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FIRST Step Together Association (FISTA) is a non-governmental organization dedicated to supporting individuals with cognitive impairments, communication disorders, psycho-motor difficulties, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, hyperactivity, behavioral, and psycho-social problems. Established in 1993 and located in North Lebanon, FISTA’s mission is to provide education, vocational training, and professional rehabilitation for persons with disabilities, and to advocate for their rights. FISTA adheres to a strict zero-tolerance policy against any form of gift, favor, or hospitality offered to its staff by suppliers. This policy extends to a firm stance against sexual harassment, exploitation, abuse, and child abuse, with a commitment to thoroughly investigate all allegations and take appropriate disciplinary action when necessary.

FISTA is looking for a psychomotor therapsit under the SHABAKE2 project wich aims to enhance the resilience of civil society organizations in Lebanon to improve crisis prevention and management.

Key Responsibilities

The primary role of Psychomotor Therapist at FISTA is to deliver psychomotor therapy interventions to children and youth with disabilities;

  • Conduct psychomotor therapy interventions to Syrian children/youth with disabilities
  • Fill assessment and session record sheets upon each session
  • Coordinate with the project coordinator and other specialists.
  • Undergo supervision and follow-up sessions
  • Report on the child’s evolution and progress to the project coordination as requested.
  • Conduct awareness sessions for caregivers.
  • Conduct training and workshops for the professional team working within the project.
  • Assess the level of speech impairments/delay, difficulty and set accordingly an individualized Treatment Plan
  • Fill discharge and end of treatment reports upon therapy completion
  • Collaborate with parents through meetings in order to meet desired goals and to evaluate the child's current level, personal areas for development, and capacities.
  • Conduct training sessions in schools increasing the knowledge of the teachers and team in schools about inclusion and topics related to children with disability
  • Develop and customize training sessions for FISTA partners such as NGO’s and other stakeholders.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Psychomotor therapy is required.
  • An experience of at least five years working in therapy and conducting psychomotor therapy sessions.
  • Strong experience working with children with disabilities.
  • Practical experience in providing psychomotor support to children who have various disabilities, using specialized therapeutic techniques and interventions tailored to their specific circumstances.

Soft Skills:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong ability to relate well to others is essential.
  • Communication Skills: Must possess excellent verbal communication and active listening skills.
  • Patience: The ability to remain patient throughout the treatment process.
  • Trustworthiness: Expected to maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Empathy: An understanding and identification with others’ experiences.
  • Critical Thinking Skills: The capacity to accurately diagnose and develop effective treatment plans.
  • Commitment to human rights principles.
  • Respect for the roles and positions of each team member.
  • Flexibility to adapt to special situations or supervisor requests.
  • The ability to work with patients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.


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Last modified: 
03 Jun, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Health, Human Rights & Protection
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, 1 May 2024
Contract Type:
Period of Employment:
April 2025
Please include a brief proposal detailing your requested compensation per session,(Individual/Group session, Awareness session, Parental Guidance, etc.)
Salary Range:
< 800 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
A Bachelor’s degree in Psychomotor therapy is required.
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
Very Good
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • North Lebanon