Careers | SPD - Singapore

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  • Begin Your Journey with SPD

     

    At the SPD, we work in partnership with people with disabilities to develop their potential to the fullest so that they can be self-reliant and independent.

     

    We are a non-profit organisation providing a variety of programmes and services for people with disabilities such as rehabilitation, early intervention, day care, vocational training, sheltered employment, education support, technology support and special transport.

     

    We are a dynamic and progressive team. We offer a varied job scope with plenty of opportunities to network with people from all walks of life. If you have the passion to work in a non-profit organisation, we invite you to join us.

     

    Download our job application form for any of the following positions. Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates are invited to e-mail, fax or mail their detailed resume stating current and expected salary, and with a recent photograph attached, to:

     

    The HR Department

    SPD

    2 Peng Nguan Street

    SPD Ability Centre

    Singapore 168955

    Fax: 6323 7008

    E-mail: recruit@spd.org.sg

     

    Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

     

     

     


    Administrative Assistant (Part-Time), Resource Development

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Prepare, compile and sort documents for data entry.
    • Data entry into CRM, ensuring accuracy of data.
    • Acknowledgementof contributions. 
    • Verify details and correct data where necessary.
    • Obtain further information for incomplete documents.
    • Some measure of outdoor work is required.

     

    Requirements

    • GCE 'O' Level 
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Meticulous, detail-oriented
    • Accurate typing skills
    • A team-player
    • Ability to perform light manual work

    Accounts Assistant (Temporary), Finance

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Assist Accountant on financial aspects of all fund raising activities which includes mailer opening, coins/notes counting and donations processing.
    • Assist Accountant on processing of payments.
    • Assist Accountant on Preparation of audit schedules. 

     

    Requirements

    • GCE 'A' Level student awaiting results or further studies 
    • Good knowledge of MS Excel 

    Accounts Executive, Finance

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Manage financial aspects of all fund raising activities. This includes mailer opening, coins/notes counting and cheque/credit card/GIRO/online internet donations processing. 
    • Bank in promptly all collections.
    • Ensure timely and accurate recording of all money received, including grants and funding. Issue credit notes where required. 
    • Prepare and issue receipts to donors in a timely manner.
    • Prepare tax-deductible donations, GST (output tax), debtors aging and other reports/schedules.
    • Perform reconciliations.
    • Participate in system enhancements and other ad hoc projects.

     

    Requirements

    • Minimum qualification of Diploma in Accounting or equivalent or at least 2 years of relevant working experience 
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills and a good team player. Meticulous, mature, independent with good working attitude and able to work independently with minimum supervision 

    Psychologist, EIPIC

    We have a close-knit community of psychologists who complement and support each other. Regular clinical supervision (group and individual) and in-house training for psychologists is provided by an SRP Approved Supervisor; additional supervisory support is provided for psychologists who are working towards the credential of Registered Psychologist (Singapore).

     

    Responsibilities

    • As a valued member of our trans-disciplinary EIPIC team providing support for young children with developmental delays/disorders, you will play an instrumental role in assisting families/staff/other stakeholders to develop and implement strategies for enhancing the learning and behaviour patterns of our students. 
    • You will also be actively involved in organising and undertaking psycho-educational assessment and intervention with students, in consultation with the Programme Head and Clinical Supervisor.
    • You will need to participate in administrative meetings, clinical supervision sessions, case conferences, admissions screenings and Individual Educational Programme meetings. 
    • You are also required to conduct training for the staff and caregivers on aspects of cognitive and psychosocial  development in young children.
    • Mentoring/Supervisory opportunities will become available with demonstrated ability.

