Apr 13, 2018

CMAM Nurses(25) at CARE Ethiopia

  • CARE Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia
Full time Healthcare Jobs in Ethiopia NGO Jobs/Nonprofit/Social Services Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

CMAM Nurses  

 CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with the poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.



Date: April 13, 2018

Vacancy No. 028/18

Salary: USD 639

No of positions; 25 (twenty Five)

Type of Employment- Temporary with possibility of Extension (6 months)

Duty base: Borena, East Hararghe, West Hararghe, Afar, North Program Office

 Dead Line: 10 days from the date of advertisement

Language=  Local Language is advantageous



Objective:  The purpose of the CMAM Nurse/ Junior Nurse position is to provide overall technical, organisational support and play a support and facilitation role for community based management of acute malnutrition in communities. she/he is assigned, includiing technology and best practices awareness creation and linkages and behavioral change through education, information and communication


Responsibilities and Tasks


Technical Support and facilitate community action planning and targeting


  • Support and facilitates emergency nutrition  program participants in the identification and prioritization of project beneficiaries as per the national protocol
  • Facilitates community meetings and community action plan (CAP) preparation and ensure that the participation of each community groups in problem identification, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of CTC
  • Ensures CARE’s key program principles of accountability, empowerment, non discrimination are followed in community analysis and action plans;


  Facilitate implementation of project activities and monitoring


  • Support and facilitate the establishment of new OTP/SC sites and strengthen the existing OTP/SC sites.
  • Supports community mobilization of beneficiaries along with CNVs;
  • Facilities, organizes, and builds skill and knowledge of care takers on appropriate feeding practices, basic hygiene and sanitation
  • Ensures that activity implementation is informed by CARE’s core rights-based approaches and principles, gender equity, and community level advocacy in particular;  


   Strengthen partnership, institutional linkages and working relationship


  • Selects CNVs  from the community with relevant government stake holders/partners and arranges training for them along with the CMAM supervisor  ;
  • Represents CARE at woreda and  kebele (s) level as a member of the health task force ;


  Reporting and Learning


  • Support quality recording and documentation of nutrition data in OTP/SC sites
  • Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and submit it to her/his supervisor
  • Supports and facilitates community involvement in annual innovation and  knowledge fairs




Job Requirements

Qualifications (Know How)


A) Education/Training  


Diploma in Nursing or other related fields.  


B) Experience


  • At least two years emergency nutrition related work experience 
  • Experience in community based nutrition intervention preferably in emergency such as CTC and TSFP


C) Competencies

Respect, accountability, courage, excellence, stress tolerance, information monitoring, developing teams, interpersonal skills, coaching, problem solving, planning and organizing. 






How to Apply


If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 page)  and cover letter (not more than one page) to  HR.ETHJobs@care.orghardcopy/paper applications will not be accepted.


Note: On the subject Line, please clearly write the position you are applying

 “CMAM Nurse”. Your application will be automatically disqualified, if you fail to do so.


Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women

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