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Jul 6, 2017

St John’s Community Centre Program Officer Job in Kenya

St John’s Community centre in partnership with Global Communities is implementing a USAID funded project aimed at reducing the HIV risks in Adolescent Girls and young women (10 – 24 years). 

This is an 18 months project to be implemented in Kamukunji and Starehe Sub Counties of Nairobi County and we are seeking to recruit a suitable professional as listed below:

Program Officer
Key Responsibilities
  • The Officer will be instrumental in providing technical input and management of the case work unit to ensure efficient and effective case management.
  • Tasks will include designing, planning, implementation of case-work activities and documentation.
  • She will supervise, train and mentor the 25 case workers as well as
  • Provide support to them in the tracking of individual cases, updating status and maintaining client database.
  • Play a lead role in sourcing and involving pertinent service providers to ensure comprehensive care and engagement of the clients enrolled in the project.
  • At the community level the officer will work with paralegals and community resource people in managing the treatment of each case.
Qualifications
  • Kenyan citizen aged 25-35 years who has a strong drive to empower young girls and women from the urban informal communities
  • A minimum of University degree in social work, community health, and social sciences. It will be an added advantage if the person has additional qualifications in HIV and AIDS management studies; Counselling, management of gender based violence, and is computer proficient.
  • Has 3 years experience in managing a Social Workers Unit.
  • Have excellent skills in interpersonal relations, writing quality reports, interviewing, critical thinking,
  • Coordination, effective problem solving decision making, advocating for clients, supervision, trainings and mentoring.
  • Fluency in both written and oral English and Kiswahili
How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit their applications, complete with a CV, copies of certificates, names and telephone numbers of three professional referees, reliable telephone number via Post office mail to:

The Chairman Human Resource Committee, 
P.O. Box 16254-00610 
Nairobi, Kenya

To be received not later than 14th July 2017.

Only short listed persons will be contacted.

For those who had applied previously need not apply again

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