Posted on 21.9.2020) - Job Ad – Part-time Lecturer– Dept. of Applied Psychology, Lingnan University

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Organization:

Department of Applied Psychology, Lingnan University


Position:

Part-time Lecturer


Job Descriptions:

PSY3332 Environmental Psychology

PSY4325 Industrial and Organisational Psychology

CLE9018 Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience

 

  • To prepare and score assignments and examination paper.
  • Qualified psychologists with teaching experience and active field practice are preferred.
  • The applicants should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline.
  • The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
  • Appointments will be made on a fixed-term basis.
  • Contract period: January 2021 – June 2021.

Application:

Applicants should send their CV and relevant documents to Ms Kit Lai ([email protected])


Deadline:

31 Oct 2020


Contact:

For course details: [email protected]


 

(Posted on 14.9.2020) - Job Ad – Psychologist (6 months part-time) – Justice Centre Hong Kong

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Organization

Justice Centre Hong Kong is an independent, non-profit, human-rights organisation working to protect the rights of Hong Kong's most vulnerable migrants – refugees, victims of forced labour and human trafficking and survivors of torture. Justice Centre undertakes evidence-based research which is used in advocacy to strengthen the rule of law in Hong Kong. We envision an inclusive, just society where people from all countries of origin enjoy dignity, human rights and access to justice in Hong Kong. Justice Centre is not affiliated with any religious or political organisation and does not receive any government funding. Justice Centre provides free legal, psychosocial and torture rehabilitation services for our service users, as well as capacity building for wider civil society regionally.


Position

Psychologist (6 months part-time)

 

The Psychologist will be based within our integrated client services team, comprised of experts with extensive experience working with clients who have been subjected to forced migration, asylum/refugees, exile, trauma and torture.

 

Justice Centre Hong Kong provides a warm, friendly and motivated working environment and has around 16 full and part time staff and approximately 10 volunteers at any one time. 

 

This is a part-time, 3 day per week position for a period of six months with a salary commensurate with experience.  Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Generous annual leave and MPF will be provided.  Due to the short duration of the position we will be unable to sponsor a visa.


Job Descriptions

Function of Post

 

The Psychologist will be responsible for providing direct clinical services to refugees, survivors of human trafficking and survivors of torture and/or trauma.  In addition, the post holder will write Medico-Legal reports, holistic assessments and be involved in the provision and development of training, consultations and clinical supervision. They will also be responsible for developing a longer-term service delivery plan for the organisation.

 

The individuals that we work with display high levels of trauma-based behaviours, including intergenerational trauma, survivor’s guilt, bereavement, stress, dissociation and, in some cases, aggressive behaviours.  These services will be offered on a short-term 6 monthly basis. 

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • To provide tailored psychological support and counselling to adults and children on a short-term basis (including on both a 1-1 and group basis).
  • To develop a longer-term service delivery plan for Justice Centre’s mental health support program
  • To work to ascertain the needs of the individual clients and families.
  • To create tailored therapeutic plans for the short-term treatment of individual clients.
  • To provide assessments and psychotherapy/counselling medico-legal reports in accordance with the Istanbul Protocol.

 

Job description

Responsibilities

 

  • To manage an appropriate caseload with an overview to ongoing care and undertaking risk assessments where necessary.
  • To maintain appropriate records of assessments and any clinical/casework undertaken, and collect and collate statistics.
  • To manage all necessary administration relevant to the role, working with the services coordinator(s), including managing communication, cancellations or disengagement
  • To develop and begin implementation of a service delivery strategy and operational plan for mental health support to our clients
  • Provide Clinical Supervision and support to volunteer psychologists.
  • To attend line management, staff meetings & team review meetings
  • To undertake regular reviews of therapeutic work with clients, including the completion of the clinical outcome tool.
  • To develop and deliver training when required and facilitate workshops/talks on behalf of Justice Centre.
  • To contribute to the development of the service and networking opportunities.
  • To participate in the recruitment and training of volunteer psychologists.
  • To practice ethically in accordance with professional boundaries and regulatory frameworks of relevant professional bodies, as well as the Justice Centre Code of Conduct.
  • To attend team meetings, and other meetings as required.
  • To engage actively in a multi-disciplinary team and contribute from own professional perspective.
  • To build effective relationships with referrers and other key partner organisations.
  • To contribute to the submission of timely donor reports and meet with donors.
  • To undertake any other duties that is reasonable within the context of the role as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Person specification

 

Essential:

  • Qualified psychologist, with at least 5 years’ experience of providing clinical services
  • Membership of, and accreditation to, relevant professional bodies, either in Hong Kong or internationally
  • Experience in providing clinical supervision
  • Experience in therapy program design/development
  • Knowledge of the impact of torture/trauma, and asylum/refugee issues on adults, children and families
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, at least one of a range of evidence based approaches to therapy for adults and children including trauma-based CBT, child-based CBT, exposure prevention reprocessing, EMDR, somatic training, TRE/TER
  • Experience of working with interpreters or clients who do not speak English as a first language
  • Therapeutic skills in working with clients experiencing a range of psychological and trauma-based issues, including: PTSD, CPTSD, bereavement, loss, guilt, shame, depression, pain, displacement, intergenerational trauma, etc.
  • Counselling skills: Empathetic listening, understanding of boundaries, building and maintain a trusting relationship
  • Case load management, record keeping, and file management
  • Report writing sufficient to be able to write counselling/therapy medico-legal reports and clinical letters, in accordance with the Istanbul Protocol
  • Commitment to Human Rights, humanitarianism, equality and diversity
  • Multicultural sensitivity and ability to work with people from different cultural backgrounds and across varying language barriers;
  • Fluency in verbal and written English;
  • Legal right to work in Hong Kong. 

 

Desirable

 

  • Knowledge of a range of psychotherapeutic approaches and theories, and how these can be applied to work with trauma/torture survivors
  • Experience of working with refugees, and trauma/torture survivors
  • Experience of working therapeutically with refugees, survivors of torture/trauma and organised violence
  • Experience in working with children
  • Fluency in another language such as French, Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Sinhala, or Bangla are a considerable asset.
  • Experience working with vulnerable people in a professional setting
  • Qualification in Clinical supervision
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team with colleagues from a range of professional backgrounds, including lawyers and fundraisers

Application

Please provide:

 

  1. Education and training: Please list your educational, professional qualifications and any training or courses which you believe are relevant to the post
  2. Past employment details including dates, position held, responsibilities and reason for leaving
  3. Any other relevant experience as a volunteer or in any other capacity
  4. Languages (please indicate your level of ability i.e. basic, able to converse, fluent, bilingual)
  5. Ability to take up the post: If successful, when would you be able to start with Justice Centre Hong Kong?       
  6. Reasons for applying for the post: Please tell us why you are applying for the post. Describe the skills and abilities, knowledge and experience that you can bring to the post. Please make sure that you reply closely following the essential criteria in the person specification for this post. Please do not write more than 1000 words in total.

Deadline

18 September 2020


Contact

[email protected]

 

 

(Posted on 9.9.2020) - Job Ad – Clinical Psychologist – OT&P Healthcare

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Organization

OT&P Healthcare

Position

Clinical Psychologist

Job Descriptions

Responsibility:

 

·         Assessing a patient's needs or behaviour using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behaviour

·         Observing individuals interactions, or in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, and/or abnormal behaviour or moods.

·         Diagnosing and developing and implementing individual evidenced based treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, intensity, and duration of therapy

·         Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses, education professionals, and psychiatrists

·         Monitoring appropriate treatment programmes, including therapy, counselling or advice, in collaboration with colleagues and evaluating the effectiveness of counselling or treatments, and the accuracy and completeness of diagnoses, then modify plans and diagnoses as necessary

·         Offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, addiction, social and interpersonal problems and challenging behaviour

·         Utilize a variety of treatment methods such as psychotherapy, hypnosis, behaviour modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama, and play therapy

·         Counselling individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behaviour and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment

·         Providing consultation to other professions, encouraging a psychological approach in their work, Counselling and supporting parents and carers

·         Keep accurate records of treatments and liaise with other healthcare personnel to supply and receive relevant information about the background and progress of patients

·         Providing psychological and/or administrative services and advice to private firms, schools and community agencies regarding special needs and mental health programs or individual cases

·         Refer patients to medical practitioners or specialists if medically indicated

 

Requirements:

 

·         Knowledge and actual experience on Psychology Services

·         Relevant qualification obtained

·         Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese

·         Good problem solving skills and proactive working attitude

·         Patient focus with strong interpersonal skill and willing to learn

 

We offer a competitive remuneration package to suitable candidates. Please apply with full CV and expected salary, indicating your interest in Psychologist by email at [email protected]

 

(All Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.)

