KEMRI Counseling Psychologist Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Counseling Psychologist Jobs in Kenya

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling Psychology.

  • Registration with the Kenya Counseling Psychology Association

  • A valid counseling license

  • Relevant work experience in the field of HIV especially with adolescents and young adults.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting training to providers and patients

  • Provide pre and post-test counselling to study participants

  • Administer the tablet questionnaire

  • Label Results card

  • Fill demographic info on Results Card

  • Responsible for safety of tablet and other study equipment assigned to them

  • Conduct meetings and communication with local leaders and community units

  • Participate in the ordering of supplies and equipment for home based counselling and testing with appropriate use of local resources when available

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Other Required Skills

  • Post qualification experience in conducting field research, surveys or community based activities with people living with HIV will be an added advantage.

  • Strong Communication and organization skills; detail oriented

  • Independent judgment and resourcefulness, understanding of the local social and geographical landscape as well as the community required

  • Fluency in English, Kiswahili and Dholuo required

  • Must be willing to work in rural remote settings of Suba, Mbita, Uriri & Rongo with extra hours and long distances travels.

  • Computer literacy a must

  • Some clinical research experience and having worked in a clinic/hospital set up preferred

  • Ability to ride a motorbike
    (with a valid driving license) will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send in their applications through email;

    Applications should include the following:

  • A cover letter stating current position and date available to start working for the program

  • A current CV including email and mobile phone contact

  • Name and phone number for two professional referees

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)

  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

  • Kemri is an equal opportunity employer commited to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Kemri does not charge a fee at any stage of its selection process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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