Salary: $66 per hour
Entry Requirements: 1. Candidates should –
(a) have completed Secondary 5 or equivalent;
(b) be able to communicate effectively in Chinese or English, both in written and spoken forms; and
(c) be proficient in Urdu or Nepali, both in written and spoken forms.
2. Preference will be given to candidates:
(a) with proficiency in Cantonese; and /or
(b) with relevant working experience and knowledge in running programmes, publicity and promotional work, receiving the public, community networking, liaison or event coordination.
Note: (1) Candidates are requested to indicate in the section under “Professional Qualifications" on the application form [G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013)] which language(s) they are proficient in, and state details on relevant working experience in running programmes, publicity and promotional work, receiving the public, community networking, liaison or event coordination in the section under “Full Employment Record to date". Candidates failing to provide sufficient information on the application form will not be considered.
(2) Candidates will be required to attend a language test.
(3) Will be required to work during or outside normal office hours on any days, including weekdays (Monday to Friday), Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, etc. The working hours are subject to prevailing operational needs. Normally, the number of working hours will be less than 18 hours per week. There is no guarantee on the minimum number of hours of work in any given period.
(4) Mainly work in Yuen Long district.
(5) May be required to work outdoor, including in other districts.
Duties: (a) Assist in preparing and conducting group activities and programmes, publicity and promotional work, training and various activities, including but not limited to those for non-ethnic Chinese (NEC);
(b) Assist in performing networking duties/activities including conducting visits and providing escort services for NEC;
(c) Assist in the production of publicity/promotion materials in NEC language(s);
(d) Assist in managing and operating drop-in services of the centre(s);
(e) Assist in manning the reception/mobile service counters and receive incoming calls;
(f) Assist in establishing contact and maintaining liaison with members of NEC communities to gauge their service needs; and
(g) Other assigned duties.
Terms of Appointment: The successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of 12 months. The offer of further appointment beyond the existing contract is subject to the service need and the satisfactory performance and conduct of the appointee.
Fringe Benefits Rest days, statutory holidays, annual leave, maternity leave or paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
How to apply: Applications must be made on the forms “Application Form for Employment with the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" [G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013), which are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates should provide a detailed account of their academic attainment and work experience in the application forms.
Completed application forms should reach the enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application (if by post, the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Please specify on the envelope “Application for the Post of Part-time Contract Welfare Support and Liaison Assistant (Urdu)/(Nepali)". To avoid unsuccessful delivery of mail items, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been paid before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applications which are incomplete or late or submitted by fax / e-mail will not be considered.
Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about three to four weeks from the closing date for applications. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Enquiry Address: Yuen Long District Social Welfare Office
6/F, Yuen Long Government Offices & Tai Kiu Market, 2 Kiu Lok Square, Yuen Long, N.T.
Enquiry Telephone: 2475 4726
Closing Date(dd/mm/yyyy): 13/07/2018 23:59:00
General Notes: (a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the recruitment test and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the recruitment test and/or interview without being subject to further shortlisting.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates together with the completed application forms by mail to the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Late submission will not be considered.
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