Nutrition Screener Job at HADAAF With 14000 AFN Salary Monthly

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  • Post Date : September 17, 2023
  • Apply Before : September 23, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 118676
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Degree High School Diploma
  • Salary 14000
  • Province or State khost
  • Vacancy Number HADAAF-23-046

Job Description


HADAAF is a National NGO, established in April 2006, registered with MoE under registration No. 514. HADAAF is working with Health, WASH, Nutrition, livelihood and Child protection but mainly involved, working in health/nutrition sector since 2007. HADAAF have experience in implementation of BPHS and other vertical health support projects of long and short duration. HADAAF implemented BPHS in Nuristan and Zabul provinces in partnership with IMC (2007-2011) and Cordaid (2013-2019) respectively. HADAAF also implemented long term health support projects (Support to CBHC, PPP, Nutrition, integrated WASH and Nutrition, malaria/TB control and capacity buildings of health staff) in Urozgan, Nuristan, and Kunar provinces. Currently HADAAF is implementing health projects (Mobile Health Teams, Mobile Health and Nutrition teams, Fixed PHC, CBNP, C-WIFS & MNP and Covid-19 response support) projects in Nangarhar, Balkh, Khost, Paktia, Ghazni and Helmand provinces.

HADAAF has adapted a strategic approach of partnership and collaboration throughout its program implementation. Thus far, HADAAF has implementing projects/programs in partnership with MoPH, IMC, UNICEF, WHO, FHI 360, Health Net TPO, UNDP, Save the Children International, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, Johanniter International Assistance and Cordaid in Nuristan, Urozgan, Ghor, Farah, Kunar, Laghman Kabul and Khost provinces. This collaborative approach has enabled HADAAF to get access to hard-to-reach areas and implement quality service delivery.

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Nutrition Screener will be part of existing overcrowded BPHS clinics in targeted districts of provinces. The main responsibility of this position is screening of under 5 and under 2 years’ children and PLWs in the targeted clinics. It will help to assess the nutritional status of all under 5-year children and pregnant and lactating women.

Major Area of Responsibilities:

  • Conduct systematic screening to all U5 children (Edema, MUAC, Height and Weight) and PLW (MUAC & Edema).
  • Conduct growth monitoring for all children U2 coming to the OPD-SAM and OPD-MAM services once in a month.
  • Maintain and update the screening, OPD-MAM and OPD-SAM register books on a daily basis
  • Conduct appetite test to all MAM and SAM children that need to be admitted in the program
  • Conduct health education sessions for mothers/caregivers of all children admitted in the program
  • Classification of all U5 children in categories of well-nourished and Acute Malnutrition (SAM and MAM).

Additional Job Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time which are reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experiences working in nutrition activities
  • Patience, good relations with other people, good capacity to work in a team, precision, work under stressful situation.
  • Ability to manage staff according to local culture
  • Fluent in Pashto
  • High flexibility on the location area
  • Good team management and positive attitude
  • Knowledge of intervention area is a plus

Education Experience:

  • Graduate medical nurse, midwife or public health from recognized institute (Female)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the field of health and nutrition

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidate with the required qualification and experience should send their applications along with a cover letter to rohullahahmadzai663@gmail.com no later than 22 September 2023.

Contact Numbers: +93786243900

Applications will not be accepted/considered after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates whose applications meet the above criteria will be considered.
Note: Applicant should mention the Vacancy Number in the Subject line of the E-mail.

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