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Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist (at the rank of Counsellor... Hong Kong

Hong Kong University

Hong Kong University Hong Kong Hong Kong

1 month ago

Ref.: 518985

Work type: Full-time

Department: Department of Social Work and Social Administration (30300)

Categories: Executive / Technical / Support

Hong Kong

Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist (at the rank of Counsellor) in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration (Ref.: 518985) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance)

The Department is conducting an elderly mental wellness project in collaboration with other NGO partners in community elderly services/mental health. It aims at developing a viable and sustainable best practice model to promote elderly mental wellness and prevent elderly depression in Hong Kong.

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree or above in Social Work with registration as a Registered Social Worker in Hong Kong. They should have at least six years of working experience as a registered social worker in local mental health or elderly... service settings as a registered social worker and no less than three years of social service supervision experience. Alternatively, clinical psychologists with relevant clinical experience in geriatric mental health and who are aspired to work with the senior population are welcome to apply. They should have high proficiency in written and oral communication in both Chinese (including Cantonese) and English, and the ability to work independently and as a team. Post-qualification experience in the provision of mental health training and clinical intervention would be an advantage.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club JoyAge project to provide on-site supervision and case consultation on case assessments, deliver and coordinate professional training to social workers, and provide direct clinical work with older adults. He/She will also develop public education content for the general public, assist the team in carrying out pilot studies on different intervention approaches, assist in clinical protocol developments and casebooks for frontline workers, and perform other required tasks.

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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, a cover letter stating their background, and the contact information of three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until 15 February 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Jan 13, 2023 (HK Time)

Applications close:Feb 15, 2023 (HK Time
Hong Kong

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