Clinical Psychologists

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH)

Job Summary

Conducting both individual and group psychological tests and assessment and providing appropriate therapy.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446 in January 2019 as a Level 6 Tertiary Hospital and is now operational offering specialized referral services. The Hospital is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced professionals on a performance-based renewable contract as follows:


Duties and Responsibilities

i. Taking history of the patient
ii. Conducting both individual and group psychological tests and assessment and providing appropriate therapy.
iii. Developing treatment plans
iv. Identifying patients with social psychological problem, providing psycho education to clients, families and caregivers
v. Prescribing intervention and possible referrals
vi. Testing the efficacy of both psychological and biological interventions to promote the wellbeing of patient
vii. Keeping appropriate records

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
i. Bachelor’s degree in either Medical Psychology, Health Psychology or any other relevant equivalent qualification in a health-related field from a recognized institution.
ii. Registration with relevant professional body
iii. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
iv. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
v. Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology or a relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
vi. Two years relevant working experience.

Soft Skills Required
i. Communication skills
ii. Organizational skills
iii. Observational
iv. Analytical skills
v. Compassionate skills
vi. Listening skills

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the positions above, please apply online via:

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Form, Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Practicing License ONLY when you apply to the address below:
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 18th January 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.


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