Mobile IYCF Counsellor
إعلان وظيفة شاغرة رقم: 2309
المسمى الوظيفي: Mobile IYCF Counsellor
اخر موعد للتقديم: 16.10.2019
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Willingness to learn Proven capacity of leadership and teamwork
- Experience working in the community as mobiliser or educator Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their carers Capacity to keep accurate records of activities and report in a timely manner Demonstrable ability at report writing Ability to make a work plan and direct work independently Willingness to live and work in difficult situations
Desirable: Fluent in Arabic and some knowledge of English Previous experience working with an NGO
Knowledge of the operational area
Education and Counseling: Provide appropriate and tailored one-to-one counseling support on the WHO recommended breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices, maternal nutrition, and safe artificial feeding (if necessary) Lead group education sessions for mothers and carers of children under two years old and deliver accurate key messages on IYCF-E practices and maternal nutrition Adapt education sessions according to the needs of mothers/carers involved and the age of the child Provide pregnant women with preparatory counseling for breast feeding such as skin-to-skin, early initiation, and colostrum feeding, to prevent pre-lacteal feeds and bottle feeding Ensure all mothers/caregivers are aware of the importance of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months Provide breastfeeding troubleshooting for mothers experiencing difficulties, including supporting re-lactation
Counsel mothers on appropriate complementary feeding (introduction, frequency, diversity, texture, etc.), and the benefits of continued breastfeeding. Sensitively address any concerns or local taboos associated with the recommended infant and young child feeding practices. Discourage and educate mothers on the dangers of feeding bottles and encourage cup feeding. Provide appropriate counseling and advice on safer artificial feeding. Lead and conduct support groups for caregivers of children under 2 years old and pregnant and lactating women Contribute to the development of contextually appropriate IEC materials and feeding props/tools. Utilize education materials on breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices, relaying accurate, practical, and specific advice for the mother’s needs;
Referral and Coordination: Screen and refer children for acute malnutrition and intensive nutritional/medical care as required; Ensure caregivers are aware of available services and advocate prioritization for caregivers, where necessary, in appropriate services and support; Identify/develop appropriate Information Education Communication (IEC) materials and flash cards in the local language, and ensure that the materials are used during counseling and are freely available at mother-baby areas;
Reporting and Advocacy: Maintain records of mothers and children attending education sessions, receiving skilled assessment and support; and MUAC data. Submit monthly reporting of activities Record and report any donations or untargeted distributions of infant formula, bottles and teats and other violations of The Code; Play an active role in advocacy to promote proper IYCF-E Practices, antenatal and postnatal checkups, importance of institutional deliveries
Additional Tasks: Participate in other IYCF-E program duties as requested .
Ensure a comfortable, calm, environment for counseling sessions and maintain good relationships with the beneficiaries
الجهة المعلنة: Confidential غير معلن
مقر العمل: Syria (NE) – AlHol Camp
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