Vocational Training Council

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Term Student Counsellor

Student Development Discipline Office

參考編號 : O/SDDO/Term_SC/11/22

Major Duties:
(a) To provide guidance and individual counselling services to students;
(b) To plan, design, organise and implement student developmental programmes;
(c) To provide career guidance and programmes, and liaise with prospective employers to enhance students’ work preparedness;
(d) To provide training and professional consultation to student organisations;
(e) To assist in matters related to student finance and other administrative work;
(f) To support Structured Whole Person Development Programme, Discipline-wide projects and strategic initiatives;
(g) To assist in the development and review of the quality assurance policies; and
(h) To serve in various boards / committees and work groups as required.

(a) A recognised degree in Social Work or a relevant discipline, and registered under the Social Workers Registration Ordinance Chapter 505;
(b) At least 3 years’ relevant experience in the provision of student services in education sector and/or youth work in social work setting;
(c) Experience in personal / career counselling to the youth / organising youth activities and developmental programmes / working with youth-at-risk and students with special educational needs would be an advantage;
(d) A high level of language proficiency in both English and Chinese; and
(e) Good interpersonal, planning and problem-solving skills, and able to work under pressure and dynamic environment.

(1) The post is in the rank of Student Affairs Officer.
(2) The appointee(s) may be required to perform duties in different locations and/or outside normal office hours.
(3) In support of the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) Scheme launched by the Hong Kong Police Force, all prospective appointees will be requested to undergo the SCRC at the advanced stage of the employment process.

Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should apply for the post via email. A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to sdd@vtc.edu.hk.

Candidates should take note of the following:
(1) Completed application form (VTC-1) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into one file in PDF format with a file size below 10MB.
(2) The file should be saved with the applicant’s name as “surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
(3) For the email subject, please cite “Application for the Post of Term Student Counsellor (Ref. no: O/SDDO/Term_SC/11/22)”.
(4) Original and copy of other supporting documents are to be provided at a later stage upor request.

Closing date for application: 1 December 2022

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s). 
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

Job level Middle
Work Exp. 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese , English
Location Hong Kong
Employment type
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training (Others)
Government / Social Services (Counselling / Social Work)
Government / Social Services (Others)
Reference No. O/SDDO/Term_SC/11/22
Published On 21/11/2022