Nutrition & Dietetics Officer Positions (7) – Apply by September 6, 2023

Full Time

Nairobi City County

Nutrition & Dietetics Officer Positions (7)

Job Group ‘K’ | Permanent & Pensionable Contract | Nairobi

Overview

Join our team of Nutrition & Dietetics Officers and make a difference in your community. We are currently hiring 7 dedicated professionals to provide essential nutrition services in sub-county hospitals, maternal and child healthcare, and hospital wards and kitchens.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary Range: KES 39,700 – KES 52,960
  • House Allowance: KES 16,500
  • Commuter Allowance: KES 5,000

Qualifications

To qualify for the role of Nutrition & Dietetics Officer, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in food nutrition & dietetics, dietetics/clinical nutrition, food science & nutrition, or home economics from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the Kenya Institute of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Certificate in computer applications.

Job Description

As a Nutrition & Dietetics Officer, your primary responsibilities will include:

1. Diet Planning and Management

  • Plan, formulate, and manage therapeutic diets in consultation with the Senior Nutrition Officer.

2. Nutrition Expertise

  • Serve as a resource person on nutrition within the health team.

3. Community Engagement

  • Collaborate with families to develop weaning foods using community resources.

4. Community Initiatives

  • Initiate nutrition-focused projects in the community to promote healthier living.

5. Supervision and Guidance

  • Supervise and provide guidance to other staff members working under your leadership.

How to Apply

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on community health through nutrition, we invite you to apply for this position. Please ensure your application is in English.

Expert Tips to Be a Successful Applicant

  • Tailor Your Resume: Highlight your relevant education and experience in nutrition and dietetics to stand out as a qualified candidate.

  • Showcase Your Registration: Emphasize your registration with the Kenya Institute of Nutrition and Dietetics to demonstrate your commitment to professional standards.

  • Highlight Computer Skills: Discuss your proficiency in computer applications to showcase your ability to adapt to modern tools.

  • Provide Examples: When describing your previous work, use specific examples of successful projects or initiatives related to nutrition and dietetics.

Join us in this fulfilling role and help shape a healthier future for our community!

To apply for this job please visit cpsb.nairobi.go.ke.


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