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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 their detailed resume stating current and expected salary to:
The HR Department
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 IT Executive (Business Applications)
This position takes the lead engagement and is directly responsible across all phases of the assigned IT systems and projects life-cycle support. The individual will work closely with SPD users as well as external IT support vendors to ensure best of class IT systems and services delivery to ensure continuous work productivity enhancement and good value-add propositions.
Social Worker, Adults & Elderly Services
Provide social work intervention and project/event management to support the work in the Adult and Elderly Services.
- Administer financial assistance and/or seek deviation for clients to allow them to live independently and participate in the community and employment actively
- Conduct needs and intake assessment on severity, key risks and protective factors for intervention (if necessary, Home Visit); provide counselling services to help clients and caregivers to manage issues associated with their disabilities to prepare them for vocational pursuit and/or independent community living
- Conduct assessment of client/family and submit social report with action plans based on assessment of client and family
- Participate actively in case discussions and conferences internally within a multi-disciplinary context and externally
- Work with therapist, workshop supervisors and/or Employment Support staff in planning for client’s individualised care plan
- Network with other agencies to tap on community resources to provide intervention support to clients
- Prepare case history information, psychosocial assessment, social work treatment plans
- Document and maintain case files and prepare reports according to the required documentation standard
- Conduct closure of cases upon achieving sustainable service outcomes for clients
- Identify the changing trends/needs of the employment landscape pertaining to persons with disabilities and co-ordinate community resources to enhance their employability
- Network with relevant referral agencies and stakeholders serving persons with disabilities and be part of the outreach efforts
- Plan, develop and implement curriculum, psycho-educational training and group work for PWDs and/or their caregivers
- Evaluate effectiveness of the training or group work interventions
- Assist and/or plan events such as SPD open house or caregivers’ appreciation day or other projects as assigned
- Participate in developmental programs and supervision for personal and professional growth & development
- Maintain minimum requirements for renewal of membership with professional association
- Other duties as required/assigned by the supervisor or Head of Division
Healthcare Therapy Assistant, SPD@Toa Payoh
- Assist in the maintenance rehabilitation of clients
- Assist physiotherapist and occupational therapist in implementing the rehabilitation programme of clients
- Assist client in their ambulation and movement in the centre and during transferring up and down from ambulance as well
- Assist and guide clients in the performance of their prescribed exercise routines and programmes
- Lead clients in group exercise session
- Provide assistance to clients’ basic needs such as toileting, having meals, etc
- Provide basic nursing care to clients
- Co-ordinate with other colleagues to provide quality care to clients
- Responsible to and liaise with supervisor in all matters pertaining to administration
- Report clients’ progress to supervisor
- Maintain client’s therapy and/or nursing records
- Engage in administrative duties relevant to departmental work
- Maintain rehabilitation equipment and reports malfunctioning or wear and tear to duty supervisor
- Ensure that all electrical items are switched off before leaving the centre
- Ensure that all entrances are locked after end of the day
- Assist in general duties of all staff involved at the centre
- Respond to emergencies
- Establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships clients and staff
- Attend and participate in in-service education programmes
- Report to supervisor on any incidents or injuries sustained by clients that may occur during the course of working
- Any other duties may be assigned from time to time
Workshop Supervisor, Sheltered Workshop (1-Year Temp)
Provide supervision and care for clients in contract work at onsite and offsite training environment.
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
Training Officer, Day Activity Centre
Provide care and activities to support our beneficiaries to increase participation and promote independence.
- Develop and implement clients’ Individual Care Plans (ICP) and monitor their progress
- Plan and co-ordinate therapeutic and training activities and events for clients using a pro-active, collaborative, creative and person-centred approach
- Assist clients in performing areas of self-care such as feeding, grooming and toileting (including diaper changing) and in maintaining good standards of hygiene
- Ensure client’s safety and well-being at all times
- Maintain client’s attendance and administrative records, including ICPs, Case conference reports etc
- Maintain effective and regular communication with parents, family members and/or caregivers
- Support ad-hoc volunteer events/outings on weekends
- Co-ordinate and participate in case conferences to discuss clients’ development and other related matters
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 Aide, 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.