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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following Posts under the Economic Recovery and Poverty Alleviation Programme on three (3) years contract terms of service at constituency level;
1. COMMUNITY HEALTH EXTENSION WORKERS(CHEWS)
JOB GROUP ‘G’- 10 (Ten) per constituency
Salary: Equivalent of Job Group ‘G’ in the civil service.
a) Duties and Responsibilities
The CHEWS will work under the supervision of the Officer-In-Charge of the nearest Health facility and
depending on the technical qualification of the applicant, work at this level will entail;
• Providing basic healthcare services (Promotive, preventive and simple curative)to the people
within a constituency.
• Training, supervision and mentoring of community Health Workers (CHWS).
• Working closely with the community in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
• Coordinating and ensuring referral of cases requiring medical attention
• Providing technical and administrative support to community Health Committees(CHIS)
• Planning, monitoring and reporting on Community Health Interventions.
• Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.
b) Requirements for Appointment
For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
i) Have Post-Secondary certificate in either of the following health related fields from recognized
institutions; Community Health and Development, Community Oral Health, Nutrition, Medical
Social Sciences, Health Records Information, Pharmacy Technician, Counseling and psychology
and Medical Engineering Technician, Laboratory Technician.
ii) Have ability to communicate in Kiswahili and /or the local language of the constituency.
iii) Be a resident in the location they are going to serve.
(Experience as a community Health Worker or Volunteer in the Health sector will be an added
advantage.)
N.B: Those currently working with other projects in the Ministry are not required to apply.
Interested candidates should download application forms PSC 2 from www.publicservicecommisson.go.ke
and apply to the local area District Commissioner not later than 31st December, 2010.
CLARIFICATION : Further to our advert appearing in the Daily Nation of 19th November, 2010, note changes
as below. Applications are invited for suitably qualified candidates for the following posts under the Economic
Recovery and Poverty Alleviation Programme on a three (3) year contract terms of service at constituency level:
2. PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICERS/PUBLIC HEALTH TECHNICIAN III
JOB GROUP ‘H’/‘G’- ONE THOUSAND AND FIFTY (1050) POSTS: 5 per constituency
Salary entry point at civil service Job Group ‘H’/‘G’
House allowance will be paid according to area of deployment.
a) Duties and Responsibilities
This will be entry and training grade into the Public Health Officers/Public Health Technician cadres. An
Officer at this level will work under the supervision and guidance of a more experienced Officer. Duties will
involve participation in immunization programmes, inspection of homesteads, villages and shopping centres;
sitting of compost pits for refuse disposal; sitting of pit latrines in homesteads and villages and supervising
their construction; inspection of springs and wells to ensure that they are properly maintained and protected
as safe sources of drinking water; and sitting of grain stores and giving advice on vectors and rodent control.
b) Requirements for Appointment
For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
i. Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary education or its equivalent qualification;
ii. Have successfully completed a two (2) year pre-service training at a recognized Medical Training
Institution or any other recognized Training Institute and have been awarded the Public Technician
certificate.
iii. Certificate and Diploma Holders
Applicants are required to apply to their preferred Constituency, with clearly addressed handwritten
applications together with copies of National ID Card, Academic/ Professional Certificates and testimonials to
the :
Respective District Commissioners
so as to reach him/her by 24th December, 2010.
H. N. Kimemia (Mrs.)
PERMANENT SECRETARY
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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