 

 

Application

For application please email to: [email protected]

Deadline

30 September, 2020

Contact

(HR) 2157-5017, Ms. Cheung


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(Posted on 01.09.2020) - Job Ad – Full-Time / Part-Time Educational Psychologist - The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy)

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Organization

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy)

Position

Full-Time / Part-Time Educational Psychologist

Job Descriptions

  • Coordinate, in conjunction with the Director of Learning Support, on-going psychological services and learning support initiatives for the whole school
  • Develop, in conjunction with the Director and the Assistant Director of Learning Support, school-wide learning support program as part of the implementation of the Inclusion (SEN) Policy, i.e. early identification of students with social, emotional, learning and behavioral difficulties, response of intervention (RTI), formulate strategies and collaborate with different stakeholders to provide support system for them
  • Conduct appropriate psycho-educational assessments and provide recommendations and strategies for teachers and parents to support students at school and at home
  • Manage, in conjunction with Grade Level Leaders/Heads of House and Primary/Secondary Leadership Team, students of concern/at-risk students and provide support for devising support plan or action plan of improvement for them
  • Liaise with parents, administrators, teachers, and external healthcare service providers regarding psycho-educational needs and support strategies for identified students
  • Coordinate regular review meetings of students and ensure effective communication of relevant information to colleagues
  • Assist with policy formation, implementation and review, such as Child Safeguarding Policy, Inclusion (SEN) Policy, Anti-bullying Policy and other relevant school policies
  • Remain active and informed of current practices and innovations within inclusive education and social and emotional well-being and bring best practice to The ISF Academy
  • Build a caring, inclusive, positive school atmosphere and make student well-being and safeguarding one of the top priorities in school’s operation
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Director of Learning Support

Application

Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter.  Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by email to [email protected].

Deadline

30 September 2020

Contact

Email address: [email protected].

 

 

 

(Posted on 25.8.2020) Job Ad – Psychologist – W F Joseph Lee Primary School

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Organization

W F Joseph Lee Primary School

Position

Psychologist

Job Descriptions

To meet the needs of continuous development, W F Joseph Lee Primary School is in search of a dedicated professional to provide timely, professional and comprehensive support to school.

 

Our Psychologist provides a range of services in assessing children and young people with additional educational needs and supporting the whole school to plan interventions and implement supportive strategies, in order to enhance learning opportunities of all students of the school. The psychologist also offers training for school staff to build the capacity and confidence of the school to respond to student development needs. The key responsibilities include:

 

Responsibilities:

·            Develop psychology-based student growth and well-being strategies and assist in implementation and evaluation

·            Apply professional theories and knowledge in character building and holistic development of students

·            Promote and support the school to adopt the whole-school approach to inclusive education

·            Collaborate with the student support and school ethos team in designing and execution of programmes to support student growth

·             Conduct psychological assessment to identify needs and offer a range of appropriate interventions to respond to students’ special developmental needs

·           Counsel students individually or in groups to discuss specific academic, social, or emotional issues when appropriate

·           Enforce pro-social behaviours that help students achieve their best

·           Support curriculum development by applying educational psychology theories and profession

·           Develop instructional protocols and interventions for teaching staff to enhance teaching effectiveness

·           Facilitate workshops and training for parents and teachers to address common issues affecting students

·           Offer emergency counselling services in response to crises or tragedies affecting the student, staff and school community

·           Perform any other duties commensurate with its role and according to the needs of the school as directed by the supervisors

Requirements:

·           Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology or Clinical Psychology, preferably recognised by the Hong Kong Psychological Society

·           Member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society or an equivalent internationally recognised professional body

·           At least 3 years relevant working experience

·           Strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills

·           Self-motivated with multi-tasking ability and possess positive work ethics and able to work independently

·           Strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese

Application

Interested parties may apply with resume, stating expected salary and availability, to Human Resources Department, W F Joseph Lee Primary School, 9 Tin Fai Road, Tin Shui Wai, New Territories, Hong Kong and mark "Application for the Post of Psychologist " on the envelope.

Or by email to [email protected]

Our website: www.wfjlps.edu.hk

The successful candidates will be required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC).
Personal data collected will be kept in strict confidence and used for employment-related purpose only. 

Deadline

Please apply this position by end of October 2020


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