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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 28, 2023
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    The county’s rich history is joined at the hip with that of the entire nation. When the Kenya-Uganda railway line was constructed, although heavily criticized as the Lunatic Express or a road to nowhere, it had a profound impact on the creation of the nation today known as Kenya.
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    Assistant Director, Nutrition and Dietetics(1 Position)

    VACANCY  No. 03/PROM/2023/57


    Requirements for Appointment:

    • Served in the grade of Principal Nutrition & Dietetics Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics, from a recognized institution;
    • Master of Science in any of the following disciplines; Nutrition & Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, Food/ Nutrition and Dietetics, Human Nutrition, Applied human Nutrition, Food Science &Nutrition, Home Economics or Public Health & Epidemiology from a recognized institution;
    • Registration by Council of the Institute of Nutritionist and Dieticians (CIND);
    • Must have a valid practicing license from the Kenya Nutritionist and Dieticians Institute (KNDI);
    • Certificate in Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Computer Application from a recognized institution; 
    • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability; and
    • Shown merit and ability as demonstrated in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Developing and implementing nutrition policies and programs; 
    • Coordinating, provision of nutrition activities;
    • Providing nutrition consultancy support to Government hospitals;
    • Providing guidelines on supplemental and therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital use and other institutions;
    • Coordinating the development of nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials;
    • Coordinating the development and provision of specialized diets for special needs;
    • Overseeing management of inpatients and outpatients in Health Care facilities;
    • Coordinating preparation of hospital menus and diets;
    • Monitoring and reviewing nutrition programmes and projects;
    • Developing and reviewing nutrition guidelines;
    • Identifying areas of research, validating new findings for adoption and disseminating the findings to key stakeholders;
    • Supporting relevant research institutions to conduct nutrition research;
    • Advising on procurement and distribution of nutrition equipment and commodities; and 
    • Coaching and mentoring of staff

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates are required to make an application by downloading and completing a Promotion Application Form (PSB FORM -2 (Revised 2023) from County Government of Nakuru website Duly filled application form should be sent to the Board through the Post Office or Courier Services in a sealed envelope to the address below On or Before 28th March, 2023, clearly indicating the vacancy number and position applied for on the envelope (Hand delivered applications will not be accepted)

    The Secretary
    Nakuru County Public Service Board
    Public Works Building- Prisons Road
    P.O Box 2870-20100

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nakuru County Government on to apply

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