Senior Citizen Home Safety Association ('SCHSA') was founded in 1996 as a non-profit charitable organization with a self-financing model. Today it is one of the most established social enterprises in Hong Kong. SCHSA provides Care-On-Call Service, the most comprehensive 24/7 support service in the territory consisting of emergency aid, integrated care, around-the-clock guard, health management, active ageing services and day-to-day living assistance. Our mission is to enable all service users in their senior years to age-in-place with a quality life by leveraging technology and innovation to provide people-centric services.
We are looking 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.
To conduct psychosocial assessment to identity needs of service users
To render counselling and making appropriate referral services for service users
To provide support services to service users' family members
To collaborate with professions of medical sectors, NGOs & government bodies for the welfare of service users
To conduct internal training related to case handling and psychosocial issues whenever required
To take up other duties / projects as assigned
Registered Social Worker, Diploma holder or above of related disciplines
At least 3 years of casework experience in IFSC / ICCMW / DECC / NEC / Dementia services setting
Preferable have received counselling training
Knowledgeable about geriatrics, mental illness, crisis intervention, case management and counselling is definitely an advantage
Familiar with community resources and referral systems
Passionate in serving elderly
Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving & decision making skills
Good command of both spoken and written Chinese and English
Flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings
Understanding of crisis management and the ability to deal with life threatening situations including the prevention of suicide
Interested parties please send your full CV with expected salary, date available and contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org (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.