Kajiado County Nutrition and Dietetics Technician II Jobs in Kenya

Kajiado County Nutrition and Dietetics Technician II Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assessing community nutrition needs; following-up on discharge cases from hospitals;

  • Screening for deficiency diseases and chronic
    Illnesses related to nutrition in a community setting and referring them to various existing programs;

  • Collecting data on nutrition and dietetics;
    Promoting baby friendly community initiatives;

  • Conducting community growth, monitoring and promotion activities;

  • Assisting in community interventions on diet and lifestyle disease prevention and control;

  • Promoting optimal infant and young child feeding programmes;

  • Assisting in running out patient supplementary feeding programs and outpatient therapeutic feeding programs;

  • Following up and counseling of patients in home-based disease management; and

  • Carrying out nutrition health education.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;

  • Be a Holder of a Certificate in Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized institution;

  • Registration by the Council of the Kenya Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (KIND);

  • Valid practicing license from Kenya Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (KIND);

  • Minimum Three (3) years working experience in the relevant field;

  • Demonstrate administrative ability
    and competence in work performance;

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of County development objectives;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet timelines;

  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Article 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya;

  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    How to Apply

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