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Child Safeguarding Advisor (Social Worker)

Plan International Hong Kong 國際培幼會

  • Company Industries:Charity/Social Services/Non-Profit Organisation

Job Information

  • Post Date:2022-05-25
  • Career Level:Senior
  • Location:Ngau Tau Kok
  • Yr(s) of Exp:7 years
  • Qualification:Degree
  • Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
  • Job Function:Education  Others  Public / Civil  Social Services - Community / Non-profit Organization &nbs
  • Benefits:Dental insurance, Medical insurance, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours

Job Description


The position requires a broadly dynamic, experienced and passionate manager who is able to drive the development of child safeguarding consultancy and training services. He/She is expected to be an experienced advisor and trainer who is able to effectively design, organise and provide trainings and consultancy services to relevant stakeholders in sports sector including institutions, parents or children.

The position reports to the Senior Manager, Hong Kong Programme and Advocacy


  • Develop and implement Child Safeguarding consultancy and training programmes in the sport sector, in line with the organisation’s plan.
  • Develop and implement child safeguarding training modules, curriculum and materials that are sport sector related and adapting to local context.
  • Work alongside institutions and organisations in the sports sector, to provide internationally recognised standard child safeguarding consultancy services and enhance their protection measures in the operation and governance.
  • Assess and conduct quality consultancy service to the sport sector related clients, includes detecting issues and investigating ways to resolve them, compiling and effective presenting information, making recommendations for improvement.
  • Provide content and editorial for the ongoing development of child safeguarding website, and other public channels to promote child safeguarding messages related to sports sector.
  • Conduct sport sector related programme monitoring and outcome evaluations to ensure effective workshops and quality consultancy services are performed.
  • Work with other units in implementing other organisation’s activities as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Job Specific Competencies

  • University degree in education, social science related discipline, registered social worker is preferable
  • At least 7 years of experience with at least 3 years in managerial position
  • Knowledge and substantial experience in Hong Kong Child Protection System
  • Substantial training on child safeguarding (such as Focal Point training) and has performed a safeguarding role within a children’s organisation
  • A proficient written and verbal communicator with the ability to communicate to diverse groups of people, with proven presentation, training and facilitation skills
  • Experience in service development, highly organised and demonstrate a can-do attitude
  • Solid experience in project management, stakeholder engagement and networking
  • Excellent English & Chinese oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to Plan’s mission and vision and observe strictly to data privacy and child protection policies

Personal Qualities

  • A heart for “children at risk”, highly motivated and quick learner, able to work independently and meet tight deadlines
  • Mature and able to maintain active client engagement and communications
  • Independent and with good team-work spirit
  • Multi-tasking, flexible, problem-solving skills and attention to details

 Other proficiency

  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • English requirement – Preferable with Grade C or above in HKCEE (Syl. B) / 7 or above in IELTS

Plan International Hong Kong Limited

Company Info

Plan International was founded over 80 years ago and is one of the world’s leading child-focused organisations. We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Headquartered in the U.K., we are working in 57 developing countries to improve the quality of life in health, education, environment and livelihood with the funding from 21 fundraising offices. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.

Plan International has a deep connection with Hong Kong as it operated a field office from 1959 to 1973, helping nearly 12,000 local children and their families. The Hong Kong office is re-opened in 2009, giving the Hong Kong community a chance to give back by supporting child development programmes and emergency relief work in Asia, Africa and the Americas. Plan International Hong Kong has extended its work to local community in recent years with a focus on safeguarding children’s best interest so children can grow up equally, are being valued and cared for, and free from discrimination, fear or violence. 

Plan International HK is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants who meet the respective requirements of the job vacancy. All appointments are based on the candidates’ past working experience, competencies and qualifications regardless of their gender, age, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or family status.

Further information about Plan International Hong Kong may be obtained by visiting our website or our Facebook page. 

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