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Cultural Mediator/Farsi

Position: Cultural Mediator/Farsi

Project: MSF Europe Migration/Balkan Projects
Location: Chios
Starting Date: Immediately
Duration: 3 months (possibility of indefinite extension)

 

Context
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 purpose
Support MSF medical staff to ensure the provision of high quality medical services.

 

Accountabilities

  • Assure the translation between the medical doctor and the patient in his/her mother tongue.

  • Support all the medical activities as well as health promotion activities when needed.

  • Ensures that the translation is adequate, neutral, accurate and understandable to all involved parties.

  • Accompany beneficiaries to health and social care facilities as needed to facilitate interpretation and service provision.

  • Ensure confidentiality and medical secrecy.

 

Requirements

  • Fluency in Farsi and English is mandatory (spoken & written).

  • Knowledge of Greek and/or French will be an advantage.

  • Previous working experience desirable, with MSF or other NGOs.

 

Post conditions:

  • Full time position

  • Annual gross salary: According to MSF Salary Policy

  • Private insurance

 

To apply
Please send your CV in English quoting reference code “Farsi CM Chios" in the subject line of the e-mail at:

 

https://msfocs.workable.com/jobs/508804

Closing Date: 22/07/2018

All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted