Vacancies

At Mater Misericordiae Hospital, our most valuable resource are our employees. We aim to provide the best client experience by having the right employees on the right jobs.


Kindly stay alert and disregard any communication that:


  • *Requires you to pay a fee to be shortlisted or interviewed
  • *Requires you to pay fees for a certain recruitment process
  • *Requires you to sign contracts sent through unofficial emails before meeting HR at the Hospital’s HR Office
  • *Is not from our official email domains
  • *Informs you that you have been selected without going through an interview
  • *Is from other websites announcing job vacancies that do not appear on the Mater website careers page

Mater Misericordiae Hospital, a leading health care provider in East and Central Africa has excellent career opportunity. Mater Misericordiae Hospital offers exceptional, compassionate and christ-centred health care services to our clients through an innovative, engaged and competent workforce. The successful candidate will fill in the below position(s).


Treatment Adherence Services Counsellor


Main Duties


  • Provide HIV testing and counseling services in line with the national guideline
  • Conducting treatment preparation sessions and health talk in support group (group or one-on-one) for newly identified Positive clients
  • Conduct enhanced adherence counseling sessions (EACs) for patients having detectable viral loads
  • Actively participate as a member of the multidisciplinary care team (MDT) including attending required meetings
  • Promote and strengthen the provision of disclosure counseling, adherence counselling, encouraging partner& family testing and facilitate referral of clients to facilities of their choice where they can access CCC services
  • Conduct priority home visits under the guidance of the facility clinical and TAS team for all PLHIV which include newly enrolled clients, new ART initiates within 2 weeks, patients who miss appointments and do not report back to the facility after 2 weeks
  • Reviewing the Registers and Kenya EMR daily to track linkage of new positives and interruption of treatment for those already on care and intervene as required
  • Submit relevant reports and participate in the facility's data review meetings
  • Awareness creation, screening and appropriate referral of survivors of gender-based violence
  • In liaison with TAS Lead coordinate all existing Cohort support groups for newly identified positive clients and ensure 100% attendance; Ensure registration of new clients and timely follow up
  • Participate in external quality assessment in relation to HIV testing and counseling
  • Ensure patients’ privacy and confidentiality is maintained at all times
  • Collaborate with community health volunteers and peer educators and HTS /TAS teams to provide telephonic tracing services for patients with interrupted in treatment (IIT)
  • Promoting the 'Welcome Back' strategy and Implement case management of clients returning to care
  • Provide support to psychosocial support groups, including children, adolescents, youths, discordant couples, men and women
  • Provide trauma counselling to survivors of gender-based violence
  • Keep and maintain basic and accurate records of PLHIV registers, such as the OTZ, Viral load registers
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Required Qualifications for the Position


  • Degree in Counselling psychology
  • Certification in HTS Mandatory (NASCOP Certified)
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Counselling Psychological Association (KCPA)
  • 3-year Experience in providing PITC Services and HIV adherence services
  • Trauma counselling certificate is an added advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy

If you are interested in the above position and you meet the requirements listed, please send your application together with a detailed CV, Copies of Academic Certificates, three [3] referees and include their telephone contacts and email address to hrrecruit@materkenya.com so as to reach us not later than 13thMarch, 2024.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Please note Mater Misericordiae Hospital does not charge any fee at any stage of our recruitment process.


Faith Community Initiative (FCI) Counsellor


Main Duties


  • Providing HIV Testing Eligibility screening using the provided eligibility screening tools and in line with the national HIV testing guidelines
  • Supporting HIV pre and post-test counselling for HIV self-testing and assisted self-testing for willing clients
  • Following up on HIV self-testing outcomes and ensuring appropriate linkage to an ART facility for confirmatory testing and linkage to ART
  • Supporting Assisted Partner Notification Services (aPNS) for those confirmed
  • Ensuring timely monitoring and evaluation of Self-testing interventions within the Health Kiosk in the self-testing register and monthly summary reports
  • Providing health wellness talks/education including lifestyle and behaviour change
  • Supporting biometric measures such as height, weight, BMI, and BP for clients seeking these services in the Health Kiosks
  • Ensuring utilization of testing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) testing algorithm / guidelines, adhering to infection prevention control guidelines, waste management guidelines, and waste segregation bins
  • Providing psychosocial disclosure counselling, encouraging partner / family testing and facilitating referral of clients to facilities where they can access other health services of their choice
  • Developing a documentation / tracking system to ensure referral and follow-up within and beyond the institution to Comprehensive care clinics
  • Storing and using the HTC commodities according to the national guidelines
  • Screening all clients for PrEP, TB and SGBV and referring eligible clients accordingly

Required Qualifications for the Position


  • Diploma in Counselling Psychology
  • Certified HIV and counselling provider by National AIDS and STI Control Program (NASCOM)
  • 3-year Experience in providing PITC Services and HIV Health Education
  • Conversant with Community work
  • A recommendation letter from Parish Priest

If you are interested in the above position and you meet the requirements listed, please send your application together with a detailed CV, Copies of Academic Certificates, three [3] referees and include their telephone contacts and email address to hrrecruit@materkenya.com so as to reach us not later than 13thMarch, 2024.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Please note Mater Misericordiae Hospital does not charge any fee at any stage of our recruitment process