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  • Posted: Apr 13, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
  • The National Police Service Commission of Kenya is an Independent government Commission established under the Constitution of Kenya to ensure smooth functioning of the National Police Service of Kenya.
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    Manager Counseling Services

    NPSC  SCALE   6- 1   

    POSITION- V/No.1/2021

    Gross Salary Scale:                                      Kshs. 173,523-249,523

    Leave allowance:                                          As existing in the Commission

    Annual Leave:                                               30 working days per financial year

    Medical Cover:                                              As existing in the Commission

    Terms of Service:                                          Permanent and Pensionable


    • Coordinate the planning, management and administration of Counselling services;
    • Participate in the formulation of counselling policies, regulations and strategies in conformity with the National Police Service reform agenda;
    • Participate in the implementation, interpretation and review of counselling services, policies, procedures and systems;
    • Participate in development of an employee wellness programs for quality, continuous improvement, performance, employee retention and employee-employer relations;
    • Contribute to the review of counselling strategies and policies to ensure that systems and structures are efficiently managed for the achievement of set performance targets and goals of the Commission;
    • Monitor and evaluate Counseling projects and programs policy implementation on matters related to guidance and Counseling programs;
    • Liaise with other stakeholders on counselling matters;
    • Plan organized seminars and workshops on counselling matters;
    • Conduct research in Counselling and supervising staff working within the Directorate;
    • Evaluate design and lead an outreach program that helps prevents mental health and substance abuse in the service. Assists clients and/or families affected with mental health, substance abuse issues and trauma;
    • Consult with other health professionals as needed to ensure holistic approach and coordination of care case management;
    • Ensure high standards of confidentiality and sensitivity to clients on cultural, ethnic, racial and socio-economic issues and diversity;
    • Plan and coordinate Counselling programs;
    • Ensure proper planning, organizing and facilitating seminars and workshops on counselling matters;
    • Provide counselling services and appropriate referrals for officers and immediate families to help clients mobilize inner and external capacities to help improve their social functioning;
    • Prepares and retains timely correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials of clients’ including the following: mental health assessments by obtaining background information such as physical, psychological or mental health and social factors which contribute to the client’s situation and by studying case histories of clients;
    • Provide case management to include evaluating the needs of the police officers and monitoring progress;
    • Conducts individual, family or group therapy sessions in accordance with the established treatment plan and provides crisis intervention if necessary;
    • Give debriefing/psychological first aid to responders following traumatic incidents, as requested by department;
    • Conduct both individual and group counselling;
    • Keep an appropriate database;
    • Identify employees with social psychological or health related problems;
    • Provide family life education including HIV and Aids


     For direct appointment to this position, one must have:

    • Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology, Sociology or in any of the Social Sciences with a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling from a recognized institution
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling Psychology, Sociology from a recognized institution
    • Counselor Supervision Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    • Psychological Debriefing Course lasting not less than one week;
    • Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Ten (10) years of service with at least three (3) years in a comparable position in a relevant institution; and
    • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya,

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through jobs portal: 

    Please NOTE:

    1. Applicants should provide all details requested in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by the closure of the advert should not be included
    2. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
    3. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
    4. Shortlisted candidates for the positions of Manager would be required to satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting a HELB Clearance Certificate, Tax compliance from KRA, Clearance from EACC and Police Clearance Certificate.

    The National Police Service Commission is committed to availing equal  employment opportunities to all Kenyans. People with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.
    Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
    Applications should be addressed to:

    The CS/ Chief Executive Officer
    National Police Service Commission
    SkyPark Building, Westlands
    P.O. Box 47363-00100

    So as to reach the Commission by the close of business on or before 26th April, 2021 at 5.00 p.m.

    Interested and qualified? Go to National Police Service Commission on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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