Position Title: Vaccinator (Re Announced) Job in Afghanistan

Position Available: Vaccinator
  • Location: Paktika, Mata Khan District
  • Nationality: National
  • Category: Health Care
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: As per organization’s salary scale
  • Vacancy Number: CARE-AF-0720
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Organization: CARE AFGHANISTAN
  • Years of Experience: Minimum one-year experience in relevant field required
  • Contract Duration: Until December 31, 2023
  • Gender: Male
  • Education: Minimum high school diploma required; higher education, especially in medical institute, preferred; training certificate in immunization required
  • Closing Date: February 18, 2024
Job in Afghanistan About CARE AFGHANISTAN: CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit humanitarian organization dedicated to providing relief and development assistance globally. Operating in over 90 countries, CARE is committed to helping communities overcome poverty and achieve sustainable development. Job Description: Reporting to a Medical Doctor within the mobile health team, the Vaccinator will collaborate with team members and project staff to deliver immunization services effectively. Key responsibilities include:
  • Receiving and managing vaccines, cold chain commodities, and reporting materials.
  • Conducting vaccine administration sessions in designated areas.
  • Ensuring accuracy and quality of all immunization activities and reporting.
  • Maintaining updated knowledge of national EPI guidelines and policies.
  • Coordinating with community stakeholders to promote participation in immunization activities.
  • Participating in mass campaigns and public awareness activities.
  • Supporting community-based volunteers and referral systems.
  • Undertaking additional tasks as assigned during field visits.
Key Expected Results:
  • Increased immunization coverage in target communities.
  • Improved awareness and participation in vaccination programs.
  • Enhanced community-level referral systems.
Safety and Security Responsibilities: All employees are responsible for promoting a safe work environment and complying with CARE Afghanistan’s safety and security policies. Job Requirements:
  • Core Competencies: Detail-oriented, self-motivated, strong communication skills, ability to work in a team.
  • Skills and Experience: Organizational skills, positive attitude, interpersonal skills, willingness to learn new skills, ability to work under COVID-19 protocols.
  • Education and Experience: High school diploma required; higher education and immunization training preferred; minimum one-year relevant experience.
  • Language Skills: Fluency in Dari and Pashtu required; English proficiency preferred.
Safeguarding: CARE is committed to safeguarding vulnerable individuals and has a zero-tolerance policy towards exploitation and abuse. Submission Guidelines: Interested candidates should submit a completed CARE Standard Job Application form (ACBAR: Application Form) along with an updated CV to afg.vacancies@care.org. Applications must be received by the closing date and include the position title and vacancy number in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Successful applicants will undergo background, Bridger, and reference checks before final offer. Diversity and Inclusion: People with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. For More Information: Please note: Applications must be submitted in English (US).  

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