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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
2 Peng Nguan Street
SPD Ability Centre
Fax: 6323 7008
E-mail: HR Personnel
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
SPD Study Award
The SPD Study Award programme offers you an opportunity to take up a career as a Social Service Professional in SPD and help build an inclusive community for people with disabilities in Singapore. Find out more here.
Senior Manager/Manager, Human Resource
You will be responsible for the full spectrum of HR functions in SPD, as well as lead and supervise the HR team to deliver HR services in the organisation. You will also provide thought leadership to the management team and continuously improve the HR policies and systems to strengthen SPD’s ability to attract and retain capable human resources for the organisation’s purpose and mission.
- Recruitment and selection
- Workforce planning, EOM forecasting and budgeting
- Compensation and benefits
- Salary reviews, bonus payments
- Payroll administration
- Performance management
- Career development and management, competency development, training and development
- Talent management, succession planning, retention strategies
- Employee services and counselling
- Staff turnover, exit process
- Manpower, salary, and employee engagement surveys
- Compliance with statutory regulations, SPD’s internal controls and governance
- Represent SPD in negotiating and establishing collective agreement with unionised staff
Educational Psychologist, Children Services Division
We have a 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).
As a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the Development Support (DS) Programme, the Educational Psychologist will play an instrumental role in on-site psycho-educational assessment, intervention and consultation to enhance educational/psychosocial/ functioning in pre-schoolers with mild developmental needs and caregivers in mainstream kindergartens and childcare centres. You will also be actively involved providing direct therapy sessions, school briefings, case filter meetings, case reviews/IEP meetings. Close collaboration is essential with the Programme Head, clinical supervisor/s, other staff of the DS team, the child’s parents, early childhood educators. You are also required to conduct training/workshops and provide consultation to SPD staff, early childhood educators, teachers, and caregivers on aspects of cognitive, behavioural and emotional development of young children. Clear, up-to-date documentation is essential.
Psychologist, Children Services Division
The primary aim of the Psychologist, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) is to work collaboratively as part of a trans-disciplinary EIPIC team to educate families/staff/other stakeholders and support clients, to address clients’ developmental/ learning/emotional/ behavioural issues.
- Organise and undertake psycho-educational assessment of clients as appropriate
- Develop and implement appropriate intervention strategies to address clients’ developmental/learning/emotional/behavioural issues
- Participate in admissions screening of EIPIC applicants
- Support clients throughout the EIPIC continuum, including out-of-centre placements
- Provide consultation to support stakeholders (e.g., family and staff) in management of clients’ developmental/learning/emotional/behavioural issues
- Support teachers in developing/implementing/monitoring clients’ IEPs
- Maintain up-to-date records of psychologist’s assessment/intervention with clients, and consultation with families/staff/other stakeholders
- Work closely with other EIPIC staff and clients’ parents/caregivers
- Conduct training for SPD staff, parents/caregivers on appropriate topics, as needed
- Submit reports, logs and assessment reports, etc., as required
- Attend relevant training and courses
- Attain/Maintain credential of Registered Psychologist (Singapore)
- To attend and contribute regularly to a) staff Meetings, b) EIPIC and centre meetings, clinical supervision, psychology team meetings, and c) any other meetings as and when necessary
- Be involved in networking with other community organisations
- Participate in events organised / supported by SPD or research projects as assigned
- As may be assigned from time to time by Director/Assistant Director Children Services Division and Executive Director, SPD
Resource & Impact Executive, Capability Development
- Work with the Manager, Resource & Impact as well as with other programme heads in identifying volunteer opportunities that relate to the needs of SPD
- Recruit, develop, manage, train, deploy and retain SPD volunteers to complement and augment SPD’s human resource capital, increase engagement with the community, and promote the interest and welfare of SPD
- Monitor and evaluate volunteer activities to ensure effectiveness in meeting SPD’s objectives
- Review volunteer policies, procedures and standards of volunteer service in SPD
- Manage SPD’s volunteer acknowledgement and appreciation programmes and activities
- Manage and maintain the volunteer management system
- Prepare and submit required reports
- Sustain volunteer involvement/interests and evaluating volunteer performances
- Network with external agencies on volunteerism needs and trends, and possible collaborations
Admin Assistant (Temp), Children Services Division
To provide administrative support to the Centre Manager/ Programme Head of the Children Services Division in the migration and verification of client data from existing data records and excel formats to the recommended excel template for the implementation of Client Management System (CMS). The CMS is a centralised platform for client information repository that generates reports from client activities for management reporting.
- Sort or organise existing data records to clean up duplicate or erroneous records
- Ensure the necessary data records are available, accurate and complete
- Key in all necessary data into the recommended CMS template according to the data fields required for the respective programmes
- Ensure data entry is carried out and completed within the given timeline and schedule
- Feedback to and consult with Reporting Manager on issues or errors and clarify doubts whenever applicable
- Check and ensure accuracy of data entered in the CMS template, as well as after data migration
- Inform Reporting Manager of errors or discrepancies and carry out the necessary steps for rectification of errors
- As assigned by Reporting Manager and/or Director of Children Services Division, SPD
Training Officer, Day Activity Centre
Provide care and activities to support our beneficiaries to increase participation and promote independence.
Registered Nurse, SPD@Toa Payoh
- Undertake and ensure safe, effective and quality nursing care to clients
- Operate as an effective team member and co-ordinate 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
- Responsible for Infection Control standards of the centre
- Respond and co-ordinate in emergency situations
- Attend regular meeting with centre staff
- Involve with quality improvement projects
- Client management – ensure high satisfaction level and quality service delivery to clients
- Familiar with clients’ referral, registration and other administrative procedure
- Liaise with internal and external auditor in all audit matters
- Responds in an emergency
- Any other duties may be assigned from time to time
- 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
- Effective problem solving skills, good communications and interpersonal skills
- Ability to make sound judgement and decisive in decision making
- Attend training and in-house education programmes
- Certified medically fit for employment by a registered medical practitioner
- Capacity to work effectively in response to work demands (responding to client needs in a different circumstance including critical incidents)
- Ability to contribute to a positive team culture where members strive for highest standards of service delivery
- Ability to adapt to change and willingness to embrace new strategies and techniques
Social Worker, Transition To Employment
To provide social work support to the clients from Transition To Employment (TTE)
Social Worker, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children
To provide Social Work support to the children and their families in Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) programme
Social Work Functions
Information and Referral
Any Other Duties
Senior Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapist
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.
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.
Senior Speech Therapist/Speech Therapist
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.
Senior Teacher, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children
To assist the Centre Manager in:
Teacher, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children
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.
Teacher Assistant, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children
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.
E-mail us at HR Personnel for more information.