Rehabilitation Specialist


Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (C.CIHP) is a Vietnamese NGO registered under VUSTA since 2008. We are working in the fields of public health, health equity, gender and gender-based violence, reproductive and sexual health, and disability and mental health.

C.CIHP is currently looking for 1 qualified candidate to join Disability and Mental Health program as Rehabilitation Specialist.The contract term is 12-month and will be renewed annually. The current funding for the positions is guaranteed to mid-2025 and expected to extend to 2026.

C.CIHP as the Prime is in charge of coordination and sub-contractors’ management, making sure the effective and high-quality implementation of project activities toward the goal to improve quality of life of persons with disabilities in Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam provinces. The specific objectives of the project are as below:

  1. Health and Rehabilitation services are expanded; health status and quality of life of persons with disabilities are improved. This objective will be achieved through strengthening the rehabilitation service system, particularly in: 1) service delivery; 2) assistive products and assistive technologies development; 3) Capacity enhancement for rehabilitation practitioners;
  2. Social services expanded; social inclusion and direct support to persons with disabilities enhanced. This objective is achieved through strengthening local capacity in providing specific services for persons with disabilities including 1) provision of home-based care for persons with disabilities; 2) provision of psychological health for persons with disabilities and their families; 3) developing a peer support network for persons with disabilities to facilitate social inclusion;
  3. Disability policies improved; public attitude is improved; barriers are reduced to ensure social integration of persons with disabilities.

Closing date: 30 May 2023   

Working station: Hanoi office with possible travel to provinces. 

Benefits: (1) Friendly and self-development working environment; (2) Competitive salary to be decided during contract negotiation (based the proved capacity and salary history of the candidates, the available personnel budget, and C.CIHP salary scale); Annual salary review, the 13rd month-salary, and full insurance scheme. Other benefits according to C.CIHP regulations. 

How to apply: Interested candidates submit (1) Resume in English with clear description of their background and working experiences that relevant to the applied position, and contact of 3 referees; (2) A cover letter in English to explain why they are qualified for the applied position; via email to Ms. Nguyen Minh Hai at [email protected] with specific title of the applied position in the email subject. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

C.CIHP is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered foremployment. C.CIHP does not discriminate based on gender, gender identityor sexual orientation, and disability status.

Rehabilitation Specialist   

Vacancies:                01

Report to:             (1) COP and DCOP/ Technical Lead on the technical activities; (2) Grant manager/ Coordinator on coordination with partners/ sub-awardees;

Collaborated with:  (1) Technical team: Program officers and MEL officer; (2) Coordinator of services for children with IDD; (3) Finance officer and finance team 

Tasks description

1.      Technical supervision to the rehabilitation health services and care services by partners/ sub-awardees

  • Participating in strategic discussions, providingtechnical recommendations and supports to the partners/ sub-awardees in terms of intervention planning and implementation, procedure (SOP) for progress and outcomes evaluation;
  • Supporting COP and DCOP/ Technical Lead and partners/ sub-awardeesfor feasible and effective technical procedure, and outcomes measurement methodology (approach) and tools;
  • In charge of planning and implementation of technical supports, ensuring quality of project technical activities under the direction of the COP, DCOP/ Technical Lead, and in coordination with MEL staff, PO and field PO;
  • Carrying out field trips to supervise training and service provision activities of partners;
  • Writing reports for the in-charge activities with lessons learned;
  • Providing comments for the reports and technical deliverables by partners/ sub-awardees according to their PD and technical requirements;
  • Providing comments for the technical content of the quarterly and annual reports by the project under the direction of Grant manager/ Coordinator and in coordination with the other project staff.

2.      In-charge technician of rehabilitation services for children with disabilities

  • Participating in the development of annual, quarterly and monthly plan for the project under the direction of the COP, DCOP/ Technical Lead, focusing on the relevant topics of rehabilitation and care services for PwD, technical support and quality assurance;
  • Supporting the component of services for children with IDD (specifically to the component coordinator and PO) in strategic and specific planning, with a focus on PT services assistive devices, and home-modification;
  • Participating in meetings, strategic discussions and specific planning to support local partners in human resources development and rehabilitation services for children with disabilities;
  • In charge of technical/ rehabilitation issues in the coordinationwith hospitals and connection to the rehabilitation experts to improve service quality and expand services in hospitals/ clinics  as well as other facilities which provide services for children with disabilities in the project provinces;
  • Collaborating with MEL staff and other staff of the component of services for children with IDD to complete the case management records, forms to monitor the intervention process as well as to measure the outcomes of services;
  • Coordinating with clinical staff/ therapists to conduct training, supervision and support activities to the service providers and caregivers;

3.      Capacity building and organization building activities as required by CCIHP

  • Developing agenda and content for trainings and seminars under project scope (in collaboration with project staff, clinical staff/ therapists, independent consultants);  Conducting trainings/ meetings/ seminars under the relevant themes of rehabilitation;
  • Participatingto design training andcommunication materials (on technical issues); to discuss and monitor research and evaluation activities of the project (with partners and independent consultants)
  • Participating in technical seminars and networking in order to build working networks for yourself and CCIHP
  • Participating in the joint activities of CCIHP

Required Qualifications

  • Background in medicine/health sciences, disability, social sciences or other related disciplines. Having a specialized degree in rehabilitation is an advantage.
  • Having at least 5 years of experience in providing rehabilitation services and/or care services for people with disabilities. Working experience in USAID-funded projects is an advantage
  • Ability to adapt or flexibility and other skills in working with local partners. Working experience in health facilities is an advantage.
Job Details
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Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2023-05-30