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Farsi & French / Cultural Mediator

Project:                               MSF Europe Migration/Balkan Projects

Location:                              Athens

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.
  • sure that the translation is adequate, neutral, accurate and understandable to all involved  parties.
  • Support all the medical activities as well as health promotion activities when needed.
  • Accompany beneficiaries to health and social care facilities as needed to facilitate interpretation and service provision.
  • Ensure confidentiality and medical secrecy.

Requirements

  • Valid residence and work permit for Greece essential.
  • Training in interpretation or intercultural mediation an asset.
  • Fluent knowledge of Farsi, French and English or Greek.
  • Experience with MSF or other NGOs desirable.
  • Teamwork, intercultural sensitivity, flexibility are essential.
  • Computer literacy an asset.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations and victims of torture an asset.

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-French / CM Athens" in the subject line of the e-mail at:  MSFCH-Athens-Recruitment@geneva.msf.org

Closing Date:  30/08/2019

All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted