SHOFCO Recruitment 2023/2024 Application Form Portal

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Last Updated on February 9, 2023

Are you interested in working with the Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)? Then you are on the right post. We have exhaustively conveyed all the important and recent updates related to this recruitment exercise. Kindly read to the end, to get all the necessary information, concerning the requirements, guidelines, qualifications, and application for the 2023 SHOFCO recruitment.

About SHOFCO

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a grassroots movement based in Nairobi, Kenya in urban slums providing services, community advocacy platforms, and education and leadership development for women and girls. SHOFCO serves more than 350,000 urban slum dwellers in 10 slums across three cities in Kenya.

SHOFCO Recruitment 2023

SHOFCO has been undergoing massive job recruitment intake annually for the past few years. We’ve received numerous requests from aspirants on various platforms yearning for legit information about the SHOFCO application form and guidelines for 2023. Many applicants have been asking us questions like;

  • Is SHOFCO 2023 job application form out?
  • Where can I obtain the 2023 SHOFCO Recruitment form?
  • When will SHOFCO start 2023 Recruitment?
  • I need SHOFCO 2023 Recruitment updates,
  • How can I apply for SHOFCO Recruitment 2023? Just to list a few.

Keep reading you will find answers to the above queries.

Requirements for SHOFCO Recruitment 2023

To qualify for the 2023 SHOFCO recruitment, candidates must;

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Applicants must be no younger than 18 and no older than 35
  • Applicants must possess a legal ID document
  • You must have a diploma or degree in your field of application where applicable

How to Apply for SHOFCO Recruitment 2023

To apply for SHOFCO recruitment 2023, visit the official website at: https://www.shofco.org

  • Locate Vacancies/Careers page
  • Select a vacant job and fill in all requirements.
  • Submit and print out the reference form if any.

The names of successful candidates will be published, and these people will be contacted for further recruitment interviews.

Careers Opportunities at Shining Hope For Communities.

  1. Pharmacy Technologist
  2. Nutrition Officer
  3. Nurse
  4. Clinical Officer

Pharmacy Technologist

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience: 1 year
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Pharmaceutical 

Job Purpose

To be responsible for checking prescriptions to ensure that there are no errors, dispensing medications by compounding, packaging, and labelling pharmaceuticals and ensuring that they are appropriate and safe for the individual patient and providing advice on the dosage of medicines.

Position Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Verify, interpret and process orders and prescription.
  • Dispense drugs and counsel patients on the proper use of drugs dispensed.
  • Take part in supply chain management to ensure that essential stocks are available in the pharmacy at all times.
  • Monitor stock levels of drugs and place orders when necessary.
  • Keep appropriate documentation for accountability and research needs.
  • Conduct continuous medical examination sessions relating to drugs and other health care products.
  • Monitor storage conditions i.e. expiry status and security of the pharmaceuticals.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Diploma in Pharmacy

Professional Qualifications

  • Enrolled member of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Member of the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • At least 1 year of post registration relevant experience

Functional Skills

  • Examining information
  • Interpreting data
  • Making decisions

Nutrition Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND, Diploma
  • Experience: 1 year
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare 

Job Purpose

To be responsible, by working in close collaboration with the MOH nutrition team and community health volunteers, for the screening activities of severely malnourished children and provide an integrated, comprehensive nutrition package that partly involves one-on-one nutritional counselling and assessment; with the aim of helping our clients lead healthy lives.

Position Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Take a lead role in developing the clinic’s nutrition program at both technical and administrative levels.
  • Provide nutrition assessment for special needs clients and those identified at high nutritional risk and develop and implement dietary-care plans and nutritional counselling.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, including food selection and preparation.
  • Capacity build health workers and the community on nutrition programmes/ interventions.
  • Develop nutrition outreach tools, such as pamphlets or other materials.
  • Provide nutritional outreach in the community via classes, health talks and collaboration with other SHOFCO programs.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Diploma or degree  in Nutrition and dietetics

Professional Qualifications

  • Registration with the Kenya Nutritionist and Dietetics Board (KNDB)

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • Knowledge of fitness program and sports nutrition
  • At least 1 years post registration experience in a busy health facility

Functional Skills

  • Examining information
  • Providing insights
  • Developing expertise

Behavioral Competencies/Attributes

  • Following procedures
  • Upholding standards
  • Team working

Nurse

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND, Diploma
  • Experience: 1 year
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare 

Job Purpose

To be responsible for providing holistic nursing services to outpatients by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in health facilities and community.

