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...

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 (Ref.:O/YC(KC)-SDO/Term SC/06/21)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Kwai Chung
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Government / Social Services > Community Services / Non-profit Organisations
Government / Social Services > Counselling / Social Work
Published On 16/06/2021
Tags
ref. O/YC(KC)-SDO/Term SC/06/21

Youth College (Kwai Chung)

Department / Section : Student Development Office
Ref. no : O/YC(KC)-SDO/Term SC/06/21

Major Duties:
(a) To provide guidance and individual counselling services to students;
(b) To design, organise, implement and evaluate student developmental programmes;
(c) To provide career counselling service and liaise with prospective employers for job placement;
(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 of the Vocational Training Council;
(g) To assist in the development and review of the quality assurance works of the Student Development Office; and
(h) To serve in various boards / committees and other academic / management committees and work groups.

Requirements:
(a) A recognised degree in Social Science 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) Substantial experience in personal / career counselling to the youth, organising youth activities and developmental programmes;
(d) Experience in working with youth-at-risk and students with special educational needs will be an advantage;
(e) Proficiency in both English and Chinese; and
(f) Good interpersonal, planning and problem solving skills, and able to work under pressure.

Notes :
(1) The post is in the rank of “Student Affairs Officer”.
(2) The appointee is required to perform duties 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 :
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Student Development Office, Youth College (Kwai Chung), Rm 413, 4/F, VTC Kwai Chung Complex, 13-19 San Kwai Street, Kwai Chung, NT. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 7 July 2021

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.