Circulating Vacancies for Nurses, Teachers in Kenya is Fake

The Public Service Commission has not advertised any vacant positions on behalf of the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development.

A post on social media which has been circulating widely has advertised close to 2500 vacant positions in the docket .

The Fact Checker has however established that the job advertisement post is not factual as it had not been officially advertised by the Public Service Commission, which is the employer on behalf of the government.

“This is to notify the general public that the below advert circulating on social media is Fake,” PSC tweeted on its official twitter account.

In the fake post, applicants have been directed to apply for job on publicservicevacancies@gmail.com yet job applications for vacancies within PSC are made through the official website www.publicservice.go.ke

The advertisement alleged that PSC was looking for 125 lecturers who will work at the Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI), 144 P1 Teachers, 144 Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) Teachers, 115 cooks and 12 electricians.

It also called for application on 115 trade development officers, industrial development officers category I (115) and II (136).

The scammers also announced vacancies off 264 social workers, 183 drivers, 171 accountants, 115 category III Instructors and 161HIV testing services (HTS) providers. 

In addition, the publication alleged that PSC was also looking for Other openings include 133 nurses, 117 Human Resource Managers, 214 mobilizers, 123 counselors, 117 supply chain managers , 179 cleaners, 139 office assistants and 123 public health officers.

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