Nutrition Assistant ( Female only) (Re Announced) (Kabul, Afghanistan) 22 views


Job Description

Job Description Responsibilities: Measure children aged 6-59 months and PLW using MUAC, weight and height Admit children and PLW to the appropriate program (OPD-SAM/OPD-MAM) according to the guidelines Provide health and nutrition education sessions including IYCF messages to the care givers of children under 5 and to PLW attending the nutrition site for treatment Record admissions, follow ups and discharges in the registration book Mark absentees and defaulters on the treatment cards and in the registration book Keep daily records of all supplies issued to nutrition programme beneficiaries (distribution lists) Distribute the appropriate food ration and other supplies to the children and PLW in the feeding programme Track the stock received and distributed and update stock cards at the beginning and end of each day Calculate theoretical stock and compare to physical count at the end of each day to calculate losses Assist with timely stock requests as needed to avoid stock outs Keep working area, equipment, and records clean and tidy Compile daily and weekly reports Take care of all work tools and equipment Provide training in the community to community nutrition promoters and other community members   Profile of Nutrition Assistant Non-negotiable: Education:

  • HSC (Higher Secondary Certificate) IMAM Training or work experience Training in IMAM and/or IYCF

Work Experience: Languages:

  • Intermediate Written and spoken Dari and Pashtu Ability to write basic English (names, numbers etc)

                      Negotiable: Work Experience:

  • Previous working experience with a humanitarian organization Previous work in a nutrition project

Languages:

  • Advanced English spoken and written

  Skills and attributes: Motivation:

  • Desire to serve the communities of Kabul or Mazar-i-Sharif

Team building:

  • Enjoys working in a team Respectful and kind with other staff and beneficiaries

Adaptability:

  • Capacity to be flexible when facing difficult working conditions Able to work well under pressure Able to travel to the field and work in the field  

Management and Leadership:

  • Good communication skills

  Work conditions: This position is based at nutrition sites in urban communities. Each working day starts at the Nutrition Centre in the community and the nutrition assistant is responsible for arriving at the Nutrition Centre on time using their own means of transport.

Background

Operation Mercy is an international relief and development organisation with over 20 years of experience. We are currently working in Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa by serving the poor and marginalized through community development and humanitarian aid projects.

Job Requirements

Profile of Nutrition Assistant Non-negotiable: Education:

  • HSC (Higher Secondary Certificate) IMAM Training or work experience Training in IMAM and/or IYCF

Work Experience: Languages:

  • Intermediate Written and spoken Dari and Pashtu Ability to write basic English (names, numbers etc)

                      Negotiable: Work Experience:

  • Previous working experience with a humanitarian organization Previous work in a nutrition project

Languages:

  • Advanced English spoken and written

  Skills and attributes: Motivation:

  • Desire to serve the communities of Kabul or Mazar-i-Sharif

Team building:

  • Enjoys working in a team Respectful and kind with other staff and beneficiaries

Adaptability:

  • Capacity to be flexible when facing difficult working conditions Able to work well under pressure Able to travel to the field and work in the field  

Management and Leadership:

  • Good communication skills

  Work conditions: This position is based at nutrition sites in urban communities. Each working day starts at the Nutrition Centre in the community and the nutrition assistant is responsible for arriving at the Nutrition Centre on time using their own means of transport.

Vacancy Number

OPM08-2022

No. Of Jobs

6

Gender

Female

Years of Experience

1 year’s work experience

Duration

6 months

Salary

As per organization salary scale

Submission Guideline

Kindly mention the position title and vacancy number in the subject line of your e-mail Nutrition Assistant ( Female only OPM08-2022 ). OPM regrettably cannot respond to individual queries in relation to job or on the status of individual applications due to high numbers of applicants. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

 

Submission Email
recruitment.op.mercy@gmail.com

Submission Email

recruitment.op.mercy@gmail.com



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