Health & Nutrition Field Monitor (2 Positions) 1

Health & Nutrition Field Monitor (2 Positions)

  • Full Time
  • Zomba, Malawi
  • Applications have closed

Save the Children

The Opportunity

Save the Children is inviting applications from suitably qualified personnel to fill the position of Health & Nutrition Field Monitor (2 positions) for Titukulane Project to be based in Zomba. The project will be implemented in Zomba; covering all Traditional Authorities. The Position holder will be responsible for assisting the Health & Nutrition Technical Coordinator through Program Integration Officers that implementation of health and nutrition interventions reach the targeted households/beneficiaries in an integrated format. He /she will be working very closely with HSAs in the allocated catchment area in building capacity of Health Promoters. The Health & Nutrition Field Monitor will also assist the Coordinator in collecting relevant data from community groups, structures to feed monthly and quarterly reports. He/She will be responsible for collecting success stories from communities for sharing at sector as well as project level.

The incumbent will also link the community structures to the project. He/she will take leading role in facilitating the establishment of community health and nutrition structures which will be used in the implementation of health and nutrition project interventions. In the absence of health promoter, the post holder will be responsible for facilitating the Care Group sessions and ensure that all care group activities are done accordingly.

Please note that the positions are based in a local village community and would suit those who are currently living in or close to the implementing villages; or are comfortable to live there.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • Minimum of a tertiary Certificate in Nutrition, Nursing or Public Health or any other certificate in a closely related field. Those with a Diploma in the mentioned fields will have an added advantage.
  • 2 years extensive experience in community health, nutrition activities and community mobilization.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork
  • Excellent Volunteer motivation skills
  • Very good supervisory skills
  •  Proficiency in Microsoft
  • Windows/Word/Excel required.
  •  Must be motor bike rider with valid licence.
  •  Very good in identifying case studies and reporting the stories.
  • Sound report writing skills

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

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