Kenyatta University Hospital - Tailors Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Tailors Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:-

Kenyatta University Hospital - Tailors Jobs in Kenya

Tailor – DCAST/KUTRRH/14

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Tailor
Reports to: Tailoring Supervisor

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Tailoring Supervisor, the Tailor job exists to provide all tailoring and dressmaking services including sewing, mending and repairing hospital linen, uniforms and other clothing needed and used at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

• Take orders from the Tailoring Supervisor and prepare garments and other accordingly for patients and staff in the hospital.
• Repair, adjust, alter and mend garments such as uniforms, aprons, pants, shirts and blouses, gowns and other clothing for patients and staff in the hospital.
• Take measurements from patients and staff and assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
• Press and iron ready-made garments, uniforms, gowns, pants, shirts and blouses for patients and staff in the hospital.
• Take and record the required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments to be repaired of mended in the hospital.
• Fit, alter, repair, and make made-to-measure clothing, according to customers' and clothing manufacturers' specifications and fit, and
applying principles of garment design,
construction, and styling in the hospital.
• Develop, copy, or adapt designs for garments, and design patterns to fit measurements, applying knowledge of garment design, construction, styling, and fabric in the hospital.
• Take care of the garment
store and keep its inventory under supervision and instruction of the Tailoring Supervisor in the hospital.

4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

a) KCSE Certificate with Mean Grade D+
b) Certificate in Tailoring and Dressmaking or its equivalent from a recognized

Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:


Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
a) Ability to operate tailoring equipment
b) Knowledge of hospital operations
c) Knowledge of professional standards

Soft skills required for the job:
a) Communication skills
b) Team player
c) Observation skills
d) Analytical skills

5. Relevant work experience required:

Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
appointed to the position:

At least two years working experience as a Tailor or Dressmaker in a reputable

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

1. Application Letter,
2. Curriculum Vitae and
3. Filled Application Form

ONLY via email to

Or hard copies can be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Tailors Jobs in Kenya

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