Home Craft Worker


Pirimiti Community Hospital is one of the fastest growing hospitals under Zomba Diocese. The Hospital’s mission is to continue the healing ministry of Christ, promotion of human life, the provision of preventive, curative and rehabilitative services in holistic manner in accordance with the needs of the communities and call to compassion and having respect for dignity of the person in line with Catholic core values and principles. To achieve its mission statement, the Hospital is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the Position of Home Craft Worker.


Job Title                           : Home Craft Worker

Grade                                 : M

Location                             : Pirimiti Community Hospital

Department                       : Nursing

Reporting Officer              : Ward In charge

Supervision Exercised     : None 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting dump dusting to ensure patients are in ever clean environment.
  • Checking vital signs including temperature, pulse rate, blood pressure and respirations.
  • Ensure proper documentation of vital signs multi chart.
  • Weigh sick children daily and ensure proper documentation.
  • Administering prescribed drugs and therapeutic food staffs including F 100, F 75, RUFT (chiponde ) and Likuni Phala.
  • In liaison with antenatal department conduct outreach clinic to assess under five children and antenatal mothers to identify those who are malnourished and initiate treatment.
  • Distribute therapeutic food staffs to outpatients.
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time.



  • Certificate in Home craft from recognized institution
  •  Malawi School Certificate of Education
  • Preferably 1 year post - qualification experience.


Knowledge, Ability and Skills

  • Well conversant with the Health system in Malaw
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem identification and solving skills


Mode of Application

Interested candidates should submit their applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and contact details of three traceable referees by Monday, 16th July, 2018 to the addresses below.

The Hospital Director,

Pirimiti Community Hospital,

P.O. BOX 120,


Attention: Human Resources Management Officer.


Email Address: pirimiti@chamunits.org

Copy: kingsley.lupande@gmail.com


Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.



Comment on advertised Job

Leila U.

12th of July, 2018 8:50:15 am

Location: Zomba

Employment Type: Contractual

Salary: within the Grade M salary segment

Job deadline: 18th July, 2018

Company: Pirimiti Community Hospital

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