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Counsellor Job. KUTRRH (2 Posts)

Counsellor Jobs In Kenya, Medical Jobs, KUTRRH Jobs


Position Description

Counsellors are mental health practitioners who specialize in treating patients with emotional crises, stress, anxiety and behavioral disorders. Their primary responsibilities include offering patient consultations and implementing individualized psychological treatment.


  • Scheduling patient consultations liaising with physicians.
  • Assessing patients and identifying their problems.
  • Engaging in discussion with patients and making them feel comfortable.
  • Implementing individualized treatment programs.
  • Undertaking psychometric testing.
  • Evaluating patient responses to treatment over time.
  • Organizing a long-term counseling plan that involves multiple visits.
  • Offering services to all age groups.
  • Offering both one-on-one and group counseling.
  • Keeping a detailed account of patient mental health history.
  • Being patient and building relationships based on trust


  • Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with a Post-Graduate Diploma from a recognized institution.
  • Diploma in health-related field with higher diploma in Counselling Psychology.
  • A master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Be a registered member of the Kenya Counsellors and Psychologists Association.

Other requirements

In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following qualities:

  • Ability to get on well with the diverse workforce;
  • Effective knowledge in the professional field of specialization;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Ability to take instructions;
  • Effective organizational and supervisory skills;
  • Ability to keep confidentiality of clients’ information;
  • Writing skills;
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and high standards of ethical behavior;
  • Team playing skills;
  • Accuracy;
  • Care for resources;
  • Manual dexterity;
  • Execution of instructions;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Analytical skills; and,
  • Records Management skills.

How To Apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via or send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO

Nairobi Kenya

For all applications please indicate the subject as follows: –


The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Tuesday 31st December 2019.

Persons living with Disability, Women, Youth, persons from minority and/ or marginalized groups who meet the requirements of the advertised positions are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

All shortlisted candidates MUST fulfil the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, and will be required to produce the following documents;

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for graduates only)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
  • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through the following email address: [email protected]

Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.


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