Post Date: 31 May 2024

Functions: Social Service
Types: Full Time
Education: -
Salary: -
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Sheng Kung Hui St. Christopher's Home

Trajectory Development Manager *

Sheng Kung Hui St. Christopher's Home, founded in 1935, began as an orphanage taking care of homeless children. Today, it provides various child-focused social service in Hong Kong. It is also the largest non-governmental organization in Hong Kong that provides small group home service for children who cannot receive adequate family care with the mission to create and sustain a caring environment for children and youth to grow, to develop potentials and to live a life of fullness.

Initiated and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the Community-home Opportunity: Enhance the developmental trajectory of children and youths ("C&Ys") residing in Small Group Homes ("SGHs") is a five-year project that aims to enrich home environments, strengthen community connections, bridge developmental gaps, and elevate service standards in the residential child care industry. Its ultimate goal is to enhance the developmental trajectory of C&Ys residing in SGHs, with the potential for replication in other residential child care settings in Hong Kong. The Programme will pilot a new role - Trajectory Development Manager ("TDM"). The TDM is dedicated to closing the developmental gap and promoting the positive developmental trajectory of C&Ys residing in SGHs and primarily.

Descriptions

Working Location:
Sau Mau Ping (Ref. No: SGH/TDM-SMP)
Chai Wan (Ref. No: SGH/TDM-CW)

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the unique needs, interests, strengths, and aspirations of C&Ys and empower them to co-develop an individualized development plan ("IDP") from a positive developmental trajectory perspective.
  • Assist in building the opportunity network of the Social Capital Platform and cultivate meaningful partnerships with community stakeholders.
  • Provide ongoing support to C&Ys in sustaining a positive developmental trajectory after discharging from SGHs or other residential child care services throughout the project period.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (or above) in Psychology, Education, Guidance and Counselling, Social Work, or a cognate discipline; Non-degree holders with commensurable experience (e.g., relevant frontline experience) are also acceptable; candidate with a social work degree can be recognized as ASWO;
  • Experience working with C&Ys would be a great advantage;
  • Capable of working in SGHs and effectively engaging with stakeholders and C&Ys from diverse backgrounds;
  • Self-motivated, independent, strong sense of responsibility and ability to work effectively in a team;
  • Good command of both Chinese and English.

*As the "Sexual Conviction Record Check" mechanism has been implemented, the Home will require prospective employees to apply for a sexual conviction record check and authorize Home and Units to check the results.

A competitive remuneration package, where negotiable, will be offered to the right candidates.

Enquiries

Interested parties please send full resume with day contact telephone no., expected salary to recruit@skhsch.org.hk by e-mail or to The Chief Executive, 15/F., The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, H.K. by post not later than June 19, 2024. Applicants not interviewed by July 17, 2024 may assume their applications unsuccessful. (Please quote ref. no and confidential on the envelope)

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

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