Job ref no.: CES-AM(ES)
Hong Kong Housing Society

CES - Assistant Manager (Elderly Services) / Social Worker

Hong Kong Housing Society

The Job:

  • Assist the Community Services Manager in the execution of social support programmes and review the overall operation and administration of the Caring Engaging Smart (CES) Team at respective estate(s) according to the approved business plans and milestones.
  • Coordinate with the Estate Offices and Occupational therapists for on-going facility improvement and home modification at respective estate(s).
  • Liaise and partner with external parties in the collaborative projects/services at respective estate(s), including but not limited to district social service operators, social enterprises, health service providers, hospitals, educational institutes and governmental departments.
  • Provide professional counseling and case management for needy tenants, expertise timely referrals to social services and closely liaise with NGOs for subsequent follow-up action to prevent crisis.
  • Promote neighborhood support through establishing and developing mutual support networks among tenants and mobilise the volunteer team in rendering the community-building activities at respective estate(s).
  • Assist Community Services Manager to manage the operation of responsible CES cum Elderly Lounge(s) in attaining the designated service outputs and outcomes, and conduct regular home visits and/or telephone concern calls to the needy residents.
  • Coordinate the working groups of district-based collaborative projects and signature events, including but not limited to the services presentation and award ceremonies, festive and thematic carnivals, IT system building and configuration, media interviews and renovation projects.
  • Supervise and coach the subordinates to assure the quality of service, and the team in effective and efficient manner.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor deems appropriate.

The Person:

  • Degree holder or above in Social Work with minimum 5 years’ post qualification working experience in recognized welfare organization of elderly service or community services preferable.
  • With administrative and supervisory experience an advantage.
  • Good connection with various social service providers and district stakeholders, and others as relevant to the operation of the team.
  • Strong team player, mature and able to work independently.
  • Motivated with strategic mindset in service development.
  • Good in both English and Chinese with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Windows application, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese Word Processing. 

Attractive remuneration package will be offered to suitable candidates. To apply, please submit online application: or send your application with full resume and reference quoted to Human Resources Manager by fax: 2882 4466.

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Applicants not invited for interview within 8 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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More job information
Job ref no. CES-AM(ES)
Job Function
Work Model
  • On-site / At the workplace
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree