Midwifery Trainer

February 1, 2024
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Job Description

About Norwegian Afghanistan Committee

NAC maintains a zero-tolerance policy for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH) within the organization and towards beneficiaries. Prevention and protection from sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (PSEAH) are the collective responsibility of all NAC officers, management, staff, consultants, and volunteers. Compliance with NAC’s Ethical Guidelines, Commitment, Child Protection Policy, and PSEAH Policy is mandatory, with any violations resulting in immediate termination and potential legal actions.

Job Description:

  • As a Midwifery Trainer, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of clinical education and patient care. Your responsibilities include:
  • Assessing clinical education needs and patient and client teaching needs, utilizing various methods.
  • Compiling, administering, and grading examinations, or delegating this responsibility.
  • Maintaining student attendance records, grades, and other required documentation.
  • Holding regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Coordinating training programs with area schools, clinics, hospitals, health agencies, and vocational schools.
  • Selecting and obtaining materials and supplies, such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.
  • Participating in camps and community events.
  • Acting as an advisor to students, addressing social and academic issues.
  • Demonstrating patient care to students in clinical units of hospitals.
  • Performing administrative duties, potentially serving as the department head.
  • Ensuring all necessary supplies and equipment are available for students in clinical practice.
  • Discussing clinical objectives with students, facilitating practice opportunities, and monitoring competency levels.
  • Assisting with student support services, including counseling and remedial tutoring.
  • Identifying and participating in personal professional development opportunities to ensure the use of current best practice standards in teaching.
  • Notifying the Clinical Coordinator of any concerns related to students.
  • Communicating with the coordinator about problems or concerns in fulfilling responsibilities.
  • Presenting daily theory call lessons to students.
  • Teaching students how to apply skills in the skill lab and on patients.

Job Requirements:

Language Requirements:

Fluent in Dari, Pashto, and working knowledge of English.


  • Preferred Bachelor of Midwifery or Diploma in Midwifery.
  • Fluent in Dari, Pashto, and knowledgeable in English.
  • Computer literate, with proficiency in MS Office or willingness to undergo on-the-job training.
  • Ability to work with individuals at different levels and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Work Experience:

2-3 years’ experience in BPHS/EPHS.

Knowledge of computer usage.

Good communication skills.

Decision-making and problem-solving abilities.


Strong communication skills and knowledge of local communities.

Excellent interpersonal, managerial, and conflict resolution skills.

Submission Guideline:

Interested qualified candidates are invited to apply for this position by submitting their updated CVs and Cover Letters via email to jobs@nacaf.org. Please ensure the subject line includes the job title and vacancy number (Midwifery Trainer VA#072024).

Note: Applications with a subject line different from the specified format or received after the deadline will be automatically rejected.

Ensure that your CV & Cover Letter are renamed to your full name to avoid rejection.

NAC is an equal opportunity employer, and women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAC offers an encouraging and team-oriented working atmosphere, significant career challenges, interesting work, and competitive salary packages.

How to Apply:

Send your application (CV and cover letter not exceeding 800 KB) to jobs@nacaf.org.

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