Department of Social Work

The Department invites job applications under the project “Development of an online cognitive behavioral intervention program to reduce depressive symptoms for adults with depression”. The project aims at developing an online counselling programme to help Hong Kong adults with depression to improve their mental health. A research will also be conducted to evaluate the programme effectiveness.

Senior Project Assistant (PR0256/20-21)

The appointee will provide support to the Project Coordinator. Duties include:

  •  Assisting in promoting the project;
  • Recruiting participants;
  • Collecting data;
  • Arranging meetings for the Principal Investigator; and
  • Coordinating administrative and logistics work.


  • Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably in social work, counselling, psychology or psychiatric nursing;
  • At least three years of relevant post-qualification experience in practice and/or administration;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in both Chinese and English; and
  • Innovative and proactive attitude in working as a team.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year commencing March 2021 or as soon as possible. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Those not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 28 February 2021

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