Nutrition Nurse job at HADAAF ( 22 Vacancies)

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 18538
  • Salary According to the HADAAF salary scale and Project budget
  • No. of Opportunity 22
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Qualification Associate
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration One Year
  • Vacancy No. HADAAF-23-020
  • Organization HADAAF
  • Location Khost Paktia

Job Description

Job Description:

The nutrition nurse will be part of the existent BPHS clinics and will work inside of the team. The main responsibility of this position is providing of nutrition services to crowded clinics in Paktia and Khost and FHHs (only in Khost) to under 5 and under 2 years’ children and PLWs. It will help to assess nutritional status of all under 5-year children and pregnant and lactating women.

Duty and Responsibilities:

  • Screen all under five years old children and pregnant and lactating women for acute malnutrition
  • Lead individual and group nutrition counseling sessions tailored to the needs of clients and caregivers
  • Ensure adherence to infection prevention and control measures.
  • Ensure accurate recording of nutrition information in the clinic registers, and timely completion of summary reports.
  • Record and carry out growth monitoring including height, weight, MUAC measurement of all children under two years old.
  • Deliver counseling for mothers/caregivers of all children under two years old on proper IYCF practices, prevention infections and community mobilization.
  • Categorize all the children in Normal, Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM).
  • Distributing of RUTF and RUSF for SAM and MAM diagnosed children and Super-Cereal for PLWs with acute malnutrition.
  • Record all the activities and keep them to prepare weekly and monthly reports.
  • Report daily activities, achievements, success-story/lesson learned and challenges to the team leader on daily basis.


  • Nursing diploma from recognize institute and should be female
  • At least 3 years’ clinical experience in CMAM, primary health care services and work experience in health as emergency response project
  • Fluent in Speaking and writing of national languages
  • Experience working with health information systems

How to Apply

Interested candidate with the required qualification and experience should send their applications along with a cover letter to no later than 31 May 2023.

Applications will not be accepted/considered after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates whose applications meet the above criteria will be considered.

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