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  • Post Date:December 19, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 2 Years
    Gender Female
  • Industry Health Care
    Qualification Diploma
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number IRW-036-2022
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About Islamic Relief Worldwide :

Founded: 2015

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is an international, non-profitable, non-governmental humanitarian relief organization with its head quarter in Birmingham, UK. It enjoys consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for International Red Cross and red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief. Islamic Relief has been working in Afghanistan for more than 23 years, providing emergency relief and implementing life-changing development projects for some of the most vulnerable people in the country. Islamic Relief set up our first Afghanistan office in 1999. Since then, IRA continued providing assistances in emergency relief, food security, livelihood, education, health, nutrition, shelter, orphan sponsorship, Ramadan and Qurbani programmes.

Job Summary:

Under the Direct Supervision of Medical Doctor, the Incumbent will perform the following Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Midwife is responsible for the implementation of health and nutrition activities through Community Health Points, mothers’ groups and community awareness. In particular, she needs to provide basic healthcare for mothers, Antenatal Care and Postnatal Care, nutrition awareness for mother and children. She will also facilitate community awareness. She will maintain coordination with local elders, community, and stakeholders. She will provide needful support to Medical Doctor.
  • Manage Health Service Point in community.
  • Provide primary healthcare services for mother and children.
  • Maintain and update mothers’ and children database for the targeted areas.
  • Provide maternal healthcare service for mother and children on regular basis in the targeted areas.
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected, and that all consultations are conducted in a dignified and respectful manner
  • Provide psychosocial support the patients based on need.
  • Provides antenatal and postnatal care in line with relevant standards and protocols
  • Maintain linkage with existing government and non-government service centres and facilitate to establish referral pathway for critical cases.
  • Conduct Screening to identify SAM and MAM children in the targeted areas.
  • Arrange Nutrition Camp and community mobilization activities related with health and nutrition.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and provide guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions
  • Provide support and mentorship to Community Health and Nutrition Workers.
  • Implement outreach activities with the team to access ‘hard to reach’
  • Work with and support Community Health and Nutrition Worker to provide health promotion, community mobilization and awareness raising
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with local communities, local government agencies and other agencies.
  • Hold meetings with local communities and represent the program in local stakeholder meetings
  • Maintain collaboration with PBHS and EPHS.
  • Prepare monthly progress report and submit in a timely manner.
  • Any other official task assigned by line manager.

Job Requirement:

·      Education:

·      Graduated from midwifery institute

·      Experience:

·      At least 2 years’ experience in the relevant field

·      Fluent in local languages English is advantage.

·      Previous MCH experience is desirable

·      Previous BPHS experience is desirable














·      Willingness to learn new skills·      Good team-work spirit

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guidelines: Interested and qualified national candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their motivation and updated CV to the following link:

Midwife in Kabul (jobs.af)/apply

The closing date for accepting applications is 29 December 2022.

Please clearly state the Vacancy Announcement number and title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview.