Post Date: 06 May 2022

Functions: Social Service
Types: Full Time
Education: Master Degree or above
Salary: -
Location: -
Website: -

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Counsellor (Clinical Psychologist / Counselling Psychologist) (Student Affairs Office)

Descriptions

Ref. 22042806-E9

The appointee will be required to (a) provide counselling services / training / workshops and conduct psychological assessments; (b) handle difficult cases and cases in crisis situations that require crisis intervention; (c) promote students' psychological, physical and spiritual wellness; (d) provide training / clinical and administrative support and/or supervision to other staff members in helping students; (e) liaise with academic staff, family members and outside agencies on matters relating to counselling cases; and (f) provide support in planning the development and operation of the Counselling and Wellness Section of the Office. The appointee will be required to work on irregular hours.

Applicants should have (a) a recognised doctoral degree or master's degree in Clinical Psychology or Counselling Psychology, and be eligible for membership of relevant professional bodies; (b) at least five years' post-qualification solid experience in counselling, preferably in educational setting and/or mental health setting; (c) good servicing attitude and communication skills; (d) an excellent command of both written and spoken English; and (e) the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement(s) need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Enquiries

Application
Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk . Application forms can be downloaded from https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/forms . If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 12 May 2022 until the position is filled. The University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/pics_for_recruitment

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

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