Contract Social Workers / Counsellors

Post Date
Service Unit
Administering and Delivery of Assistance for Non-refoulement Claimants
  • Conduct assessment of eligibility for different types and levels of assistance for needy non-refoulement claimants; administer and the delivery of the assistance implementation plan.
  • Provide casework, counselling, intake, referrals and crisis intervention and management for needy children, families and individuals.

Salary & Benefits

Salary dependent on qualifications and experience; medical insurance; MPF and 15 days annual leave on the first year of service.


Requirements for Social Workers:

  • R.S.W. with a recognized degree in Social Work is required.
  • 1 year casework experience with children, families, women and men is preferred.
  • Experience with ethnic minorities, migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees will be a distinct advantage.

Requirements for Counsellors:

  • A recognized degree in Counselling/Psychology/Psychiatry is required.
  • At least 2 years work experience with the most vulnerable and displaced migrants is preferred.

Other requirements for both posts:

  • 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.

*Priority will be given to the hiring of registered social workers and counsellors with backgrounds and work experience in dealing with most vulnerable clients. For successful candidate who require working visa in Hong Kong, ISS-HK will assist in the application.

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 : or by post at 6/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong on or before 11 December 2021.

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


All personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only.

ISS-HK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.