Monday, March 19, 2012

Director Vacancy at Mwangaza Rehabilitation Centre, Katani, Nairobi

Mwangaza 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 role of the Director is to provide overall leadership to staff and strategic direction to the work of Mwangaza Rehabilitation Centre.

The Director is supported by two Heads of Department and with them will ensure smooth co-ordination of the day-to-day affairs at the Centre.

The Director will work with the Board and other stakeholders to develop and implement strategies that will ensure a sustainable organisation offering high quality of service to clients.

DKA & eRko is seeking applications from candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • A Bachelors level qualification in social sciences or related subject (Essential)
  • A Diploma (or equivalent) qualification in Counselling or Social Work (Essential).
  • 4 years experience in a senior managerial role in a therapeutic care, health, social or community development sector (Essential)
  • Plus 2 years post-qualifying professional practice experience in counselling/social work (Essential)
Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent strategic planning skills
  • Strong organisation and coordination abilities
  • Able to make sound decisions
  • Strong financial planning and business planning skills
  • Excellent people management and supervision skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; to include fundraising skills
  • An understanding and ability to relate to the client group
Starting Salary: 55,000KSHs

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
Nairobi or send an email to dkaerko.so@gmail.com.

By 5.00 pm Monday March 26th 2012.

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




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