Social workers squeezed into a limited office space in Sheung Shui. Photo: Nora Tam Social workers squeezed into a limited office space in Sheung Shui. Photo: Nora Tam
Social workers squeezed into a limited office space in Sheung Shui. Photo: Nora Tam
Poverty

Hong Kong’s social workers are overworked and mentally spent, and it is down to an inadequate NGO subsidy, survey shows

Inconsistent salary scales also mean wide wage variations, with issues snowballing in an industry that doesn’t see itself fulfilling role in society

Topic |   Poverty
Social workers squeezed into a limited office space in Sheung Shui. Photo: Nora Tam Social workers squeezed into a limited office space in Sheung Shui. Photo: Nora Tam
Social workers squeezed into a limited office space in Sheung Shui. Photo: Nora Tam
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