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Physiotherapist

Five year old Benafsha is playing with physiotherapist Isaline Pierreux at the trauma clinic in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
Foto: Mikhail Galustov

We send out a limited number of physiotherapists to our projects. There are only a few permanant positions. But in some situations, there is an increased need in the field and therefore a possibility to join a physiotherapy pool to be available on short notice if necessary.

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WE ARE NOT RECRUITING PHYSIOTHERAPISTS AT THE MOMENT.

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physiotherapists

Often it's projects where people have suffered external damage, such as disabilities following earthquakes, major burns or surgical procedures in the context of armed conflict. You have considerable responsibility for the recruitment, training and supervision of local personnel. You work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team, often in resource-scarce contexts.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Two years of professional experience, especially in a hospital setting and preferably with of post-operative units, for example, orthopedics, burns, trauma, and general surgery
  • Stress-tolerant, flexibility
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Unimpeded English
  • Experience of living/working/travelling in other cultures and low-income countries.

OF ADDITIONAL MERIT

  • Previous work with other humanitarian organizations
  • Experience in supervision and guidance
  • French language

VOICES FROM THE FIELD

To read first-hand stories from our staff working overseas for MSF, visit our blog.

YOUR SAFETY AND SECURITY 

We take safety and security seriously. This video explains the risks our staff face and the lengths we go to keep them safe.

Please watch this before you decide whether or not to apply for this job.

READY TO APPLY?

Working for MSF is a commitment, rather than just an adventure or a job opportunity. Make sure you have read and understood the information on Life in the field

We can only accept applications from Swedish and Finnish residents (Swedish/Finnish citizens and those eligible to work in Sweden or Finland).