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Recruitment at Ripples International Kenya


Ripples International (RI) is a registered, Christian organization.  

Our mission is to serve children through community focused initiatives in partnership with stakeholders as inspired by the teaching of Jesus Christ.
We have established a Christian Kindergarten School in Meru to serve children from ages 2-5years therefore seek to recruit suitable, qualified and experienced candidates to fill the position of Kindergarten Teacher.

Position: 
Kindergarten Teacher      


Ref No: RI/KT9/2012        

Closing Date:10/12/2012

Job Profile
 
The basic responsibility is to perform professional teaching duties and impact knowledge, skills, develop personality and character that will provide a lasting and inspiring impact on children based on Christian principles.
·                     Work in liaison with the Team Leader Kindergarten to ensure effective support to the children.
·                     Teach and impart children based on the Montessori system rooted on Christian values.
·                     Promote children spiritual, physical, mental, and social development.
·                     Supervise activities such as field visit, group discussions, and dramatic play acting to stimulate children’s interest and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment.
·                     Encourage children in singing, dancing, rhythmic activities and in use of art materials, to promote self-expression and appreciation of aesthetic experience.
·                     Foster cooperative social behavior through games and group projects to assist children in forming satisfying relationships with other children and adults.
·                     Discuss children challenges and progress with parents.
·                     Support the school authorities to build a parent and board relationship.
Personal Profile
 
The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through combination of formal training, schooling, self-education, prior experience or on the job the job training:
·                     Must be a mature born again Christian, actively involved in the activities of a local church.
·                     Must be a trained teacher and holds at least a Certificate & diploma in ECD training.  A certificate or diploma in MONTESSORI training will be an added advantage.
·                     Must have three years experience of working with young children as a teacher.
·                     Possess excellent organization and time management skills, ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks.
·                     Good interpersonal and communication skills.
·                     Computer literate.
·                     Adaptability and flexibility and able to work with minimum supervision and long extra hours including weekends and holidays when necessary or requested by supervisor or the governing board.
·                     A strong team player, cross-cultural and religious sensitivity, creative and innovative.

Position: Office Assistant    

Ref No: RI/OA2/2012        

Closing Date: 10th Dec 2012

We hereby seek to recruit a suitable qualified & experienced candidate to fill the position of an 
Office Assistant.

Job Profile
·                     Provide administrative and secretarial support as may be required.
·                     Receive incoming calls, ensuring that calls are answered after no more than 5 rings.
·                     Receive telephone calls ensuring that messages are passed on to the correct staff member
·                     Make outgoing telephone calls when required ensuring that all calls are properly logged in and charged to the respective department or individual following proper authorization.
·                     Receive and attend to visitors.
·                     Receive documents which may be delivered to the office, ensuring that these are distributed to the respective addressee.
·                     Receive messages for staff members and transmit them to relevant staff member.
Personal Profile
 
The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through combination of formal training, schooling, self-education, prior experience or on the job the job training:

A mature born again Christian actively involved in a local church who:-
·                     A diploma or relevant certificate in Administrative and secretarial studies from a recognized institution.
·                     At least two years office experience in administration and secretarial support services preferred.
·                     Must be self supervisory, takes initiative and have good organizational skills.
·                     Must have computer aptitude and experience with word processing, database management, Desktop Publishing and spreadsheet software.
·                     Ability to manage, prioritize tasks and good attention to details.
·                     Good interpersonal skills, cross-cultural and religious sensitivity
·                     Adaptability and flexibility and willing to work long and extra hours when necessary or requested of by supervisor, directors or the governing board.
·                     Must be diplomatic, God fearing and honest and a team player.
·                     Must be a peace maker and capable of keeping official and personal secrets and ability to control his/her tongue
·                     Fluent in English and Kiswahili, both verbal and written is essential. Knowledge of Kimeru will be an added advantage

Position: Clinical Officer     

Ref No:  RI/CO/2012         

Closing Date: 10 Dec 2012

We hereby seek to recruit a suitable qualified & experienced candidate to fill the position of Kenya 
Registered Clinical Officer.

