Post Date: 21 Jul 2021

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

New Life
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

Social Worker (Jockey Club Embracing H.O.P.E.S. Project)

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 18,000 people in recovery with mental illness (PIR) and their families, as well as provide mental health education to 78,000 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

Ref : HOPES-SW

Responsibilities :

  • To render direct intervention, including casework, group work and community campaign to families impacted by mental health problems and complicated challenges in the community;
  • To collaborate with different community parties in implementation of direct service;
  • To work with Family Peer Support Workers to promote recovery and systemic perspective;
  • To assist data collection and other related administration work of the project; and
  • To perform other duties as required by the supervisor.

Requirements :
  • A recognized degree in Social Work;
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in community-based mental health or family services;
  • Mature and passionate to work with family;
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese; and
  • Resourceful and with good communication and interpersonal skills.

Enquiries

Applicants are invited to forward a cover letter and a resume to the Human Resources Department by post at New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, 332 Nam Cheong Street, Kowloon, or by fax at 3552 5398, or by email to recruit@nlpra.org.hk

Personal data provided by applicants will strictly be used for recruitment purpose.

New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Prospective employees are requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check.

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