Wednesday, 3 February 2016

The County Government of Kitui :: Community Health Volunteers (CHVs)

The County Government of Kitui
 
Kitui County Public Service Board
 
Advertisement for Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) in the County Ministry of Health & Sanitation
 
The Kitui County Ministry of Health & Sanitation is focused on promoting well-being of the county citizens through a Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) programme. 

This is a community driven initiative whose main objective is to promote and enhance preventive health care in the county.

 
The Community Health Volunteers will be identified and selected to provide voluntary services in each of the 247 villages in the County. 

Interested persons willing to offer free services in the said programme should meet the following requirements:
  1. Must be a permanent resident of the village;
  2. Should be in possession of a minimum of KCPE certificate;
  3. Should be aged 30 years and above;
  4. Should be willing to provide voluntary services to the community;
  5. Should be a person of high integrity, respectable and a role model to the community;
  6. Should possess mobilization ad communication skills;
  7. Must NOT occupy any public or elective position or hold any office as a leader of any other community based group;
  8. Should be a law abiding citizen with no previous criminal record;
  9. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
Community Health Volunteers functions
  • Sensitising the community for uptake of quality health services;
  • Tracing defaulters to ensure compliance with health interventions e.g immunization; tuberculosis treatment, malaria control, antiretroviral therapy, malnutrition, antenatal care among others;
  • Conducting community health diagnosis and recommending suitable interventions;
  • Referring health cases to appropriate health facilities;
  • Coordinating community health activities such as community dialogue, community action and celebration days;
  • Facilitating planning activities at the community level;
  • Mobilizing resources for community health activities;
  • Identifying and recommending appropriate action concerning children not in school; hidden persons living with disabilities, drug and substance abusers, gender based violence survivors and facilitate them to access and exercise their rights;
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on community health matters;
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by a competent authority.
Interested persons who meet the above requirements are requested to present themselves for registration at their respective ward Administrator’s office by 17th February 2016. 

Original Copies and photocopies of Identity Cards and Academic Certificates must be presented during registration.

The County Government of Kitui does not charge fees nor use agents for its recruitment services.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

Chairperson
Kitui County Public Service Board

Kitui County Public Service Board Opposite KEFRI
P. O. Box 33 – 90200, Kitui

Email: kituicpsb@kitui.go.ke

Telephone: +254711 398 533, +254711 398 522

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