Stabilization Center Officer
Date: 24 Aug 2023
Location: Yusufari, Nigeria
Company: Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.
The incumbent will be responsible for the management of children under 5years with complicated severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the established stabilization centre. He/she will be responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, discharge, and follow-up of children admitted with complicated SAM based on the National and WHO guidelines. He/she will work closely with the SC Coordinator and other stabilization centre staff to provide optimal care to children admitted with complicated severe acute malnutrition.
We are looking to recruit person (s) with:Minimum BSc Degree in Nursing/Diploma in Nursing/RN with experience in emergency nutrition response especially complicated SAM management in the Stabilization centre. Over two (2) years of experience in complicated SAM case management in the SC and CMAM programs. Experience in IMCI Valid and current practicing license. Excellent report-writing skills is an additive Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values, and principles. Females are encouraged to apply.
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Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.
Type of Role: Fixed Term
Closing Date: 3rd September 2023
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.
We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.
We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.
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