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Nutritionist - Ntungamo District

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref. No: NDSC/28/11/2020
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under-listed vacant posts that exist in Ntungamo District Local Government and Ntungamo Municipal Council. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Commission Form 3 (Revised 2008) and ESC FORM No.3 (Revised 1998) for Teachers to the Secretary, District Service Commission, Ntungamo P.O Box 1, Ntungamo and to be received no later than December Wednesday 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Application forms can be obtained from Secretaries of District Service Commissions, Offices of Chief Administrative Officers, Town Clerk’s for Municipal Councils, Public Service Commissions and be submitted to the Secretary, District Service Commission P.O Box 1 Ntungamo, stating clearly the post applied for and its reference number. Those already in public service must route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Certified photocopies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts, and Identity cards from all the Institutions/schools attended, registration certificates, and Annual practicing licenses where applicable and any other supporting documents with 3passport size photographs must be attached on the application forms. Those that will be invited for interviews must come with all original academic and professional documents, Identity cards from all the Institutions/Schools attended. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted at the time of Interviews. Below are the job titles, the Scale, job purpose, and Person specifications. Other details regarding the same please refer to the job descriptions for jobs in Local Governments on the following website www.ntungamo.go.ug, the job descriptions and Specifications for Jobs in Local Governments of (2011 and 2017), on the Ministry of Public Service Website www. public service.go.ug
Job purpose:
To provide guidance on food values and advise patients and the community on nutrition.
Qualifications:
Must have an honors Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or Food Science and Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

Responsibilities

i. Participating in planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating nutritional programmes in the hospital;
ii. Providing guidance on the purchasing of food and planning hospital meals;

iii. Determining special diets for therapeutic / supplementary purposes;
iv. Advising and counseling people with nutritional problems;
v. Participating in community outreach services;
vi. Participating in research activities;
vii. Sensitizing health workers on better nutrition practices; 
viii. Managing and accounting for the allocated resources; and
ix. Compiling and submitting reports on nutrition

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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