Nutrition and IYCF Assistant at Action Against Hunger

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    Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Nutrition and IYCF Assistant
      2. Health Assistant
      3. WASH PHP / NFI Assistant
    • Method of Application

    Nutrition and IYCF Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification OND
    • Experience 1 year
    • Location Yobe
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: Nutrition and IYCF Officer

    Job Summary

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is recruiting for a Nutrition and IYCF Assistant who will represent AAH and the program within the community, Implement the nutrition CMAM & behavior change activities.

    Responsibilities

    • Create awareness and sensitize the community on CMAM practices, IYCF, malnutrition, and the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
    • Participate in the screening of children less than five years, referral and follow up of malnourished beneficiaries at the community level.
    • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM, IYCF with support from MOH, community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level.
    • Coordinate all activities very closely and in collaboration with MOH and other key stakeholders.
    • Ensure timely submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and MUAC screening data & reports to nutrition officers for compilation.
    • Organize and lead the formation of Mother to Mother Support Groups
      for IYCF with the support of IYCF/Nutrition Officer.

    Requirements

    • Minimum Diploma in a Nutrition or Community-based programming or related field.
    • Minimum 1-year work experience in humanitarian contexts.
    • Demonstrated knowledge in Nutrition/Health and WASH programming and community engagement;
    • Capacity to work in a team of diverse culture;
    • Result-oriented with strong organization, communication and planning skills;
    • Fluency in English (both written and spoken skills) and proficiency with local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
    • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
    • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

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    Health Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification OND
    • Experience 1 year
    • Location Yobe
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: WASH PHP/NFI Officer

    Job Details

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for a Health Assistant to join our team in our Yobe office.
    • This person will provide technical support to the  Health Officer for the effective implementation of the health component of the multi-sectoral project, particularly in the management of childhood illness, COVID -19 and CMAM in Bade, Yobe State.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist the health officer and respective hospital authorities, conduct training needs assessment for the PHC staff in the respective health facilities on the CMAM and IMNCI.
    • Facilitate and organize training on CMAM and IMNCI for the relevant Health Workers (HWs) based on the findings from the training assessment.
    • Conduct regular monitoring and supervision visits to all Action Against Hunger supported Clinics and CMAM outreaches to ensure good quality of services.
    • Follow up with HWs at the respective Clinics and OTPs to ensure the staff sends the stock reports (medicine and therapeutic products) to the respective authorities on a monthly basis.
    • Assist the health Officer to prepare and organize regular coordination meetings with SNO, relevant hospital authorities, and HWs on the issue of CMAM In-Patient management.
    • Work closely with the HWs in hospitals and OTP sites as well as CVs for an effective follow up of children discharged from the hospitals to the health facilities for a better continuation of the CMAM treatment.   

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Science with a major in Nursing, community health, or Nutrition. 1-year experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential, IMNCI, and CMAM approach.
    • Must an indigene and reside in Bade or Nguru LGA
    • Previous experiences in CMAM programming.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information.
    • Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well-integrated into the local community
    • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English.

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
    • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
    • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

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    WASH PHP / NFI Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification OND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Yobe
    • Job Field Medical / Healthcare&nbsp , NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Location: Bade, Yobe
    Direct Line Manager: WASH PHP/NFI Officer

    Details

    • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for WASH PHP/NFI Assistant to join our team in our Yobe office.
    • This person will provide technical support to undertake hygiene promotion related activities and non-food items distribution to affected populations, the person should be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities e.t.c.

    Responsibilities

    • Carry out safe hygiene promotion on COVID-19 prevention, control, and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities for awareness-raising sessions.
    • Mobilize communities to adopt safe hygiene practices as promoted by the project (latrine construction, handwashing facilities, and practice environmental cleanliness).
    • Provide technical support to the WASH PHP/NFI officer in conducting visits to the community (schools, homes, health facilities, etc.) to identify gaps in terms of hygiene, sanitation, and use of water.
    • Engage in the preparation of training modules for good hygiene promotion on COVID-19 prevention and control in the communities and health facilities.
    • Assist the WASH PHP/NFI officer in developing teaching tools adapted to different audiences such as; songs, role games, meetings, training courses for hygiene and health promotion including COVID-19 prevention and control message

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of National Diploma in Health, Hygiene, and Sanitation field, with 2 years’ experience in the related field.
    • Previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization;
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited;
    • Capacity to work in a diverse team
    • Fluency in English and Hausa;

    Remuneration

    • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
    • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.
    • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.

    Method of Application

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    Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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