Senior Project Worker (Shelter Service)
Administering and Delivery of Assistance for Non-refoulement Claimants
A number of shelters will be opened for providing accommodation arrangement for vulnerable groups including unaccompanied minors, children in need of residential placement, victims of gender-based violence, and persons with mental and/or physical illness, and invite applications for the above post.
(a) To assist the Shelter Co-ordinator in managing the shelter to provide substitute care for service users in a stable and safe living environment. (b) Assist in the supervision and monitoring of daily activities and routines of the service users under care. (c) To help promote a stimulating, caring and culturally appropriate environment for the service users under care.
(a) Completed tertiary education level or above. (b) Relevant education qualification and/or training in early childhood education, child care education, etc. are a distinct advantage. (c) Solid work experience in managing child care service / shelter or related service setting. (d) Crisis management and good supervisory skills. (e) Possess good knowledge in shelter service. (f) Organized, responsible, initiative, sound judgment and creativity. (g) Able to work under work pressure. (h) Good communication and interpersonal skills. (i) Ability to work well with service users and be patient with them. (j) Willing to work in shift duty, weekend and holiday shifts.
Other Requirements :
Good command of oral and written English; fluency in at least one minority language and/or ability to communicate in Chinese is a distinct advantage; computer literate; experience working in a cross-cultural working environment; have a valid work visa and flexibility to work in Kowloon and New Territories Regions.
Post will be on contract basis.
Interested parties please send a full resume with expected salary (please mark clearly the name of post applied for) to Human Resources Department, International Social Service Hong Kong Branch by email : firstname.lastname@example.org or by post at 6/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong on or before 24 January 2020. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.
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ISS-HK is an Equal Opportunities Employer