Post Date: 08 Oct 2021

Functions: Social Service
Types: Full Time
Education: Certificate / Diploma
Salary: -
Location: -
Website: -

Youth Diabetes Action

Youth Diabetes Action is a non-profit charitable organization established in 2001, dedicated to supporting children and adolescents with diabetes and their families. We now invite applications for the above post.

Descriptions

Responsibilities:
Counselling / Social work services

  • Develop and manage the counselling services plan, including new case connection, patient outreach and hotline; and perform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided
  • Counsel children / adolescent with diabetes and their parents regarding issues including mental health, child care, or medical care
  • Maintain case history record and prepare reports on a monthly basis
  • Serve as liaisons between hospitals (especially nurses and medical social workers, etc.), private clinics, patient support groups and schools, etc

Member activities
  • Design, lead, manage and promote member programmes such as mentorship, workshops, family events and children / adolescent activities
  • Ensure consistency of quality, accountability and high standards in all programmes and services

Requirements:
  • Registered social worker with 3 years or above relevant working experience
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Passion for working with youth and children
  • Knowledge and network in hospital setting will be an advantage
  • Required to work in non-office hours or weekends for events occasionally (compensation leave will be provided)Mature, responsible, self-motivated and attentive to details

We offer 5-day work and medical insurance.

Enquiries

Interested parties please send covering letter and full resume with date of availability, present and expected salary to hr@yda.org.hk

All information provided will only be used for recruitment related purpose.

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