Occupational Therapist (Grade 11) || NSSA

  • Harare

NSSA

DUE : 24 JAN 2023

NSSA is an organisation undergoing a transformation journey to position itself as a modern and relevant entity that delivers real value to its members through responsive social security services. In addition, we strive to stimulate economic activity, generate foreign currency and create jobs for the benefit of Zimbabweans. The new NSSA conducts its business in an honest, accountable, and transparent manner and we seek to recruit like-minded individuals in the above-mentioned area.

Reporting to the Senior Occupational Therapist, the successful candidate will manage and apply comprehensive and effective goal-oriented activities so that optimum functionality is restored, disability prevented and health maintained.

DUTIES
Evaluate all patients referred for occupational therapy and establish a database which will identify real problems.
Provide counselling to injured workers to prevent psychological deterioration and increase motivation of patients.
Conduct work and home visits to ensure injured workers resettle well at home and work.
Conduct work assessments simulating the work environment to ensure successful work placement.
Train injured workers on how to cope with disability.
Consult in areas of occupational therapy and rehabilitation within the company and outside.
Compile and submit all statistics and reports required by management and key stakeholders.

REQUIREMENTS
A Degree in Occupational Therapy.
3-5 years rehabilitation experience in a hospital setup.
Problem identification and analysis.
Ability to conceptualise human personality, behaviour and physics function.
Very good counselling skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Good communication skills.
Ability to influence others.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Computer literacy.

TO APPLY
Those interested in pursuing this opportunity should either hand deliver their applications with CV’s and certified copies of professional qualifications to:

NSSA House
Cnr Sam Nujoma (2nd Street)/Selous Avenue, Harare.
Or, alternatively post their applications to:
The Deputy Director- Human Resources
National-Social Security Authority
P.O. Box CY 1387
Causeway
Harare

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.