ICRHK Clinical Officers, Clinician Counselors, Key Population Officers, Administrative Assistants / Counselors and Community Mobilizers / Tracers Jobs in Kenya

Sep 23, 2016

The International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya (ICRHK), based in Mombasa, is a Kenyan NGO involved in reproductive health research and program implementation. 

ICRH currently seeks to recruit staff to be based in the coastal region for a new program aimed at scaling-up PrEP for key populations most at risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. 

The project will use and scale up evidence-based approaches on PrEP to improve uptake and adherence. 


 
We invite applications for the following positions.
 
Clinical Officers

3 Posts
 
The clinical officer shall be in-charge of the drop-in centre and will perform both clinical and site management responsibilities, including supervising other site staff.
 
Requirements:
  • Degree in Clinical medicine or Diploma with Higher Diploma in reproductive health.
  • 5 years’ experience in provision of clinical services
  • Must be able to provide HIV testing services
  • Experience in ART is a must
  • Experience working with key populations is desirable
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent Kiswahili and English languages
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and over long hours
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Kiswahili and English.
  • Computer literacy and ability to generate reports
  • Registration with relevant regulatory bodies.
Clinician Counselor

3 Posts
 
He/she shall provide clinical care and HIV testing services at the drop-in-center, ensuring that quality is maintained. 

In liaison with the Clinical Officer, he/she will participate in the coordination of site activities.
 
Requirements:
  • Diploma in clinical medicine or registered nurse
  • Training in HIV testing services
  • 3 years’ experience in provision of clinical services
  • Experience in ART is a must
  • Experience working with key populations is desirable
Key Population Officers

3 Posts
 
The incumbent will be a member of the Bridge to Scale team at ICRH and is responsible for demand creation, tracing and retention in the program of enrolled participants.
 
Requirements:
  • Diploma or higher Diploma in community or social work or Bachelor Degree in social work or related field
  • For Diploma holders, experience of 5 years in similar position
  • For Bachelor holders, experience of 3 years in similar position
  • Training in HIV testing services
  • Work experience in HIV and AIDS care and treatment for Key population
  • Familiarity with adherence programs and interventions
Administrative Assistants / Counselors

3 Posts
 
The position involves day-to-day running of drop-in-center activities as well as provision of HIV testing services to the key population clients. 

Specifically, He/she should:

Requirements:
  • Formal Education: Secondary certificate
  • Training in front office management
  • Training in HIV testing services
  • 2 Years working experience
Community Mobilizer / Tracer 

9 Posts
 
The mobilizer is responsible for demand creation for Key population services, and tracing both HIV positive clients and those on PrEP. 

The mobilizer will also be in charge of peer education/peer outreaches

Requirements:
  • High school education
  • HTS training will be an added advantage
  • 2 years-experience working with Key Populations
  • Good communication skills, good inter-personal skills
  • Proficiency in using excel
  • Fluent in English and Swahili
Members of key populations and female candidates are encouraged to apply

Full job descriptions are accessible on our website: http://www.icrhk.org click on vacancies.

Applicants must upload their application letter, an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts and the bio data form on the ICRHK job application portal accessible on our website www.icrhk.org by 5th October 2016, 5pm.

ICRHK is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.




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