Disability Services Officer

Disability Services Officer
Company:

National Council For Persons With Disabilities (Ncpwd)


Disability Services Officer

Details of the offer

Job Summary

Administering Fund application forms and targeting tools for beneficiaries of grants and cash transfers programmes

Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
Experience Level:Mid level
Experience Length:4 years
Job Description

The
National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) is a State
Corporation established in November 2004 by an Act of Parliament(Persons with Disabilities Act 2003)with the mandate to formulate and implement policies that are geared
towards mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities to the National economy.
To achieve this mandate, the Secretariat seeks to fill the position of theDISABILITY SERVICES OFFICER (For Lamu County)

DISABILITY SERVICES OFFICER- NCPD JG SIX (6)
This
is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this
level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.
Duties and responsibilities:
The duties and responsibilities will entail;
Administering Fund application forms and targeting tools for beneficiaries of grants and cash transfers programmes
Participate
in targeting community validation and enrollment of beneficiaries under
PWSD-CT and administer the application process for education
assistance, assistive devices and services, economic empowerment and
infrastructure and equipment
Conduct registration of persons with disabilities.
Supervise clerks/ Interns who work under them
Call
for and vet applications for education, economic empowerment grants,
tools of trade, infrastructure, equipment grants, assistive devices, and
submit the proposed beneficiaries to the headquarters
Provide
sunscreen lotions, cancer screening and treatment services, protective
clothing and sensitization of self-care to persons with Albinism
Facilitate registration of companies and businesses of persons with disabilities under AGPO and provide them with LPO Financing
Train economic empowerment beneficiary groups on entrepreneurship
Facilitate delivery of cheques of grants and bursaries groups and schools respectively
Assisting the local communities and self-help groups to identify viable projects
mobilize
local resources for the implementation of development projects;
assisting the communities develop Community Action Plans (CAPs)
Link PWDs and DPOs with other development partners
Monitor
implementation of Registration, Rehabilitation &, Habilitation
Education assistance, Infrastructure & Equipment support, Economic
Empowerment & Enterprise Development, Cash Transfer and Disability
Mainstreaming programmes, advise and report on the progress
Conflict resolutions among group members disaggregate data on gender, disability, age etc.
Participate in community mobilization and sensitization on programmes of the Council
Facilitate persons with disabilities access tax exemptions, licenses and employment service extension recommendation
Organize National and International events on Disability at the County levels
Create awareness on disability, programmes and services offered by the Council
Lobby
and advocate for implementation of 5% constitutional provision on
appointive and elective positions in public and private entities
Monitor compliance on the 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions by public and private entities
Monitor compliance on the 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions by public and private entities
Provide
technical support on disability mainstreaming in form of training,
accessibility audits, job placement requirements to public and private
Requirements for appointments
For an appointment to this grade, a candidate must have
(i) Bachelor’s degree in a relevant social science from a recognized institution;
(ii) Professional qualification where applicable;
(iii) Four (4) years’ work experience in a relevant experience;
(iv) Fulfill the requirements of chapter six in the constitution.
Key competencies and skills
(i) Proficiency in IT
(ii) Communication and reporting skills
(iii) Interpersonal skills
(iv) Integrity
(v) Team player
Basic Salary Scale:45,179x2,157-47,336x2,157-49,493x2,157-51,650x2,157-53,807x2,157-55,964x2,157-159-60,280
House Allowance (Lamu):KES 16,500
Hardship Allowance:KES 14,650
Commuter Allowance:KES 8,000
Medical Allowance:Cover to be provided according to the Council’s Medical Scheme.

Candidates
who meet the above requirements are invited to fill in an NCPWD
application form enclosing curriculum vitae, academic and professional
certificates and a copy of national identity card as well as Chapter 6
clearances to the address below by17th November 2020 at 5.00 p.m.
Applications should be sent to the following: -
The Ag. Executive Director,
National Council for Persons with Disabilities,
Waiyaki Way – Opp. ABC Place and Next to Kabete Barracks,
P.O Box 66577 – 00800,
NAIROBI

NCPWD
is an equal opportunity employer thus Persons with disabilities, women
and people from marginalized groups (and especially persons from Lamu
county for the Disability Services Officer position) with requisite
qualifications are encouraged to apply.
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