Job Profile
·                     Assist the doctors in their examinations and treatments.
·                     Regularly and promptly consult with doctors
·                     Conduct routine immunizations, investigations, and weight assessments to children.
·                     Monitor health status, growth and development of children with routine evaluations.
·                     Administer prescribed treatments to children, including daily vitamin intake.
·                     Create and maintain medical records and documentation.
·                     Ensure the enforcement of the infection control policy.
·                     Participate in rendering diagnostic service to patients and give prescriptions
·                     Education and sensitization on Health Education.
·                     Participate in the coordination of training programs in the communities
·                     Preparing, Compiling and presenting of weekly, monthly and annual project reports
·                     Facilitate procurement and distribution of donations to the beneficiaries
·                     Maintain up-to-date (accurate) record in the clinic
·                     Support in the preparation and execution of departmental and organization budgets, strategic plans and work plans.
Personal Profile
 
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:
 
A mature born again Christian, actively involved in the activities of a local church:-
·                     Must have a diploma in Clinical Medicine with at least 3 years experience and a current practicing license/registration in Kenya. 
·                     Requires a high level of supervisory and interpersonal communication skills.  Must have experience in medical record keeping and computer literate
·                     Must have excellent English language skills, both verbal and written. 
·                     Preferred experience in infection control and the dietary/nutrition needs of immunodeficient/immune suppressed patients. 
·                     Must be able to communicate and operate well with other medical professionals.  Experience with HIV management is beneficial. 
·                     Desired personal attributes include, but are not limited to: honest, ability to uphold confidentiality, self-motivated, neat and clean personally and in work space, hard-working.
·                     Extra training on paediatrics will be an added advantage

Position:  Nurse      

Ref No:  RI/NU/2012         

Closing Date: 10 Dec 2012

We hereby seek to recruit a suitable qualified & experienced candidate to fill the position of Kenya 
Registered Nurse.

Job Profile
·                     Assist the clinic officer and doctors in their examinations and treatments.
·                     Regularly and promptly consult with clinical officer/doctor
·                     Conduct routine immunizations, investigations, and weight assessments to children.
·                     Monitor health status, growth and development of children with routine evaluations.
·                     Administer prescribed treatments to children, including daily vitamin intake.
·                     Create and maintain medical records and documentation.
·                     Ensure the enforcement of the infection control policy.
·                     Participate in rendering diagnostic service to patients and give prescriptions
·                     Education and sensitization on Health Education.
·                     Participate in the coordination of training programs in the communities
·                     Preparing, Compiling and presenting of weekly, monthly and annual project reports
·                     Facilitate procurement and distribution of donations to the beneficiaries
·                     Maintain up-to-date (accurate) record in the clinic
·                     Support in the preparation and execution of departmental and organization budgets, strategic plans and work plans.
Personal Profile
 
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:
 
A mature born again Christian, actively involved in the activities of a local church:-
·                     Must be aged between 25-35 years
·                     Must have a diploma in nursing with at least 3 years experience and a current nursing license/registration in Kenya. 
·                     Requires a high level of supervisory and interpersonal communication skills.  Must have experience in medical record keeping and computer literate.
·                     Must have excellent English language skills, both verbal and written. 
·                     Preferred experience in infection control and the dietary/nutrition needs of immunodeficient/immune suppressed children. 
·                     Must be able to communicate and operate well with other medical professionals.  Experience with HIV management is beneficial. 
·                     Desired personal attributes include, but are not limited to: honesty, ability to uphold confidentiality, self-motivated, neat and clean personally and in work space, hard-working.
·                     Extra training on pediatric nursing will be an added advantage
Position: Pharmacist Technologist    

Ref No: RI/PT/2012        

Closing Date: 10 Dec 2012.

