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- Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services

 

 

Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services  

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Aim                                                                                         

 

 

 

Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services (the Scheme) aims at providing employment and training, including a two-year part-time course under government subsidy, for young persons who are interested in working in the care service of the welfare sector, so that they may develop their profession along an established career path through on-the-job training. 

 

 

 

 Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services Poster
 Conceptual Plan of the Scheme
 

 

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Target Trainees

 

The target trainees are young persons aged 18 to 25 who have completed Form 5 education or possess an equivalent qualification.

   

 

 

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Training Quotas

 

The Government launched the Scheme in July 2015, providing a total of 1 000 places in the coming few years, to join elderly or rehabilitation care services.  

   
   
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Details of the Scheme

 

Young persons participating in the Scheme will be arranged to take up care work in elderly or rehabilitation service units.  Before that, the operating agencies shall arrange for young persons to attend an orientation programme, including personal care worker training and a first aid certificate course, with a view to equipping them for entering the care sector.  Besides, the elderly and rehabilitation service units offering job placements shall provide mentorship as well as employment guidance and support for young persons to facilitate their adaptation to the working environment. 

 

After taking up employment, young persons will be invited to attend a two-year part-time course at a qualified training institute.  The course fee will be processed on a reimbursement basis.  Fees will be reimbursed to the trainees annually upon their successful completion of the course each year with a certificate issued by the training institute.  Upon successful completion of the two-year part-time study, young recruits will be recognised for having a qualification at Qualification Framework Levels 3 or 4.  For those who are interested in developing their career in the care service and meeting relevant eligibility criteria, they may, on the basis of their multi-skills qualification, pursue other training courses, such as nursing, social worker or management courses, on their own initiative and move further up their career ladder in the social welfare sector.

 

  

 

 

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How to apply

 

For those young persons who are interested to join the Scheme may contact the operating agencies through the following means:-

 

 

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong  ( training places have been filled )

Address: Room 704, 7/F, Kin Wing Commercial Building, No.24, Kin Wing Street,
Tuen Mun, N.T.

Telephone: 9538 8213       Fax: 3460 5241 

E-mail: yns@elchk.org.hk 

Website: elchk.org.hk/yns.php

 

Haven of Hope Christian Service 

Address: 7 Haven of Hope Road, Tseung Kwan O, N.T. 

Telephone: 2643 3365       Fax: 2706 0463   

E-mail: nsypinfo@hohcs.org.hk 

Website: www.hohcspti.org

 

Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service 

Address: 2/F, Ancillary Facility Block, Yu Chui Court, Shatin, N.T.
Telephone: 2609 1855      Fax: 2602 7115    

E-mail: ns@yang.org.hk 

Website: www.yang.org.hk

 

Caritas - Hong Kong ( training places have been filled )

Address: Room 138, Caritas House, 2 Caine Road, H.K.

Telephone: 3589 2268      Fax: 2537 9287    

E-mail: hons@caritassws.org.hk

Website: http://sws.caritas.org.hk

 

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

Address: M/F, Shop 5, Hong Ning House, Tung Fai Gardens, 17 Po Yan Street,
Sheung Wan, HK

Telephone: 3525 1218      Fax: 3525 1212

E-mail: navigation@tungwah.org.hk

Website: www.tungwah.org.hk

 

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Enquiry

 

For further enquiries about details of the Scheme, please send email to
elderly2@swd.gov.hk

   
   
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Leaflet

  Please download here
 

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Related Links

 

Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong 

Haven of Hope Christian Service 

Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service

Caritas - Hong Kong 

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals   

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Television Announcement in the Public

 Social Welfare Care Services: Turn a New Page in Your Career

 $d   Latest Promotional Video for the Scheme (Chinese only)

          Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services
 

$d    Video Sharing (Chinese only)

Sharing by the Trainee of the Scheme 

A trainee shares her experience of receiving on-the-job training and why she is willing to continue to work in care services of the welfare sector.

Sharing by the Graduates of the“First-hire-then-train”Pilot Project

Two graduates of the Pilot Project talk about how the project helped with their personal growth and career development.

Sharing by the Parent of the Trainee of the Scheme

A trainee's father shares why he supported his son's participation in the Scheme and the personal growth of his son after joining the Scheme.

Sharing by the Employer of the Scheme

A representative of a participating employer shares her experience in helping the trainees in overcoming the difficulties encountered at work.

Sharing by the Superintendent of the Residential Care Home for the Elderly and the Service User

The Superintendent of the residential care home for the Elderly talks about the assistance given to the trainees in adapting to the work environment and job nature, while a trainee shares his experience gained from the scheme and an elderly service user talks about the performance of the trainee.

Sharing by the Office-in-charge of the Day Activity Centre and the Service User

The Office-in-charge of the day activity centre talks about the guidance given to the trainees in taking care of the service recipients in the day activity centre. A trainee talks about her personal growth from joining the scheme, while a service user and a family member of a service user also share their feelings.