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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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    Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer (1 Position)

    VACANCY No.  03/PROM/2023/58


    Requirements for Appointment

    • Served in the grade of Chief Nutrition and Dietetics Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s Degree in the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Home Economics from a recognized Institution;
    • Certificate in Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks 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 Computer application skills from a recognized institution; and
    • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Initiating and reviewing nutrition programs;
    • Providing guidelines on supplemental and therapeutic for existing and emerging diseases for Hospital use and other Institutions;
    • Developing nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials;
    • Providing nutrition consultancy support;
    • Developing specialized diets for special needs;
    • Proving nutrition services in specialized clinics;
    • Supporting inpatient and out-patient management;
    • Planning and preparing hospitals menus;
    • Facilitating training in various training institutions;
    • Conducting, monitoring and evaluating infant and young child feeding programs;
    • Conducting research on nutrition on dietetics and preparing reports;
    • Developing nutrition guidelines;
    • Conducting data audits in the community and hospitals; and
    • Guiding on procurement and distribution of nutrition equipment and commodities

    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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