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Upholster

Nairobi, Kenya
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Industry: Medical Practice
Description: We take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission every day, translating their knowledge and expertise to internationally compliant practices in healthcare provision. Courtesy, consideration and unreserved respect towards our patients’ privacy, dignity and confidentiality has time and again helped us earn their trust and goodwill. Our dedicated nursing staff provides professional care within a friendly and comfortable environment, ensuring that being in hospital is a more pleasurable and less anxious time for our patients and their families. We take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission every day, translating their knowledge and expertise to internationally compliant practices in healthcare provision.
Job Description

REF: TNH/HR/U/082023

  • Reporting to the Supervisor, Maintenance, the overall purpose of this job is to make, repair, or replace upholstery for furniture or fittings and installations within the Hospital by applying their knowledge of upholstery using a variety of hand or power tools.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Build furniture up with loose fibre stuffing, cotton, felt, or foam padding to form smooth, rounded surfaces;
  •  Examine furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects;
  •  Make, restore, or create custom upholstered furniture, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods;
  •  Operate sewing machines or sew upholstery by hand to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material;
  •  Sew rips or tears in material, or create tufting, using needles and thread;
  •  Ensure projects are completed and delivered before set deadline;
  •  Conduct routine maintenance of work tools and upholstery machine; and
  •  Any other responsibility that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  •  Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum of C-;  Grade III, II or I Trade Test from Government of Kenya.
  •  Minimum of 5 years’ upholstery experience

COMPETENCIES
Technical & Behavioural competencies

  •  Ability to cut and make different types of fabrics.
  •  Willingness to learn
  •  Ability to identify different types and quality of materials for different use
  •  Accountability
  •  Integrity
  •  Communication skills
  •  Team working skills
  •  Interpersonal skills

Responsibility for finances and physical assets

  •  The job holder has no responsibility for stock or finances.

Decision making

  •  The job holder has no final authority on key decisions in the department other than routine decisions related to execution of work. Information
  •  The job holder has no access to confidential information.

Working Conditions

  • Working Environment: The job is office based and has minimum disagreeable conditions

Job Hazards:

  • The job has minor exposure to accidents and job hazards such as cuts while using scissors.

Closing Date 22nd August 2023

Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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