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Medair Job Opportunities 2022

The Medair Job 2022/2023… | Medair Job Portal is now open for new recruitment. Medair recruitment 2022 application form, Closing date, requirements, and guidelines for free here.

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They invited applications from a suitably qualified Kenyan for the 2022/2023 Medair recruitment exercise.  INTERESTED AND SUITABLY QUALIFIED members of the public can apply for any of the positions available at Medair.

Therefore, all Interested and qualified applicants must be Kenyan citizens by birth with no criminal record. Possess a first Degree, not below a Second Class Lower from an accredited university in a related field. … Age of 21 and not more than 35 years by 31st December 2022.

Medair Job 2022/2023

1. Job Title: Nutrition Officer

 

Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the International Committee of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should be given to everyone who is in need, and not be used to further a particular political, social, or religious viewpoint. Our first and last considerations are the needs of the people we serve. We save lives in emergencies and then stay to help people recover from crisis with dignity-working side by side with communities to leave a lasting impact. We do whatever it takes to bring relief where it’s needed most. We provide a range of emergency relief and recovery services: Health care and nutrition. Safe water, sanitation, and hygiene. Shelter and infrastructure. In all we do, we pursue the highest professional standards of quality, accountability, and sustainability. Our experienced teams carry out our projects in close connection with communities, listening to their needs, helping them improve their essential services, and providing them with training for the future.

OVERALL PURPOSE

To improve the nutritional status of the population of Marsabit County through the provision of emergency nutrition services (CMAM)

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PROJECT OVERVIEW

Medair will support MoH health facilities to implement outreach emergency nutrition services for outpatient therapeutic feeding and supplementary feeding for children < 5yrs and pregnant lactating women. Outreach services will be provided to remote, drought affected communities in Marsabit County

FUNCTIONAL LINKS

Internal:

NPM, Project Support and Logistics team; GSO Health and Nutrition Advisor, WASH PM

External:

Liaise with local partners; local authorities, community leaders, members of County Health and Nutrition Departments, health facility and outreach staff, CNVs

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Provide supportive nutrition supervision for the staff in nutrition sites (outreach and facility)
  • Ensure daily collection of project data, compile required reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Provide on job training of nutrition staff of all sites
  • Ensure quality of nutrition activities is in line with standard international guidelines and Kenya IMAM guidelines
  • Liaise with local authorities and communities to assure local acceptance of Medair activities
  • Support quality stock management of nutrition commodities

ACTIVITIES

Medical / Technical:

  • Ensure outreach sites are set up appropriately
  • Provide on job training for local nutrition staff
  • Supervise nutrition activities in all OTP/TSFP sites, both outreach and supported Health Facilities
  • Assist in mobilizing the community to ensure active participation and recruitment of Community Nutrition Volunteers (CNV)
  • Train CNV to share key health seeking and IYCF messages and to provide nutrition screening and referral in the community
  • Communicate with local authorities and community leaders to ensure they have a good understanding of Medair’s programming and interventions.
  • Provide weekly and monthly nutrition reports to Nutrition PM as required
  • Ensure referral systems to Stabilisation Centre, PHC and secondary health care are in place
  • Uphold infection prevention measures according to COVID-19 protocol
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Staff Management:

  • Supporting Nutrition PM in line management as requested.
  • Recruit CNVs at each outreach site to support community nutrition screening and referral, including “Family MUAC”
  • Guide outreach team leaders and head of clinic to deliver quality nutrition services

Quality Management:

  • Complete weekly site supervision of outreach sites including a standardised supervision checklist
  • Provide feedback to the implementing staff and NPM, and devise mechanisms to address identified gaps and where there are areas of improvement
  • Ensure required documentation is in place and complete such as patient nutrition cards
  • Supervise stock management of medicines and nutrition supplies, any other item distributed such as soap. Report any identified fraud cases at site level to the Nutrition Manager.

External Representation

  • Attend coordination meetings if required as requested by NPM
  • Refer to the Nutrition Project Manager (or GSO HN Advisor if NPM unavailable) before making any commitment (verbal or written) on behalf of Medair.

Logistics:

  • Assist HF and outreach sites to prepare stock requests for medicines and nutrition supplies, for approval by the NPM
  • Help ensure appropriate stocks are available at all times for patient caseload
  • Assist in monitoring expiration dates to ensure stocks are utilized prior to their expiration date or the Medair team is notified in advance to utilize in other locations.
  • Link with WASH PM to support coordination of WASH activities in facility and outreach sites
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The candidate should Uphold Medair values at all times and contribute to the wellbeing of the team.

Requirements

QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition, Nursing or Public Health

Work experience

  • 2 years work experience in Nutrition sector and 1 year experience working in a similar position and job location.
  • Experience working with CMAM programming
  • Trained and experience in IMCI

Languages

  • English (oral & written)
  • Swahili (Oral $ written)
  • Knowledge of local language is desirable

 

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 9 November. 2022

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • Medair) DO NOT demand or accept gifts or gratification to offer employment.
  • Do not offer money to anyone before, during or after the recruitment exercise. Any candidate found doing either of these would be summarily disqualified and prosecuted.

CAUTION: Candidates who wants to Apply for this Recruitment should be very sensitive and careful, We advise that Candidates should visit the Recruitment PORTAL or WEBSITE and follow the Steps outlined for Application. DO NOT GIVE MONEY to any agent proving to get you Recruited Please take Note.

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