Nutrition Screener/Register at CARE International

Care International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Nutrition Screener/Register Location: Yusufari, Yunusari & Nguru - Yobe &  Dikwa, Rann & Gwoza - BornoPosition Type: RegularDuration: 4 months (extendable)Slots: 4 per location in Yobe, 1 per location in BornoKey ResponsibilitiesS/he will be required to conduct sensitization and MUAC (middle upper arm circumference) screening of Pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children under 5 years.The nutrition screener/register will screen, tally, register and coordinate the screening of children to verify their age at the distribution point, the nutrition screener/register Additionally is required to train the Nutrition volunteers.S/he will be tasked to report to the nutrition Assistant on BSFP distribution update.The nutrition screener/register will collaborate with other INGOs on nutrition activities and to refer children identified with SAM and provide technical support to the nutrition assistant.S/he the will be required to mainstream the nutritional activities in line with CARE/ standards in his or her LGA with regards to Infant and Young Child feeding (IYCF) programs.The nutrition screener/register will also provide guidance to LGA partners (IYCF Groups) on policy and methodologies to enhance service delivery at the Host community and camp level.The Nutrition Screener/register is required to possess significant experience in inter-agency coordination in management of complex field based operations and emergencies, good knowledge of program management and solid experience in technical field of BSFP.The nutrition screener/register is expected to have competencies of a skillful leader in guiding and supporting staff, addressing various operational challenges, along with increasing security concerns. Given the stressful nature of Yobe security situation, which remains fluid and unpredictable and its high interpersonal and communication skills demands, the nutrition Supervisor will need to be able to fit easily into a complex and highly operative team of various cultural backgrounds. 

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