|Date Posted:||Jan 30, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Feb 4, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||Fresh|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About World Vision International Afghanistan:
Train CHWs and Women support group members on Home based Live Saving Skills (HBLSS). Supervise and monitor the implementation of HBLSS activities in rural villages of Herat Province, Afghanistan
Duties & Responsibilities:
ïƒ˜ Responsible to train CHWs and women support group members on HBLSS.
ïƒ˜ Provide training to CHWs and women support groups on Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices (IYCF).
ïƒ˜ Lead community mobilization activities related to HBLSS, maternal and newborn care activities that are conducted at the community level.
ïƒ˜ Provide guidance on the establishment of women support groups to support HBLSS implementation.
ïƒ˜ Sensitize the community members on HBLSS, safe maternal and newborn care.
ïƒ˜ Ensure the effective implementation of HBLSS at the community level.
ïƒ˜ Conduct frequent monitoring and supervision to HBLSS implementation sites
ïƒ˜ Compile monthly reports and provide feedbacks to CHWs and women support group members
ïƒ˜ Attend monthly review meetings with CHWs, Midwives, CHS and Village health shuras
ïƒ˜ Prepare monthly activity plan regarding HBLSS, maternal and newborn care referring the project documents
ïƒ˜ Responsible to participate to the community based program particularly supervision of health posts and female CHWs
ïƒ˜ Execute other activities instructed by Project Manager
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
ïƒ˜ Diploma in nursing or Midwife with more than four years of experience in maternal and newborn care program
ïƒ˜ Experience in MNCH programs and community mobilization activities
ïƒ˜ Skills in carrying out monitoring and supervision of MNCH programs at the community level
ïƒ˜ Good interpersonal, communication skills and desire to train community members
ïƒ˜ The post-holder is expected spend 80% of the time in field coordinating, providing guidance and monitoring of HBLSS implementation
ïƒ˜ Commitment to World Vision core values and mission statement
ïƒ˜ Working knowledge of English
ïƒ˜ Computer literate