Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Assistant Social Work Officer) (4 posts) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref. 500550) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)
The appointee will work in the project on “Building Emotional Resilience in Hong Kong Families – Professional Capacity Building for Family Social Workers” under the Department of Social Work and Social Administration.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Work discipline, with at least three years’ post-qualification work experience, and should be a Registered Social Worker. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; and the ability to work independently and as a team.
The appointees will assist the Principal Investigator in developing the family-life prevention package and training manuals, delivering public talks or workshops, liaising, visiting and coordinating activities in Integrated Family Service Centres (IFSC), participating and facilitating the intervention groups, managing the online information platform and intervention activities, provide administrative support in the project; and perform any other duties as assigned.
Applicants should also have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese and good experience in carrying out research project. He/she will work with a team of colleagues to conduct research on interventions relating to emotional resilience for Hong Kong families.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be o ffered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until July 31, 2020 (extended to August 31,2020), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.