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Allied Health and Therapy Management Mentor - Malamulele Onward - South Africa

Australian Volunteers Program
  • Start date: 12 Feb 2024
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Country: South Africa
  • Assignment type: Hybrid

About the assignment

We’re looking for an Allied Health and Therapy Management Mentor who can volunteer in on hybrid basis with volunteering from home then going in country to South Africa for months and then volunteering from home. Apply today and join the Australian Volunteers Program to contribute to training and development across South Africa.

About the Partner Organisation

Malamulele Onward is a non-government organisation based in Johannesburg. They provide a range of services which include specialised therapy (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy), equipment and caregiver training and support for families affected by cerebral palsy. Services and training are provided to the people of poorly-resourced rural areas of South Africa and other African countries where children living with cerebral palsy have little or no access to rehabilitation therapy and equipment. The mission of Malamulele Onward is to enable each child with cerebral palsy to reach their full potential within a supportive environment. This is a rewarding hybrid assignment that will see the volunteer volunteering making a lasting impact on the Allied Health care sector in South Africa.

 About the Position

  • You’ll be supporting the implementation of training courses for therapists on the management of Cerebral Palsy so that the work is able to continue to be carried out well beyond the volunteer assignment 
  • You’ll need a relevant qualifications in Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and or Physio Therapy, as well as minimum 1 year experience in working with children with Cerebral Palsy and their families
  • You’ll gain the incredible opportunity to use your skills and experience to make lasting improvements to the Allied Health care system in South Africa with training and teaching local staff that would typically not have access to these skills.

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Allowance: $2,674

Allowance figure is per month:

  • Remote phases (Part time) $79 per month (AUD)
  • In Country phase $1650 living allowance plus $945 accommodation allowance (AUD).

Special requirements

  • Federal Police Check must be completed during application
  • First Aid Certificate is required
  • Video response interview must be completed as part of this application

A position description is attached.

How to apply

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