Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI –CCR PHRD clinical trials Project is currently looking for a
motivated individual to fill in the following positions

Position:       
Field
Officers R 8

Location:      
Thika (2 positions)

Reports to:       Study
Coordinator.

Purpose

To support community engagement activities, participant
recruitment and retention activities for a research clinic team providing
services to adolescent girls and young women.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the clinic team to identify and recruit
    eligible persons for study participation

  • Identify and support activities aimed at maintaining
    high retention of study participants

  • Conduct outreach activities in order to engage
    eligible participants

  • Attend and participate in trainings, team/staff
    meetings, and other events as needed 

  • Bring to the study teams’ attention any problems,
    challenges, observed in study activities

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

Education and Professional Training

  • Diploma in Counseling, Social work, Nursing or
    Clinical Medicine from a recognized Institution

  • Training and experience HIV Testing and Counseling
    and reproductive health sciences

Competencies

  • Knowledge of STI, HIV/AIDS care

  • Basic counseling

  • Basic IT and social media skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge on sexual and reproductive
    health service delivery

Experience

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience with direct
    involvement in patient care or outreach- especially in adolescent,
    paediatric and youth targeted centers

  • Experience working with adolescents and young
    people- particularly with young women in reproductive health delivery
    required

  • Peer support, outreach and coordination an added
    advantage

  • HIV Counseling and Testing skills an added
    advantage

  • Should be familiar with the Ministry of Health
    systems

The eligible candidates will be based in Thika with frequent
travel to sites within the Central region.

Terms of Employment

Employment is a one-year renewable contract with a probation
period for the first 3 months. Salary is negotiable within the appropriate
grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

How to Apply

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria
    detailed in the minimum requirements.

  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2
    referees

  • Must include copies of academic and professional
    certificates

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference
with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: [email protected] not
later than 2nd February, 2021.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM
MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY
STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND
PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST
IMMEDIATELY.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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