Community Midwife MHT (Nuristan, Afghanistan) 51 views

Job Description

Scope of work: The Community midwife / female nurse works in Mobile Psychosocial Team to predominantly provide awareness on basic health messages, GBV, human rights provide first aid service, referral to the health facilities and support Psychosocial Counsellor in identification of GBV survivor and to provide Survivor Centred Care to the survivors. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • provide awareness on basic health messages , GBV , human rights  provide first aid service , referral to the health facilities and support Psychosocial Counsellor in  identification of  GBV survivor and to provide Survivor Centred Care to the survivors Provide medical first aid support to the GBV survivor in Women Girls Spaces  WGFSs Conduct psychosocial counselling sessions with individuals and provide psychosocial support and assistance to GBV survivors. Ensure informed consent before providing medical and psychosocial assistance to GBV survivors and their children. Ensure Safe Referral of GBV survivors to the nearby health facilities and Family Protection Centre in case of need. Demonstrate and ensure highest quality of culturally sensitive GBV education in the targeted communities on Child/early marriage, Force marriage, Family Planning and other relevant topics. Provide information on available protection and GBV services and assistance to GBV survivors. Keeping records by filling GBV IMS tools, Case Intake Forms, authorization letter and consent forms and keep them confidential. Working in a team and ensure that problems are identified in the initial stages and solved those amicably.  Provide support to the Protection Officer / Trainer Officer with adequate information, weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting and problem solving. Attending all relevant meetings requested by supervisor relevant to the project goals. Assist in other duties requested by the supervisor.


Leadership: Has the ability to engage in leadership and coordination. Problem solving: Provides solutions to problems. Research: Researches, analyzes and seeks information to respond better to his/her work and projects. Relationships: Has good interpersonal relationships with (community leaders, supervisors, GBV Focal Points, and other actors etc.). Adaptability: Easily adapts to the work routine, adaptability to live and interact with project staff and counterparts, capacity and ability to live and / or work in environments where projects are implementing. Professionalism: Has the knowledge and understanding of project implementation strategies and approaches, SOPs and project monitoring systems. Ability to think critically, work under pressure, meet commitments/deadlines, and show persistence in facing challenges. Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others and shows real commitment to maintaining open communication with the client and team members. Teamwork: Committed to working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve project tasks for the team. Willing to learn from others and open to giving and receiving feedback. Focus on the Client: Seeks to understand problems from the clients’ point of view, identifies clients’ needs and finds appropriate solutions. Flexibility/adaptability: This requires the candidate to have the sufficient capacity to adapt to the IMC work methodology as well as to different work environments (office and field) that the candidate might have later during a mission. Proactively: It requires the capacity to take initiative in the development of technical and creative actions which improves results. Important Point: You will be asked to travel or can be deployed in anywhere within the program area to perform services. There may be some insecure areas where you may need to travel and perform the activity without any hesitation in coordination with security department.   


International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief programs. IMC is carrying out medical relief services in several provinces of Afghanistan.

Job Requirements

  • Graduated from registered midwifery/ nursing school or relevant educational institutions. Minimum 2 years of experience working with government and/or NGOs in health care provision, psychosocial counselling or GBV programs, community based programs in the fragile environment/region. Good coordination, networking, inter-personal and relationship building skills, and diplomacy. Good communication and liaison skills with community and all staffs. Good capacity and analysis of conflict management in order to provide advises to the population. Written and spoken English is a plus. To be able to propose solutions to the identified problems/challenges. Flexibility is requested regarding the working hours and the live in community after the working hours.


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You are kindly requested to send your written CV or resume through email and mention the vacancy number of the position in the subject line. Application received after the closing date and without subject line (vacancy number) will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for written test/interview. Interested candidates should send their application to the following email address: Email: Important: To ensure an open, transparent staff selection process pleases certify in your application form that I have no relative or personal relationship with International Medical Corps employees if yes, please disclose the Name, Position and Relation, otherwise your CV will be not considered for shortlist TOP: International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document.  BOTTOM: Website for reporting misconduct: Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review
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