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Midwife

CARE AFGHANISTAN
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Position Title: Midwife

2022-11-26        Kabul       Full Time        108

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: CARE-AF-0405
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul District 12/Bagrami
Organization: CARE AFGHANISTAN
Years of Experience: At least two-year work experience in related field, Previous BPHS experience is desirable Years
Contract Duration: Feb 15, 2023
Gender: Female
Education: Graduated from midwifery institute
Close date: 2022-11-26

About CARE AFGHANISTAN:

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 Descriptions:

SUMARRY OF JOB DESCRIPTION:       

  • 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
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor,
  • 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.
    • 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 

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 midwifery institute with at least two-year work experience in related field, Previous BPHS experience is desirable Years

 4.4 Languages Skills:

Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English Language skills is a plus point.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (ACBAR: Application Form) along with updated CV to afg.vacancies@care.org.
  • Applications after the closing date (12:00 AM) and without CARE Application form will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Midwife CARE-AF-0405 Kabul) 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.
  • People with Physical Disabilities and Women are highly encourage to apply.
  • CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY (Available at:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy)

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