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The Child Development Centre (CDC) is a team of dedicated professionals providing education, therapy and assessment plus family and community support for children aged between birth and six years old with special educational needs.  For further details about our organisation, please see our website: www.cdchk.org.

The Child Development Centre (CDC) is a team of dedicated professionals providing education, therapy and assessment plus family and community support for children aged between birth and six years old with special educational needs. For further details about our organisation, please see our website: www.cdchk.org.

The Child Development Centre (CDC) is a team of dedicated professionals providing education, therapy and assessment plus family and community support for children aged between birth and six years old with special educational needs.  For further details about our organisation, please see our website: www.cdchk.org.

Social Work Assistant (Ref : SWA)

Job level Entry
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location
Not Specified Unspecified
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Medical plan, MPF
Industry Education / Training
Job function Administration > Clerical / Admin / Operation
Government / Social Service > Counselling / Social Work
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Corporate Communications
Published On 09/02/2018 2018-02-09
ref. SWA

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with the Social Welfare Department (SWD) and CDC staff in relation to relevant SWD correspondence.
  • Maintain accurate records of children’s admission and discharge from Central Referral System for disabled pre-schoolers (C.R.S.P.S.).
  • Responsible for SWD statistics and reporting requirements.
  • Advise the District Social Welfare Officer, C.R.S.P.S. children’s referrers and parents/guardians of ongoing case status as determined by the SWD.
  • Initiate, liaise with and maintain relationships with other organisations for the outreach programmes.
  • Schedule and arrange outreach programmes.
  • Oversee the recruitment and management of volunteers.
  • Handle ad hoc assignments.

 

Requirements:

  • Approved qualification in social work. Minimum requirement Higher Diploma in Social Work.
  • Current registration under the Social Worker Registration Ordinance (Chapter 505).
  • Proven skills in administration and project management.
  • Excellent telephone manner, good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese.
  • Proficiency in general computer applications and Chinese word processing.
  • A good team player, pleasant and strong sense of responsibility.
  • Experience and/or training in either early years education or special needs is an advantage.

 

Job Package/Benefits:

  • Paid professional development opportunities.
  • MPF, medical and dental benefits.
  • 5-day working week (may include Saturday and or early evening).
  • Friendly working environment.

Please forward an updated CV and covering letter with availability, current and expected salary directly to hr@cdchk.org. Please quote the post you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Only the most suitable candidate will be contacted. Candidates not invited for an interview within two months may consider their applications unsuccessful. We are an equal opportunity employer.  All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes.