3 Senior Counselors Jobs in Kenya

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3 Senior Counselors Jobs in Kenya

VACANCY: SENIOR COUNSELOR

Advert Number: VNo142022

No of Posts: 3

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and facilitate seminars and workshops on counselling matters;
  • Participate in the designing and leads an outreach programs that help prevents mental health and substance abuse in the service. Assists clients and/or families affected with mental health, substance abuse issues and trauma;
  • Consults with other health professionals as needed to ensure holistic approach and coordination of care case management;
  • Ensure high standards of confidentiality and sensitivity to clients on cultural, ethnic, racial and socio-economic issues and diversity;

  • Plan and coordinate Counselling programs;
  • Accurately and appropriately use assessment procedures for determining and Structuring individual and group counselling services;
  • Responsible for handling psycho-social problems of clients at the NPS;
  • Extract psycho-social information from the client;
  • Observe causal factors which might be useful to the treatment plan;
  • Implement client’s treatment programme and follow-up upon discharge;
  • Conduct a yearly audit to review the counselling needs and trends in the Service, and the extent to which the Counselling programme in the Service is effective in its implementation, based on the data collected and analyzed;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, families, staff, and other agencies;
  • Ensure all volunteer counsellors conduct themselves in a professional manner;
  • Ensure implementation of a coordinated service which meets the needs of the client group and to identify gaps in the service; and
  • Keep an appropriate client database and records.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from a recognized institution

                   OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences with a Diploma in Counselling from a recognized institution;
  • Psychological Debriefing Course lasting not less than one week;
  • Counselor Supervision Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Six (6) years of service with at least three (3) years in a comparable position from a reputable organisation; and
  • Meet Chapter Six Of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Remuneration Package:

Gross Salary: As per NPSC Salary Structure

Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

Anual Leave: 30 working days per financial year

Leave Allowance: As existing in the Commission

Medical Cover: As existing in the Commission

How to Apply

  1. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through jobs portal: https://services.npsc.go.ke/recruitment
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to bring the original certificates for verification during the interview.

All applications to reach the Commission by the close of business on or before 22nd November, 2022 at 5.00 p.m East African Time (EAT).

Shortlisted candidates for the positions of Directors, Deputy Directors and Managers would be required to satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including submiting HELB clearance certificate, Tax compliance from KRA, clearance from EACC and Police Clearance Certificate from DCI.

NB:    National Police Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.  Persons with disabilities and from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.  Only qualified candidates shall be contacted.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.