TFU Nurse assistant (Local Recruitment)

Vacancy Number:AAH/AFG-2021-090
Title: TFU Nurse assistant (Local Recruitment)
Duration:12 Months with possibility of extension
Exp.: 2021-06-26-(1 Week From now)
Jobs no:6
Salary:As per company salary scale


Organization: Action Against Hunger | About Action Against Hunger
City: Hilmand
Country: AF


Education:Graduated Nurse or Midwife degree or graduated from high school
Work Experience:1 Year Years


Fresh Graduated Nurse or Midwife degree        or  

Graduated Class 12 and minimum health knowledge and experience

At least one year experience on nutrition paediatric activities

 At least one year experience on nutrition paediatric activities

Experience on nutrition activities

Humanitarian spirit

Good organization

Interpersonal and communication skills

Good team interaction and positive attitude

fluent in Local language(Pashto Language is essential)

priority is giving to local (Field Staff)

Duties & Responsibilities

Objective 1: Mix the milk according to the look up tables provided in the guideline  

Closely Communicate with the nurse/Supervisor to identify the treatment phase and type of milk to give to the child.

Calculate the formula of the milks F75 and F100 according to the protocol.

Use the look up tables properly to all types of therapeutic foods (F75 F100 RUTF) per recommended number of feeds.

Respect good hygiene


Objective 2: Distribute the food and supervise the meals :

Ask the mothers to breast feed their children before the meal; for the SST ask the mother to breast feed 30 mn befor the meal time

Check the preparation of the formula ;

Feed the patients on time in the groups and start with those who are most at risk. ;

For the SST support the mothers for the good position of the tube glass and support on BF time

Observe each group before passing to the next and make sure that the mothers hold and feed their children correctly;

Check that the patient is given water each time with the RUTF he is thirsty and evaluate the quantity of water absorbed during the meal ;


Objective 3: Ensure all the milk is taken by the children properly at each phases; Ensure hygiene and sanitation of milk preparation and storage areas with the cleaner

Monitor the quantity taken by the child and report it to the nurse/ supervisor if further action is needed.

Wash and disinfect the room.

Wash the recipients pots and utensils for the preparation of premix ;

Check the rate of chlorine in the water.

Keep the left over milk in safe and clean place


Objective 4: Participate to the measurement

At careening admission and on daily base participle to the measurement of the children


Objective 5: Support on care practice

Provide Food preparation: complementary feeding balance food Mode of preparation food storage and hygiene health education session and practice:

 Care for women:During pregnancy and breastfeeding reproductive and mental health work load and education


Hygiene: Personal children and home hygiene

Breastfeeding and feeding practices...Exclusive breastfeeding weaning complementary food active feeding practices (are they suitable for the child’s psychomotor skills?) adaptation to the family feeding practice (intra-family sharing of food response in case of scarce appetite of the child

Psychosocial care: Adaptation to the developmental steps of the child attention affection autonomy encouragement of exploration and learning protection against violence and bad behaviours.


Objective 6: Reporting to the nurse

Prepare Daily/weekly/monthly reports and submit to the supervisor on time

Participate on technical orientation sessions to other health personnel in the centre.

Communicate any challenges faced during service provision to the line manager

Submission Guideline

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (with three Referees) indicating the vacancy announcement reference to the address: Human Resources Department office or can also be emailed to:

[email protected] no later 26 of June-2021.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum four pages) with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.

In the e-mail subject line please put job title & vacancy number of the position you are applying for otherwise your applications will not be screened.

Do not submit academic certificates with the application. These can be requested if the candidate is selected.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the written test/interview.

Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunity employer.


Action against Hunger is committed to the prevention of risks related to abuse sexual exploitation and the promotion of gender equality and its diversity. The mission Afghanistan encourages the application of the women / men / disabled workers / Senior / others>. Action against Hungers recruitment process is free of charge no compensation of any form shall be requested from a candidate. It reflects the major policies and its charter through its professionalism and impartiality. If you observe behavior in opposition to these values during this process please report it to the appropriate teams.

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