Post Date: 24 Oct 2018

Functions: Social Service
Types: Contract
Education: Certificate / Diploma
Salary: -
Location: -

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Registered Social Worker (Project Based)

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association (SCHSA) is one of the most established social enterprises in Hong Kong with a self-funded operating model and charity status. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life of the elderly by facilitating home-based living. We leverage technology to offer people-centric services through innovation. We provide 24/7 support through our Call and Care Service (平安鐘服務), a call-based emergency assistance and personal care service designed for the elderly community in Hong Kong.

We look for talented and passionate individuals who are interested in combining the challenge of running real businesses with the satisfaction of delivering tangible social impact and direct community engagement. We are open to strong candidates who consider this as their second career.

Descriptions

Responsibilities :

  • Support casework & assessment services for service users and charity applicants
  • To identify the service needs of the cases and provide related support services or referral services
  • Support & implement Community eHealth Care Project, work closely with NGOs partners
  • Assist ad-hoc assignment as required

Qualification :
  • Registered Social Worker, diploma or above in Social Work or related isciplines

Requirements :
  • At least 3 years relevant working experience, preferably in elderly service or community service setting
  • Experience in geriatrics, mental illness rehabilitation, case management & counseling service is definitely an advantage
  • Knowledgeable of social work practice and the services available in the community
  • Understanding of crisis management and the ability to deal with life threatening situations including the prevention of suicide
  • Flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings; required to work shifts duties and holidays
  • Good command of both spoken and written Chinese and English
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving & decision making skills

Enquiries

Interested parties please send your application to us with expected salary, date available and contact number to jobapply@schsa.org.hk (please state the position applied).

Information provided will only be used for the purpose of recruitment and selection within the Association and treated in strictly confidential. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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