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Contract Assistant Unit Manager (Food and Toiletries Unit)

Post Date
23-03-2019
Service Unit
Administering and Delivery of Assistance for Non-refoulement Claimants
Duties
  • Assist the Unit Manager in ensuring that eligible service user receive their food, clothing and toiletries assistance in a timely, accurate, appropriate and efficient manner

  • Develop efficient systems and practices and ensure consistent application across offices following the defined timelines and parameters set by the project

  • Work in partnership with the Area Managers, senior caseworkers, social workers/counsellors, and all support units in monitoring and evaluating the quality of assistance received while incorporating and responding to client feedback and request

  • Handle inquiries, reports, grievance and complaints from clients, colleagues and other relevant parties as they arise and/or as assigned

  • Supervise, train, evaluate and monitor the assigned team
Requirements
  • A recognized university degree or equivalent

  • At least 2 years' relevant work experience with asylum-seekers and torture claimants
  • Work experience in handling food provision (especially in kind and developing related systems) is a distinct advantage

  • Proven supervisory skills preferably with multi-ethnic staff while providing service to service users of diverse ethnicity, languages, religious backgrounds and needs

  • Excellent working knowledge of Hong Kong's community resources and public services

  • Strong organizational skills and flexibility to work at irregular hours, weekends and holidays
  • Good command of oral and written English; fluency in at least one minority language and/or ability to communicate in Chinese is a distinct advantage

  • Computer literate; experience working in a cross-cultural working environment

  • Have a valid work visa and flexibility to work in Kowloon and New Territories Regions
Application Method

Interested parties please send a full resume with expected salary (please mark clearly the name of post applied for) to Human Resources Department, International Social Service Hong Kong Branch by email : isshk@isshk.org or by post at 6/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong on or before 6 April 2019

Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Remarks

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ISS-HK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.