre of employees.
- HI offer family-friendly benefits for staff members with a young family to look after – flexible working, homeworking, a maternity/paternity/adoption and parental leave policy.
- HI offer a competitive workplace pension scheme, matching contributions up to 6% of gross salary.
- HI UK is positive about employing disabled people and is proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer.
- HI also offer a Worklife Support Employee Assistance Programme for free and confidential information, support and counselling.
- The office is conveniently located in SE1 with great transport links to Waterloo, Blackfriars, London Bridge, and the underground.
So What’s the Job?
Job Title: Project Officer: Rehabilitation Training Package
Salary: £31,388-33,000 per annum (dependent on qualifications & experience).
Department: UK Emergency Medical Team
Reporting To: Rehabilitation Project Manager
Duration: Fixed-term until 31 July 2019 (full & part time applicants are welcome)
Location: Based in London SE1, with potential for travel worldwide.
The post holder will manage the development of a resource that will provide all rehabilitation professionals with the key knowledge to adapt their practice to work safely and effectively with patients during the early days of their injury in an emergency setting, as well as accompanying patient information resources. It will be used as a training resource (pre-emergency) to prepare clinicians living in disaster prone areas, preparing to work for rehabilitation organizations in emergencies, or who are planning to deploy with emergency medical teams.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
The post holder will deliver the below responsibilities under the supervision of the EMT Rehabilitation Project Manager. Across all elements of the role, the post-holder will draw on expertise within HI, and feed into HI’s wider strategic focus on rehabilitation services in emergencies.
Development of the Resource
- Convene and lead a steering committee consisting of leading clinical and humanitarian organisations and work with the committee to ensure the delivery of the project.
- Manage technical working groups that will develop clinical content is consistent across content, message and format.
- Directly contribute to clinical content in their area of clinical expertise.
- Lead on the authorship of 3 key chapters – rehabilitation in emergencies, clinical governance in emergencies and “other considerations”.
- Lead on the development of accompanying media content via the recruitment of volunteer film makers for short overseas trips to create educational and instructional videos to be embedded into the training resource.
Review of the Resource
- Ensure that all content is of an appropriate level for a global audience and is in line with best practice in emergencies.
- Engage the global professional rehabilitation societies and coordinate a timely, effective review of all content.
- Review and edit all content to prepare it for publication.
Publication & Launch
- Work with physiopedia and the other contributors to integrate the content into an online platform and MOOC
- Work with a professional publishing agency to prepare the content for publication and book and PDF format
- Work with all partners to prepare a launch event to promote the resource.
- Coordinate translation into other languages as required.
- Overall management and delivery of the project within agreed timeframes.
- Budget management and reporting in accordance with HI systems.
- Contribute to donor reporting in accordance with grant requirements and in collaboration with grant management colleagues.
- Provide general technical support to the UKEMT project and HI more widely, in particular in the delivery of technical training.
- Pursue opportunities for academic publication of our work in rehabilitation in emergencies.
- Maintain a positive and collaborative working relationship with HI UK colleagues and the Federal operations division (programmes and technical).
- Represent the organisation at relevant external events and meetings.
- Ensure compliance with all HI policies, including data protection and safeguarding.
- Any other activities commensurate with the level of the post, as may be required by the Project Manager.