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  • Posted: Oct 21, 2020
    Deadline: Oct 30, 2020
  • Médecins sans frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organization (NGO) and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic diseases.
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    Hygiene Agent (Dandora)

    Duty Station: Dandora
    Duration: 3 months probationary contract, extendable based on performance

    Médecins Sans Frontières France Mathare Project is looking to fill the position of a Hygiene Agent. The successful candidate reports to the Mental Health Supervisor in the Clinic.

    Objective of the Position:

    Support the clinic activities by maintaining the highest level of cleanliness and offering required supportive services.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Cleaning of MSFF Youth clinics and its environs
    • Perform daily cleaning of all rooms in the clinic twice daily following infection control guidelines provided.
    • Perform dump dusting of surfaces in the rooms daily.
    • Clean the waiting bay and dust the benches during each shift and when the need arises
    •  Laundry management
      • Soak dust coats, blankets, bed sheets, and towels and mackintoshes in designated place for decontamination before washing.
      • Ensure that clinical coats, bed sheet, blankets and mackintoshes are folded after ironing and kept in designated place in laundry cupboard.
      • Wash curtains bi-weekly and when soiled.
    • Kitchen management
      • Keep the kitchen clean at all times by wiping the table and the floor.
      • Responsible for all the utensils in the kitchen.
      • Record the broken utensil in the book and Report broken utensils to the clinic supervisor immediately.


    • To report on any aspects that threatens or favors the program.
    • To abide by the MSF Staff regulations and MSF Charter.
    • To maintain confidentiality with respect to MSF’s operational and patient activities


    High school Certificate/Certificate in housekeeping


    1+ years’ experience working in a similar position/ experience working with Youth is a plus


    Good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili

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    Nurse Counsellor (Dandora)

    Duty Station: Dandora
    Duration: 3 months probationary contract, extendable based on performance

    Médecins Sans Frontières France Mathare Project is looking to fill the position of a Nurse Counsellor. The successful candidate reports to the Youth Clinic Manager.

    Objective of the Position:

    Provide counselling and nursing care according to protocols applied in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • To provide information, counselling and treatment on reproductive health, sexuality and safety to the Adolescent and youth clients as per the MSF/ MoH guidelines. 
      • To provide pregnancy testing and appropriate referral for care.
      • To provide information on sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Counselling, Screening and Treatment
      • To provide Post apportion care as per the MSF/MOH guidelines.
      • To provide VCT and link to care.
    • Provision of a comprehensive Sexual and gender Based care for survivors as per the MSF/ MoH guidelines
      • Properly receive survivors and provide initial counselling.
      • Evaluate the risk of the transmission of STI, prevent and treat them.
    • To provide follow up sessions as per guidelines:
      • To schedule patient follow up as per schedule (medical and psychosocial)
      • To explore unique follow up scheduling aligned to the needs of adolescents and the youth (flexibility in time, day, mode of follow up including phone follow ups)
    • To participate in any other program activities as will be required
      • To take part in the different program activities as required and to provide input to the relevant departments
      • To participate in ongoing education sessions, CMEs and community health activities.


    Essential recognized Nursing Degree/Diploma


    Desirable 2 years previous experience in sexual and reproductive health
    Previous experience in a Youth Friendly service is a plus
    Previous experience with MSF is a plus
    Counselling skills /experience is a plus.


    Fluency in English and Kiswahili is a must, other local languages is a plus.


    Required good computer skills (Excel, Word) Competencies

    Method of Application

    Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit a motivation letter and an updated Curriculum Vitae mentioning on the subject email line, “Hygiene Agent”, to: Email: [email protected]

    Applications must be received by the deadline. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Deadline for application: 30th October, 2020

    MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/ recruitment fee.

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

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