     

    Requirements

    • A Master’s degree in Educational/School/Clinical Psychology, from an accredited university 
    • Good communication and relationship-building skills 
    • Good organisation and planning skills 
    • Prior experience working with children and/or special education will be an advantage 
    • Fluency in local languages will be an advantage  

    Registered Nurse, SPD@Toa Payoh 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Undertake and ensure safe, effective and quality nursing care to clients 
    • Operate as an effective team member and coordinate with other colleagues to give a quality care to clients
    • Ensure continual staff clinical education / training and professional growth in nursing skills 
    • Ensure clients care delivery complies with company’s policies and procedures 

     

    Requirements

    • Registered with Singapore Nursing Board 
    • A certificate/diploma in nursing and/or a degree in nursing 
    • Teaching qualification is an advantage 
    • Stable long term work history 
    • Community service or equivalent  

    Manager, Schemes & Grants 

    You will supervise a team of staff managing SPD Schemes and Grants and organise key events to complement the mainstream resources available for different social support programmes

     

    Responsibilities

    Management

    • Supervise and manage the team to provide a minimum standard of schemes and grants to clients with disabilities and/or caregivers
    • Collaborate with other departments internally and/or external stakeholders to pioneer, review or expand Schemes & Grants and social support initiatives

     

    Operations and Administration

    • Drive and review the current services and schemes to effectively meet the needs of the clients and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) developed by the funders or management 
    • Develop and implement check-and-balance mechanisms and proper governance measures to ensure the appropriate administration and documentation  of the various schemes
    • Initiate new scheme(s) that are relevant and responding to the needs of clients with disabilities and/or their caregivers 
    • Organise the yearly scholarship and Education Programme award ceremonies or other related Schemes & Grants events 
    • Provide regular updates and evaluation reports to the funders, Resource Development and Finance department on the impact and utilisation of the funds for the schemes 
    • Participate in events organised/supported by SPD as required

     

    Requirements

    • Bachelor degree with at least 3 years of supervisory experience 
    • Five years of experience in administrative and event management
    • Preferably familiar with the quality management systems 
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships
    • Good knowledge in computer skills, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

    Executive, Communications

    The Communications team is looking to hire an Executive to support and drive communications initiatives and stakeholder engagements.

     

    You will conceptualise ideas and generate content to drive core messages to achieve desired goals. Using your skills and knowledge in branding, publication, media relations, social/new media and event management, you will help to grow brand visibility for SPD.

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Support the Communications Manager in the development and implementation of communications plans, campaigns and other special projects 
    • Write media communications including press releases, newsletters, speeches, annual reports and marketing collateral 
    • Manage media-related requests to ensure accurate representation of our organisation in the media 
    • Provide communications and media support for events/projects and across platforms
    • Proactively identify opportunities to share our stories using traditional, digital and social media channels 
    • Act as brand champion and ensuring that our brand image across all platforms is aligned with the corporate identity guidelines 
    • Manage the corporate website to ensure accurate and timely publication of content
    • Support the development and generation of content to expand online footprints
    • Maintain library system for press cuttings, monitor cuttings and reports

     

    Requirements

    • Degree or Diploma in Communications or a related discipline, with at least 2 years of related experience in corporate or marketing communications 
    • Strong in IT business processes and workflow analysis
    • Strong demonstrable writing and editing skills 
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Creative, with a nose for a good story

    • Familiar with content management systems, graphics programmes, and good working knowledge of social media will be an advantage

    • A team player who contributes to a supportive team environment by providing support and back-up to the team  


    Social Worker, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

     

    Responsibilities

    To provide Social Work support to the children and their families in Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) programme

     

    Social Work Functions 

    • Provide casework intervention and supportive counselling to families of children attending EIPIC at the centre. 
    • Conduct Parent Support Group work sessions and caregivers training for the parents/caregivers of children attending EIPIC. 
    • Conduct home visits and school visits. 
    • Participate and contribute professionally as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the initial screening, parent orientation and management of the children for the programme. 
    • Participate in case conferences of clients. 
    • Find out various resources for caregivers and children by collaborating with other VWOs. 

     

    Outreach Programmes 

    • Carry out public education projects. 
    • Sustain, motivate and train volunteers assisting the programme. 

     

    Supervisory

    • Provide supervision for the social work assistant for the programme.

      

    Information and Referral 

    • Serve as a primary point of direct administrative contact and liaison with the external institutions, such as SG Enable, Agency for Integrated Care, Department of Child Development, etc., under the respective programmes and parents/clients who are referred to these programmes. 
    • Provide information to parents when necessary. 
    • Network with other VWOs, hospitals, institutions and other community organisations.

