Post Date: 08 Jan 2020

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

New Life
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

The Organization
Since 1965, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association is dedicated to recovery-oriented, people-focused and evidence-based community mental health service development. The Association, with a team of over 1,000 staff members, operates more than 70 service units and projects to render residential services, employment and vocational training, community support for 16,000 people in recovery with mental illness (PIR) and their families, as well as provide mental health education to 48,000 general public annually. As a result of our passionate belief in social inclusion and self-reliance for PIR, we have established different social enterprises with over 20 projects operating currently promoted the well-being message under the brand "330", which in Cantonese carries the homophonous meaning "body, mind and spirit" - the balance of which we all strive to attain.

For more information, please visit http://www.nlpra.org.hk

Descriptions

"The Hong Kong Jockey Club: Get, Set, Go for a Healthier Life - Physical Health Care Program for Soon-to-be-old and Older Adults with Mental Illness"

Responsibilities :

  • To be responsible for the design, delivery and evaluation of Health Clubs;
  • To conduct assessment of individual needs of service users and render respective direct services to support their adjustment in accordance to their needs in the community;
  • To assist in program coordination and to render regular training for health ambassadors in the project; and
  • To consolidate knowledge and skills accumulated in service provision for the production of sharing book.

Requirements :
  • Bachelor degree or above in Social Work or related disciplines;
  • At least 3 years of experience in community-based mental health;
  • Good knowledge and skills on assessment and intervention on physical health of soon-to-be-old and older adults with mental illness;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in spoken and written English and Chinese; and
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Enquiries

Applicants are invited to forward a cover letter and a resume to the Human Resources Department, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, 332 Nam Cheong Street, Kowloon by post, by fax 3552 5398 or by email recruit@nlpra.org.hk . Applicants who are not contacted within 2 months should consider their applications filed for future reference.

Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly for recruitment purpose and will be destroyed upon completion of recruitment exercise. Prospective employees are requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check.

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