INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT
Vacancy Circular No. 10 Of 2024
VacancyCode: 061200082.1.1
Vacancy: Principal Physiotherapist II – Special Education, D3 Salary Scale (Department of Special Support Services- Maun Centre for Special Education)

Applications are invited from highly motivated and well experienced self-driven citizens of Botswana for the position of Principal Physiotherapist II in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development • Department Special Support Services.

SALARY SCALE: D3 (P293 652 – P323 748 per annum).
LEAVE DAYS: 30 Working Days per Annum

BENEFITS: i) Optional medical aid scheme with the Botswana
Public Officers Medical Aid Scheme (8POMAS
– Government pays 50% and employee pays 50%)
ii) Contributory pension scheme (Government contributes 15% and employee contributes 5%)

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants should have a minimum of Bachelors Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:
•Applicants should have a minimum of 6 years’ experience as Physiotherapist, of which 2 years must have been served as Senior Physiotherapist

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
•To assess, treat and rehabilitate learners with physical impairment who are referred for physiotherapy to improve their level of functioning.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
•Conducts diagnostic assessment for learners with physical disabilities to determine the eligibility to special support services.
•Assesses and recommends provision of appropriate appliances for learners with physical disabilities.
•Compiles individualised physiotherapy assessment report to guide in the implementation of interventions and support strategies.
•Provides physical rehabilitation to learners with physical disabilities.
•Par takes in the multidisciplinary assessment and
rehabilitation team
•Plans for various interventions to promote access to education, training and active participation in the school curriculum.
•Undertakes the review of each learner provided with physical therapy.
•Guides teachers and support personnel on the implementation of Individualised Rehabilitation Plans (IRP) and Individualised Educational Plans (lEPs)
•Collaborates with teachers, rehabilitation personnel and other health personnel in the management of learners with physical disabilities.
•Plans and coordinates the provision of outreach school based physiotherapy
•Capacitates parents, teachers and support personnel from the physiotherapy perspective for effective rehabilitation and support of learners with Severe to Profound Intellectual and Multiple Disabilities.
•Maintains and safeguards confidential records of learners.
•Prepares and submits physiotherapy reports to
management in the Centre

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ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES
•Communication
•Teamwork
•Critical Thinking
•Deciding and Initiating Actio
•Working with People
•Adhering to Principles and Values
•Presenting and Communicating Information
•Applying Expertise and Technology
•Analyzing
•Planning and Organizing
•Delivering Resultsand Meeting Customer Expectations

APPLICATIONS:
Applicants should quote the reference and vacancy circular number and provide the following:
•Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae
•Certified copy of the National Identity Card (Omang).
•Certified copies of Certificates (academic and professional) together with their transcripts
•Two (2) recent work related references (not more than (6) six months old).
•Applicants should indicate
•Date of first appointment, current position, date into current position and salary scale where possible.

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IMPORTANT:
•All applications should be routed through Heads of Departments. Applications not so routed will not be considered.
•Applicants who do not meet minimum requirements stipulated above will not be responded to. Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
Applications should be addressed to:
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education & Skills Development
Private Bag 005
Gaborone
Or Hand delivered to:
Ministry of Education & Skills Development Headquarters, Records Management Unit
Floor 2, Officer 25 (Registry)

CLOSING DATE: 14 June 2024

For further information, contact The Human Resource Management office from the following telephone numbers: 3715123,3715126, and 3715127