Nursing Council of Kenya Standards and Compliance Officer Jobs

Nursing Council of Kenya Standards and Compliance Officer Jobs

  • The Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) is a body corporate established under the Nurses and Midwives Act cap257 of the laws of Kenya, whose mandate is to regulate nursing education and practice.

  • The Council wishes to recruit highly competent, passionate, dedicated and self- driven
    individual to fill the following vacant positions: Standards and Compliance Officer.

    Job specifications

  • This is the entry and training grade for Standard and enforcement officers. An Officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior office. A Standard and
    Compliance officer may be deployed in either Standards or Compliance Division.


    Duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Processing of applications for private practitioners for nurses and midwives;

  • Preparing documentation for the inquiry process into alleged professional misconduct;

  • Undertaking nursing and midwifery programmes accreditation process;

  • Conducting regular compliance audits in nursing & midwifery training institutions and
    health facilities;

  • Updating compliance information on nursing and midwifery training institutions, internship centers and private practitioners in the database;

  • Undertaking joint inspections of health facilities and internship centers together with
    other regulatory Councils and councils;

  • Receiving correspondence and responding to inquiries on compliance;

  • Generating quarterly compliance work plans and reports, Generating quarterly quality
    assurance reports;

  • Assessing training institutions for approval of nursing and midwifery programmes;

  • Updating the database for approved nursing and midwifery training, Institutions, placement sites and internship centers;

  • Preparing quarterly standards work plans and reports;

  • Updating records on accredited nursing and midwifery programmes; and

  • Receiving correspondences and
    drafting responses to inquiries on standards of nursing and midwifery.


    Duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Collecting, compiling, analyzing and summarizing information and trends on quality assurance;

  • Implementing quality assurance guidelines, standards, systems and frameworks;

  • Preparing quality assurance plans;

  • Participating in quality assurance activities and quality audits;

  • Enforcing Quality Assurance Policy;

  • Updating controlled NCK quality documents;

  • Collecting compiling information and documentations on quality assurance; and

  • Preparing quality assurance documentation and reports.

    Person specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Nursing, or Midwifery from a
    recognized institution;

  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;

  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya;

  • Member of a professional association of good standing; and

  • Proficiency in computer application skills.

    Key Competencies & Skills

  • Integrity.

  • Communication skills.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Problem solving skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nursing Council of Kenya Standards and Compliance Officer Jobs

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