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VACANCY: Physical Rehabilitation Centre Physiotherapist


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organisation, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC is currently looking for staff for its operations in Iraq.


ICRC offers:


  • By joining our organization, you will have an opportunity to practise your profession in stimulating, complex, and sometimes challenging environments, where your work can make a difference.
  • You will work with colleagues from various fields of expertise in a cross-cutting manner to help victims of conflict and other situations of violence. You will be dealing with humanitarian situations that require experience, resourcefulness, and innovation to achieve the best possible impact.
  • You will work for the oldest major international humanitarian organization in the world, adding to your sense of achievement in alleviating the suffering of people and communities and giving you the chance to promote humanitarian values in these turbulent times
  • You will benefit from a competitive employment package, including different possibilities for career and personal development. You will take part in an onboarding course and follow continuous training, to build your career within the ICRC and beyond.
  • The competitive compensation package, a monthly salary with benefits including (13th salary, end of service indemnity, medical coverage, life insurance, mobility allowance, and social security scheme).


Job Title: Physiotherapist

Level: B2

Duty Station: Iraq – Mosul Sub-Delegation, Ninewa Physical Rehabilitation Center (PRC).

Reports to: Mobile physiotherapist of the Physical Rehabilitation Program (PRP) in Mosul.

Duration of Contract: 1 year fixed term with the possibility of renewal to an open-ended contract.

Date of Issue: 16-06-2021

Deadline for applications: 30-06-2021



To ensure the work of the Physical Rehabilitation Program department (PRP) is managed efficiently and effectively in line with the established guidelines. You will need to be an enthusiastic, flexible, committed, and resourceful colleague who can support the Manager to lead the team. The successful candidate will need to deliver to a high standard, be resilient and have a positive “can-do” attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The physiotherapist will undertake the following responsibilities under the direct supervision of the ICRC PRP Mobile Physiotherapist in Mosul:


  • Ensures that physiotherapy services are assessed and defined with regards to the population in need of physical rehabilitation, in coordination with the physical rehabilitation program team and close collaboration with ortho-prosthetists.
  • Assures quality assessment of Service Users and the development of a relevant treatment plan in the Ninewa PRC. Is responsible for the implementation of the physiotherapy treatment and final evaluation of the Service User.
  • Assures all reporting duties as physiotherapy notes in Service User files and statistics.
  • Ensures the continuum of care by referring individuals in need of vocational/occupational rehabilitation after their discharge to the appropriate structure.
  • Ensures the implementation of ICRC physiotherapy standards in the centre and collaboration with the respective partners.
  • Supervises physiotherapy staff and ensures sustainable physiotherapy practice.
  • Delivers training and coaching within his/her speciality based on ICRC internal guidelines and internationally validated recommendations.
  • Supports the improvement of services through the implementation of the interdisciplinary approach within the physical rehabilitation services.
  • Assesses physiotherapy staff needs and performance, providing regular feedback and ongoing training; develops reflective practice to implement appropriate ICRC physiotherapy standards and training programmes.
  • Develops professional relationships; advocates health promotion activities and scholarly practice, so that service users benefit to the utmost from ongoing learning.
  • Dialogues communicate and reports on health contexts, needs and programmes both within the ICRC and externally, after consulting with the project partners.
  • Supports the storekeeping and prepares in collaboration with responsible the quarterly and annual orders.


Education and Professional Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy, or technical diploma with 3 years full-time training, with a valid license to practice in the country of residence.
  • Minimum 2 years of postgraduate experience and up-to-date knowledge.
  • Fluent command of the local language as well as English.
  • Very good computer skills.
  • Good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment.
  • Experience with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and/or in a multicultural environment or low-resource settings are strong assets.


Key Competencies:

  • Beneficiary/client-focused.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration.
  • Managing Quality Service, Demonstrating Resilience.
  • Delivering at Pace, Collaborating, Making Effective Decisions.


How to Apply:

  • All qualified and interested candidates should forward their applications with a detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating email and phone contacts with a minimum of two professional references, a cover letter stating why you think you have the necessary skills and qualifications for the said job opportunity and your salary expectations. Marked to ([email protected]) with the subject line: SURNAME First Name/ Vacancy title.


Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.


Applications will only be accepted with valid residency and work permits in Iraq.

The successful candidate will undergo a three months’ probation period.


NB: If you have not heard from us within a month of receiving your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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