P&O Technician( 4 vacancy)

Job Details       This job is expired at 07 Feb 2023

Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023 Number of Jobs: 4
Vacancy Number: HI-2023-0022 Work Type: Full Time
Functional Area: health care Languages: dari,pashto,english
Experience: 3 Years Contract Type: Long Term
Gender: Any Nationality: afghan
Salary: Based on Organization salary scale Contract Duration: 1 year with extension possibility
Province: Bamyan City: Bamian center
Education: CAT II Diploma Extension Possibility: Yes

About Handicap International

HI has been supporting the Afghan people since 1987, starting its operations in Pakistan. Since 1996, HI has been operating across Afghanistan in order to launch victim assistance interventions, working at different levels of the society and adopting a cross-sectoral approach. While present on the ground to directly support victims of the conflict through the provision of a range of services – from physical rehabilitation, to mine risk education and inclusive livelihoods – HI has been continuously advocating to increase the rights of victims and other people with disabilities in the country. In particular, and in line with its global strategy and priorities, HI has been advocating to reduce the use of landmines and conventional weapons. Acknowledging the need to respond to the urgent emergency crises combined with longer term, chronic gaps in the provision of services, HI has steadily expanded its range of activities and services in order to support the most vulnerable people, enhancing their resilience while strengthening participation and inclusion of all individuals.

This job is expired at 07 Feb 2023

Job description

Job Description:


Responsibilities as a Technician:

To make negative and positive for all kind of Prosthetics and Orthotics. Control the quality of the Prosthetics and Orthotics appliances respecting the cost effective manner.
To produce all types of Prosthsis & Orthotic devices and maintain effective communication with all patients regardless of disability or gender respecting the privacy.
Follow and respect policies and procedures of workshop laid down by the management.
To take part in male consultation with PT in the selection of Prosthetics and orthotics devise for clients if needed
Assess a person's need for appliances so as to confirm and/or complete a prescription for an orthopaedic device.
Taking all necessary measurements/cast prints for the manufacture of required orthopaedic appliances.
In consultation with the Head of technical department, make necessary changes in techniques of Prosthetics and Orthotics production in order to adapt new skills and upgrade techniques.
To do all types of repair related to the Production of its section.
To follow the schedule and respect production timing
To work in close collaboration with the  P&O supervisor and inform regularly the PM, about the activity of the s P&O services and any problems arising in the  department
To supervise the maintenance and ensure the good use of the appliances
To keep accurate record of the production, repair, remaining and delivery
To update and follow closely the related stock cards
When required help the  P&O Supervisor for preparation of the monthly report about the activities, problems, solutions etc.
To help the P&O Supervisor make weekly order for Prosthetics and Orthotics production from the stock on Thursdays or when required
To write down technical cards for  P&O devices in patient consultation when required
To follow the codes of tools & equipments of its department and inform P&O Supervisor when a code of an item removes
To inform  P&O Supervisor on time when a tool or equipment is changed from its department
Ensure the training, evaluation and follow up of the person with the appliance, by performing the necessary technical checks, initial standing and gait training, providing information about the use, maintenance, repair and the replacement times of appliance. Involving the caregivers and patient family in the treatment process.
To follow maintain instructions of machines
To help the counterparts when he/she is busy
To respect and follow Head of technical department’s  advice
To inform P&O Supervisor at least one week before if he wants to take annual leave

Responsibilities as a trainee:

To participate in any internal and external trainings required and requested by the P&O Supervisor To provide on job training to other technicians/technician assistant when required
To train the patients and/or family how to use and maintain the devices

Other Responsibilities:

To share information and exchange ideas with other Technicians and Technician Assistants
When required assist other staff
To help other departments in the production when required in the consultation of P&O Supervisor To be responsible of cleaning his work place and machinery at the end of each day
To participate in weekly or monthly meetings
To keep a good relationship with the team
To attend HI meetings on request
Any other tasks not mentioned in the terms of reference and based on the requisition/ requirements of the project should be fulfilled by the employee when requested by the PRC P&O Supervisor and/or Project Manager.
Job Requirements:
Knowledge required


CAT II with minimum 3-years’ experience in Prosthetics and Orthotics production.
Have received on the job training

 Have Cat 2 diploma
Minimum 3-years experience in P&O production

Submission Guideline:

Please send your CV and Cover letter to:  recruitment@afghanistan.hi.org

Note: Applications without mentioning the Position Title & Vacancy Number in the subject line of the email will NOT be considered.

Disabled & Females are particularly encouraged to apply

- HI has got strong stand on protection of beneficiaries.

"The P&O Technician  will have to create and maintain an environment which prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and promotes the implementation of the code of conduct"

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