We hereby seek to recruit a suitable qualified & experienced candidate to fill the position of
 Pharmacist Technologist.

Job Profile

Key tasks and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:-
 
1. Dispensing
·                     Receive prescriptions.
·                     Interpret prescriptions
·                     Retrieve medicine (FEFO, First Expiry First Out)
·                     Counsel patients
·                     Keep records.
2. Inventory Management Practices For Drugs
 
a. Ordering
·                     Conducting physical stock count
·                     Determine what to order and how much to order.
·                     Use correct requisition form and send in time to appropriate supplier.
b. Receiving
·                     Receive drugs, verify supply, inspect drugs, sign delivery documents and enter goods in bin cards.
c. Storage
·                     Adhere to good storage guidelines.
·                     Maintain updated bin cards and track expiry dates.
·                     Secure storage areas and monitor temperatures.
·                     Conduct regular stock counts.
Personal Profile
 
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:
 
A mature born again Christian, actively involved in the activities of a local church with:
·                     Minimum of a certificate in pharmacy and registered with Drugs and Poisons Board of Kenya.
·                     At least 2 years experience in a recognized Health Institution.
·                     Must be self supervisory.
·                     Must have a thorough knowledge of office systems, including experience with computer applications.
·                     Adaptability and flexibility and willing to work long and extra hours.
·                     Requires good interpersonal verbal communications skills.
·                     Must be a team player, transparent, honest, tolerant, friendly and God fearing.
·                     Must be willing to participate in morning devotions held at Ripples International.
Position: Class One Teacher      

Ref No:  RI/COT 1/2012        

Closing Date:10/12/2012

Ripples International (RI) is a registered, Christian organization.  Our mission is to serve children through community focused initiatives in partnership with stakeholders as inspired by the teaching of Jesus Christ.

We have established a Christian Primary School in Meru to serve children from ages 6 years and above therefore seek to recruit suitable, qualified and experienced candidates to fill the position of
 Class One Teacher.

Job Profile
 
The basic responsibility is to perform professional teaching duties and impact knowledge, skills, develop personality and character that will provide a lasting and inspiring impact on children based on Christian principles.
·                     Work in liaison with the Team Leader Ripples School to ensure effective support to the pupils.
·                     Teach and impart children based on the stipulated curriculum rooting them on Christian values.
·                     Instruct pupils individually and in groups and adapting teaching methods to meet pupils varying needs and interests.
·                     Promote children spiritual, physical, mental, and social development.
·                     Supervise activities such as field visit, group discussions, and dramatic play acting to stimulate pupils interest and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment.
·                     Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects and communicate those objectives to the pupils.
·                     Foster cooperative social behavior through games and group projects to assist pupils in forming satisfying relationships with other pupils and adults.
·                     Discuss children challenges and progress with parents.
·                     Support the school authorities to build a parent and board relationship.
Personal Profile
 
The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through combination of formal training, schooling, self-education, prior experience or on the job the job training:
·                     Must be a mature born again Christian, actively involved in the activities of a local church.
·                     Must be a trained teacher as a P1 Teacher. A diploma or certificate in ECDE training will be an added advantage.
·                     Must have three years experience of working with young children as a teacher.
·                     Possess excellent organization and time management skills, ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks.
·                     Good interpersonal and communication skills.
·                     Computer literate.
·                     Adaptability and flexibility and able to work with minimum supervision and long extra hours including weekends and holidays when necessary or requested by supervisor or the governing board.
·                     A strong team player, cross-cultural and religious sensitivity, creative and innovative.
Interested and qualifying candidates may send their application, detailed curriculum vitae, and three referees indicating salary expectation to: 

The HR, 
Ripples International - Meru, 
P.O. Box 1236-60200, 
Meru

or via email:hr@ripplesintl.or.ke before the closing date.

Kindly indicate the post reference number on the envelope.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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