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“Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable
opulations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our
differences, where everyone can live in dignity”
Humanity & Inclusion
(HI) is an independent and impartial aid and development
organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of
poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with
disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their
living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Since the organisation was first founded in 1982, we have set up development programmes
in more than 60 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of
around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.
HI is engaged in an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.
For further information about the association:
JOB CONTEXT :
HI is currently implementing several programmes in Tripoli, Misrata and Benghazi,
supporting vulnerable persons and their families such as people with disabilities
(including people living with mental health problems), people with chronic diseases,
older persons, displaced and returnees’ persons and families, migrants and refugees.
Activities include provision of comprehensive rehabilitation services including
physical therapy and psychosocial support, provision of assistive & mobility devices as
per needed; capacity building, technical support and donations of assistive devices
and/or materials and equipment to health partners; training on inclusion principles to
other humanitarian actors and health workers;
Since early 2019 HI is implementing a three-year project entitled ‘Action for Mental
Health Assistance in Libya’ (AMAL) as part of wider initiatives to improve the access
and quality of health care services in Libya. Implemented in partnership with the
Libyan Ministry of Health and a Tunisian NGO, the overall objective of the project is
to allow the most vulnerable people in Libya from host communities, those internally
displaced and returnees and migrants, suffering from mental health
disorders/psychosocial disabilities to regain or to preserve good mental health by
accessing quality interventions at community level, primary health care level, and
secondary and tertiary level.
From June 2020 HI will also start a one year project entitled ‘Strong And Loving Active
Minds’ (SALAM) to enhance the development of a culture of peace, cooperation and
responsibility – with a focus on youth (male and female) – through improved provision
of MHPSS services at community level. This project will strongly rely on
Libyan Civil Society Organisations.
HI is also involved in Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) activities. As a response to
increased ERW related accidents, HI is also currently resuming its Risk Education
activities in greater Tripoli as of November 2020.
Under the responsibility of the Country Manager and in collaboration with the
Operations Manager and HQ Rehabilitation Technical Referent, the Rehabilitation
Technical Specialist is responsible for the technical support, representation and
external coordination, reporting, team management as well as support to the program
-You are responsible for the technical support and regular follow-up of the
rehabilitation activities (direct service provision as well as health system
-You oversee the development and adaptation of technical material aiming to build the
capacity of the National Physiotherapists (PTs) through face to face or remote
trainings and coaching;
-You support the mission to develop its strategy within Libya especially regarding the
rehabilitation and related protection sectors of intervention.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION :
The position is based in Tunis but the post holder will be expected to spend at least
50% of their time in Libya including traveling between operational bases in Tripoli,
Misrata and Benghazi, along with other international staff.
Position open to local and international staff.