Non Civil Servants

Contract Doctor (without Full Registration)


$64,270 per month

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Entry Requirements

Candidates –
(a) should be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(b) should have an overseas medical qualification registrable with a medical authority;
(c) should have good Chinese and English; and
preferably can speak fluent Cantonese.

(1) Experienced doctors who are not fully registered with the Medical Council of Hong Kong and yet have acquired the relevant qualifications set out in the entry requirements above may apply for the position. If necessary, assistance would be given to the successful candidate(s) to register with the Medical Council of Hong Kong to practise under limited registration.
(2) The eligibility of overseas medical qualification has to be assessed by the Medical Council of Hong Kong upon application for limited registration.)


Mainly deployed on clinical and non-clinical duties in the following programme areas:
(a) statutory functions;
(b) disease prevention and surveillance;
(c) health promotion;
(d) curative care;
(e) rehabilitation and
(f) public and professional education.

(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 up to three years. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Department, satisfactory performance of the candidate and successful renewal of the candidate's limited registration with the Medical Council of Hong Kong.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Monthly salary at HK$64,270- HK$93,710 depending on relevant qualification and experience, plus end-of-contract gratuity.
(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 & 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 under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the enquiry address indicated.

How to apply

On-line application can be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website at Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] can also be downloaded from the above website.

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 form 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 Contract Doctor (without Full Registration)".

Applicants who apply on-line should submit copies of relevant documents to the enquiry address indicated one week after making the online 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 their email addresses on the application forms.


Job No.: 40221
Address: Appointments Section, Department of Health, Room 1807, 18/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 2961 8526
Closing Date
Publish Date 2020-03-13

Job Summary

Contract Doctor (without Full Registration)
Monthly salary at HK$64,270- HK$93,710 depending on relevant qualification and experience, plus end-of-contract gratuity.
Telephone: (852) 2961 8526
Closing Date: