Nutrition Nurse (Samangan)

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Nutrition Nurse (Samangan)

  • Post Date:December 21, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 2 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Health Care
    Qualification Diploma
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 10
    Vacancy Number IRW-BLK-025-2022
    Location Samangan
Job Description

About Islamic Relief Worldwide:

Founded: 1992

Islamic Relief Worldwide – Afghanistan Country Office (IRW) is an international non-profitable Non-governmental humanitarian relief organization with its headquarter in UK-Birmingham. It enjoys consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief. IRA started its humanitarian activities for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan and Afghan people inside since then; IRA continued assisting in emergency relief, food security, women empowerment, girl education, orphan sponsorship, health, emergency education, shelter, Ramadan, and Qurbani programs.

Job Summary:

Under the Direct Supervision of Project Coordinator, the Incumbent will perform the following Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the health team led by the project medical doctor in the field visit in the project implementation area to identify those with emergency health needs.
  • Take patient history, check vital signs, register, and records the patient details to the registration log and other project documents.
  • Apply injections, fluids, and assist the project medical doctor in the proper health protocols in the patient management.
  • Conduct awareness sessions to the community to elevate their health education and awareness level to stay protect from different diseases.
  • Provide awareness to the right holders in the project area about the importance of prevention from the communicable and non-communicable diseases.
  • Speak about topics in the awareness sessions about hygiene, seasonal diseases, prevention from Covid-19 and the importance of all standard preventions from the virus.
  • Distribute and disseminate IEC and BCC materials in the health awareness sessions to the participating right holders in the gatherings.
  • Refer and consult with the project Medical Doctor about any critical and complicated cases faced in the field.
  • Screen and identify vulnerable groups such as women, people with the disabilities, children, old, aged population and individuals with the chronic diseases.
  • Facilitates communication and coordinate services between provincial team and faith leaders (IMAMS), community leaders, women leaders and youths for COVID-19 Awareness raising interventions.
  • Facilitate environment for listening and discussion of target beneficiaries through one to one meetings, interactive session using IEC materials.
  • Ensuring collection of participants’ views and suggestions as feedback and systematically recorded.
  • Capture quality photos, quotes, and case studies
  • Perform any other task assigned or required.

Job Requirement:


  • Obtained degree in Nursing.


  • Minimum 1-2 years’ work experience, particularly in the field of health
  • Experience in staff management, public outreach/ counselling, community mobilization, coordination with stakeholders.
  • Strong Command on Dari/Pashto
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-ethnic team and take on diverse tasks.
  • Working experience in the targeted provinces’ Villages (Dara-e Sofi Bala & Aybak Villages) and familiar with concerned community, geography and culture.













Duty Stations:

  • Aybak Villages & Dara-e Sofi Bala District

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Samangan

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified national candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their motivation and updated CV by clicking (Apply Now) option at the top, right corner of this page.

The closing date for accepting applications is 28 Dec 2022.

Please clearly state the Vacancy Announcement number and title of the position in your job application.

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