Job Openings

The Association’s mission is to provide professional, innovative, quality service and support in the areas of rehabilitation, early intervention, education, vocation and social integration for clients with cerebral palsy. We would like you to join us in the following positions:

Head, Psychology


Responsibilities

Clinical & Leadership Responsibilities

  • Oversee different Intervention Programmes to suit the needs of the individual students
  • Capable of decision-making and critical thinking and judgment in clinical & operational matters
  • Provide professional supervision to all staff
  • Be involved in association’s policy making and departmental operations
  • Develop and disseminate relevant psychology programmes
  • Participate in projects that involve cross-department interface
  • Liaise and network with agencies and professionals from other agencies
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOP) for Psychology department

Training & Support

  • Conduct in-service workshops for parents/caregivers for all programmes
  • Conduct training for staff for all programmes

Administration

  • Prepare the annual budget for the Psychology department
  • Keep proper records of all departmental resources (such as man-hour allocation, policy, budget, SOP, supervision notes, work plan, inventory, training, etc)
  • Review SOP periodically
  • Participate actively in sub-committee meetings/Projects (such as programmes, HOD & Staff Retreat etc) or any ad-hoc project.

Research

  • Participate in research and programme evaluation projects

Other Assignments

  • Undertake any other responsibilities and duties as deemed necessary and beneficial for the Association to attain its Mission and Vision.
  • Oversees different Intervention Programmes to suit the needs of the individual students
  • Capable of decision-making and critical thinking and judgment in clinical & operational matters
  • Provide professional supervision to all staff
  • Involve in association’s policy making and departmental operations
  • Develop and disseminate relevant psychology programmes.
  • Participate in projects that involve cross-department interface
  • Liaise network with agencies and professionals from other agencies
  • Develop standard operating programme (SOP) for Psychology department

Job Requirements:

  • A Master’s/Doctorate Degree in Educational/Clinical/Neuro Psychology.
  • At least 5-8 years relevant work experience in the same or related field.
  • A mature individual who is capable of decision-making, critical thinking and judgment in clinical & operational matters.
  • He/she must have a strong leadership, management and consultation skills.
  • He/she should have significant expertise in their field of psychology as well as the ability to provide sound professional supervision.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a fast paced multidisciplinary team.
  • Must have registration with the Singapore Register of Psychologists.
  • It will be an advantage if you are holding or are eligible for a valid registration, licence or practising certificate with an established or recognised psychological professional body such as APA, APS or BPS.

 

Social Worker/Associate


Responsibilities

  • Conduct psycho-social and financial needs assessment of referred clients
  • Provide follow-up intervention through casework and counselling
  • Connect clients to needed resources in the community
  • Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in providing integrated rehabilitation services to children with disabilities
  • Conduct group-work programmes for clients and caregivers
  • Provide counselling to caregivers of children with disabilities

Job Requirements:

  • Degree or Graduate Diploma in Social Work

 

Psychologist


Overview

To create opportunities for children/clients by helping others to understand the child’s/client’s special needs and skilling caregivers in educational techniques that help in the child’s/client’s development.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct interventions such as emotional and behaviour management for children that hinder with learning.
  • Conduct assessments, such as intake/initial screening assessment, progress monitoring, and relevant assessments to inform suitable placement (educational or vocational) to early intervention & Special school children
  • Monitor intervention goals, plan and outcome for class or individual intervention
  • Guide staff and parents in implementing emotional, learning and behavioural interventions, customised to needs of individual student
  • Conduct consultations to parents/caregivers
  • Participate actively in sub-committee meetings/Projects (some of which include Case & Review sub-committee & Professional Sub-committee etc) or any ad-hoc project
  • Assist HOD in the administration of the department.

Job Requirements:

  • A Master’s Degree in Educational/Clinical Psychology
  • Relevant clinical experience with children and adolescents preferred
  • Conversant in learning, emotion and social development skills, child development and classroom management skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary team
  • Eligible for full membership with Singapore Psychological Society or registration with the Singapore Register of Psychologists.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector

 

Goodwill, Rehabilitation and Occupational Workshop (GROW) Instructor Aide


Responsibilities

  • Supervise the daily food preparation (for breaks and lunch) for trainees
  • Supervise the trainees in their work, such as distribution of workload, giving them training/guidance and assisting them in their work
  • Ensure that sheltered workshop rules pertaining to personal safety, work hazards and prescribed training procedures are adhered to by staff and trainees
  • Carry out proper and regular housekeeping of work site and facilities; perform regular equipment maintenance duties, and ensure cleanliness and tidiness of work and storage areas
  • Do quality checks and create jigs/tools that would improve productivity and the quality of products in subcontract work/project/businesses
  • Work as a team and participate positively and actively in the quality service delivery in line with the mission, goals and objectives of the Association

Job Requirements:

  • Must be physically fit
  • Must be able to converse in simple English
  • Have a compassionate and patient personality
  • Experience in working with persons with special needs is an added advantage
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector

 

Speech and Language Therapist


Responsibilities

  • Able to assess, diagnose, recommend and plan speech-language treatment programs for clients
  • Implement individual and/or group therapy sessions
  • Manage a range of diagnosis, including cerebral palsy (CP), ASD, GDD, speech and language delay, multiple disabilities, etc
  • Work collaboratively with therapists, teachers and families to meet client’s needs
  • Be involved in conducting parent/ caregiver training and in-services
  • Continual professional development through workshops and conferences
  • Participate in advocacy and outreach activities and programmes
  • Opportunities to work in the Feeding & Swallowing Clinic and Assistive Technology Clinic will be provided

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology or equivalent from a recognized University
  • Preferably at least one year of experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Excellent communication skills with good command of verbal and written English
  • Strong commitment and motivation to work in Interdisciplinary settings
  • Preferably current membership in the Speech-Language and Hearing Association of Singapore (SHAS)
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector

 


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Candidates who meet the pre-requisites are invited to email their applications to recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg, enclosing their resume and indicating the relevant position, their current and expected salary. Alternatively, candidates may send their application to:

The Human Resource Department

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore

Cerebral Palsy Centre

65 Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore 519529

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

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