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Lecturer (holding the functional title of Expert Trainer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 May 2024

Job Details

Ref.: 526367
Work type: Fractional / Part-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Teaching Staff

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Duties and Responsibilities

Involve in the professional capacity building team of the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (www.JCECC.hk) to work on professional training and public education in end-of-life care. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • adopt innovative pedagogy to design and deliver specific training programmes on EoLC issues targeting stakeholders ranging from healthcare and social care professionals, volunteers to general public
  • work with other expert trainers and training officers to develop training programmes that might be converted to components of postgraduate programmes in future
  • support in generation of evidence-based contents on end-of-life care aligned with the public education activities in the project
  • support and perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • a good Master’s degree or above in Social Work, Public Health, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counseling, Nursing or related discipline
  • at least 5 years’ solid experience in conducting professional training for medical and/or social work sector on End-of-Life Care (EoLC) and/or public education on EoLC related topics in Hong Kong
  • good command of written and spoken Chinese (Cantonese) and English
  • possess expert competence including, but not limited to, palliative care, family counseling, use of art, use of therapeutic groups and bereavement care
  • a strong reputation in psycho-social and communication aspects of EoLC and knowledge on e-learning design would be an advantage

What We Offer

The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a temporary basis for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s Careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V, quoting the job reference number, with information on current/expected remuneration and availability. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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