Monday, 13 February 2012

Mwangaza Rehabilitation Centre - Head of Rehabilitation Services Job in Katani, Nairobi, Kenya

Head of Rehabilitation Services

Mwangaza Rehabilitation Centre, Katani, Nairobi

Rehabilitation Centre is a project of Development Kenya Action (DKA) & eRko Support Office. Mwangaza is a drug rehabilitation centre for boys who having been living on the streets and have drug and substance abuse problems.

The residential rehabilitation programme has capacity for 30 clients every six months. Clients in the programme are provided with follow-up support into education, vocational training or apprenticeships.

The Head of Rehabilitation Services is responsible for designing and implementing a successful rehabilitation programme for street boys with drug addictions that meets all legal requirements and NACADA standards.

The Head of Department is responsible for co-ordinating plans and supervising a multi-disciplinary team of counsellor, social worker and teachers to provide high standards of care. In addition the Head of Rehabilitation Services is expected to undertake direct client counselling work.

DKA & eRko is seeking applications from candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Psychology or related subject (Essential)
  • Diploma (or equivalent) in Counselling or Addiction Counselling (Desirable).
  • 4 years post-qualifying experience in counselling or social work sector (Essential).
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a managerial role (Essential)
Skills & Abilities
  • Strong planning and coordination abilities
  • Able to make sound decisions
  • Good people management and supervision skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal and ability to prepare budgets
  • An understanding and ability to relate to the client group
  • A teamworker
Candidates who meet these requirements should send a letter of application, a CV and contact details for three references to

DKA &eRko Support Office,
P. O Box 17699-00500

or send an email to

By 5.00 pm Feb 17th 2012

Please do not send copies of testimonials or certificates at this stage


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