Midwife

Job Title Midwife
Nationality:National
Category:Health Care
Employment Type:Full Time
Salary:As Per Organization Salary scale
Vacancy Number:CARE-AF-0733
No. Of Jobs:4
City:Herat (Gulran & Khushk/Robat-e-Sangi Districts)
Organization:CARE AFGHANISTAN
Years of Experience:2-years’ work experience in BPHS related health facilities.
Contract Duration:3-Months
Gender:Female
Education:Graduated from a registered and recognized midwifery institute or Community Midwifery Education Program.
Close date:2/12/2023
Job Location Herat

About CARE AFGHANISTAN:

CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need.

Job Description:

Provide counselling of pregnant women on dangerous signs of pregnancy, mother nutrition, preparedness for delivery, and pregnancy care services including ante-natal care (ANC, treatment of infection and other basic problems during pregnancy

To provide institutional delivery services to mothers at the health facility, during her work time.

To provide skilled birth attendant services to mothers at their home who cannot attend the health facility during her work time.

Perform Postnatal Care (PNC) and Neonatal Care (NNC) services to postpartum women and their newborns as well as advice to mothers on breastfeeding, mother nutrition, and prevention of infection.

Provide mother and child nutrition counselling for lactating mothers including exclusive breast-feeding for children 0-5 months and the addition of supplementary food for children ages 5-24 months.

Provide counselling of pregnant women on dangerous signs of pregnancy, mother nutrition, preparedness for delivery, and pregnancy care services including ante-natal care (ANC, treatment of infection and other basic problems during pregnancy

Perform Postnatal Care (PNC) and Neonatal Care (NNC) services to postpartum women and their newborns as well as advice to mothers on breastfeeding, mother nutrition, and prevention of infection.

Provide mother and child nutrition counselling for lactating mothers including exclusive breast-feeding for children 0-5 months and the addition of supplementary food for children ages 5-24 months.

Offer family planning counselling and services to preconception women with a specific focus on modern contraceptive methods Work in collaboration with the mobile team members to achieve CARE and MoHP goals.

Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor,

 

The incumbent of the position is responsible for

 

Key relations

 

Reports to Health Facility In-charge & field supervisor

Coordinate with Members of the sub health centre (SHC), and the Provision of Essential Life-Saving Healthcare Services to Underserved Populations Affected by Earthquakes in Herat Province staff.

Duty Locations Herat Province (Gulran and Kushk/Robat-e -Sangi districts)

Key Results Expected

Pregnancy and delivery care.

To provide skilled birth attendant services to the mothers who cannot attend the health facility, during her worktime.

Provide at least four-time ANC services for each pregnant women during the whole period of pregnancy according to national guideline.

Teach danger signs of pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum women to each mother during pregnancy and post-partum phases.

Provide advice to pregnant women and mother in laws about delivery plan and giving birth at nearby health facility.

Post-Partum Care

Provide Postnatal Care (PNC) and Neonatal Care (NNC) services to mother and newborn at least four times after delivery.

Advice mothers on breastfeeding and the importance of colostrum

Advice mothers on newborn vaccination

Provide counseling on personal hygiene for the mother and the newborn.

counseling for lactating mothers on

advice to mothers on their own nutrition

provision of counseling for infant and young child feeding practices

encouraging mothers to child vaccination

Family Planning Counselling and Services

Provide counseling on modern contraceptive methods.

Provision of the modern contraceptive health items available at SHC

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

Uphold CARE’s Safeguarding Policy (https://www.care-international.org/resources/care-international-safeguarding-policy) and Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Must read the Safeguarding Policy and either sign the Safeguarding Code of Conduct or sign a Code of Conduct that is consistent with or references this policy and Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

 

Job Requirements:

 

Detail-oriented and self-motivated.

Able to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and to work well in a team.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups.

Work enthusiastically and with patient

Culturally flexible and respect the multi-cultural environment.

 

Experience:

 

Excellent skills of problem-solving and decision making

Strong communication skills

Patient counselling and advice

Willingness to work in COVID-19 situation but will be having PPE and IPC measurements provided.

Good teamwork spirit

Willingness to learn new skills.

Experience of ministry of public health/HMIS reporting system/formats

 

Education:

Graduated from a registered and recognized midwifery institute or Community Midwifery Education Program.

Work Experience:

The Candidate must have at least two-years’ work experience in BPHS related health facilities.

Languages Skills:

Fluency in spoken and written Dari and Pashtu is a requirement. English Language skills is a plus point.

 

Submission Guideline:

Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (ACBAR: Application Form) along with updated CV to afg.vacancies@care.org.

Applications after the closing date (12:00 AM) and without CARE Application form will not be accepted.

Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Midwife CARE-AF-0733 Herat) otherwise your application will not be considered.

Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.

The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Background Check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.

People with Physical Disabilities and Women are highly encourage to apply.

CARE IS COMMITTED TO SAFEGUARDING POLICY (Available at: Safeguarding)

CARE IS COMMITTED TO CODE OF CONDUCT (Available at: CARE Afg Code of Conduct (updated).pdf)

 

Submission Email:

Afg.Vacancies@care.org

 

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