Social Work Officer
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Ref.: 498544
Work type: Full-time
Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000)

Categories: Executive / Technical / Support

Social Work Officer (at the rank of Senior Student Advising Officer/Student Advising Officer) (several posts) in the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 498544) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in Social Work from a local university, and be registered with the Hong Kong Social Workers Registration Board. They should have at least 5 years’ relevant experience in healthcare or a NGO-related field, 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, analytical thinking, empathy, commitment to patient care, and good counseling skills. Those with higher qualifications and/or more experience may be considered as Senior Student Advising Officer.

The appointees will join the Jockey Club Centre Institute of Cancer Care (JCICC) team to develop evidence-based supportive cancer care services. They will provide counseling service for cancer patients and their caregivers, plan and conduct patient groups, deliver large-scale education programme, and conduct research in relevant areas. Irregular working hours will be required occasionally. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 496994) need not re-apply.

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

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 October 28, 2019, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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