• Ongoing Recruitment at Caring Heart Initiative (CHI)

  • Posted on: 5 February, 2015 Deadline: 3 March, 2015
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  • Caring Heart Initiative (CHI) is recruiting to fill the below position:




    • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling to VC and caregivers.
    • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of VC and caregivers.
    • Advise VC, caregivers and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
    • Counsel VC and caregivers on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
    • Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
    • Coordinate recipe development and standardization and develop new menus for independent food service operations.
    • Develop policies for food service or nutritional programs to assist in health promotion and disease control in project communities.
    • Inspect meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance.
    • Develop curriculum and prepare manuals, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching Community Care Workers (CCW).
    • Prepare and administer budgets for food, equipment and supplies.
    • Purchase food in accordance with health and safety codes of the organization.
    • Select, train and supervise Community Care workers who plan, prepare and serve meals.
    • Coordinate diet counseling services.
    • Advise food service managers and organizations on sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting, and planning to assist with the establishment, operation, and evaluation of food service facilities and nutrition programs.
    • Organize, develop, analyze, test, and prepare special meals such as low-fat, low-cholesterol and chemical-free meals.
    • Plan, conduct, and evaluate dietary, nutritional, and epidemiological research.
    • Write research reports and other publications to document and communicate research findings.
    • Plan and prepare grant proposals to request program funding.
    • Test new food products and equipment.


    • OND/NCE, HND/B.Sc in Food and Nutrition or relevant discipline
    • At least two year work experience in related capacity
    • Must be willing to travel around the country
    • Must reside in Lagos and environs.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV's to: career.caringheart@yahoo.com

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