Save The Children Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program Nurse Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program Nurse Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 205290

Category: Health Care
Location: Addis Ababa
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.

In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.

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

Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) Nurse



Place of Work

Kalafo, Mustahil, & Fer-Fer Woredas Of Shabelle Zone


Emergency Wash & Nutrition Response

Reports To

CMAM Officer

Monthly Salary in ETB

As per the organization scale

No. of Positions

03( Three)

Length of Contract

06 Months

Role Purpose:

The position holder shall be in charge of technical quality implementation of the TSFP program in the Woreda. S/He will mainly be responsible for the bi-weekly/monthly implementation of the TSFP and outreach works in collaboration with the government most importantly the Woreda Health Office.

Provide on job training to Train food distribution agents and also is expected to provide a consistent and high quality technical support in relation to establishing and strengthening Stabilizing Centre and will assist OTP/SC nurses to strengthening the implementation of Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition.

S/He will monitor Community Health Workers and volunteers in strengthening the community mobilization and outreach component of the program.

Reports to: CMAM Officer

Staff directly reporting to this post: None

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Coordinate and facilitate implementation of activities and prepare weekly movement plan to TSFP distribution points

  • Monitor implementation of TSFP program quality

  • Facilitate essential drugs, supplies and supplementary products

  • Facilitate training and work closely with Woreda Health staffs at Health posts, Health centre and district level.

  • Organize daily, weekly and monthly over view and reports of TSFP.

  • Ensure children discharged from SC/TFU/OTP are transferred to TSFP to continue their treatment

  • Adherence to medical and nutritional treatment protocols and procedures for children and infants in TSFP

  • Provide onsite training to HEW
    and nurses on the management of MAM Children and PLW

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

  • Receive weekly reports from HEW at weekly basis, cross check the completeness and accuracy, and submit to Woreda health & CMAM officer

  • Mentoring and assist HEW in decision of patients who are at severe risks and need to be transferred to nearby OTP/SC or 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

    Job Requirements

  • Diploma/ Bachelor degree in Nursing, Public Health or other related fields

  • Minimum 2 years working experience with NGOs out of which two years in OTP/TFU/TSFP settings.

  • 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 Af Somali (Mandatory)

  • Good human relation skills.

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

  • Willingness to work under pressure and extra hours

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who met the Minimum requirements should send the following through or before 18 April, 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 received within 5 days of this advertisement.

    Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

    We undertake rigorous procedures during the recruitment process including background checks to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny.

    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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