Post Date: 03 Oct 2018

Functions: Social Service
Types: Full Time
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: -
Location: -

Hong Kong Association of Gerontology

Social Worker (End-of-Life / Palliative Care)

香港老年學學院 - 和富老年學訓練中心
Hong Kong Institute of Gerontology - Wofoo Training Centre of Gerontology

Residential Aged Care Accreditation Scheme

Hong Kong Association of Gerontology is providing comprehensive training and supporting programs, aiming to improve the quality of care for elderly people living in residential care homes and in community home settings. From 2016 onwards, the Association has been sponsored by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, to conduct a 3-years project namely "JCECC : End-of-life Care in Residential Care Homes for The Elderly". We are now recruiting dedicated and experienced professionals to join us in this project, so as to improve the quality of End-of-life / Palliative Care for elderly residents in aged homes.


Job Description :

  • To conduct training on topics related to End-of-Life / Palliative Care;
  • To assist in implementation of designated projects, and to monitor the progress, including evaluation on outcome of related work;
  • To deliver outreaching direct "coaching" in service setting to junior social workers and front line staffs in the provision of End-of-Life care;
  • To help prepare and produce training materials and working manuals;
  • To liaise with personnel both internally & externally.

Requirements :
  • Registered Social Worker with minimum 8 years clinical experience, preferable with 3 years or more in elderly residential settings;
  • Preferable to be Degree holder or above, major in Social Work;
  • With managerial & supervisory experience, End-of-Life / Palliative care, and training / coaching experience would be beneficial;
  • Good communication skill and commitment to team work;
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.

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Please send your resume with expected salary to : The Executive Director, Hong Kong Association of Gerontology at

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