Job Title: Nutrition Assistant 

Organization: Jinja Regional Referral Hospital

Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda


Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Profile:

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, commonly known as Jinja Hospital, is a hospital in the city of Jinja, in the Eastern Region of Uganda. It is the largest hospital in eastern Uganda, with a bed capacity of 600, although many more patients are admitted, with many sleeping on the floor.


Roles and Responsibilities:

• Conduct Nutrition assessment
• Participate in the management of patients with acute malnutrition
• Counsel mothers and caregivers on infant, young child and adolescent nutrition
• Promote optimal Nutrition for PLHIV
• Conduct Food demonstrations
• Participate in community outreach services for adequate nutrition.
• Manage and account for the allocated resources (Nutrition equipment and supplies).
• Participate in capacity building activities of Nutrition Volunteers and other health facility staff
• Participate in nutrition data collection Compilation and submission monthly and quarterly reports
• Supervise Nutrition volunteers
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Minimum Qualifications for this job:

  • Must have a Diploma in Human Nutrition or Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and community health from a recognized institution
  • Knowledge of the local language of the area is an added advantage

Application Instructions

Applications should be filled in triplicate on PS Form 3 (Revised 2008) and attach Curriculum Vitae, a copy of the national identity card, photocopies of certificates and testimonials of the academic credentials, and contact information for 3 professional references to;

The Hospital Director
Jinja Regional Referral Hospital
P. O Box 43 Jinja,

PS form 3 can be downloaded from here PUBLIC SERVICE FORM 3 (PS FORM 3)

NOTE: All staff recruited under this project will be given employment contracts by the hospital. These are full time jobs, so people already holding full-time Jobs should not apply and salaries will be based on Government scales.
Where applicable, applicants must be registered with the relevant council and have a valid practicing license

Closing Date: Wednesday 14th September 2022 at 5pm

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