      

    Professional/ Staff Development 

    • Attends relevant training and courses. 
    • Attends and contributes regularly to the following staff meetings and any other meetings as and when necessary. 
    • To participate in events organised/supported by SPD as when required.

     

    Administration 

    • Be responsible to and liaise with the Centre Manager/Programme Head/Director, Manager and other senior staff in all matters pertaining to administration. 
    • Engages in administrative duties relevant to departmental work. 
    • Any other duties assigned by the Director/Programme Head, EIPIC and/or Centre Manager. 

     

    Any Other Duties 

    • As may be assigned from time to time by Centre Manager/Programme Head, EIPIC/Director, Services Division and Executive Director, SPD.

     

    Requirements

    - Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related discipline.

    - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships.


    Senior Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapist

     

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking experienced Occupational Therapists who are passionate about working in the community in the following areas: Paediatric Rehabilitation (Early Intervention Programme, Continuing Therapy and Special Schools), Adult Rehabilitation, Community-Based Rehabilitation (Day Care Centres, Day Rehabilitation Centres and Nursing Homes), Vocational Rehabilitation as well as in the field of Assistive Technology.

    You will join a dynamic team of allied health professionals to provide a wide range of services to our partners in the community sector. You will be required to assess and identify the needs of individual clients so that appropriate therapeutic intervention and programmes may be recommended/implemented. You may also be involved in conducting group therapy and public education/outreach in certain programmes. Additionally, you will need to keep abreast of the latest research and developments on occupational therapy and be involved in networking with hospitals and other community organisations. Senior Occupational Therapists will be expected to take on supervisory and administrative roles in addition to clinical work.

     

    Requirements

    - Masters, Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council).

    - Eligible for registration as Occupational Therapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011.

    - Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    - Fluency in local languages will be an advantage.

    - Applicants for the position of Senior Occupational Therapist should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience, including one year of clinical supervision to practicing Occupational Therapists.

    - Experience in management and multi-agency collaboration will be an advantage for Senior Occupational Therapist position. 


    Senior Physiotherapist/Physiotherapist

     

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking experienced Physiotherapists who are passionate about working in the community in the following areas: Paediatric Rehabilitation (Early Intervention Programme, Continuing Therapy), Adult Rehabilitation and Community-Based Rehabilitation (Day Care Centres, Day Rehabilitation Centres and Nursing Homes).

    You will join a dynamic team of Allied Health Professionals to provide a wide range of services to our partners in the community sector. You will be required to assess and identify the needs of individual clients so that appropriate rehabilitative treatment may be provided. You will work with clients on a one-to-one or group basis based on the level of function and severity of the disability of the clients. You may also be involved in conducting public education/outreach in certain programmes. Additionally, you will need to keep abreast of the latest research and developments on physiotherapy and be involved in networking with hospitals and other community organisations. Senior Physiotherapists will be expected to take on supervisory and administrative roles in addition to clinical work.

     

    Requirements

    - Masters, Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council).

    - Eligible for registration as Physiotherapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011.

    - Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    - Fluency in local languages will be an advantage.

    - Applicants for the position of senior physiotherapist should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience, including one year of clinical supervision to practicing Physiotherapists.

    - Experience in management and multi-agency collaboration will be an advantage for Senior Physiotherapist position. 


    Senior Speech Therapist/Speech Therapist

     

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking experienced Speech Therapists who are passionate about working in the community in the following areas: Paediatric Rehabilitation (Early Intervention Programme, Continuing Therapy and Special Schools), Adult Rehabilitation and Community-Based Rehabilitation (Day Care Centres and Nursing Homes).

     

    You will join a dynamic team of Allied Health Professionals to provide a wide range of services to our partners in the community sector. You will be required to assess and identify the needs of individual clients so that appropriate therapeutic intervention and programmes may be recommended/implemented. You may also be involved in conducting group therapy and public education/outreach in certain programmes. Additionally, you will need to keep abreast of the latest research and developments on speech therapy and be involved in networking with hospitals and other community organisations. Senior Speech Therapists will be expected to take on supervisory and administrative roles in addition to clinical work.

