Diploma   Multi Location Full Time 918
Date Posted:Sep 24, 2020
Closing Date:Oct 3, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:7
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 - 3 Years
Contract Duration:5 month(s)
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
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

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Reports to Medical doctor in mobile health team

·      Collaborates with: Members of the Mobile Health Team (MHT), and the AHF Project staff 

  • Actively contributes to MHT and AHF Project Team Meeting at field level, field level.

                                          KEY RESULT EXPECTED

1.1 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 the CARE guidelines

·      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

1.2 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

1.3 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

1.4 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 midwifery institute with at least two-year work experience in related field, Previous BPHS experience is desirable Years

 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, Kabul, Balkh
This job is expired


CARE Application Form 2020.doc