The Public Service Commission Job Vacancy : Senior Assistant Director Nursing Services (89-120K)



Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m. (Job Group ‘Q’)

Qualifications for the Senior Assistant Director Nursing Services Job

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Nursing Services, Job Group ‘P’ or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Nursing or Midwifery from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Higher diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing, Registered Anesthetic Nursing, Kenya Registered Psychiatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Peri-operative Nursing, Kenya Registered Ophthalmology Nursing, Kenya Registered Pediatric Nursing, Kenya Registered Critical Care Nursing, Kenya Registered Accident & Emergency Nursing, Kenya Registered Neonatal Nursing, Kenya Registered Nephrology Nursing or Kenya Registered Palliative Nursing from a recognized institution.
  • A Diploma in Advanced Nursing in any of the following disciplines:- Nursing, Education Psychology, Nursing Administration, Community Health Nursing, Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing or Clinical Care from a recognized institution.
  • A registration certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • A valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya; demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability.

NOTE: Possession of:

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya; and
  • Strategic leadership course from a recognized institution will be considered added advantage

 Responsibilities for the Senior Assistant Director Nursing Services Job

Specific duties and responsibilities at this level include;-

  • Developing of policies, standards and guidelines in the provision of nursing services;
  • Ensuring application of nursing process at the service delivery unit;
  • Carrying out comprehensive health needs assessment at health facility and community;
  • Formulating interventions to address identified health needs
  • Monitoring and evaluating health care services in a health facility and community;
  • Coordinating implementation of nursing relating projects and programmes;
  • Providing qualification and specifications for procurement of medical supplies and equipment; and
  • Advising Health or Hospital Management Team (HMT) on matters relating to Nursing Services

How to Apply

The details of the posts and mode of application can be accessed on the Commission’s website. Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

(i) Online through the Commission website: or jobs OR (ii) By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission website. Completed applications should be sent to: THE SECRETARY/CEO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION P. O. BOX 30095-00100 NAIROBI

So as to reach the Commission on or before 24th July,