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Physiotherapist - Female

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

ARGA Foundation

Job Description

ABOUT ARGA FOUNDATION:

ARGA foundation (literal meaning of ARGA is ‘Energy unit’ and we also abbreviate it for ‘Action for Realistic Growth & Aid’) is a

non-profit organization registered under the Bombay Charitable Trust Act, 1950. Based in Ahmedabad, the organization is

working since early 2017 to create awareness among different social groups, policy makers and general population at large to

address inequality, vulnerability and promote just development. We direct our resources toward realization of acknowledged

rights for citizens who face discrimination & exclusion.

ARGA Foundation is a non-profit, non-religious and non-political organization which empowers people and mobilises resources to

encourage equality and sustainable development in India. Our vision is to ensure universal coverage of true value based standard

services. For further details, please refer our website.

JOB CONTEXT:

ARGA Foundation has launched a project titled ‘Active Again; Elderly Rehab’. The project intends to provide centre based and

community based rehabilitation services (Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Counseling and Family/community support) to

elderly people. The project will be implemented in Chandkheda ward of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for 1 year (possibility

of extension).

DUTIES/ASSIGNMENTS:

The Physiotherapist, you'll need to:

• Work with clients who are elderly and having a range of conditions, including neurological, musculoskeletal,

cardiovascular and respiratory etc.

• Examining the condition of clients, analyzing their needs and planning & delivering treatment; center & home based.

• Develop and review treatment programmes that encourage movement and healthy lifestyle.

• Involve & educate carers in the treatment, review and rehabilitation of clients.

• Write case studies, reports and collect statistics.

• Liaise with other team members, such as Occupational therapist, Social Worker, Psychologist to exchange information

about the background and progress of clients and refer as appropriate.

• Undertake online & offline learning in geriatric care and rehabilitation approaches to keep up to date.

• Supervising and training the interns/students of OT/PT/SW.

• Help in networking, representation, promotion of services.

• Be caring, compassionate and professional at all times.

• Assist in the tasks as delegated by the line manager.

Requirements

CANDIDATE’S PROFILE:

Education:

Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Physio Therapy, Rehabilitation Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution.

Computer literacy: Good at MS office, internet and other software

Desirable competencies:

• Experience of 1 year is preferred.

• Proven track record of dedicated therapy delivery.

• Behavioral

o Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;

o Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;

o Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;

o Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving therapy or services;

o Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment

Languages

Fluency in Gujarati & English is required.

Company Description

ARGA foundation (literal meaning of ARGA is ‘Energy unit’ and we also abbreviate it for... ‘Action for Realistic Growth & Aid’) is a non-profit organization registered under the Bombay Charitable Trust Act, 1950 vide registration no. E/21780/Ahmedabad dated 26-04-17. Based in Ahmedabad, the organization is working since early 2017 to create awareness among different social groups, policy makers and general population at large to address inequality, vulnerability and promote just development. We direct our resources toward realization of acknowledged rights for citizens who face discrimination & exclusion.

Mission
ARGA Foundation is a non-profit, non-religious and non-political organization which empowers people and mobilises resources to encourage equality and sustainable development in India.

Vision
ARGA Foundation’s vision is to ensure universal coverage of true value based standard services.
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Additional Information

Last updated:
27/09/2017
Job type:
Part time - Morning
Position type:
For specific project or service
Contract duration:
1 year
Vacancies:
1
Minimum experience:
Without experience
Education:
Diploma
Salary range:
₹ 60,000 - ₹ 70,000 / Yearly (Gross Pay)
Bonus:
As applicable
Category:
Jobs in Social Services / NGOs / Nonprofit
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