International NGO Care Assistant Job in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

Care Assistant
Industry: Health Care
Location: Kibera
Our Client, an International NGO whose core business is reproductive health and family planning to the world’s poorest and vulnerable women is seeking to recruit a Care Assistant. 
The holder of this position will be required to take up responsibilities beyond the hospital setup care/nursing assistant role. 

Key Responsibilities
  • To provide care to clients under guidance of the nurse, clinical officer and the Center Manager
  • To provide other services that seek to promote the image of the company.
  • Follows all aspects of the infection prevention protocol and assist in Infection Prevention activities as directed by the Team Leader
  • Ensure that theatre and bed linen is clean, pressed and available at all times.
  • Keeps the kitchen clean and neatly arranged ensuring that utensils and cutlery are accounted for and hygienically kept.
  • Runs errands as requested by the Centre Manager, such as banking daily income and buying items from petty cash, and provides the required receipts.
  • Support the Centre/ Outreach team members by assisting to sterilize equipment and assist in the procedures as requested by service providers.
  • Prepares and serves refreshments for staff and clients at agreed times or as directed by the team leader.
  • Provides clients’ personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.
  • Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding clients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning clients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.
  • Minimum ‘O’ Level qualification
  • Tertiary qualification in business studies, nurse aide, customer care, front office management, or    similar will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 1 year post training working experience..
  • High regard for confidentiality
  • Good communicator – written and oral
  • Possess I.T skills for example sending emails, using MS Office, Internet etc.
  • High regard for client care
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 15th March, 2016. 
Clearly indicate the position applied for, the preferred region and salary expectation on the subject line.

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