Job: Nutrition Intern at Save The Children

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  The obligations of this submit might require the submit holder to have common contact with kids and younger individuals. In the abroad context all posts are thought-about to be degree 3.

Role Purpose

  • Support the implementation and monitoring of diet actions within the ANRIN Project within the following cluster of LGAs within the States:- Orelope, Olorunsogo, Ore-Ire, Ogbomosho-South, Ogbomosho-North, Surulere, Atiba, Irepo, Ogo-Oluwa.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • With assist from the Nutrition Specialist, guarantee goal beneficiaries (pregnant ladies, moms/caregivers of kids lower than 24months, kids 6 – 59months) entry and make the most of obtainable diet companies.
  • Engage with neighborhood well being focal factors, neighborhood volunteers in cluster LGAs to implement high quality diet interventions/supply of diet companies for the programme, which incorporates:
    • Counselling of moms/caregivers of kids 0-23 months of age on improved behaviors associated to maternal, toddler and younger youngster feeding, notably early, unique and continued breastfeeding, applicable complementary feeding, and early stimulation.  
    • Distribution of micronutrient powders per thirty days amongst kids 6-23 months to enhance the standard of complementary feeding. 
    • Iron-folic acid (IFA) supplementation for pregnant ladies by particularly addressing obstacles that inhibit ladies from taking a full course of IFA tablets throughout being pregnant by counseling throughout ante-natal care periods. 
    • Intermittent preventive remedy for malaria throughout ante-natal care by pregnant ladies. 
    • Provision of zinc/oral rehydration resolution (ORS) for remedy of diarrhea amongst kids 6-59 months of age.  
    • Provision of vitamin A supplementation amongst kids 6-59 months of age. 
    • Provision of deworming tablets amongst kids 12-59 months of age.  
  • Supervise actions of neighborhood well being focal factors, neighborhood volunteers in cluster LGAs.
  • Work with MEAL staff in beneficiary verification and contribute to numerous mission Reports
  • Ensure programme approaches and implementation are delicate to cultural and gender dynamics.
  • Provide technical help LGA groups and Health Workers on diet, with a specific deal with growth of efficient methodologies to enhance well being and diet data, attitudes and practices.
  • Conduct comply with up monitoring of nutrition-related actions and doc findings to feed into improved programming
  • Support strengthening of data circulate between State and LGA.

Capacity Building:

  • Contribute to the event and/or adaptation of coaching supplies.
  • Facilitate on diet trainings in mission places for CHFPs and CVs. 
  • Develop coaching plans for Health Workers, CHFPs and CVs based mostly on recognized wants.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Ensure well timed assortment, compilation and evaluation of high quality information in addition to manufacturing of quantitative and qualitative reviews concerning diet actions within the Programme.
  • Provide technical evaluate of programme reviews in keeping with the M&E framework.
  • Work intently with the MEAL staff to make sure that information are captured in an accurate and correct method.

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Represent SCI in related LGA degree boards for diet in coordination with different Partners.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required by correction of information and data and sharing with the Project staff.


  • Comply with Save the Children insurance policies and apply with respect to youngster safety, code of conduct, well being and security, equal alternatives and different related insurance policies and procedures.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equal in a related self-discipline (Health/Public Health/Nutrition).
  • Demonstrable capacity at report writing.
  • Excellent communication expertise and a willingness to be respectful, variety, delicate and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers
  • Most be Resident in and accustomed to the cluster of LGAs (Orelope, Olorunsogo, Ore-Ire, Ogbomosho-South, Ogbomosho-North, Surulere, Atiba, Irepo, Ogo-Oluwa).
  • Experience in neighborhood based mostly interventions in Western a part of Nigeria is a bonus
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Yoruba.
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work in partnership with authorities and growth companions
  • Good interpersonal expertise
  • Prepared to dwell and work in an unsure safety atmosphere
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s goals, values and ideas.

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)

  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of duty
  • High degree of accuracy in work, and skill to analyse advanced units of relationships and conditions
  • Holds self and others accountable


  • Creating best-in-class EA perform
  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively


  • Working successfully with stakeholders to attain frequent targets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal expertise
  • Builds and maintains efficient relationships, with their staff, colleagues, members and exterior companions
  • Approachable, good listener, simple to speak to


  • Designing simpler admin and worth for cash techniques
  • Willing to take disciplined dangers


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest ranges of integrity.

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