10 Nutritional Assistant US NGO Job Opportunities – Food for the Hungry (FH)

Organization: Food for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports To:     Nutrition Officer
About US:
Food
for the Hungry (FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development
organization that has been working in Uganda since 1989. FH is currently
operating programs in 26 countries including Canada, Switzerland, Sweden,
United States of America and Japan. FH’s primary goal is to respond to human
suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. In Uganda, FH is
operational in the communities ofAdjumani, Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale,
Namutumba and Amudat Districts implementing programs in four main sectors of
Education; Food Security and Livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk
Reduction; with the Head office located in Kampala.
Job Summary:  The Nutritional Assistant will Support the
management of nutrition related health cases through supporting patients,
advising parents on nutrition and working with the Nutritionist to ensure
improved awareness and proper management of malnutrition cases.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Support admission and discharge of malnutrition cases following properly
laid down standards
·      
Actively participate in the community outreach activities for
sensitization, nutritional awareness, screening and enrolment into various
programs of children < 5 years, pregnant and lactating mothers.
·      
Prepare and support the feeding of malnutrition patients under
observation in the paediatric wards.
·      
Responsible for case management of malnourished patients and ensure that
all routine medication is administered appropriately
·      
Build capacity and advise in-patients/parents/guardians on proper care
and nutrition at home.
·      
Build the Capacity of VHT in Nutritional screening, case detection and
referral.
·      
Carry out home visits as a follow up on discharged patients to ensure
adherence to advise



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in Nutrition or related field.
Added advantage for Persons with previous medical background especially in
Clinical Medicine and community Health or Registered Nursing
·      
The ideal candidates should have at least one  year extensive work experience in the field of
Nutrition with clear demonstration of having worked in a recognized and very
busy project implementing IMAM
·      
Must have motorcycle riding skills with a valid and clean permit and be
willing to access communities by motorcycle
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only
electronic copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV,
contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates,
names/contact details of three referees, addressed to:
The
Human Resources Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email to:  recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org
Deadline:   10th December 2019
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