Post Date: 09 Feb 2018

Functions: Social Service
Types: Contract
Education: Master Degree or above
Salary: -
Location: -
Website: -

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Senior Counsellor (Clinical Psychologist) / Counsellor (Clinical Psychologist)

Descriptions

Office of Counselling and Wellness (Ref : 18020501-IE)

The appointee will be required to (a) provide counselling services / training / workshops and conduct psychological assessments; (b) handle cases of a more difficult nature and in crisis situations that require crisis intervention; (c) promote students' psychological, physical and spiritual wellness; (d) provide training / clinical and administrative support and/or supervision to other staff members in helping students; (e) liaise with academic staff, family members and outside agencies on matters relating to counselling cases; and (f) provide support in planning the office's development and operation. The appointee may be required to work on irregular hours.

Applicants should have (a) a recognised master's degree in Clinical Psychology, and be eligible for membership of relevant professional bodies; (b) at least eight years' post-qualification solid experience (for the post of Senior Counsellor) or five years' post-qualification solid experience (for the post of Counsellor) in counselling, preferably in educational setting and/or mental health setting; (c) a good servicing attitude and communication skills; (d) an excellent command of both written and spoken English; and (e) the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test. Applicants with lesser experience will also be considered.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service :
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Enquiries

Application :
Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk . Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php . If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 20 February 2018 until the position is filled. The University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php

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