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Εταιρία:
ΓΙΑΤΡΟΙ ΧΩΡΙΣ ΣΥΝΟΡΑ
Ημερομηνία Δημοσίευσης:
31-07-19
Τύπος απασχόλησης:
Πλήρης
Κωδικός θέσης εργασίας:
Cultural Mediator Farsi/Dari/Female
Κατηγορία εργασίας:
Εκπαίδευση
Περιοχή εργασίας:
Δήμος Λέσβου

Cultural Mediator Farsi/Dari/Female - Lesvos

Position: Cultural Mediator Farsi/Dari/Female
Project: MSF Europe Migration/ Balkan Projects

Location: Lesvos
Starting Date: End of August 2019
Duration: 3 Months (high possibility of extension)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical and humanitarian action-driven organization that offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. The MSF movement is built around 5 operational centers (OC) supported by 23 sections and offices worldwide. The MSF-Mission in Greece provides humanitarian and medical assistance to the refugee and migrants populations fleeing conflict in their home countries and following a migration route via Greece and the Balkans towards Northern Europe.

Main role:

Make the bridge between MSF beneficiaries (people on the move, migrant and refugee communities) and MSF staff and care givers at the clinic during medical/midwife consultations, by addressing potential negative consequences of language barriers, socio-cultural differences, discrimination and tensions and by fostering their removal.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality interpretation between MSF care givers and the patient (trialogue) in his/her mother tongue making the words of the care giver understandable to the patient and vice versa (source language / target language) by ensuring intercultural awareness, during medical/midwife consultations, mental health sessions (individual and/or group), nursing activities and social worker/case management sessions.
  • Assist MSF care givers and patients in addressing potential negative consequences of socio-cultural differences, different visions and knowledge on health provision, such as misunderstanding, fears, misconceptions, stereotypes and prejudices, tensions, with the aim to support the therapeutic intervention: intercultural mediation and cultural brokerage (e.g sharing with the medical/MH staff important aspects of the cultural background of the patient to be considered for the treatment and vice versa); assess, identify and report barriers impairing fairness and equality in access.
  • Ensure quality linguistic intercultural interpretation during collection of testimonies for advocacy or communication purposes.
  • When necessary, ensure accompaniment of MSF beneficiaries to external services, namely health, administrative, social, legal/protection.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary case management & medical meetings on ad hoc basis together with the rest of the cultural mediators’ team.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Cultural Mediators’ Supervisor that fall under the scope of the work of the team.

Requirements:

Education: Essential secondary education. Degree from institution of higher education an asset. Training in interpretation or intercultural mediation would be considered a major asset.

Experience: Minimum two years’ experience in similar position, preferably in provision of medical services and/or with NGOs. Desirable previous experience in migration/ refugee contexts

Languages: Essential Farsi/Dari and English. Other languages an asset

Competencies: Results and quality orientation, teamwork and cooperation, commitment to MSF principles, behavioral flexibility, stress management, service orientation

Post conditions:

  • Full time position
  • Annual gross salary: According to MSF Salary Policy.
  • Private insurance.

To apply,

[To send your CV please click here]

Closing Date: 15/08/2019

All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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