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A job in TLMTI is becoming Part of the Change… And Getting Paid for it

The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) works with people affected by leprosy/disability and marginalised communities for over 143 years. As a pioneer in the health and community development sector, TLMTI is committed to bringing transformation in the lives of people affected by leprosy. For this, it mentors its workforce so that together we can realise our vision.

The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI) aims to attract and retain a highly talented workforce, who can help it realise its vision, ‘People affected by leprosy living with dignity in a transformed, inclusive society that has overcome leprosy’. For this, it mentors its staff through training programmes to support new staff as they learn the new job and help senior staff stay updated in their field. Mentoring in TLMTI keeps the organisation growing and changing for the better, and results in the individual’s career development. TLMTI promotes equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. Equity, diversity and inclusion are our strong points, and this has helped in building TLMTI as a desirable brand in the development sector.

TLMTI welcomes focused and dedicated individuals who have a strong passion for working for social causes to join the TLMTI family. A job in TLMTI is a challenging and interesting experience for those committed to social change. Women, persons with disability, persons affected by leprosy, and persons from marginalised communities are encouraged to apply. Our people are our biggest strength, and we believe together we can bring Healing, Inclusion and Dignity in the lives of people affected by leprosy.

Work environment
At TLMTI, we are committed to creating a healthy, productive, and fulfilling working environment for all employees. In all TLMTI institutions and projects, the workplace communication is open and transparent. Staff have an unflinching commitment to excellence, supported by a strong team spirit. TLMTI provides opportunities for personal and professional development of its staff. We maintain high ethical standards. You will find a sense of fulfilment working with us.

Rewards and recognition  

TLMTI acknowledges and formally recognises the contributions, exemplary performance, and continuous service of its staff. Since 2012, it has honoured the following domains/departments/hospitals/vocational training centres/community development projects with awards:

  • Employment benefits

In addition to getting paid for the job, the employees receive the following benefits on the job:

  • Provident fund
  • Gratuity
  • Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) scheme – death benefit
  • Health fund scheme
  • Leave encashment
  • Holiday travel allowance
  • Hometown travel allowance
  • Annual increment in salary and benefits and up-gradation (after 3 years) as per annual performance evaluation.
  • Last, but not the least, guaranteed job satisfaction
  • Current vacancies

Job Title: Prosthetist & Orthotist
Number of Positions: One
Place of posting: Miraj, Maharashtra
Position Reporting to: Project In-charge – CFAB
Essential Qualifications: B.Sc./Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics from a recognized University or Diploma in Prosthetics and Orthotics from a recognized University/College.
Experience: Minimum two years of clinical experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and interview patients with disabilities to determine their needs in footwear, orthoses, prostheses, braces, callipers and splints
  • To take a mould of the part of the patient’s body that will be custom fitted with orthoses for both upper and lower extremities, i.e. Ankle Foot Orthosis, Medial arch support, Fixed Ankle Brace, moulded insoles etc.
  • To take a mould of the part of a patient’s body that will be custom fitted with artificial limb for both upper and lower extremities, i.e. Above/ below knee prostheses, above/ below elbow prostheses etc.
  • To take a mould of the part of the patient’s body that will be custom fitted with specialized footwear, or adaptive devices for both upper and lower extremities, i.e. Customized Protective Footwear, Universal cuffs, Cosmetic or functional prosthetic devices etc
  • Design and produce orthosis and prosthesis according to patient’s impairment
  • Fit, test and adjust orthotic and prosthetic devices for patients
  • Repair prosthetic and orthotic devices
  • Evaluate and determine orthotic support needed for a patient with problems in the feet due to sensory loss and/or deformity
  • Taking measurements manually & by using computer software to produce a design of the footwear for hand/ foot orthoses/prosthesis
  • Evaluate functional ability of the patient with a disability and design orthoses and prostheses to enhance functional ability
  • Attend ward rounds with Surgeon/MO to help decide orthoses and prosthesis needs of patient
  • Communicate effectively with patient on using and maintaining orthoses and prosthesis devices
  • Document patient care in medical record
  • Plan and implement research to study the effectiveness of prostheses and orthoses provided
  • Build capacity of technicians working with TLMTI in making prosthetic and orthotic devices
  • Plan, budget, implement, monitor and evaluate the activities of the department
  • Support Purchase procedure and maintenance of materials and equipment’s of the department
  • Maintain records related to the activities of the department and prepare reports as per the format of the TLMTI
  • Meet like-minded NGOs/hospitals/clinics/doctors and other referral sources on a regular basis to promote/market the Prosthetic/Orthotic services available with TLMTI
  • Provide marketing strategies to the Line Manager which can help to increase the patient flow at the centre
  • Any other duty assigned by the Project In-charge.

 

Detailed resume to be sent to jobs@leprosymission.in on or before 15th May 2018.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.

  • FAQs

Why work with TLMTI?

More than just a job, working at TLMTI is becoming a part of a great social movement to bring Healing, Inclusion and Dignity in the lives of people affected by leprosy. A job in TLMTI gives an exciting opportunity to be part of a committed team that work selflessly for social transformation.

What opportunities for career growth and personal development I will get while working with TLMTI?

TLMTI has a learning culture, and this will enhance your scope to learn and grow within the organisation, if you have a positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Will I get accommodation?

