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Disability Services Officer at National Council for Persons with Disabilities

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004.

Job Description

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant social science from a recognized institution;
  • Professional qualification where applicable;
  • Four (4) years’ work experience in a relevant experience;
  • Fulfill the requirements of chapter six in the constitution.

Key competencies and skills

  • Proficiency in IT
  • Communication and reporting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player

Basic Salary Scale: 45,179×2,157-47,336×2,157-49,493×2,157-51,650×2,157-53,807×2,157-55,964×2,157-159-60,280
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.

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