Manager – Occupational Diseases (×1)

Offered salary

Competitive offer

Minimum qualification



Occupational Health And Safety


5 years

Job Description


The Manager – Occupational Diseases assess the client in  all  functional  domains, consult with  other  stakeholders,  then design and implement an   effective,   goal-oriented rehabilitation   program, build a rehabilitation   team   who   can   support   the   client's   recovery   in their   home, community, and workplace as well as assess any suitable re-deployment into an alternative job.


      Meet with client at intake, in the hospital prior to discharge, in their home, or on their worksite; utilize specialized occupational therapy knowledge and skills to assess for activities of daily living skills, needs,  productivity, and leisure

      Research, develop, deliver and supervise implementation of goal-oriented rehabilitation programs, including the full or partial restoration of daily activities and living skills, and leisure and return to work activities for individuals living with occupational injuries/diseases.

      Consult with family members and other healthcare professionals involved on the client’s rehab team, as needed, from initial assessment through to discharge.

      Provide on-going management and analysis of a client’s progress towards the rehabilitation goals.

      Document all relevant clinical data and discharge reports on the timelines required by the Board.

      Provide supervision, education, and support to Unregulated Support Personnel, such as Therapy Assistants, according to the needs of the client.

      Actively participate in inter-disciplinary meetings to share best practices and generate creative solutions.

      Engage in professional development opportunities appropriate to clinical practice in the field of Occupational Therapy.

      Ensure that the practice of Occupational Therapy is conducted in accordance with the regulatory bodies

      Understand and comply with the legal requirements of licensure, legislation, scope of practice, and policies and procedures of the Board.

      Protect the individual’s beliefs and values and the right to confidentiality, privacy, respect and dignity.

      Candidates must have the following:

      Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate.

      Degree in Medicine (MBChB) or equivalent.

      Masters Degree in any field.

      At least five (5) years’ work experience in Middle or Senior Management position.

      Member of the Zambia Medical Association (ZMA)

      Registered with the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ)

      Analytical and problem solving skills involving the identification of problems, analysis of information, formulation of workable solutions and the recommendation of appropriate solution(s).

      Communication skills of a high standard, both verbally and in writing, including proficiency in the English language and the effective presentation of information.

      Strategic planning and program evaluation skills for public or private organisations.

      Ability and experience in formulating and composing policy across a wide range of subjects relating to social security activities as relates to occupational therapy and management.

      Effectiveness in operating in teams across disciplines and departmental lines, both as a member and as a leader.

      Ability to develop new technical skills and embrace new technology and techniques.

      Project development, project management skills including budget management.

      Well developed and high level organisation skills.

      Time management.

      Interpersonal skills of a high standard.

      Ability to keep up-to-date with legislative and policy changes.

      Self-motivation and initiative.

      Adaptability to computing systems as operated by the organisation from time to time and an awareness of relevant technological applications.

      How to Apply

      Create your profile and attach your detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable referees, certified copies of all relevant academic and Professional certificates, copy of National Registration Card (NRC) or Passport. In your application idicate your day time telephone/mobile numbers and apply before 11th March, 2022.

      Your cover letter should address the follow;

      • Manager - Human Resources and Administration
      • Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board
      • Corner Broadway/Moffat Road
      • Compensation House
      • P.O. Box 71534
      • Ndola


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