TSFP Nurse (6)
- Job Description:
Plan International is an independent non-profit organization that advances children’s well-being and equality for girls. Working in building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years and present in 70 countries, Plan International strives for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children while working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners. Plan International is currently updating its Emergency roster sheet for Tigray Emergency Response Project in different emergency response areas and is looking for TSFP Nurses to play a vital role in our mission to archives lasting improvements in the quality of life of deprived children in developing countries
Dimensions of the Role:
The TSFP nurse is expected to conduct activities and has end responsible for:
Plan and implement TSFP activities as outlined in the protocol to achieve objectives of the project.
Throughout the project, work with and ensure transfer of capacity to measurers/registers, FDAs and HEWs in each distribution sites of target woredas for the implementation of the TSFP component.
Ensure that the measurers/registers and FDAs provide quality screening, SF distribution to children 6-59 months in accordance with the MoH and SPHERE standards.
Train and support the measurers/registers and FDAs in severe acute malnutrition case management and referral to OTP according to national/international guidelines.
Ensure each and every admitted child receives adequate and quality medical and nutritional care through existing resources.
Ensure the distribution sites are always and at all times adequately equipped and supplied with the necessary nutritional and other inputs – CSB/Famix, Vegetable Oil, SFP registration book, ration card, nutritional/medical stationeries, distribution materials, weight scale, MUAC etc.
Assist measurers/registers and FDAs in the planning and promotion of awareness creation on health and nutrition key messages dissemination in the community.
Organize quality registration, recording and documentation of patient-related data in the TSFP according to national protocol thereby ensuring accurate data collection and reporting to worded health office and PIE’s project office according to approved formats.
The TSFP nurse is held accountable for the following specific deliverables:
For the coordination of the overall CMAM particularly SFP services within the operational area where community access for quality services
Participate in the organization and delivery of nutritional trainings for health worker and HEWs in the target Woreda.
Ensure that cross cutting issues (disability, gender, HIV & AIDS and Gender) are mainstreamed in all levels of team activities.
Participate in the conduct of nutritional studies and surveys in the woreda.
Respect the dignity of beneficiaries, carers & community members at all levels.
Carryout any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
- Job Requirements:
- Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
- Nursing diploma from a recognized health colleges
- Minimum two year experience with INGO/NGO of Infant and young Child Feeding practices /treatment of malnourished children in nutrition program (TSFP) implementation – case definition and care, clinical management, TSFP management, data collection and compilation, working with counterpart for lasting intervention, training of health workers, etc
- Good knowledge of written and spoken English and Amharic
- High commitment to work with pastoral communities in remote and challenging environments
- Knowledge of good local language (Tigrigna) and experience on pastoral community based project intervention (Emergency Nutrition focused) is an advantageous.
- Work experience in Health Service Extension Program is an asset.
- How To Apply:
- The closing date for the application is March 29, 2021. Qualified candidates should submit the application through www.Ethiojobs.net
This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.
Please note that:
– Applications and CVs written in English will be accepted and
– Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
More information about Plan International can be found on http:// plan-international.org
References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.
As an international child centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.