Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation Dedicated to work with the world's poorest people to transform their lives.

Currently, Concern is looking for suitable candidates for the following positions under the Emergency Nutrition Intervention Project for the Rohingya Refugees in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar. 

PARAMEDIC (02 POST): The Paramedic will be responsible for overseeing all medical checks among the under 5 children and pregnant and lactating women (PLWs) attending the IYCF centre. S/He will identify at risk children for timely referral. S/ He will also be expected to provide counselling and nutritional education to caregivers to ensure children receive proper care including disease prevention.

Duty Station: Teknaf
Salary & Benefits: As per Organisational Policy
Contract Duration: up to 31 August 2019

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Ensure correct anthropometric measures of children under the age of five and PLWs attending the IYCF centre.
  • Provide caregiver consultations to assess children’s overall health and nutrition status, referring children for additional health and nutrition services if appropriate
  • Provide follow up to at-risk beneficiaries
  • Identify and refer, if needed, PLW beneficiaries attending IYCF centre for ANC, PNC, Delivery, EPI and psychosocial support
  • Identify and refer women and children for IYCF counselling
  • Identify and refer adolescents for nutrition counselling
  • Ensure that services are delivered with maximum efficiency and professionalism and that beneficiaries are treated with respect at all times
  • Support effective coordination, particularly ensuring strong linkages of preventive and curative services
  • Maintain hygiene and sanitation standards in the IYCF centre.
  • Enable a friendly collaborative working culture within the team, actively sharing information and knowledge to enable the team to ensure effective learning and sharing across the team
  • Participate in monthly and weekly report compilation and support the capturing of best practices
  • Be aware of, understand and comply with all of Concern’s policies and procedures (P4, finance, logistics, HR, security management etc.)
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Country Director or the line manager.

Key Requirements:

  • Diploma in Paramedic/ LMAF Training
  • 2 years’ experience in implementing nutrition programmes
  • Technical knowledge on community based nutrition interventions
  • Have good knowledge on Rohingya refugee programmes
  • Demonstrate ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in English, if possible, as well as Bangla.
  • Proficient knowledge of standard computer software if possible.

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Notice: Due to the urgent requirement to fill the position, we are also reviewing applications from different external sources and interviewing regularly. We may offer the job to the selected candidate before the closing date of application and selected candidates nee to join within a short notice.

If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please email your updated CV with photograph and National ID/Birth Certificate  to recruitment.bgd@concern.net

Closing Date of Application: 08 November 2018

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies

Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

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Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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