Health Assistant at Action Against Hunger – 2 Openings

Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Health Assistant needed at Action Against Hunger.

JOB TITLE: Health Assistant

Job type: Full Time
Direct Line Manager: WASH PHP/NFI Officer
Slot: 2 Openings


  • Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission is looking for a Health Assistant to join our team in our Yobe office.
  • This person will provide technical support to the  Health Officer for the effective implementation of the health component of the multi-sectoral project, particularly in the management of childhood illness, COVID -19 and CMAM in Bade, Yobe State.


  • Assist the health officer and respective hospital authorities, conduct training needs assessment for the PHC staff in the respective health facilities on the CMAM and IMNCI.
  • Facilitate and organize training on CMAM and IMNCI for the relevant Health Workers (HWs) based on the findings from the training assessment.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and supervision visits to all Action Against Hunger supported Clinics and CMAM outreaches to ensure good quality of services.
  • Follow up with HWs at the respective Clinics and OTPs to ensure the staff sends the stock reports (medicine and therapeutic products) to the respective authorities on a monthly basis.
  • Assist the health Officer to prepare and organize regular coordination meetings with SNO, relevant hospital authorities, and HWs on the issue of CMAM In-Patient management.
  • Work closely with the HWs in hospitals and OTP sites as well as CVs for an effective follow up of children discharged from the hospitals to the health facilities for a better continuation of the CMAM treatment.   


  • Diploma in Science with a major in Nursing, community health, or Nutrition. 1-year experience in inpatient nutritional treatment essential, IMNCI, and CMAM approach.
  • Must an indigene and reside in Bade or Nguru LGA
  • Previous experiences in CMAM programming.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to network effectively with local representatives of international aid organizations for exchange of information.
  • Experienced in working in Northern Nigeria and well-integrated into the local community
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English.


  • Minimum Monthly Salary: 156,995 Naira
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion.
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, 24 days paid leave per year, free and direct access to the Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.


Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: November 25, 2020

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