Union Nutrition Supervisors (UNS)_Nutritionist

Job Description

Title: Union Nutrition Supervisors (UNS)_Nutritionist

Company Name: Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED)

Vacancy: 03

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Nutrition Science

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Project briefing: Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) and Community based Management of Acute Severe Malnutrition at Host Community-Cox`s Bazar-ACF and WFP funded.
∎ Managerial Supervisor: Program Coordinator
∎ Technical Supervisor: Upazila Nutrition Coordinator (UNC)
∎ Supervisee: Community Nutrition Worker (CNW) / Community Nutrition Volunteer (CNV)
∎ Location: Kutubdia, Cox`s Bazar.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Ensure CMAM and the medical protocols are implemented in line with the national guideline of NNS
∎ Support CNW undertake clinical and physical examination of all children referred to the CMAM program correctly.
∎ Ensure that all the phases- admission and discharge criteria are followed and program staff understands and implement the protocol.
∎ In collaboration with facility staff ensures all necessary supplies (food and non-food) are requested on time.
∎ Ensure the monitor follow-up absentee, defaulter by CNV through routine outreach activities is effectively maintained.
∎ Support MoFWH staff to ensure that there is high standard of hygiene sanitation in the OTP/TSFP.
∎ Routine OJT to CNW based on the national protocol considering all the criteria of referral mechanism.
∎ Monitor and follow up regular health and nutrition education sessions in collaboration with MoFWH staff in OTP/TSFP.
∎ Assist in the setting up and smooth operation outpatient therapeutic program and supplementary feeding program in the CC and UH&FWC
∎ Sensitization and facilitate the MoHFW staffs and community stakeholders to understand the importance of program and to improve their ability to recognize cause and signs of malnutrition, provide appropriate education to target group and community to help mitigate MN and refer individuals as appropriate.
∎ Facilitate the school Health and Nutrition education session to assign school to improve the food habit and awareness on malnutrition.
∎ Ensure GMP for 0-59 Months children through CNW by regular monitoring, supervision, and technical support.
∎ Reporting
∎ Submit a monthly and weekly statistical report for OTP-TSFP, GMP, and School activity to the Program Coordinator on time
∎ Capacity building
∎ Supervise CNWs s working in the OTP/TSFP at facility level
∎ Facilitate sharing of lessons learned to other partners/stakeholders.
∎ Provide effective coaching and mentoring guidance to the community workers and volunteers so that they can run OTP/TSFP and referral to SC smoothly.
∎ Other Responsibilities
∎ Investigate the causes of non-responding and refer children to Stabilization Centre (SC) or in collaboration with SC staff.
∎ Supervise and monitor CNW for their requisition and distribution.
∎ Facilitate information and lessons sharing with other partners and agencies at union level.
∎ Ensure proper utilization of resources and accountability to the programme.
∎ Coordinate with TCN to ensure comprehensive community outreach and mobilization, health education and treatment are undertaken per the guidelines.
∎ Document and file all relevant information of the targeted group according to Donors requirement.
∎ Respect the dignity of the target group, cares and members of the community
∎ Check that all messages to careers, community groups, leaders and authorities are consistent and fully understood.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age 18 to 35 years
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Previous working experience in CMAM and field level NGO experience is preferable
∎ Ability to communicate very well in English both verbally and in writing
∎ Ability to work flexibly including weekends and willingness to travel and work in rural locations and live in basic conditions.
∎ Competency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and basic communication apps like WhatsApp or Messenger.

Salary: Tk. 49500 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per Organization/project provision.

Application Deadline: 25 Feb 2021

Company Information:
∎ 18 Feb 2021
∎ Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED)
∎ Address : Kayuk Khali Para, Fishery Road, Teknaf, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
∎ Web : www.shedbd.org
∎ Business : SHED - the Society for Health Extension and Development is a renown organization of Bangladesh especially in Cox`s Bazar District was established as the successor to the ICDDR,B Teknaf Station following the closer of the former in September, 1989. The organization has flourished and stepped into one of the reputed Non-Government National Organizations in Bangladesh and engaged in transforming the lives of the community people towards positive changes in selected areas of the country. Currently SHED has been implementing fifteen more projects with Department of Women Affairs DWA of GoB, UN-WFP, UNICEF, HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL, Action Against Hunger, Solidarites International, CARE Bangladesh, USAID, Aroynak Foundation, GIZ in different upazilas of Chittagong and Cox`s Bazar District.

Category: NGO/Development

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