Save The Children CMAM Nurses Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children CMAM Nurses Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 197891

Category: Health Care
Location: E/Wellega Zone; Haro Limu and Sasiga Weredas
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Job Description


Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.

Job Title

CMAM Nurses



Place of Work

E/Wellega Zone; Haro Limu and Sasiga Weredas



Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization Scale

No. of Positions

2 (two)

Reports to

CMAM Officer

Length of Contract

6 Months

Role purpose:

The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation of the OTP/ (SC/TFU)/ TSFP program in the woreda.

S/He will mainly be responsible for the weekly implementation of the OTP and outreach works and responsible for the Medical supervision and clinical care for patients in, on the job training to nurses and nutrition workers in the management of severe acute malnutrition and supervision of nurses and the nutrition workers.

In addition the position holder is also expected to provide Medical supervision and clinical care for patients in and its complications and also expected to provide a consistent and high quality technical support in relation to establishing and strengthening Stabilizing Center and OTP/TSF sites, and provide training to HEW and nutrition workers in the management of severe malnutrition.

Key areas of accountability:

  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation of activities and prepare weekly movement plan to OTP, TSFP and SC/TFU sites
    Monitor implementation of OTP, TSFP and SC/TFU and program quality
  • Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and therapeutic products and follow up stock continuously and request supplies earlier.
  • Facilitate training, on job training and work closely with MOH staffs at Health posts, Health center and hospital and district level.
  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of OTP, SC/TFU & TSFP and share with the CMAM officer.

  • Ensure children discharged from SC/TFU are transferred to nearby OTP to continue their therapeutic treatment
  • Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants in OTP and SC/TFU

  • Provide onsite training to HEW and nurses on the Management of SAM (-/+)

  • Ensure Job aids are available in Health posts (HEW quick reference, Look up table, report format, tally sheet, Plumpnut and drug stock control balance form)

  • Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy, and submit to Woreda Project IYCF officer
  • Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of patients who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby hospital
  • Assist HEWs in identifying patients who need to be transferred to OTP or SC, patients with failure-to respond to treatment and patients who need to be discharged.
  • In charge of TSFP quality program implementation and monthly TSFP activity
  • Responsible for supervising and manage supplementary food in pre- mix basis and ensure availability of required material for pre- mix
  • Participate in capacity building training, in health education sessions and ENA/BCC application
  • Follow up absentees/defaulters and keep current record of both beneficiaries and the staff (CHAs, volunteers).
  • Supports the program integration with DPPO and MoH through
    on job trainings and supervisions


  • Ensure monthly reporting systems are implemented in the satellite office.

    Child safeguarding (CSG)

  • Conduct activities in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse,

  • Ensure that all activities seen through a child safeguarding lens;

  • Be vigilant about observing possible child abuse/harm,

  • Ensure all partners and beneficiaries of Save the Children are aware of the child safeguarding policy and promote the message of child safeguarding to children, beneficiary families, and community members in general,

  • Conduct project risk assessment using given template and mitigation plans are addressed Report performance of child safeguarding activities per quarter,

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and certifications:

  • Diploma/ Bachelor in Nursing or Public Health.


  • Minimum four years working experience with NGOs out of which two years in OTP/TFU/TSFP settings.

    Skills/Ability required:

  • Knowledge, training and experience in management of MAM and SAM with/without medical complication

  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation and monitoring.

  • Demonstrated skills in peer group training, Training of Trainers and development of training materials.

  • Strong computer (Microsoft skills), and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Good command in written and spoken English and Local language is essential.

  • Good human relation skills.

  • Respect of Save the Children rules by anyone visiting the program;

  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hour


  • Knowledge of the area and region where the post is located.

    Behaviors (Values in Practice)


  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

    Child safeguarding;

    Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programs are absolutely safe for children. We undertake rigorous procedures including background checks to

    ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organization and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through or via on or before February, 13, 2019.

    a. A CV (not more than 3 pages)

    b. A cover letter (not more than one page)

    c. A One-page table summarizing your
    educational background, work experience, technical skills and competencies to facilitate the screening process. Refer the vacancy announcement while doing this

    Please Do not submit copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.

    Please make sure you state the code of the vacancy on the subject of your email.

    All applications should be reserved within 5 days of this advertisement

    We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.

    All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

    In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.

    Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview

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