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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 7, 2020
  • The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is based within the KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medical Research - (Coast). Our core activities are funded by the Wellcome Trust. We conduct integrated epidemiological, social, laboratory and clinical research in parallel, with results feeding into local and international health policy. Our research platfor...
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    Female Peer to Peer Mentor

    K MR/  7 Vacancy No.  FN-018-08-2020

    Reports to:   Research Assistant
    Duration:    1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period

    Position summary:

    The Female Peer to Peer Mentor will work closely with study participants to identify and address barriers to engagement in care, provide psychosocial support, and work resourcefully to re-engage them in HIV care.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for delivering e-navigation and in-person navigation intervention with regular contact per study protocol.
    • Conduct participant recruitment, screening, informed consent, and randomization/re- randomization.
    • Complete study surveys, evaluations and enter data into ODK Conduct home visits and follow ups for study participants Trace patients by phone and or in the field
    • Maintain strong positive relationships with community and community leaders to facilitate tracing activities.
    • Assist in defaulter tracking
    • Work closely with study participants to identify and address barriers to engagement in care, provide psychosocial support, and work resourcefully to re-engage them in HIV care.
    • Maintain study registers, logs, and files and make sure all study documents are kept secure and locked.
    • Write reports and participate in study meetings as required.
    • Engagement in adolescent support groups.


    • Must have form Four Certificate.
    • Must be living with HIV and provide evidence of a CCC number in a facility of enrollment and be ready to disclose.
    • Possess a desire to work compassionately with adolescent and young people
    • Must be proficient in English, Swahili and local dialect spoken in the health facility catchment area.
    • Leadership experience preferred (e.g. from school, church or any other).
    • Age 18-27 Years.

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    Clinic Assistant/ Receptionist

    Reports to:    Study Coordinator.


    To ensure that the front office is functioning in an effective and efficient manner


    • Maintains cleanliness and order of the front office
    • Answers telephone and receives visitors and participants Sorts and distributes incoming mail and deliveries
    • Delivers items to other departments.
    • Schedules and reschedules participants
    • Maintains visitors book and clinic diary
    • Maintains routine clerical records, logs and data and compiles routine reports
    • Maintains order and security at the front office by noting incoming and outgoing traffic. Any other duties assigned by supervisor
    • Education and Professional training
    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
    • Certificate in front office Management.


    • Good customer service skills
    • Knowledge of office telephone etiquette Team player
    • Highly organized
    • Working knowledge of IT skills


    Three years’ experience in front office management

    Terms of employment

    Employment is a one-year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

    Method of Application

    Use the emails(s) below to apply


    Applicants should attach the following:

    • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) and date available to start working for the study
    • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
    • Two letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
    • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
    • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
    • A copy of National Identity card or passport.

    Applications to be done through the email below (Indicate Position & Vacancy Number as the subject of your Email).


    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

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