Position Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Assess patients’ general condition to determine patient care.
  • Support Clinical Officer as required during treatment, examination and testing of patients.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented on patient’s charts.
  • Prepare equipment and ensure examination rooms are clean and stocked with required supplies and materials.
  • Refer to the Clinical Officer relevant information such as patient’s status and laboratory results, which would assist in proper clinical management.
  • Participate in community health surveys/campaigns and in training of community health workers.
  • Administer prescribed medications, injections and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
  • Act as a link between clients and different program areas to include CCC, ANC, PNC, nutrition, family planning.
  • Conduct follow up home visits for clients with special cases.
  • Work together with CHW and social worker to reach out to missed appointments and defaulters.
  • Ensure timely and correct, timely data entry and completeness of data tools to include; prophylaxis, ART, PMTCT, HEI, TB, IPT and any other relevant tool.
  • Co-ordinate client support groups.
  • Co-ordinate timely reporting and ordering of supplies.
  • Maintain high quality of service provision including patient confidentiality.
  • Conduct CME’s and feedback after internal/external trainings.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Degree or Diploma in  Nursing, Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse

Professional Qualifications

  • Valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • At least 1 year of post internship cumulative relevant experience in nursing

Functional Skills

  • Examining information
  • Documenting facts
  • Inviting feedback

Behavioral Competencies/Attributes

  • Interacting with people
  • Following procedures
  • Team working

Clinical Officer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND, Diploma
  • Experience: 3 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Medical / Healthcare 

Job Purpose

To be responsible for achieve SHOCO’s health overall mandate by implementing clinical services policies at the allocated facility.

Position Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Offer health care services to patients by taking history, examining patients, carry out investigations, prescribe treatment, follow-up of patients, and give health education talks.
  • Maintain and review patient records, charts and other pertinent information.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Guide and counsel patients, clients, and staff on health issues.
  • Respond to enquiries relating to patients, lab requests, x-rays, prescription requests, etc.
  • Coordinate appointments for specialist referrals, x-rays, lab tests, etc. and convey pertinent instructions and information to the patient.
  • Attend to clinical care centres patients and manage opportunistic infections.
  • Conduct continuous medical education and health educations as may be required.
  • Work with other team members and staff of other cadres in ensuring quality service provision.
  • Be accountable for any equipment assigned and report to the line manager as may be required.
  • Collect data and compile clinical reports.
  • Collect and compile data for research on clinical services.
  • Undergo coaching by more experienced clinical officers to achieve professional competences.
  • Apply the SHOFCO’s health standard treatment and patient management.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery.

Professional Qualifications

  • Registered clinical officer preferably trained at KMTC
  • Registration with clinical officer’s council with Current Practicing license is mandatory

Other required qualifications (unique/job specific)

  • 3 years’ experience in a busy health facility
  • Basic HIV training/ experience
  • Ability to : Take medical history of the patient, Perform a thorough physical examination, Order appropriate investigations, Make correct diagnosis, Prescribe and treat and Do patient follow-up
  • Perform minor surgical procedures

Functional Skills

  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Inviting feedback
  • Making decisions
  • Meeting timescales

Behavioral Competencies/Attributes

  • Interacting with people
  • Taking action
  • Following procedures
  • Upholding standards

Method of Application

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to jobskibera@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected salaries. All Applicants must provide at least three professional references. The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for. Applications without this information will not be considered. Applications should reach us no later than 15th February 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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