Nutrition Counsellor

High School   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 872
Date Posted:Apr 10, 2018
Closing Date:Apr 16, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:26
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range: - 16911 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:2 months
Required Languages:96,66


Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was created in France in 1979. ACF has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, water and sanitation and Mental Health fields since 1995.

Job Summary:

To support public nutrition intervention in Kabul urban public Health Facilities

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Being a female

Fluent in Dari and Pashto
Communication and interpersonal skills
Enthusiastic and team player
Dependable and autonomous

Duties & Responsibilities:

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

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

3. Conduct anthropometric measurement (weight, height and age), MUAC and check oedema of all under five children.

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

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

6. Conduct regular nutrition education at health facility

7. Food demonstration at health facility

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

9. Preparing the nutrition monthly reports

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


At least 12 grade school graduate

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