Malamulele Onward Recent Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

28 Nov, 2019

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in South Africa, Management Jobs in South Africa

Malamulele Onward is a non-governmental organisation providing specialised therapy (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy), equipment, assistive devices and caregiver training to poorly-resourced rural areas of South Africa where children severely disabled by cerebral palsy have little or no access to rehabilitation therapy and equipment.




Job Title: Paediatric therapist – Programme Manager
Location: Johannesburg
Employment type: Full-time position
Start date: January 2020.

The purpose of this position is to be a dynamic, hard working paediatric physiotherapist, occupational therapist or speech therapist who is passionate about working with children with disabilities to join their team as the Therapy Programme Manager.


  • Managing all clinical programmes
  • Overall responsibility for the Carer-2-Carer Training Programme
  • Development of Parent-Led services
  • Treating privately-paying clients who attend the Residential Therapy and Training Programme
  • Training parents, caregivers and therapists
  • Responsible for effective and efficient implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all clinical programmes
  • Networking and collaboration with potential partners
  • Contributing to the planning of the organization’s future programmes and activities
  • Assisting with fundraising activities


  • Bachelors degree in speech therapy, occupational therapy or physiotherapy
  • Registered with the HPCSA
  • At least five years experience in working with children with disabilities, specifically cerebral palsy
  • Post-graduate training in working in children with cerebral palsy (eg introductory CP course and / or basic 8 week NDT course) is an added advantage
  • A passion for children with special needs
  • General knowledge and understanding of  childhood disability issues in Southern Africa, including local, regional and international protocols, conventions and policies concerning the  rights of people living with disability
  • ​Essential skills
  • Organization and project management planning (planning, monitoring, budgets, reporting, etc)
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Experience in training and mentoring
  • Ability to remain focused whilst taking a flexible approach
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time and oneself, and prioritize with minimum supervision
  • Excellent writing skills and a good command of English (with additional local languages a distinct advantage)
  • Ability to inspire and motivate colleagues
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Canva and / or Indesign
  • Creativity

You should also be a South African citizen (or hold a valid work permit), have a valid driver’s licence, and be able to travel and work after-hours and on weekends from time to time.

To apply

Pease e-mail  the Executive Director,  at the following information:

  • A  letter of motivation
  • A short CV (maximum five pages)
  • An indication of your expected salary

Application Deadline: Monday, 2 December, 2019

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