Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 3 ($12,325) to Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 13 ($15,065) per month
Candidates should be able to–
(a) read and write simple Chinese and simple English; and
(b) communicate in Chinese.
(i) 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 be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
A Ward Attendant is mainly deployed on –
(a) assisting in carrying out assigned work plans to train up clients in their self-care, home-making or child care skills through demonstration or working at clients’ homes or other venues;
(b) taking note and reporting on clients’ condition and their progress in learning the skills;
(c) escorting clients to attend court hearings, outdoor activities, clinical psychological assessment and psychotherapy, medical and other appointments and taking care of them; and
(d) manning the reception counters and resource / play corners.
(Note: A Ward Attendant is required to work shifts. He/she will mainly be deployed to work in Integrated Family Service Centres in various districts.)
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.
(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 recruitment examination and/or 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 the selection interview/written examination without being subject to further shortlisting.
(i) 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:
Applications must be made on the form G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013), which is obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service 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). Applicants should state clearly in their applications details of their skills and working experience. Applicants should state the details of working experience related to the job duties, such as names of the firms, post titles, job duties and employment periods.
Completed application forms should reach the Appointments Section, Social Welfare Department, Room 1012, 10/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Please specify on the envelope “Application for the post of Ward Attendant”. Online applications can also be made through Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applications which are incomplete, late and applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be considered.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their email address on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight to twelve weeks from the closing date for application. The period may be longer in exceptional circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please contact the Appointments Section at 2117 3950.
Appointments Section, Social Welfare Department, Room 1012, 10/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (20 November 2015) and South China Morning Post (21 and 28 November 2015)