SHOFCO Gender Safe House Matron Jobs in Kenya

SHOFCO Gender Safe House Matron Jobs in Kenya

Position Overview

  • To be responsible for leading, managing and monitoring activities in the safe house in accordance to SHOFCOs standards, GBV prevention/response programming principles and in support of SHOFCO’s vision.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Welcome new residents, show them to their room and give them basic information about the safe house and how to get things they need.

  • Maintain Gender sensitivity environment, understand trauma issues and support survivors respectfully without any stereotypes

  • Assist residents when they need items such as Medicare attention, baby care items, personal care item etc.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of individuals and their cases in the safe house.

  • Screen potential safe house residents.

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment for the individuals in the safe house.

  • Provide access to the safe home to authorised individuals.

  • Develop, implement and periodically review the safe house’s residential life procedures.

  • Escalate, as necessary, any issues that arise involving the safe houses’ residents and/or their children.

  • Monitor the proper functioning of the safe house.

  • Assist with facility upkeep.

  • Maintain monthly statistical reports and submit statistics accurately and on a timely basis.

  • Maintain appropriate
    client files and track referrals accordingly.

  • Notify supervisor of any safety concerns.


  • Certificate in Social Work, Community development, Psychology, Counseling or any related field

  • Vast experienced person in trauma management and general housekeeping/carer

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role

    Functional Skills

  • Examining information

  • Adopt practical approaches

  • Taking action

  • Managing tasks

    Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Establish rapport

  • Understanding people

  • Team working

  • Upholding standards

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed Cover letter and CV to the HR Manager

  • Applications without this information will not be considered.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Applications should reach us no later than 6th November 2020.

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