Nutrition Assistant at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Kids is the main impartial group for youngsters in want, with applications in over 120 nations. We save youngsters’s lives. We combat for his or her rights. We assist them fulfil their potential. Save the Kids is working in Nigeria as a result of one in 5 youngsters in Nigeria dies earlier than their fifth birthday. About 40% of kids miss out on college and need to work to outlive whereas practically 2 million youngsters have misplaced one or each mother and father to an AIDS-related illness.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Vitamin Assistant

Job Code: 20000651
Location: Borno

Grade: 5

Worker Standing: Mounted Time period

Youngster Safeguarding

  • Stage 3 – The duties of the put up require the put up holder to have common contact with or entry to youngsters or younger individuals.

Position Function

  • This position of the Vitamin Assistant is to supply help to the sphere Assistants/ group vitamin staff within the Mission’s Communities in implementing the vitamin interventions (Neighborhood Administration of Malnutrition [CMAM] and Toddler and Younger Youngster Feeding [IYCF]) whereas integrating with different sectoral interventions.
  • The vitamin Assistant may even work with different businesses offering vitamin providers in guaranteeing linkage of vitamin beneficiaries. All through intervention, the Vitamin Assistant will work in the direction of guaranteeing high quality supply of vitamin interventions within the Mission areas.

Key Deliverables Embrace:

  • Guarantee high quality of vitamin screening for youngsters under-5 performed by Neighborhood Vitamin Mobilizers in goal Communities.
  • Provision of Outreach OTP Companies in goal communities along with the outreach crew.
  • Guarantee high quality of IYCF counselling periods offered particular person degree and group periods
  • With help from the Vitamin Officer, guarantee high quality cooking meals demonstration periods are performed in Mission supported Communities.
  • Be certain that group vitamin interventions (MUAC screening and Referral, IYCF (MSGs, meals demonstrations) and hygiene promotion are built-in
  • Construct capability of CNMs /  subject Assistants and Mom Leaders by offering on-the-job coaching on CMAM and IYCF.
  • Assist in tom-brown program for MAM youngsters.
  • Assist Mission degree vitamin evaluation / surveys as authorized by Donor.
  • Assist high quality knowledge assortment of actions performed within the Communities.
  • Promote growing consciousness of applicable vitamin behaviours in undertaking communities by guaranteeing behaviour change supplies are seen in FFP supported communities and well being amenities.
  • Guarantee high quality and well timed reporting on all areas of implementation
  • Liaise carefully with the MEAL crew in order to grasp the undertaking outcomes
  • Assist the event of case research and success tales from programme implementation.
  • Every other extra accountability as communicated by the supervisor
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{Qualifications}  Expertise and Expertise

  • Diploma in Vitamin, Well being, Public Well being or any associated fields.
  • Will need to have completed NYSC
  • Expertise in Vitamin and group based mostly programming shall be an added benefit
  • Familiarity with the Humanitarian context.
  • Wonderful communication abilities and a willingness to be respectful, type, delicate and empathize with all beneficiaries and their caregivers
  • Good communication abilities (verbal and written).
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Understands Hausa and Kanuri / Shuwa
  • Acceptable IT Expertise
  • Robust interpersonal abilities.

Expertise and Behaviours (SCI Values in Observe)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making choices, managing sources effectively, reaching and position modelling Save the Kids values.
  • Works carefully and constructively with many colleagues in any respect ranges and throughout cultures, influencing successfully whereas having little formal authority and to carry friends accountable to ship on their duties.
  • Sensitivity to the wants of a variety of stakeholders and capable of steadiness conflicting pursuits to create shared targets.
  • A proactive and versatile strategy to work.

Ambition:

  • Units bold and difficult targets for themselves, takes accountability for their very own private improvement.
  • Proactive, ahead thinker who is ready to plan forward and anticipate necessities and issues

Collaboration:

  • Maintains a relaxed disposition and constructive outlook when working beneath strain.
  • Self-motivated and capable of work with a excessive diploma of autonomy in addition to with others.
  • Absolutely appreciates of the worth of cooperation, each internationally and inside a crew.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and modern options and cuts away paperwork and encourages an entrepreneurial strategy.
  • Thinks creatively and strategically and interprets technique into sensible motion.
  • Analyses complicated info from completely different sources and to synthesise this info into coherent briefs and communication paperwork.

Integrity:

  • Trustworthy, encourages openness and transparency, builds belief and confidence. Shows constant and glorious judgement.
  • Robust interpersonal and negotiation abilities with confirmed expertise of relationship administration with stakeholders.
  • Ardour and dedication to the values of Save the Kids.

Utility Closing Date

twenty eighth October, 2020.

Methods to Apply

and certified candidates ought to:
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  • Save the Kids is dedicated to making sure that each one our personnel and programmes are completely protected for youngsters.
  • We undertake rigorous procedures to make sure that solely individuals appropriate to work with youngsters are allowed to hitch our group and all candidates will, subsequently, be topic to this scrutiny.
  • We have to preserve youngsters protected so our choice course of displays our dedication to the safety of kids from abuse.
  • Candidates are suggested that Save the Kids Worldwide doesn’t require any fee or expense throughout your complete recruitment course of. Any request on this route must be instantly reported as it’s opposite to the values and practices of our group.
  • Because of the quantity of functions acquired, Save the Kids might not present suggestions to all candidates. Solely shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • Certified candidates are inspired to use as quickly as potential, as functions shall be reviewed as acquired. Save the Kids reserves the proper to vary the time limit, if thought of crucial.

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