Employment

Thank you for visiting our “Employment Section” at Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice (BACCH). Our employment mission is to recruit, hire, develop and retain professional, talented, skilled and diverse workforce of who are strongly committed to the mission, vision and goals of BACCH. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and foster diversity in our workplace. We provide a working environment where staff have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.

To find out more about the latest employment opportunities available, please check the below listed openings and apply using our online application form.

Paediatric Consultants/Senior Registrars/ Registrars

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine followed by specialized training in Paediatric Medicine.
  • PHD or Master’s Degree in relevant specialty as follows:

o        Consultant     PHD with minimum 7 years ‘experience post degree in Paediatrics.

o        Sr. Registrar   Masters’ Degree with minimum 6 years ‘post Degree experience in Paediatrics.

o        Registrar         Masters’ Degree with minimum 4 years ‘post Degree experience in Paediatrics.

Good language command of Arabic & English (both written & spoken).

Play Workers / Leaders

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or diploma in child care to include child development
  • Experience of working with children is essential in particular if it has been in the hospital, hospice, daycare or school setting.
  • A qualification in psychology would be desirable.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of professional experience.
  • Basic computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office programs.

Good language command of Arabic & English (both written & spoken).

Senior Physiotherapist

The Senior Physiotherapist takes a lead role to provide a high quality, evidence based physiotherapy service for children who are under the care of Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice. The post holder will plan, coordinate, deliver and evaluate the physiotherapy service for inpatients, daycare and respite services (Hydrotherapy experience is a plus).

Physiotherapist

Requirements:

  • Degree or Equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • Paediatric qualification.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of professional experience with experience in the use of therapeutic hydrotherapy.
  • Experience working with Haemato-oncology patients
  • Experience of working with children who have required acute respiratory problems at a high dependency level.
  • Good language command of Arabic & English (both written & spoken).

Volunteer Services Co-ordinator

Job Purpose:
The Volunteer Services Co-ordinator is responsible for supporting Hospice departments in ensuring volunteering meets the needs of BACCH staff in achieving the organisation’s strategic aims.

A key element is to attract, develop and retain skilled and experienced volunteers by making volunteering a rewarding and valued experience, creating and maintaining a culture where staff work closely and positively with volunteers at all levels, recognizing their skills and contributions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To administer the recruitment of volunteers including initial discussions, requests for references, booking interviews and communicating with staff.
  • To ensure that prospective volunteers provide the required background information in line with Volunteer Services processes, including Civil ID, emergency contacts etc.
  • To arrange and take part in interviews for prospective volunteers and to facilitate the interview process, the reservation of interview rooms.
  • To support the development of structures, systems, procedures and policies to support volunteering, administering evaluations and feedback and making any agreed changes.
  • To offer consistent and appropriate support to volunteers, recognizing when to refer to departmental staff and your line manager.
  • To respond to ad-hoc requests for volunteer support both in advance or immediate, by contacting volunteers and making the necessary arrangements
  • To support the operational management of corporate and/or school groups wishing to give their time to BACCH, collaborating with relevant staff to create successful volunteering opportunities.
  • To proactively engage with the community and to represent BACCH at Charity events e.g. Kuwait Cancer Centre Day.
  • To maintain the volunteer database with up to date and relevant information, ensuring all volunteer systems comply with the processes and procedures in place.
  • To create and produce reports as necessary, to enable effective management of the volunteer resource and forward planning to meet the needs of future developments.
  • To ensure that effective communication systems exist by dealing efficiently with all enquiries, taking and relaying messages promptly.
  • To work in a cost effective and patient focused, supportive way.
  • To promote BACCH and its services to the community.
  • Manage and continuously develop your own and others’ capacity for managing volunteers effectively.
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the grade of post.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree.
  • Demonstrable experience of maintaining a professional approach in a complex environment
  • Ability to communicate and consistently implement new and existing policies and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication, negotiation and persuasive skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and make decisions in the best interest of the organisation
  • Computer skills: Word processing, database, E-mail and excel – intermediate level
  • Good team player
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Flexible, responsive to changing priorities
  • Mature and diplomatic approach

Please use our online employment application form to submit your details and CV

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