Company Name:* World Vision Ethiopia

Posted Date: 2024-04-11

Deadline: 2024-04-15

Job Type: Contract

Salary: N/A

#Health Care

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Job Description

Number of employees required : Three

Major Responsibility

  • Supporting woredas and PHCU in planning and conducting nutrition screening activities;
  • Ensuring existence of functional referral pathways and linkages between communities and HF and vice versa;
  • Promoting the availability of services to which beneficiaries can be referred, training of staff in nutrition screening and referral services;
  • Ensuring that HFs are equipped with minimum supplies needed for nutrition screening activities, (e.g. MUAC tapes, registration and reporting format, referral forms, guidelines etc.);
  • Promoting and supporting community mobilization and sensitization activities towards nutrition screening program.
  • Support and assist Woreda Health Offices and PHCUs in the piloting of Family MUAC approach.
  • Implement and provide technical support for TSFP (food distribution), Site preparation (IDPs), and mobilization of community, and nutritional screening for both host & IDPs
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision and provide technical support on stabilization Center and Outpatient Therapeutic Program sites every week;
  • Ensure linkage of OTP discharges, MAM children, and acutely Malnourished PLW to distribution of protection and TSF ration (If applicable);
  • Print, laminate and provide the necessary OTP/SC guide lines and protocols for running OTP/SC, photocopy for other related activities;
  • Protect, promote and support Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) program in the health system, including health facilities with due emphasis on enhancing the availability and integration of IYCF counselling services in coordination with IYCF team members.
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plump nut and drug stock control balance form).
  • Ensure the integration of IYCF to CMAM programming through strengthening of psychosocial & emotional sites & IYCF promotion & counseling with assigned team members

Job Requirements

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities or health colleges

Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in CMAM program;

    Certificates on:

    • Acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training
    • Revised 2019 IMAM guideline, and IYCF-E training
    • Integrated Pharmaceuticals Logistics System (IPLS)
    • Trained on Family MUAC approach and TSFP/MAM

    Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

    • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
    • Demonstrated skills in CMAM program planning, implementation and monitoring. Experience in cascading family MUAC approach.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    • Good human relation skills.
    • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours

    Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

    • Willingness to work in SC, OTP & TSFP centers

    Language Requirements

    • English and knowledge of local language is advantageous

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants can send their updated CVs using the following link:https://worldvision.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/WorldVisionInternational/job/Tigray-Region-Ethiopia/Nutrition-Officer_JR31202

    World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries, and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

    Disclaimer: World Vision Ethiopia is a reputable organization that values transparency and fairness in its recruitment process and does not solicit any money for any job application. We encourage all job seekers to be cautious of any job ads that require payment or personal information upfront. If you have any questions or concerns about our job ads or recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

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