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Psychosocial Therapist Jobs in Kenya

For over 60 years, Gertrude's Children's Hospital has provided high standards of paedriatic health care in East and Central Africa exclusively to children from birth to 21 years of age.

We have a network of outpatient units in Nairobi with the main campus located in Muthaiga.

The hospital wishes to recruit dynamic and committed individuals to the following positions who will work closely with the clinical teams:

Reference Number:
 HRD001/07/2011

Job Title:
 Psychosocial Therapist

Qualification: Bachelors Degree in Psychology

Experience:
 3 Years

Extra Qualifications
 
  • Have demonstrable experience, clinical competence and administrative capability in organizing and evaluating counselling and play therapy
  • 3 years experience in a hospital or related environment
  • Masters in clinical psychology or child / adolescent psychosocial support training will be an added advantage
Role 

Reporting to the Head Clinician and head of nursing his/her key responsibilities will include:
  • Evaluate clients' mental condition based on review of client information
  • Encourage clients to develop insight into themselves and their relationships
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems or health situation
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge
  • Meet with families and other interested parties in order to offer necessary support during the treatment process.
  • Develop and establish programmes for play and psycho therapy
Closing Date: 2011-08-12

Type:
 Permanent

These positions will mainly work with children, so it is expected that those interested should enjoy being around and dealing with them and be ICT literate.

If you are interested in any of these challenging positions, please attach your C.V and application only to be emailed to hr@gerties.org. Not later than 12th August 2011.

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Gertrude's Children's Hospital aims to be the preferred healthcare provider for children throughout East Africa by putting the needs of their children and parents first.


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