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Clinical Psychologist (at the rank of Senior Psychologist/Psychologist)

Apply now Ref.: 492521
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Professional & Management

Applications are invited for appointment as Clinical Psychologist (at the rank of Senior Psychologist/Psychologist) (2 posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 492521), to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis or a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in clinical psychology from a local university, with the eligibility for licensing where appropriate.  They should have at least 5 year's relevant work experience in the specialists of adult general medical and psychiatric services, preferably with experience working with cancer patients and their caregivers.  They should also have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese; strong communication and interpersonal skills; an analytic mind; empathy; and the commitment to patient care.  They should be committed to evidence-based psychological assessment and interventions; aspiration in psychological service development; and a keen interest in research in psycho-oncology.  The appointees will join The Jockey Club Institute of Cancer Care team, and assist in developing and conducting evidence-based supportive cancer care services, particularly comprehensive psychological assessments on cancer patients and caregivers.  They will also design and undertake psychological interventions, provide advice to other health care professionals, and conduct research in relevant areas.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointments on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  For Senior Psychologist, housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2018, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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