IRC Uganda Jobs 2021 – Diploma Nutrition Assistant

IRC Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant – IRC Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location: Bidibidi


International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1933. IRC works in 28 countries providing relief, protection, and resettlement assistance to refugees and displaced populations. IRC was registered in Uganda in mid-1998 and implements rehabilitation activities in the sectors of Child and Youth Protection and Development, Economic Recovery and Development, Health and Women Protection and Empowerment. IRC Uganda has a head office in Kampala, field offices in Kitgum, Yumbe and Moroto.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  •  Participate in screening at the triage of children under the age of five to monitor and ensure early detection of malnutrition cases.
  •   Providing guidance on the purchasing of food and planning hospital meals.
  •   Designing special diets for therapeutic purposes.
  •   Participating in community outreach services for adequate nutrition.
  •   Participating in research activities.
  •  Will be supporting the admissions of severe malnutrition cases following properly laid down standards. Prepare and feeding of severely malnourished patients under observation in the inpatient wards.
  •   Will be responsible for case management of malnutrition patients on follow-ups and those on ward and ensure that all routine medications are administered appropriately.
  • To counsel and advise in-patients/follow-ups/parents/guardians on proper care and nutrition at home.
  • To carry out home visits as a follow up on discharged patients to ensure adherence of the clients on the nutrition programs.
  •  Support the EPI department through carrying out routine growth monitoring activities and ensuring that all malnourished children have child health cards
  •   Ensure that all the stored food supplements are safe and free from contamination and theft and the store is clean all the time.
  •   Ensure the kitchen for preparation of therapeutic milk for severely malnourished children and the surrounding environment is clean, hygienic, and well maintained.
  • Prepare and submit the nutrition reports for both the In-patients and Out-patients as guided by the nutrition officer.
  • Imparting knowledge and skills to staff.
  • Adhering to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications:

  •   Must have a Diploma in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
  •  At least 1 year of work experience, with field experience in a health and nutrition project implementation.
  •  Concern for quality and standards
  •  Communication
  •  Ethics and integrity
  •  Self-control and stress management
  •  Time management


How To Apply for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021: 

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their applications online via the link below:

Apply Here Now

Deadline: 9th February 2021

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