Research Officer (holding the title of Clinical Psychologist)
Applications are invited for the above posts.
Department of Social Work and Social Administration
Research Officer (holding the title of Clinical Psychologist) (Ref : 201801233) (to commence as soon as possible until September 30, 2019, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)
The Department is conducting an elderly mental wellness project in collaboration with other NGO partners in community elderly services / mental health. It aims at developing a viable and sustainable practice model to promote elderly mental wellness and prevent elderly depression in Hong Kong.
Applicants should possess a Master's or Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from a local university or equivalent; proficiency in written and spoken communication in Chinese (Cantonese) and English; experience in working with mental health and/or geriatric population; and the ability to work independently and as a team. Those with training in social work and/or experience in provision of training and teaching are preferred. The appointee will provide comprehensive psychological assessments; undertake psychological treatments; develop treatment programmes and provide supervision / training to Social Workers; develop training programs and assist in training peer supporters; assist Project Directors in managing, coordinating, and implementing ongoing research projects on the development of sustainable elderly mental health services; and perform other tasks as assigned. He/She will have ample opportunities to work with Social Workers and other mental health professionals, as well as stakeholders in the local community. Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a covering letter stating their background, and contact information of three referees to the Department at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please indicate clearly the reference number and the position applied for in the e-mail subject. Closes September 30, 2018.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.
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/ . 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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