Nutrition counselors

Vacancy Number:PU-AMI/HR/KUN/001023
Title: Nutrition counselors
Duration:1 Year (12 Months) possibility of extension
Exp.:2018-09-22-(10 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per the Organization salary scale


Organization:PU-AMI |About PU-AMI


Education:Graduated from Grade 12.
Work Experience:At least 1 year experience working with NGO. Years


• Graduated from Grade 12.

• Sensitive to public health issues.

• Priority will be given to those who has already taken nutrition counselling training.

• Willing to go to repeatedly to field.

• Good understanding of Kunar/Nangarhar will be an asset.

• Good communication skills.

• At least 1 year experience working with NGO.

Duties & Responsibilities

General Conditions of Employment:

The employee shall abide to this job description his/her employment contract PU-AMI Afghanistan National Staff Regulations together with its annexes and attachments as well as any rules regulations internal policy that may be adopted by PU-AMI Afghanistan

Work relationship

Work under the responsibility of: MHT Medical Doctor

Supervision of: N/A

In direct cooperation with: MHT health staff. Support departments (Finance HR Logistics Security) in all 3 bases

Responsibilities and particular assignments


 Conduct counseling for pregnant and lactating women and mothers of all under two years children on appropriate infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices.

 Conduct growth monitoring of all under two years children and registering them.

  Conduct anthropometric measurement (weight height and age) MUAC and check edema of all under five children.

 Classification of all under five children in categories of well nourished Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM).

 Refer to proper services based on classification to address nutritional status.

 Conduct regular nutrition education at health facility

 Food demonstration at health facility

 Take part in CHW monthly meeting and ensure nutrition issues are supported

 Preparing the nutrition monthly reports

Submission Guideline

Please note while sending your C.V & Cover letter please mention the vacancy number and position in the subject list application received after the closing date and without subject list will not be taken in consideration. Local applicants from the same province are encourage to apply and will be given priority.
Email: [email protected]
Hard copies of C.V can be submitted to below PU-AMI offices:
PU-AMI Jalalabad: Regi Shahmard Khan Sayeed Kaykhan Shops Street # 1 House# 4 Near to old Justice department.
PU-AMI Kabul office: House No. 278 Road 3 street 8 District 10 Shahr-e-Now- close to ACBAR office-Kabul Afghanistan
PU-AMI Kunar : Asad Abad office Near to Marif Ryasta Haji Taj Mohammad House
Note: Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted.

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