ACF Immediate Vacancy: CMAM Field Worker

Founded in
1979, ACF-International (Action Against Hunger) is an international
humanitarian organization that delivers programs in over 40 countries.
Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to
save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition,
especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts.
Currently, UNICEF
and ACF is implementing a project on “Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition
(CMAM) in Nusa Tenggara Timur”. ACF and UNICEF will work in partnership to
provide technical assistance to improve the management of acute malnutrition in
children aged less than five years in Kupang District in Nusa Tenggara Timur
(NTT) Province.
This programme
proposes is to integrate the CMAM approach into routine health service delivery
in Indonesia and ensure it is linked with other essential health and nutrition
services to prevent and treat both moderate and severe acute malnutrition and
other forms of undernutrition.
In order to
reach its goal, ACF Indonesia Mission is seeking qualified candidates for the
position of CMAM Field Worker
as part on the program team to be based in KUPANG, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province.
Initial
Contract duration: 12 months with possibility of extension
Reporting
to: Nutrition and Health Program Manager
Starting
date: February 2016
 
Educational Requirements:
Bachelor
Degree or Health Care Professional Qualification
 
Required Skills
–         
University
degree or professional qualification (equivalent to Bachelors, preferable major:
Nurse or Midwife).
–         
Experience in
implementing Nutrition program desirable.
–         
Good knowledge
of Health and Nutrition (symptoms, causes, and treatment of malnutrition;
nutrition value of food items; infant care practice, IYCF, etc)
–         
Ability to work
cooperatively as part of a diverse team, and within diverse cultural /
religious contexts
–         
Sensitivity to
and empathy with the community, especially regarding traditional and cultural
beliefs, heath/nutrition practices, health seeking behaviour and gender issues.
–         
Good
communication and facilitation and problem solving skills
–         
Willingness to
travel, work and stay in remote rural areas
–         
Proficiency with
computer
Objective 1: Technical assistance to implement CMAM
–         
Technical
assistance for the community health worker at social mobilization and screening
at Posyandu and at the community
–         
Technical
supervision and working with the health worker at OTP sites and complete all
the documentation of SAM Children treated at OTP.
Objective 2: Collect information and data
–         
Ensure all screening
data collection are available at OTP sites.
–         
Ensure admission
patient form and follow up form are well recording and using for monitoring
–         
Report any
problems and constraints at Posyandu/community level and at OTP sites
Objective 3: Monitoring of the program implementation
–         
Ensure all the
data well documented and reporting for community screening (during community
mobilization and during Posyandu day).
–         
Ensure all the
SAM Children identified during screening already reconfirmed by the health
worker and admitted at OTP sites.
–         
Ensure the
periodic monitoring is well conducting based on the CMAM checklist guidance and
protocol.
Objective 4: Monitoring of the Logistic matters
–         
Ensure the stock
level of RUTF at OTP Sites: Puskesmas and Pustu.
–         
Technical
assistance in stock management to the health worker at Puskesmas and Pustu.
–         
Periodically
report the RUTF stock at OTP sites
Objective 5: Write reports 
–         
Submit weekly reports
for supervisor contains of OTP progress
–         
Submit monthly
report for supervisor consists of: objective, analysis and results, planning,
personal comment, summary of the weekly reports.
–         
Reports any
problems or constraints faced during the implementation of the activities.
–         
Any information
regarding security issue has to be immediately shared with supervisor.
Objective
6: Communication responsibilities

–         
Maintains a
constructive collaboration with all ACF staffs (nationals and expatriates, from
all departments) and all local partner’s staffs: Puskesmas, Pustu and DHO
–         
Gives regular
feed-back to the supervisor (phone calls when his/her supervisor is not in the
field)
–         
Maintain
coordination with local health structure (Puskesmas; Pustu and DHO) as well as
the community to ensure the quality of implementation and sustainability of
project.
Objective 7:
Representation of ACF program, in coordination with Nut PM

–         
Represents ACF
program when necessary
–         
Informs the
beneficiaries and the local people in general about ACF activities
–         
Meets other
humanitarian actors in the field and exchange information about the context and
the programs implemented
 
Please submit your Letter of Interest and recent
CV
with at least two referees to:  [email protected]   no
later than 29 January 2016
 
Please put the title CMAM Field
Worker
on your application. Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
  
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ACTION CONTRE LA FAIM  |  ACF-Indonesia
www.actioncontrelafaim.org/en  |  www.actionagainsthunger.org
“For A World Free From Hunger And Malnutrition”
 
“All ACF member of ACF world wideare
committed to respect the 6 leading principles of the organization:
Independence, Non-discrimination, Free and Direct access to victims,
Professionalism and Transparency. ACF is an equal opportunity
employer.
 

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