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Cleaners / Janitors Jobs in Ruiru Kenya


Background
 
Jacaranda Health is a new venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. 

We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women.

Job Description
 

In 2011 we launched mobile clinic services providing antenatal care at community sites around northeastern Nairobi. Today, we are seeking to fill several positions in our first fixed maternity clinic in Nairobi (just before Ruiru town).

Specifically, we seek experienced, motivated staff to work with us in two positions of 
Cleaners/Janitors to maintain a clean facility, follow procedures on infection control and waste disposal, dispose of both medical and general waste, and transport and wash soiled linens
                           
These roles are critical to Jacaranda's goal of delivering quality customer service and maintaining superior patient satisfaction.  

We seek individuals who are organized, flexible, personable, and have strong commitments to providing friendly and respectful care to all women.
                                 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure consistent cleanliness of the facility, of both general waste and medical waste
  • Clean and sterilize in-patient areas of the facility following deliveries and other patient procedures  
  • Transport soiled linens to the laundry, wash, dry, and restock
  • Sterilize equipment as assigned
  • Any other duties as  may be assigned such as stocking routine items and even assisting in wheeling  patients in the facility.
Desired Qualifications 
 
The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Completed secondary school education
  • At least three years’ work experience
  • Required: At least 1-2 years’ experience working  as a cleaner/Janitor or equivalent in a health facility. Preference given for experience working in busy hospitals or maternities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and empathy
  • Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment
  • Willingness to work night shifts as needed
To apply;
 
1. First, complete the online form available by clicking here:Jacaranda Health Cleaners/Janitors' Application Form - Dec 2012  or by pasting this link into your web browser: http://goo.gl/pD1ec.
 
2. After completing the application, please also submit your CV and a cover letter to jobs@jacararandahealth.org.

We anticipate that the salary for this position will be approximately Ksh. 15,000 gross, inclusive of all allowances.

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CV will be considered. 

No calls please. 

Your application must be received by Tuesday, January 15, 2013. 

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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