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Orthotist-prosthetist

Multiple locations

  • Organization: ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Grade: Mid level - P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: Closed

Your task

This position involves supervising the manufacture of prostheses and orthoses, providing technical and clinical support to national personnel working in P&O projects, providing support in the management of physical rehabilitation activities, setting up new P&O centres.

Selection requirements

  • Ideal age: 25 to 45
  • Prepared to accept unaccompanied postings "(i.e. no spouse, partner, children or dependents) for the first two missions (minimum 12 months each)
  • Excellent command of English; French an asset
  • Recognized training as an orthotist-prosthetist (ISPO Cat.1 or equivalent)
  • At least three years' professional experience in the manufacture of prostheses and orthoses
  • Humanitarian field experience an asset
  • Driving licence (for manual transmission vehicles)

Your profile

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Able to work under pressure in a dangerous environment
  • Capable of working in a team
  • Able to and interested in training and supervising others

What we offer

  • An opportunity to help the victims of conflict
  • A multicultural working environment
  • An enriching personal experience
  • Generous benefits
  • Assistance with career reorientation

 
Please note that owing to the ICRC's working procedures and principles, in particular the principle of neutrality, we cannot assign personnel to a country of which they are a national.

This vacancy is now closed.
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