Hong Kong University

Hong Kong University

Social Worker (at the rank of Student Advising Officer)

Hong Kong

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Social Worker (at the rank of Student Advising Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 523065 Work type: Full-time Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong

Social Work Officer (at the rank of Student Advising Officer) in the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 523065) (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 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. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 522158) 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 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 October 31, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Sep 19, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Oct 31, 2023 (HK Time)

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Social Worker (at the rank of Student Advising Officer)


Hong Kong University


Hong Kong


September 19, 2023

Application deadline

October 31, 2023

Job type



Medicine,Social Science

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