Ref.: 201800149
Posting Title: Social Worker (at the rank of Executive Officer)
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Social Worker (at the rank of Executive Officer) in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 201800149) (to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary)

Applicants should have a good Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or Counselling with at least 3 years’ solid work experience in individual case work and/or group settings.  They should have an excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese; be a good team player with superb interpersonal skills; be flexible, passionate, and committed; and be able to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment.  The appointee will participate in the project “Jockey Club Mental Wellness Project for Women” which is a 3-year comprehensive and eclectic project for women-in-need from disadvantaged background with community public awareness, intervention, training, and research elements.  The appointee will work closely with a multi-disciplinary mental health team including psychiatrists and clinical psychologists, and coordinate with three NGO partners in delivering and evaluating high quality evidence-based interventions to women-in-need.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V. to Professor Eric Chen at psipsy@hku.hk.  Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.