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Position: Nutrition Officer Gorro
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Gorro - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Major Responsibility

  • Supporting woredas and PHCU in planning and conducting nutrition screening activities;
  • Ensuring the existence of functional referral pathways and linkages between communities and HF and vice versa;
  • Promoting the availability of services to which beneficiaries can be referred, training of staff in nutrition screening and referral services;
  • Ensuring that HFs are equipped with minimum supplies needed for nutrition screening activities, (e.g. MUAC tapes, registration and reporting format, referral forms, guidelines, etc.);
  • Promoting and supporting community mobilization and sensitization activities towards nutrition screening programs.
  • Support and assist Woreda Health Offices and PHCUs in the piloting of the Family MUAC approach.
  • Implement and provide technical support for TSFP (food distribution), Site preparation (IDPs), and mobilization of community, and nutritional screening for both host & IDPs
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision and provide technical support on stabilization Center and Outpatient Therapeutic Program sites every week;
  • Ensure linkage of OTP discharges, MAM children, and acutely Malnourished PLW to the distribution of protection and TSF ration (If applicable);
  • Print, laminate and provide the necessary OTP/SC guidelines and protocols for running OTP/SC, photocopy for other related activities;
  • Protect, promote, and support the Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) program in the health system, including health facilities with due emphasis on enhancing the availability and integration of IYCF counseling services in coordination with IYCF team members.
  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Lookup table, report format, tally sheet, Plump nut, and drug stock control balance form).
  • Ensure the integration of IYCF to CMAM programming through the strengthening of psychosocial & emotional sites & IYCF promotion & counseling with assigned team members

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • BSc degree in Public Health/ Clinical Nursing/Nutrition and related health field of study preferred from accredited universities or health colleges

Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum three years of working experience with NGOs in the CMAM program;

Certificates on:

  • Acute malnutrition 2019 revised guideline training
  • Revised 2019 IMAM guideline, and IYCF-E training
  • Integrated Pharmaceuticals Logistics System (IPLS)
  • Trained on the Family MUAC approach and TSFP/MAM

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Knowledge, training, and experience in the management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication
  • Demonstrated skills in CMAM program planning, implementation, and monitoring. Experience in cascading family MUAC approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good human relations skills.
  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  • Willingness to work in SC, OTP & TSFP centers

Language Requirements

  • English and knowledge of the local language are advantageous

World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

Disclaimer: World Vision Ethiopia is a reputable organization that values transparency and fairness in its recruitment process and does not solicit any money for any job application. We encourage all job seekers to be cautious of any job ads that require payment or personal information upfront. If you have any questions or concerns about our job ads or recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only