THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Lecturer holding the title of Associate Director in Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2018
Ref
201801681
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Department : Faculty of Social Sciences

Closing Date : December 1, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer (holding the title of Associate Director in Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC)) in the Faculty of Social Sciences, to commence on January 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a good Master’s degree or above in Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counselling, Management or related discipline, with at least 5 years’ solid experience in managing professionals and public education projects. Expert competence includes, but not limited to, family counselling, palliative care, use of play, use of therapeutic groups and bereavement care will be an advantage.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The project, started at 2015, aimed at improving the quality of end-of-life care, enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues.  The appointee is expected to lead a team of training officers and research officers in the project; perform administrative roles and prepare regular reports to the funder, collaborators and directors as well as perform other duties as assigned. Information about the Project can be obtained at http://www.JCECC.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with a covering letter, an up-to-date C.V. and a statement of your vision in End-of-Life Community in Hong Kong in relation to the application to the Faculty at fosshr@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes December 1, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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