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Nov 3, 2017

KENPHIA Survey Interviewers / HBTC Counsellors Massive Recruitment

Ministry of Health, Republic of Kenya and ICAP of Columbia University

220 Jobs in Kenya

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership to implement the Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (KENPHIA) survey across 47 counties in Kenya. KENPHIA will assess the impact of HIV at a population level. 

This program is part of US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through CDC.
This is a population-based survey funded by ICAP to be conducted by the Ministry of Health.
Applications are invited from Kenyan nationals for the following positions:-

Position: Interviewer / HBTC Counsellor 

(220 positions)

Job Category: Equivalent of GoK Job Group J

Location: Field-based with deployment anywhere in Kenya

Reports To: Field Team Leader

Duration: 6 months

Terms of Service: Temporary

Language Requirements: English and Kiswahili required. Proficiency in any local language is an advantage

Overall Job Function: Reporting to their respective Field Team Leaders, Interviewer/Home Based Testing and Counselling Counsellors will be responsible for conducting interviews and home-based HIV testing and counseling in selected households. 

They will also be responsible for obtaining informed consent, assent and parental / guardian permission from participants before taking part the survey and offering referals for required services thereafter.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Obtain informed consent, assent or parental/guardian permission from eligible study participants and conduct individual questionnaire interviews using a tablet
  • Conduct HIV tests, and/or provide pre- and post-test counselling, and HIV results to household survey participants (applies only to qualified HIV testing and counseling –HTC- staff only)
  • Provide referral to care and treatment, and social services to survey participants
  • Diploma or degree in nursing, Psychology, clinical medicine or other social sciences
  • Must have a HTC NASCOP certificate and evidence of current practice within last 2 years. 
  • Experience in Home-based testing and counseling will be an added advantage (Applies to HTC staff only)
  • Experience in field data collection and/or surveys an advantage
  • Availability for full time field work anywhere in Kenya
  • Availability to work non-standard working hours (evening, weekends and holidays)

How to Apply:
1. All applications to be addressed to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health
2. Register your application at and complete your online application form and upload your letter of application and CV
  • Your CV should not be more than three (3) pages and should have names of three (3) professional references with their cell phone numbers and email addresses. At least one should be either your current or former supervisor.
  • Do not attach copies of certificates or any other document
  • Deadline: All applications should be received by 17th November 2017 by 5.00 pm
  • Candidates are advised to apply for one position only which suits their experience
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted. All applicants will be required to provide their original and copies of academic and professional certificates and a national identity card at the point of interview
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
Julius Korir, CBS
Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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