Nutrition and Dietetics Technician Jobs in Kenya

Nutrition and Dietetics Technician 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

  • Applications can ONLY be submitted to the undersigned on or before Monday 3rd May 2021 5:00 Pm by HAND DELIVERY.

    NOTE

    • Applicants should note that soft copy applications directly to the Board’s official email i.e

  • info@cpsb.kajiado.go.ke will NOT be accepted;

    • ONLY Short listed candidates will be contacted and they shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional certificates, Transcripts, Registration certificates to Professional bodies and any other relevant documents during interviews;

    • The County Government of Kajiado is an equal opportunity employer;

    • Youth, Women, Persons living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply;

    • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification;

    • Please be informed that Kajiado County Public Service Board DOES NOT use agents nor does it charge any fees. All queries should be directed to the;-

  • Email - info@cpsb.kajiado.go.ke or

  • Phone Number; - 0753655394 ONLY.

    The Secretary/CEO
    Kajiado County Public Service Board
    P.O. BOX 664 – 01100
    KAJIADO


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