Diploma   Multi Location Full Time 676
Date Posted:Nov 10, 2021
Reference:Loc-76-2021Musakhel, Loc-77-2021Nadirshakot, Loc-78-2021Rashidan
Closing Date:Dec 16, 2021
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:3
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 - 23 Years
Contract Duration:18 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Project Based
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About CARE International in Afghanistan:


CARE is a non-governmental, non political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need.

Job Summary:

  • Provide counselling of pregnant women on danger signs of pregnancy, mother nutrition, preparedness for delivery, pregnancy care services including ante-natal care (ANC, treatment of infection and other basic problems during pregnancy
  • Perform Postnatal Care (PNC) and Neonatal Care (NNC) services to postpartum women and their newborn as well as advice to mothers on breastfeeding, mother nutrition, prevention of infection 
  • Provide mother and child nutrition counselling for lactating mothers including exclusive breast feeding for children 0-5 months and addition of supplementary food for children ages 5-24 months
  • Offer family planning counselling and services to preconception women with specific focus on modern contraceptive methods Work in collaboration with the mobile team members to achieve CARE, and MoHP goal.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor,

Duties & Responsibilities:


  1. Pregnancy and delivery care.
  • To provide skilled birth attendant services to the mothers who cannot attend the health facility, during her worktime
  • Provide at least four time ANC services for each pregnant women during the whole period of pregnancy according to national guideline.
  • Teach danger signs of pregnancy, delivery and postpartum women to each mother during pregnancy and post-partum phases
  • Provide advices to pregnant women and mother in laws about delivery plan and giving birth at nearby health facility
  1. post-partum care
  • Provide Postnatal Care (PNC) and Neonatal Care (NNC) services to mother and newborn at least four times after delivery
  • Advice mothers on breast feeding and the importance of colostrum
  • Advice mothers on newborn vaccination
  • Provide counselling on personal hygiene for mother and the new born
  1. counselling for lactating mothers on
  • advice to mothers on their own nutrition
  • provision of counselling infant and young child feeding practices
  • encouraging mothers to child vaccination
  1. Family Planning Counselling and Services
  • Provide counselling on modern contraceptive methods
  • Provision of the modern contraceptive health items available at MHT
  • Referring of cases for other methods.

Job Requirement:

Core Competencies:

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Able to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and to work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups
  • Work enthusiastically and with patient
  • Culturally flexibility and respect multi-cultural environment

4.2 Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent skills of problem solving and decision making 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Patient counselling and advice
  • Willingness to work under COVID-19 situation, but will be having PPE and IPC measurement provided
  • Technical skills to provide effective safe motherhood services
  • Good team work spirit 
  • Willingness to learn new skills

4.3 Education and working experience

  • Graduated from an accredited/recognized midwifery institute/program with at least two-year work experience in related field, previous BPHS experience is desirable.

 4.4 Languages Skills:

Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English language skills is a plus point.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Khost, Ghazni

Submission Guideline:

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (http://www.acbar.org/applicationform) along with updated CV to afgvacancies@care.org before the closing date, applications without CARE Standard Job application form will be considered for shortlisting.
  • Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number and Location of province that you apply for in the Subject Line (Midwife Loc-76-2021Musakhel, Loc-77-2021Nadirshakot, Loc-78-2021Rashidan) otherwise your application will not be considered.
  • Only residence of Khost (Musakhel & Nadirshakot Districts) Ghazni (Rashidan District) can apply for this position.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encourage to apply.
  • CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY (Available at:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy)


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