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  • Posted: Mar 25, 2024
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2024
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    Integrated Approach When a family in Lwala, Kenya, is affected by a HEALTH CHALLENGE, like HIV, they are simultaneously impacted by FINANCIAL INSTABILITY and EDUCATIONAL BARRIERS. Our communities are not looking for vertical solutions or silver bullets. They see the causes of poor health as complex and nuanced – so do we. It’s not enough to ru...
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    Security Guard


    Lwala seeks the services of a dedicated and vigilant Security Guard to provide security at Lwala. The role entails securing premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment and access points and permitting entry and exit.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Keep watch of the entrance gate; patrol the assigned area and ensure the security of personnel, equipment and the entire compound is free from unauthorized persons.
    • Screen and permit authorized persons’ entry into the facility, while directing visitors to the appropriate office/personnel/place.
    • Ensure no intruders are in the compound, buildings, premises, and surrounding areas at all times.
    • Control patients and visitors to ensure compliance with rules and regulations, such as loitering, smoking, noise-making, or carrying forbidden materials, and apprehend or expel miscreants.
    • Liaise with law enforcement agencies, conduct investigations, and prepare incident reports as necessary ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
    • Provide training and support to security personnel, ensuring compliance with security policies and procedures.
    • Maintain a high level of security through vigilance, locking of doors, and safekeeping of keys; ensuring the facility is well locked up in the evening and open it in the morning
    • Record all security incidents and irregularities observed and report them immediately to supervisors, including fire hazards, leaking water pipes, and unlocked security doors.
    • Observe departing staff and other individuals to guard against theft of organization property.
    • Sound the alarm and call the police or fire department by telephone in case of fire or the presence of unauthorized persons.
    • Record data, such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of machinery or equipment, for use by supervisory staff.
    • Check official vehicle authorization and logs before allowing exit and re-entry to the facility.
    • Maintain a daily security diary detailing the movement of movable assets within the compound and outside.
    • Monitor CCTV cameras and other surveillance systems; Inspect security systems and ensure operational use, detecting any tampering.
    • Prepare security reports as prescribed.
    • Ensure the creation of a positive and lasting corporate image for donors, partners, stakeholders, and visitors who are attended to.
    • Adhere to the policies, procedures, structures, and systems of the organization.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by management.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • At least a KCSE certificate, Diploma preferred
    • Security related courses will be an added advantage.
    • Certificate of good conduct
    • At least 2 years performing same functions is desirable
    • Ability to work and relate well with people from diverse backgrounds and deal with people in a respectful manner.
    • Basic knowledge and ability to communicate well in both English and Kiswahili.
    • Well-organized individual who can coordinate tasks effectively and comply with given instructions.
    • Sufficient knowledge of office procedures and regulations.
    • Good interpersonal and team skills.
    • Honest, accountable, and has integrity.
    • Good knowledge of the physical area.

    Method of Application

    The application deadline is 26th March 2024

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lwala Community Alliance (LCA) on to apply

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