NTWC-AH2104004 Assistant Social Work Officer, Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Company/Organisation: Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Post Date: 22/4/2021

Job Title: Assistant Social Work Officer

Staff Group: Allied Health

Reference Number: NTWC-AH2104004

Job Type: Full Time

Location: New Territories West Cluster-Pok Oi Hospital

Description: Office : Medical Social Services Department, Pok Oi Hospital Pay : HK$35,985 to HK$79,606 (HGPS Point 16 to Point 33) per month including Monthly Allowance (See Remarks 4) Key Responsibilities : 1. Provide psycho-social assessment and intervention. 2. Process pre-admission and discharge planning. 3. Render multi-disciplinary patient service. 4. Develop volunteer services and run mass programmes for the hospital / institution. 5. Any job-related duties assigned by senior. Entry Requirements : 1. (a) A degree in Social Work from a local university, or equivalent. OR (b) A degree from a local university, or equivalent and have successfully completed a one-year post-graduate course in Social Work at a local university, or equivalent. OR (c) A degree from a local university, or equivalent and have successfully completed a two-year post-graduate course in Social Work or possess a Master’s degree in Social Work from a local university, or equivalent. 2. Registration with and a valid registration certificate issued by the Hong Kong Social Workers Registration Board. 3. (a) Grade E in English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, or equivalent. OR (b) Level 2 in English Language and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education, or equivalent. 4. Fluency in written English and Chinese as well as spoken English and Cantonese. Preferable Attributes / Exposure : 1. Proficient in interpersonal and communication skills. 2. Strong drive to help (and utilize various social work approaches in patient care). 3. Social work therapy skills. 4 Empathy. 5. Commitment to patient care. 6. Leadership. Remarks : For Serving HA Staff 1. The selected candidate will be offered either contract or fixed term appointment for up to 3 years depending on his/her existing employment terms. 2. Serving contract employee will be offered contract employment with up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of-contract gratuity upon completion of the contract with satisfactory performance. 3. Serving permanent employee will be offered a fixed term appointment after which the employee may be reverted back to his/her former substantive rank. 4. The offer of salary and allowance (Cash Allowance, Fixed-flexi Allowance or Monthly Allowance) for serving employees upon changes in appointment will be determined based on the remuneration package/employment terms of the staff concerned and prevailing policies. For External Applicants 5. Appointment will be on contract terms for a period up to 3 years. Up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of-contract gratuity may be offered upon completion of contract with satisfactory performance. 6. Retiring / retired HA staff who wish to continue working for HA after their normal retirement may also apply. If selected, the terms and conditions of employment will be offered in accordance with prevailing policies of the Retired and Rejoin Mechanism of HA. For All Applicants 7. Selected candidate will be posted in Pok Oi Hospital and may be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA. 8. Job rotation would be arranged for the selected candidate if required. 9. May be required to work irregular hours as well as to stand by for emergency duties. Please submit application online on or before 6 May 2021 . For enquiries, please telephone 2401 4507.

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