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Clinical Psychologist (at the rank of Psychologist/Counsellor)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 514954
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Medicine (21500)
Categories: Professional & Management
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Clinical Psychologist (at the rank of Psychologist/Counsellor) in the Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 514954), to commence as soon as possible, on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

The appointees will participate in a 4.5-year large-scale multidisciplinary research and community youth mental health project.  It is Hong Kong’s first territory-wide initiative to build a youth-specific and youth-friendly mental health platform that provides timely preventive intervention to youth with distress and risk for mental health deterioration.  The project will transform current youth services and provide a framework for future developments in youth mental health and youth-focused services both locally and internationally.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in clinical psychology with at least 5 years' work experience in diagnostic assessment and psychological interventions.  Experience working with young people is preferred.  Those with less experience may be appointed at the rank of Counsellor.  The appointee will conduct individual assessments for youth; provide consultations, advice, and case support to social workers of NGO partners; collaborate with NGO partners to develop effective preventive psychological interventions; and supervise project staff in implementing interventions and conducting assessments for youth.  Professional development, supervision, and research opportunities will be available.   Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 512201) need not re-apply.

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 appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for Psychologist, or up to 10% of basic salary for Counsellor.

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 start as soon as possible and continue until July 14, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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