ROSTER Midwife (Herat, Afghanistan) 155 views

Job Description


  • Reports to Medical doctor in mobile health team Collaborates with: Members of the mobile health team (MHT), and the project staff   Actively contributes to MHT and the project team meeting at sub office and field level.

Summary of Key Functions

  • Provide counselling of pregnant women on danger signs of pregnancy, mother nutrition, preparedness for delivery, pregnancy care services including ante-natal care (ANC, treatment of infection and other basic problems during pregnancy
  • Perform Postnatal Care (PNC) and Neonatal Care (NNC) services to postpartum women and their newborn as well as advice to mothers on breastfeeding, mother nutrition, prevention of infection 
  • Provide mother and child nutrition counselling for lactating mothers including exclusive breast feeding for children 0-5 months and addition of supplementary food for children ages 5-24 months Offer family planning counselling and services to preconception women with specific focus on modern contraceptive methods Work in collaboration with the mobile team members to achieve CARE, and MoHP goal. Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor,


  • Pregnancy and delivery care. To provide skilled birth attendant services to the mothers who cannot attend the health facility, during her worktime Provide at least four time ANC services for each pregnant women during the whole period of pregnancy according to national guideline. Teach danger signs of pregnancy, delivery and postpartum women to each mother during pregnancy and post-partum phases Provide advices to pregnant women and mother in laws about delivery plan and giving birth at nearby health facility
  • post-partum care
  • Provide Postnatal Care (PNC) and Neonatal Care (NNC) services to mother and newborn at least four times after delivery
  • Advice mothers on breast feeding and the importance of colostrum
  • Advice mothers on newborn vaccination
  • Provide counselling on personal hygiene for mother and the new born
  • counselling for lactating mothers on
  • advice to mothers on their own nutrition
  • provision of counselling infant and young child feeding practices
  • encouraging mothers to child vaccination
  • Family Planning Counselling and Services
  • Provide counselling on modern contraceptive methods
  • Provision of the modern contraceptive health items available at MHT

Referring of cases for other methods.


CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need. CARE, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world’s largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty. 

Job Requirements

Core Competencies:

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Able to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and to work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups
  • Work enthusiastically and with patient
  • Culturally flexibility and respect multi-cultural environment

4.2 Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent skills of problem solving and decision making 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Patient counselling and advice
  • Willingness to work under COVID-19 situation, but will be having PPE and IPC measurement provided
  • Technical skills to provide effective safe motherhood services
  • Good team work spirit 
  • Willingness to learn new skills

4.3 Education and working experience

  • Graduated from an accredited/recognized midwifery institute/program with at least two-year work experience in related field, previous BPHS experience is desirable.

 4.4 Languages Skills: Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English language skills is a plus point.

Vacancy Number


No. Of Jobs






Years of Experience

At least two-year work experience in related field, previous BPHS experience is desirable


One year


As per organization salary scale

Submission Guideline

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (  to before the closing date, applications without CARE Standard Job application form will be considered for shortlisting.
  • Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number and Location of province that you apply for in the Subject Line (Midwife HRT-11-2022) otherwise your application will not be considered.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Background check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encourage to apply.

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