Entry Level

Assistant Social Development Officers

Public Service Commission

Kenya

Overview


Vacancy Description

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Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

VACANCY IN THE MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL PROTECTION

STATE DEPARTMENT FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION AND SENIOR CITIZEN AFFAIRS

ASSISTANT SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER III – TWENTY (20) POSTS – V/NO. 228/2023

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.26,900 p.m – Ksh.35,380 p.m. (CSG 12)
House Allowance: Ksh.3,850 p.m.- Ksh.6,750 p.m(Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.4,000 p.m.
Leave Allowance: As provided in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days
Medical Cover: As provided by the Government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Social Work, Community Development, Project Development/Management, Youth Work/Development, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration/Management, Counseling, Gender Studies or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution in Kenya.

Duties and responsibilities:

This is an entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of a senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities include:-

(i) working with local communities and self-help groups to identify their social economic needs;
(ii) mobilizing communities for the implementation of social economic development programmes and projects;
(iii) registering persons with disabilities, poor and vulnerable individuals for social protection programmes;
(iv) collecting data on accessibilities on opportunities for men and women; and
(v) training communities and groups on livelihood projects.


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Application Guidelines

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE 

Please Note:

(i) Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. 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 applicants 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 Kenya’s 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.

(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

(vii) Serving officers shall be required to avail Original letters of appointment to the current substantive posts during the interviews.

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 21st November, 2023 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time)


Applications have closed

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