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Job Number: 47553
Department: Department of Health 
Job Title: Contract Doctor 
Salary: Monthly salary at HK$68,940 - HK$98,810 depending on relevant qualification and experience, plus end-of-contract gratuity. 
Entry Requirements: Candidates should –
(a) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(b) have a recognised medical qualification for registration in Parts I (Full Registration), III (Limited Registration) or V (Special Registration) of the General Register in accordance with the Medical Registration Ordinance (Cap. 161);
(c) have good command of English and be able to communicate in Chinese.

(Remarks: For eligible non locally-trained doctors, a new Special Registration pathway under the Medical Council of Hong Kong is available for you to apply full registration after obtaining specialist qualification in Hong Kong. Details of Special Registration can be found at the website of the Medical Council of Hong Kong website (https://www.mchk.org.hk/english/registration/special_registration.html).) 
Duties: Mainly deployed on clinical and non-clinical duties in the following programme areas: (a) statutory functions; (b) disease prevention; (c) health promotion; (d) curative care; and (e) rehabilitation.

Successful candidate will be assigned to work in the following streams depending on their professional/specialist qualifications and experience, if any-
Child Assessment, Family Health, Family Medicine, Forensic Pathology, Health, Pathology, Special Preventive Programme, Tuberculosis and Chest, and Correctional Institutions.

(Remarks: Selected candidates may be required to work shifts outside normal working hours and perform on-call duties.) 
Terms of Appointment: Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 months. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Department and the performance of the candidate. 
Fringe Benefits (a) For candidates who work on a full-time basis, an end-of-contract gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. The amount of gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 485), equals to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.

(b) Candidates appointed are eligible for 14 days’ paid annual leave. Other benefits such as rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity/ paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the Employment Ordinance. 
General Notes: (a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the recruitment interview/ written examination without being subject to further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”. 
How to apply: Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk.

The new version of application form for Government jobs G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023) has been in use with effect from 26 July 2023. Candidates who make applications on or after 26 July 2023 should use the new G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023). If candidates submit the old version form (G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)), they will be required to fill in the new G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023) afresh and submit it within seven days upon request. If candidates fail to submit the new G.F. 340 (Rev. 7/2023) within the stipulated deadline, their applications will not be processed further.

There is no specific closing date for application for this position, but application will close without further announcement when all the vacancies are filled. Applicants should state in detail in the application form their relevant experience, qualifications and certificate of registration or other document evidencing the applicant’s registration with a medical authority outside Hong Kong at the date of the application.

Completed application forms together with copies of documentary proof of possession of the required academic qualifications (e.g. transcripts, certificates, etc.), should reach the enquiry address indicated. Please clearly mark on the envelop “Application for the post of Full-time Contract Doctor”. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website at http://www.csb.gov.hk.

Applicants who apply on-line should submit copies of relevant documents to the enquiry address indicated within one week after the application. Please quote the online application number on the envelop and every page of the copies of the documents. Please do not send originals of transcripts/ certificates.

Applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting so as to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hong Kong Post. Applicants are encouraged to provide email address on the application form. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. 
Contact Address: Appointments Section, Department of Health, Room 1807, 18/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong 
Enquiry Telephone: +852 2961 8609 
Closing Date(dd/mm/yyyy): Applications are accepted all year round until further notice. 
Application via Internet: Online GF340 
Advertising Date 06/12/2023