Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 0 ($13,040 per month) to Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 8 ($15,365 per month)
Candidates should –
(a)be able to communicate in Chinese and simple English;
(b)be able to read simple Chinese and simple English;
(c)be able to write simple Chinese or simple English; and
(d)preferably have relevant working experience in hospitals, clinics or medical institutions.
(1)Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.
(2)For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge. The BL test result will constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate's overall assessment.
A Workman II is mainly deployed on –
(a)general cleansing duties, and disposal of waste including clinical waste;
(b)manual labour duties, such as moving furniture / equipment, loading and unloading of heavy objects, transporting and lifting patients;
(c)receipt and dispatch duties including indoor and outdoor collection and delivery of pathological specimens, x-ray films, documents, mails and other articles;
(d)general administrative support and clinic ancillary duties, such as photocopying and stamping / sorting of documents and paper records, opening and locking of doors, keeping order of patients in clinics, packing and labeling forms and pharmaceutical containers;
(f)relieving staff in the Artisan Segment (such as Darkroom Technician, Laboratory Attendant, Artisan) and Property Attendant, Workman I or Office Assistant ranks; and
(g)handling other laboring / menial duties in clinics, laboratories and public mortuaries such as clearing and disposal of vomits, blood-caked surgical dressings, soiled linens, used sharps, stock cultures and contaminated substances, according to safety procedures.
(1)Subject to deployment to any institutes or places, such as Government clinics, methadone centres, centres / clinics under Special Preventive Programme, public mortuaries, quarantine camps as and when required.
(2)Subject to deployment to take up different types of duties to meet operational needs.
(3)May be required to work outdoors, overtime, irregular hours, shifts or in times of inclement weather.
(4)Required to wear uniform and name badge.
Terms of Appointment:
A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, he / she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.
Workman II is subject to posting to fill vacancies and carry out different duties in the same grade in other bureaux / departments when the need arises.
(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)Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment.
(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)The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes.
(f)Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.
(g)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 trade test / interview.
(h)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 trade test / interview without being subject to further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(i)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 by mail to the below contact address.
(j)Civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the GovHK on the Internet at http://www.gov.hk.
(k)Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.
How to apply:
Application Forms (G.F. 340 [(Rev. 3/2013)]) are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres 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).
Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the below contact address. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed 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. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
Applicants should state in detail on the application form their academic qualifications and working experience related to the post. For applicants who have relevant working experience in hospitals, clinics or medical institutions, they should state it clearly on the application form and provide the names of the organisations and their post titles, job duties and employment periods.
If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as required, their applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for trade test / interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about ten to twelve weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for trade test / interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Section, Department of Health, Room 1807, 18/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (29 November 2019) and
JobMarket Magazine (29 November 2019 and 3 December 2019)