We provide accommodation in our hospitals and vocational training centres. This is based on your role and availability of staff quarters inside the campus.

How can I apply for a job in TLMTI?

You can send your CV to jobs@leprosymission.in and you will receive an auto generated mail confirming receipt of your application.

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  • Rewards and Recognition

    TLMTI acknowledges and formally recognises the contributions, exemplary performance, and continuous service of its staff. Since 2012, it has honoured the following domains/departments/hospitals/vocational training centres/community development projects with awards:

    2012

    Outstanding performance

    Community development projects

    • Centre for Rehabilitation towards Artisans’ Fair Trade (CRAFT) project
    • Disability Rights through NGO Networking project
    • Women’s Empowerment project

    Hospitals

    • TLM Champa Hospital, Chhattisgarh
    • TLM Shahdara Hospital, Delhi
    • TLM Dayapuram Hospital, Tamil Nadu
    • TLM Barabanki Hospital, Uttar Pradesh
    • TLM Faizabad Hospital, Uttar Pradesh

    Vocational training centres

    TLM Vadathorasalur Vocational Training Centre, Tamil Nadu

    2013

    Outstanding performance

    • Capacity Building Project
    • Challenging Ant-Leprosy Legislation (CALL) Project
    • Disability Rights Project, Tamil Nadu
    • Media Centre
    • Operations Team
    • Research Domain
    • TLM Chandkhuri Hospital
    • TLM Purulia Hospital
    • TLM Salur Hospital
    • TLM Nashik Vocational Training Centre, Maharashtra
    • TLM Vizianagaram Vocational Training Centre, Andhra Pradesh
    • Women Empowerment Project (WEP), Uttar Pradesh

    2014

    Best financial performance

    • TLM Almora Snehalaya, Uttarakhand
    • TLM Champa Hospital, Chhattisgarh
    • TLM Shahdara Hospital, Delhi
    • TLM Dayapuram Hospital, Tamil Nadu
    • TLM Vadathorasalur Hospital, Tamil Nadu
    • TLM Barabanki Hospital, Uttar Pradesh
    • TLM Faizabad Hospital, Uttar Pradesh

     Innovation

    • Inclusive Holistic Development of Individuals with Disabilities (IHDID) project -Promoting inclusion of persons with disability in the development process
    • Partnerships, Advocacy, Research and Training towards Inclusion (PARTI) project – Promoting persons with disability in sports
    • TLM Faizabad Vocational Training Centre, Uttar Pradesh – Providing livelihood training to TLM Faizabad Hospital in-patients
    • TLM Vizianagaram Vocational Training Centre, Andhra Pradesh – Networking with the government for resource mobilisation
    • TLM Kothara Hospital, Maharashtra – Community clinics, ‘Kothara at your doorstep’
    • TLM Champa Hospital, Chhattisgarh – Networking with the government for resource mobilisation

    Uninterrupted service

    • Mr Anand Singh (25 years)
    • Dr Helen Roberts (25 years)
    • Mr Stephen Levi (30 years)

    2015

    Enhancing the visibility of the organisation

    • Learning and Development Domain; Sustainable Livelihood Domain; and Health Domain – Inter-functional coordination
    • Advocacy and Communication Domain – Communication processes in building the profile of the organisation
    • Fundraising Department – Building sustainability of the organisation

    Innovation

    • Mr Suresh Dhondge, Inclusive Holistic Development of Individuals with Disabilities (IHDID) project – Organic farming
    • Dr Ujjwal Hembrom, Superintendent, TLM Muzaffarpur Hospital – Leadership role in turning around TLM Muzaffarpur Hospital

    Short-term goal achievement

    • TLM Muzaffarpur Hospital, Bihar
    • TLM Shahdara Hospital, Delhi
    • TLM Barabanki Hospital, Uttar Pradesh
    • TLM Naini Hospital, Uttar Pradesh

    Uninterrupted service

    • Dr Annamma John (25 years)
    • Dr Premal Das (30 years)
    • Mr Sanjeev Stephen (30 years)
    • Dr Shyamala Anand (30 years)

    2016

    Best financial performance

    • Fundraising Department
    • TLM Muzaffarpur Hospital, Bihar
    • TLM Champa Hospital, Chhattisgarh
    • TLM Nashik Vocational Training Centre, Maharashtra
    • TLM Dayapuram Hospital, Tamil Nadu
    • TLM Barabanki Hospital, Uttar Pradesh
    • TLM Naini Hospital, Uttar Pradesh

     Innovation

    • Customised Footwear project – Customised footwear for providing high-quality foot care in leprosy
    • Women’s Empowerment through Education, Advocacy, Livelihoods Training and Health (WEALTH) project, Uttar Pradesh – Citizens’ Accountability Charter
    • TLM Kothara Hospital, Maharashtra – Annapurna Sankalp – an initiative for sustainable food donation
    • TLM Nashik Vocational Training Centre, Maharashtra – Martial arts and self-defence classes for girl students

     

    2017

    Innovation

    • TLM Champa VTC – Bedside assistant course and organic farming
    • TLM Vadathorasalur – Transforming vacant land into productive use
    • TLM Chandhkuri Hospital – Organic farming
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