Community Health Worker at KEMRI

  • Full Time
  • Kilifi


Vacancy No. CRDR/05/09/23

Person specification:

For appointment to this grade the candidate must have:

  •  Diploma in the following fields; Community Health and Development, Nutrition, Social work or relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
  •  Proficiency in computer application; and
  •  Clinical trial experience will be an added advantage
  •  Fulfil the requirement of Chapter Six of the constitution

Skills and Abilities:

  •  Organization Skills
  •  Communication Skills
  •  Interpersonal Skills
  •  Team player

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Identify potential study participants to be entered into research studies.
  •  Reports study enrollment progress on a regular basis
  •  Trace participants for follow-up clinics;
  •  Identify and support activities aimed at maintaining high retention of study participants
  •  Collecting and analyzing community health data for planning health care intervention programs;
  •  Mobilizing communities to identify health challenges to facilitate development of promotion materials;
  •  Participating in health education and promotion in the communities
  •  Working with health care teams as a community health resource person;
  •  Perform any other duty as may be assigned from time-to-time

Terms of Employment

  • One (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is as per the stated KEMRI scale.

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
  • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
  • Telephone number

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to Apply to Deputy Director, CRDR, P.O. Box 47855-00100, Nairobi not later than October 12, 2023. All applications must be submitted through

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