Nurse for nutrition clinics

Vacancy Number:
Title:Nurse for nutrition clinics
Duration: 8 Months
Exp.: 2015-09-10-(3 Yearss Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: Medair | About Medair
City: Kandahar
Country: AF


Work Experience:2 Years




Vocational qualification

Certificate of nursing or equivalent medical training


Work experience

2 years relevant post graduate experience

Nutrition training / experience


Fluent written and spoken Pashtu

Basic written English

English language skills -  spoken and written







·         Motivation

·         Highly motivated to work for the needs of poor communities in a challenging setting

·         Maintain punctuality and work the hours contracted


·         Team building

  • Able to prioritise and manage time
  • Able to communicate clearly with team members, beneficiaries, communities and line manager
  • Respectful and patient attitude


·         Adaptability

·         Willing to travel and work in a urban or rural setting

  • Respect rural and nomadic communities and behave in a manner appropriate to their conservative culture

·         Flexible and willing to perform other tasks in order to facilitate programme operation


Duties & Responsibilities

1.To accurately screen and appropriately treat beneficiaries in the nutrition program by adhering to national procedural guidelines
2. To manage the required stock (food, medications, equipment) accountably, following local procedural guidelines
·         Effectively work as part of mobile nutrition teams in Kandahar city, following all the procedural and security protocols provided
·         Accurately screen and admit appropriate beneficiaries into the nutrition program according to national guidelines
·         Examine and provide appropriate treatment and care to severely and moderately malnourished children under 5, according to IMAM guidelines
·         Provide accurate and timely documentation and reports, assisting the data entry assistant as required
·         Oversee the requesting, distribution and return of nutrition stock (food, medications, equipment) and accurately complete the stock management protocols/forms
·         Provide nutrition and IYCF health promotion messages as part of the mobile nutrition team outreach in accordance with agreed messaging
·         Provide accurate and appropriate follow up including assessment and treatment of all beneficiaries
·         Provide support and mentorship to the community based Nutrition Extension Workers, and liaise before and after each site visit to identify the beneficiaries who require community level follow up
·         Ensure all CMAM and IYCF guidelines are followed and IEC and other documents are visible in the clinics

Submission Guideline

Interested applicants should forward their CV and motivation letter in English, including their qualifications and relevant experience to perform the job by 10th September 2015 To   [email protected]
the email subject line should include the following:
 “Nutrition Nurse” Vacancy # Medair_KHR_87 otherwise your application will not be considered    
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Email: [email protected]