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Nutrition Assistant

Palabek Kal

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Palabek Kal
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Nutrition
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date:

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Working under the guidance of the Nutrition Officer; The Nutrition assistant will be responsible for the day to day implementation of Integrated nutrition interventions .i.e. IMAM done by running Selective feeding program (SFP), Outpatient therapeutic care (OTC), blanket supplementary feeding program (BSFP), emergency screening, nutrition surveillance and assessment including Mass Screening, Promotion of Maternal infant and young child nutrition (MIYCN through the Community Health Volunteers. He/she will be responsible for day to day data compilation

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementation of the emergency nutrition response in the selected location while ensuring adherence to the stipulated protocol
  • Implementation of outpatient therapeutic program of severely acute malnourished children under-fives.
  • Implementation of outpatient therapeutic program of severely acute malnourished children under-fives.
  • Implementation of supplementary feeding of the moderately malnourished under-fives , pregnant and Lactating women
  • Implement comprehensive Maternal Infant and young Child nutrition and Baby friendly community initiatives (BFCI) approaches
  • Support capacity building and OJT for Nutrition refugee staff and VHTs through identification of capacity gaps and carrying out refresher trainings
  • Support the systematic delivery of health and nutrition education messages to the community and facility level.
  • Monitor and review nutrition supplies and equipment movements such as deliveries, storage, transport and utilization at the site level
  • Offer nutrition support through counseling to individuals with medical complications including comprehensive care clinic clients
  • Conduct Mass screening for children under-fives regularly in collaboration with community health volunteers.
  • Compile and submit donor and IRC Nutrition program weekly, biweekly and monthly report of all activities implemented.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor
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