Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

Hospital Authority
1-3 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychology Department, Kowloon Central Cluster

HK$56,618 to HK$131,423 (HGPS Point 25 to 44) per month including Monthly Allowance (See Remarks item 2)
Key Responsibilities

Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments on patients.

Undertake psychological treatment of patients.

Provide advice to other health care professionals.

Provide education on applied psychology.

Conduct research in areas relevant to clinical work.
Entry Requirements

A Master&rsquos or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from a local university or equivalent.

(a) Grade E in English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, or equivalent.


(b)Level 2 in English Language and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education, or equivalent.

Fluency in written English and Chinese as well as spoken English and Cantonese.
Preferred Attributes / Exposure

Work experience in the specialties of General Medical/Psychiatry/Rehabilitation/Palliative Care.

Possess the following preferred attributes:
  1. Communication skill.
  2. Empathy.
  3. Commitment to patient care
  4. Leadership.
  5. Interpersonal skills.
  6. Analytical thinking.

For HA Serving Staff
  1. The selected candidate(s) will be offered either contract or fixed term appointment for period of up to 1-3 year(s). depending on his/ herexisting employment terms.Serving contract employee will be offered contract employment with up to 15% total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of-contract gratuity, subject to satisfactory completion of the contract.Serving permanent employee will be offered a fixed term appointment after which the employee may be reverted back to his/ her former substantive rank.
  2. The offer of salary and allowance (Cash Allowance, Fixed-flexi Allowance or Monthly Allowance) for serving employees upon changes in appointment will be determined based on the remuneration package/ employment terms of the staff concerned and prevailing policies.

For External Applicants
  1. Appointment will be on contract terms for a period of up to 1-3 year(s). Up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as end-of-contract gratuity may be offered upon completion of contract with satisfactory performance.
  2. Retiring / retired HA staff who wish to continue working for HA after their normal retirement may also apply. If selected, the terms and conditions of employment will be offered in accordance with prevailing policies of the Retired and Rehire Mechanism of HA.

For All Applicants
  1. Applicants who are expected to graduate from the Master&rsquos or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from a local university (or equivalent) in 2022 may also apply. If selected, their appointment will be subject to their having satisfied all the appointment requirements.
  2. Depending on service needs, selected candidate would be posted to Kowloon Hospital/ Queen Elizabeth Hospital /any other hospitals in Kowloon Central Cluster and may be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA.
  3. May be required to work irregular hours as well as to stand by for emergency duties.
  4. Renewal of contract will depend on funding, operational needs and appointee&rsquos performance.

Please submit application on-line on or before06 July 2022. For enquiries, pleasetelephone 3506 4829.

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The Hospital Authority is a statutory body managing all the government hospitals and institutes in Hong Kong. It is under the governance of its board and is under the monitor of the Secretary for Food and Health of the Hong Kong Government. Its chairman is Henry Fan.

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