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Disability Services Officer Job Vacancies at NCPWD, Kenya
NCPD 6

An officer at this level will work closely with a more experienced officer.

Disability Officer Job Duties and responsibilities in Kenya

  • Educating PWDs and other stakeholders in the County about economic development, health, gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations.
  • Conducting literacy programmes and income generating activities.
  • Providing support in Planning and coordinating events and projects in the County
  • Collecting and compiling data for analysis on enterprise development, scholarships, assistive devices, PWSD-CT programme to persons with disabilities organizations and other stakeholders
  • Liaising with hospitals to provide support for Persons with Albinism
  • Identifying community issues, needs and problems for PWDs;
  • Prepare reports on a regular basis on the operations and progress status of compliance activities;
  • Identify and develop cases for prosecution;
  • Issuing registration numbers to persons with disabilities on employment and in business for income tax exemption;
  • Counseling persons with disabilities, individually and in group sessions, to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes;
  • Communicating results of the fund applications to fund applicants;
  • Preparing disbursement schedules for forwarding to Finance department;
  • Compiling returns on funds disbursed;
  • Mobilization of beneficiaries in the CT-PWSD programme for payment;
  • Advising and guiding PWDs (in groups or as individuals, online and in person) about the job placement application process including, CVs, application forms, assessment centers, interviews and selection tests;
  • Advising PWDs on their applications and on the requirements in undertaking a placement
  • Providing information and support to Planning Unit for Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Preparing regular progress reports to the Supervisor
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements for Disability Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Community Development or Social Work or Sociology from a recognized institution; OR
  • Any Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and a diploma in community development or social work or Sociology any other relevant diploma from a recognized Institution;
  • Two (2) years work experience in a relevant field;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer application skills;

Terms of service:
Permanent & Pensionable
Basic Salary Ksh. 41,590 x 2,070 – 43,660 x 2,220 – 45,880 x 2,310 – 48,190 x 2,400 -50,590 x 2,550 – 53,140 x 2,700 – 55,840 p.m
Allowances
House Allowance- 13,000 /= p.m
Commuter Allowance – 8,000 /= p.m

 

How to Apply

Interested Candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to send their applications enclosing copies of curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates and a copy of national identity card to the address below so as to reach us by 6th April 2016 at 5.pm, clearly indicating the position, and the Ref No. on both the cover letter and envelope. Additionally, they should provide names and contacts of three referees. The Executive Director National Council for Persons with Disabilities P.O Box 66577 – 00800 NAIROBI Attn: Chief Human Resource Management Officer

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