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Female Nutrition Counselor

HealthNet TPO
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Position Title: Female Nutrition Counselor

2022-11-27        Laghman       Full Time        44

Job Location: Laghman
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per org salary policy
Vacancy Number: HNTPO-11-22-22/004
No. Of Jobs: 2
City: Farashghan CHC,Paytak BHC
Organization: HealthNet TPO
Years of Experience: One year
Contract Duration: Project Base
Gender: Female
Education: Graduated from 12th grade and should be local resident
Close date: 2022-11-27

About HealthNet TPO:

HealthNet TPO is a Netherlands based not for profit, non-governmental organization founded on the principle that access to affordable quality health care is a basic human right. HealthNet TPO works with interdisciplinary professionals to develop and implement innovative, culturally appropriate, evidence based public health interventions with a focus on: innovative development of health systems, mental health and psychosocial care, long and short term training of health workers, control of communicable diseases (including malaria), and health financing schemes. HealthNet TPO offers ground-breaking and unconventional solutions that foster self-reliance and promote sustainable health care that is accessible to all.

 HealthNet TPO in Afghanistan aims to improve the health status of the people in Afghanistan by supporting the local communities and the Government of Afghanistan in the development of a sustainable health care system.  HealthNet TPO is working in Afghanistan since 1994, implementing integrated health projects managed mainly by national staff and supported technically by expatriate staff from the headquarter office. HealthNet TPO Afghanistan is providing Primary Health Care, Mental Health and psychosocial services, fighting malaria and supporting Mother & Child Health Care in terms of providing training for Community Midwifes and to conduct operation research. Health Net TPO is currently implementing projects in 22 provinces and the major program it implements are Malaria Control program,SEHATMANDI projects in four provinces, nutrition,  Mental Health and Psychosocial program through a community system strengthening approach.

Job Descriptions:

  • Guiding the caregivers and relaying the important messages to them on proper usage of the foods. Repeat in the follow up visit date and time to mothers to ensure they understand.
  • Take care of mobile team equipment’s (Measuring board, Scale , Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) tapes &wooden plate for Scale)
  • Growth monitoring of all U2 year children and using relevant tools for measuring
  • Optimal IYCF and maternal nutrition counselling of all caregivers and nutrition education sessions
  • Planning, organizing and giving Nutrition education to caregivers of children receiving nutrition services
  • Giving IYCF specific counseling to U2 children's' mothers
  • Focus group discussion between group of mothers of well-nourished children and malnourished children
  • Giving specific counseling to the mothers of SAM and MAM children regarding proper complementary feeding in different stages of life
  • Counseling to pregnant and lactating women for getting additional food.
  • Encouraging mothers to receive Iron Folic Acid (IFA) during lactation and pregnancy.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduated from 12th grade and should be local resident 

  •  At least one year working experience in BPHS/EPHS in the nutrition field

  • Knowledge of local languages, good communication and counselling skills

Submission Guidelines:

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their CVs along with an application letter, please attached your Educational documents to: habib.momenhntpo@gmail.com

Please ensure to mention the position you are applying for, in the subject line of your E-mail

Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration.

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