     

    Requirements

    - Masters or Degree in Speech Therapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council).

    - Eligible for registration as speech therapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011.

    - Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    - Fluency in local languages will be an advantage.

    - Applicants for the position of Senior Speech Therapist should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience, including one year of clinical supervision to practicing speech therapists.

    - Experience in management and multi-agency collaboration will be an advantage for Senior Speech Therapist position.

    - Fluency in local languages will be an advantage. 


    Senior Teacher, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

     

    Responsibilities

    To assist the Centre Manager in:

    - Identifying staff training and development needs

    - Mentoring, supervising and evaluating the teaching staff in relation to the teaching and learning programmes, which entails

    • providing support and encouragement to Teachers and Teacher Assistants in order to ensure a high standard of professionalism in their service delivery,
    • providing classroom observations, examining lesson plans and written assignments etc,
    • checking teaching files and documentation periodically, and
    • participating in performance appraisal of teaching staff including recommendation for confirmation of staff appointment.

    - Planning of the classroom allocations, placement of teaching staff and class time-tabling.

    - Checking class registers and monitoring attendance of clients and teaching staff.

    - Developing standard operating procedures and guidelines that facilitate smooth operation of the centre.

    - Recruitment of teaching staff.

    - All activities and matters of the centre, as directed by the Centre Manager.

    - Recommending and organising teaching/learning materials and to encourage their effective use in the classrooms.

    - Conducting orientation for of newly recruited teaching staff.

    - Be involved in the process for new intakes of pupils (e.g. initial screening) and internal transfers between classes.

    - Supervising Teachers and Teacher Assistants.

    - Curriculum development and case discussions.

    - In-service training for Teachers and Teacher Assistants.

    - Regulation of duties and discipline of teaching staff of the classes in-charge.

    - Planning, participating and chairing case conferences.

    - Planning and procuring necessary resources for the centre.

    - Leading and/or participating in special projects (e.g. EIPIC Consultancy Project).

    - Supervising external students on placement (e.g. ADECI) with centre.

    - To teach 21 hours a week or as directed by the Centre Manager

    - To attend relevant training and courses

    - To attend and contribute regularly to the following:

    • Staff meetings
    • Any other meetings where necessary

    - To be involved in networking with other community organisations.

    - To participate in events organised/supported by SPD or research projects as assigned

    - Any other duties may be assigned from time to time by Director, Services Division and Executive Director, SPD

     

    Requirements

    - Minimum Diploma in Special Education/ Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs), with relevant teaching experience.

    - At least 5 years of experience in teaching children with special needs.

    - Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    - Experienced in working with young children using English as a medium of instruction. 


    Teacher, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

     

    Responsibilities

    As a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the rehabilitation service, you will play an instrumental role in the development and implementation of Individual Educational Programme (IEP) for the child with learning needs. You are responsible for the planning and teaching of early childhood curriculum to the children; and work with the therapists in the team to empower the primary caregivers with the needed techniques to carry out intervention plans both at home and in class. You will also assist in the supervision of the Teacher Assistants assigned to your class.

     

    Requirements

    - Minimum Diploma in Early Childhood/Pre-School Teaching/Early Years/Special Education, with relevant teaching experience.

    - Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs) preferred.

    - Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    - Experienced in working with young children using English as a medium of instruction. 


    Teacher Assistant, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

     

    Responsibilities

    As a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the rehabilitation service, you will need to assist the teachers during lessons, supervising the children in areas of feeding, grooming, toilet training and/or other daily living skills training sessions. You will help manage the children's behaviour using appropriate behaviour intervention techniques, ensure safe arrival and departure of the children to the classroom; and take care of the children during field trips or out-of-class activities. You are responsible for the clerical duties associated with classroom activities, as well as the preparation of materials for classroom teaching. You need to maintain good rapport with the teachers, parents/caregivers, volunteers and other staff members.

     

    Requirements

    - Minimum 5 GCE 'O' or 'A' Level credits.

    - Experienced in working with young children using English as a medium of instruction.

    - Good communication and interpersonal skills as well as being a team player. 


     

    For e-mail us at HR Personnel  for more information.