Nutrition and Dietetics Officer III Job in Kenya

Job Ref: KCPSB/MOH/NDO/02/25/04/24

Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Preparing and implementing therapeutic diets for outpatients and inpatients;
  •  Providing guidelines on therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital.
  •  Planning, Monitoring, implementing and evaluating specific nutrition projects in the community;
  •  Sensitizing and working with community workers particularly in Agriculture, Social Services, Education and other agencies to help them understand more the nutrition problems in the community and advocate actions for improvement;
  •  Treating and counselling patients using specialized dietetic process including screening, assessing, formulating and implementing nutrition interventions and evaluating outcomes;
  •  Providing nutrition support in patient management in health care facilities;
  •  Developing and disseminating nutrition behaviour change communication, information, education and communication materials;
  •  Implementing nutrition health programmes; and
  •  Collecting and compiling nutrition and dietetic data.
  •  Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  •  Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  •  Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition from a recognized Institution;
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in the above shall be an added advantage
  •  Have a minimum of three (3) years working experience
  •  Be registered by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dietitians (CIND); and
  •  Have Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution;

How To Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Academic and Professional certificates,
  • Testimonials,
  • PIN Certificate,
  • National Identity Card or Passport and
  • Any other supporting documents.

Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:
The Secretary
County Public Service Board
P O Box 260 – 10304

Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).
Successful candidates shall be required to provide clearances and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Physical/Hand deliveries of the applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before FRIDAY 17TH MAY 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.


  • Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.
  • Salary and benefits attached to these posts are as per the guidelines by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
  • Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our website: for more details.

The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.