EDUCATION BUREAU Non-Civil Service Contract Vacancies

EDUCATION BUREAU
Non-Civil Service Contract Vacancies

Assistant Project Officer

Job level Entry
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Contract
Industry Government / Civil Services / Public Sector / Public Utilities
Job function Government / Social Services > Project / Program Development
Published On 16/10/2021

EDB Job Code : EDB/SA/296/21
School Administration Division
Salary : $33,350 per month (Gratuity : 10%) (Contract Period : up to mid-August 2022)
Duties : (a) To provide necessary support and advice to guidance personnel / School Social Worker (SSW) in primary schools in handling non-attendance cases of primary schools (PNAC); (b) To assist in reviewing the reports of PNAC submitted by guidance personnel / SSW of primary schools periodically and formulating intervention strategies / plans for handling PNAC; (c) To administer or assist the Inspectors to monitor the case progress of PNAC and provide direct intervention in the PNAC whenever necessary; (d) To assist in coordinating the services rendered by various government departments and non-governmental organizations of social welfare services through making referrals; (e) To assist the Inspectors in handling matters related to enforcement of relevant Education Ordinance (Cap. 279); (f) To assist in planning, implementing and administration of training programmes for guidance personnel / SSW in primary schools; (g) To handle non-attendance cases as a caseworker on a need basis by providing guidance or counselling services to facilitate their school resumption; (h) To perform any other duties relating to non-attendance cases, including the handling of non-attendance cases of secondary schools, and as assigned by senior officers; and (i) Need to work outside normal office hours in order to provide necessary support to the clients and their families.
Entry Requirements : (a) Registered as registered social worker (category 1) under the Social Workers Registration Ordinance (Cap 505); (b)(i) A Hong Kong bachelor’s degree majoring in social work, or equivalent; or (ii) A Hong Kong bachelor’s degree [other than b(i) above], or equivalent, and have successfully completed an approved post-graduate programme in social work, or equivalent, from an approved institution; or (iii) A Hong Kong bachelor’s degree [other than b(i) above], or equivalent, and a recognized master’s degree in social work, or equivalent, from an approved institution; (c) A pass result in the Aptitude Test in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE); (d) Met the language proficiency requirements of ‘Level 2’ results in the two language papers [Use of Chinese (UC) and Use of English (UE) in the CRE, or equivalent [See Remarks (ii) to (iv)]; (e) Three years’ relevant post-degree working experience, preferably in provision of family services; (f) Good verbal and written communication skills in both Chinese and English, fluent Putonghua is also an advantage; (g) Good computer knowledge especially in word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation software and Chinese and English input methods; (h) Good personality and inter-personal communication skills; and (i) Self-motivated and able to work independently.
Remarks :
(i) The application period for the post of Assistant Project Officer is from 15 October 2021 (Friday) to 29 October 2021 (Friday).
(ii) The result of the Use of Chinese (UC) and Use of English (UE) papers in the CRE are classified as ‘Level 2’, ‘Level 1’ or ‘Fail’, with ‘Level 2’ being the highest.
(iii) ‘Level 5’ or above in Chinese Language of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE); or Grade ‘C’ or above in Chinese Language and Culture or Chinese Language and Literature of the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) is accepted as equivalent to ‘Level 2’ in the UC paper of the CRE. ‘Level 5’ or above in English Language of the HKDSEE; or Grade ‘C’ or above in Use of English of the HKALE; or Grade ‘C’ or above in English Language or the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level), are accepted as equivalent to ‘Level 2’ in the UE paper of the CRE.
(iv) Applicants with an overall band of 6.5 or above with no subtest score below band 6 obtained in the same sitting in the Academic Module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) within the two-year validity period of the test result are accepted as equivalent to ‘Level 2’ in the UE paper of the CRE. The IELTS test result must be valid on any date during the application period.
Closing date of application :
29 October 2021
How to apply : You may obtain an application form [G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013)] from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. You may also download the application form from the Civil Service Bureau’s Internet website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). To apply, please send the completed application form to the address below on or before the closing date for application. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Bureau and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. Bilingual advertisements of the post, including other information such as gratuity (if any) and fringe benefits etc. are available at the Civil Service Bureau’s Internet website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Address and Enquiry Telephone :
Non-attendance Cases Team, Placement and Support Section, School Administration Division, Education Bureau, W108, 1/F, West Block, Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre, 19 Suffolk Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon (Tel : 3698 4335)