The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions:
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
7. NUTRITION AND DIETETICS OFFICER, JOB GROUP 'K' THREE (3) POSTS
Duties and Responsibilities
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre.
Under guidance of a more senior officer the officer will be responsible for the following:
a) Preparing and implementing therapeutic diets for outpatients and inpatients;
b) Providing guidance on therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital use and home based care and other institutions;
c) Treating and counselling patients using specialized dietetic nutritionally modified products implementing the nutrition and dietetic process including screening;
d) Assessing, formulating and implementing nutrition interventions and evaluating out comes;
e) Providing nutrition support in patient management in health care facilities;
f) Developing and disseminating nutrition behavior change communication, information, education and communication materials;
g) Implementing nutrition health programmes;
h) Collecting and compiling nutrition and dietetic data; and
i) Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Requirements for Appointment
The candidate must:
a) Be a Kenyan Citizen;
b) Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetic/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics from an institution recognized in
c) Be registered by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CINT).
ii. Applicants MUST attach their C.V together with certified copies of the following documents:
• Academic and Professional Certificates and other testimonials.
• National Identity Card
• Certificate of Good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D).
• Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (K.R.A).
The County Government of Nyeri is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified persons from any part of the country are encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY
Written applications, together with the required documents should be sent or hand delivered to:
Nyeri County Public Service Board,
P. O Box 90 – 10100
The applications should reach the Secretary on or before 28th August 2018.
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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