Social Worker (at the rank of Student Advising Officer)

Hong Kong University
April 24, 2024
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Social Worker (at the rank of Student Advising Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526068 Work type: Full-time Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong

Social Worker (at the rank of Student Advising Officer) in the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 526068) (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 subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a recognised 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 2 years' relevant experience in healthcare or an NGO-related field, preferably with experience working with cancer patients and their caregivers. They should also have good counselling skills, knowledge of and interest in digital health intervention, an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, strong communication and interpersonal skills, analytical thinking, empathy, and commitment to patient care.

The appointee will join the HKU Jockey Club Institute of Cancer Care (HKU JCICC) team to develop evidence-based supportive cancer care services. They will (i) provide counselling service for cancer patients and their caregivers; (ii) develop digital health intervention/education for cancer patients and their caregivers; (iii) create public education materials and provide professional input in the team's social media work; (iv) plan and conduct patient groups; (v) deliver cancer-related education programmes and (vi) conduct research in relevant areas. Irregular working hours may be required occasionally.

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 post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on March 27, 2024 and continue until April 24, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Mar 13, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Apr 24, 2024 (HK Time)

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