MINISTRY OF EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY, LABOUR AND SOCIAL PROTECTION – STATE DEPARTMENT FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION
CHILDREN OFFICER II – THIRTY TWO (32) POSTS -V/No.44/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.24,662 – Ksh.29,918 p.m – Job Group ‘J’
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the following disciplines:- Sociology, Guidance and Counseling, Psychology and Criminology from a university recognized in Kenya.
Duties and Responsibilities
This is the entry grade in this cadre. An Officer at this level will work under the close supervision of a senior officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail: –
(i) rescuing children from hostile environments;
(ii) preparing and generating children welfare related reports;
(iii) creating awareness and Advocacy on Children Services;
(iv) visiting homes to conduct interviews and compile reports for presentation to courts of law;
(v) collecting data on children welfare matters;
(vi) identifying and committing Children to safe places; and
(vii) receiving and recording complaints and any other reports regarding violation of children rights.
How to Apply for Public Service Commission Jobs 2017 (PSC) Jobs in kenya
(i) online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
(ii) by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 15th June, 2017.