Uasin Gishu County is situated in the mid-west of the Rift Valley covering an area of 3,345.2 square kilometers and lies between longitude 34 degrees 50’ east and 35 degrees 37’ west and latitude 0 degrees 03’ south and 0 degrees 55’ north . The county is further sub-divided into six sub-counties namely; Soy, Turbo, Moiben, Ainabkoi, Kapseret and Kesses.It borders six counties namely Elgeyo Marakwet County to the East, Trans Nzoia to the North, Kericho to the South, Baringo to the South East, Nandi to the South West and Bungoma to the West. The county has an estimated population of 894,179 with urban population contributing about 31% of the entire population. The population density is 267 persons per sq.km .The County has potential labor force of 550,000 (56%) of the entire population. Hence 44% of the population is dependent. Uasin Gishu County is a highland plateau with altitudes falling gently from 2,700 metres above sea level to about 1,500 metres above sea level. The County lies within the Lake Victoria catchment zone and all its rivers drain into the lake. The main rivers include; Sosiani, Kipkaren, Kerita, Nderugut, Daragwa and Sambu .
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Basic Salary Scale: Ksh. 38,270 – 51,170 (CPSB 09) House Allowance: Ksh.12, 800 pm Commuter Allowance: KShs. 5, 000 p.m. Medical Cover: As provided by the County Government Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Plan and execute program activities on timely and accurate manner.
Support the establishment of a database and referring mechanism system for the rehabilitation persons to receive comprehensive services.
Reaching out to vulnerable and/ or addicted persons and admit to the rehabilitation center(s).
Consider and co-ordinate with other services to undertake a comprehensive assessment and develop individual rehabilitation programmes.
Monitor and evaluate support programmes and ensure meaningful outcomes are recorded and built upon during the support process.
Coordinate rehabilitation of the addicted persons.
Preparing progress reports to the Director Alcoholic Drinks and Control Board (ADCB) including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in implementation, and providing specific recommendations;
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Degree in Social Sciences or related field from a Recognized institution
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to confidentiality and partiality
Flexible and available when needed
Experienced in handling teams, coordinating services and working in outreach programs for the vulnerable and/or rehabilitation and treatment of addicted persons
Satisfies the provisions of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya