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Assistant Physiotherapist - UNRWA

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Assistant Physiotherapist

  • Posting Title: Assistant Physiotherapist, HL01 Fixed Term - Gaza Field Office (Local), HL
  • Job Code Title: Assistant Physiotherapist
  • Department/ Office: UNRWA - Programme Health
  • Duty Station: GAZA
  • Posting Period: 5 November 2020-19 November 2020
  • Job Opening number: 20-MED--144126-R-GAZA (R)
  • Staffing Exercise ID: N/A

Org. Setting and Reporting


The incumbent is responsible to Head Health Centre (B) or Deputy Head Health Centre (A) or Senior Physiotherapist (as applicable) and receives technical supervision from the field Physiotherapy services officer or Deputy Chief Field Health Programme (as applicable).




  1. • Performs physical rehabilitation treatment to patients suffering from functional impairments referred by UNRWA Medical Officers.
  2. • Assists senior physiotherapist or physiotherapist in performing complicated physical rehabilitation interventions like nerve injuries as may required.
  3. • Brings to the attention of senior physiotherapist or physiotherapist or medical officers such cases as may require referral.
  4. • Trains and instructs patients and their family members on home program and home care to develop self reliance and conducts home visits as required.
  5. • Maintains records of patients treated at the Agency’s physiotherapy clinic and provides statistical data on the operation of the clinic using the E-Heath information system.
  6. • Performs cleaning and disinfection of physiotherapy tools and equipment.
  7. • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.




  1. • Good communication skills and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients;
  2. • Good organizational skills and ability to work under pressure and cope with heavy workload;
  3. • Adequate computer skills;
  4. • Self-motivated and shows willingness to learn from others.
  5. • Acts in accordance with the professional ethics and values.



  1. • Completion of full secondary education.
  2. • Completion of a two-year diploma in physiotherapy from a recognized institution.
  3. • Possession of a license to practice physiotherapy services.


Work Experience

  1. At least two years experience in a providing physiotherapy services.
  2. Experience in the use of computers and an understanding of their use in health applications.




• Good knowledge of spoken and written English and Arabic.




Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.


Special Notice


  • Contract Type & Duration:

Fixed-Term Appointment for 3 years including 1 year probation period, with the possibility of further extension, subject to the availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need.

Conditions of service:

  1. • Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary from $1319.40; and monthly dependency allowance up to $123.25.
  2. • Contract Duration: Three years including 1 year probation period.
  3. • Leave: 36 days of annual leave for staff attending UNRWA duty stations with six-day working week. 30 days of annual leave for staff attending UNRWA duty stations with five-day working week.
  4. • Pension: Provident Fund contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency)
  5. • Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.

How to Apply