12 No Experience Nutritionist Jobs – Action for Relief and Development (ARD)

Organization: Action for
Relief and Development (ARD)
Duty Station: Jinja, Iganga,
Mayuge, Bugiri, Tororo, Kamuli, Buyende, Namayingo, Kaliro and Namutumba,
Uganda
About Us:
Action for Relief and Development is a community development
organization dedicated to work with children and families in Uganda, to rise
above their daily pressing needs. The Vision of ARD is community where children
and families are able to live their full potential. Its mission is to Work with
children and families to partake their rights and promote social transformation.
In doing this, it focuses on issues of child health, child rights and family
livelihoods that affect families in rural and hard to reach areas in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Nutritionist
will support the provision of comprehensive nutritional care support among
HIV/AIDS and TB, pregnant mothers and children in farming communities. The
incumbent will plan and manage the integration of nutrition into agriculture
for high target clients (ART, pregnant women and children below 1000 days).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Carry
    out community mapping for of high target clients for nutrition
    integration (children, pregnant mothers and HIV/AIDS and TB.
  • Conduct
    baseline of target clients for integrated nutrition model.
  • Actively
    participate in health-facility assessments for NACs (NAC support)
  • Provide
    technical support to HC-based workers NACs using ministry of health
    guidelines plus FLS.
  • Train,
    support monitor community-based nutrition teams in NACs for high target
    clients (ART clients, pregnant mothers etc.)
  • Implement
    the FLS for mama, baby class and family class.
  • Carry
    out specialized HB-C for ART, pregnant women and children in nutrition.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Food
    Science and Technology, Nutrition and dietetics and Food Processing
    Technology.
  • At
    least two years of professional working in the similar field and fresh
    graduates with interest to work in rural areas are encouraged to apply
  • Experience
    in behavioral change communication for ART, pregnant mothers and
    children below 1000 days.
  • Previous
    experience in food preparation
  • Excellent
    communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should follow the
format as indicated in the Summary Form for applicants, download
here
(the filled form should not exceed 2 pages and please fill out all
fields) and send it via E-mail to careers@arduganda.org.
Deadline: 5th
February, 2017

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