Begin Your Journey with SPD

At 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.

 


Educational Psychologist, Children Services

The primary aim of the Educational 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

 Responsibilities

  • To organise and undertake psycho-educational assessment of clients as appropriate.
  • To develop and implement appropriate intervention strategies to address clients’ developmental/ learning/emotional/ behavioural issues.
  • To participate in admissions screening of EIPIC applicants.
  • To support clients throughout the EIPIC continuum, including out-of-centre placements.
  • To provide consultation to support stakeholders (e.g., family and staff) in management of clients’ developmental/ learning/emotional/ behavioural issues.
  • To support teachers in developing/implementing/monitoring clients’ IEPs.
  • To Conduct Psychological Assessments for Special School Placements
  • To maintain up-to-date records of psychologist’s assessment/intervention with clients, and consultation with families/staff/other stakeholders.
  • To work closely with other EIPIC staff and clients’ parents/caregivers.
  • To conduct training for SPD staff, parents/caregivers on appropriate topics, as needed.
  • To submit reports, logs and assessment reports, etc., as required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Director/Assistant Director Children Services Division and Chief Executive Officer, SPD.

Requirement

  • At least a recognised Master’s degree in Educational or Clinical Psychology.
  • Preferably, the psychologist should be registered, or eligible in the near future for registration, with the Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) as a Registered Psychologist (Singapore).
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships.
  • Good organisation and planning skills.

 

Business Analyst (Contract), Children Services

Use data analysis to help SPD Service Divisions evaluate their processes for efficiency, communicate insights to Management and teams, and prepare strategic recommendations for process adjustments, procedures, and service improvements.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Programme Managers and the team to understand existing internal tools and data warehouses, identify data quality and reliability improvements and to establish best practices
  • Design, develop, test, automate and launch new dashboards and reporting solutions for internal use and external stakeholders across different programmes
  • Organise data into meaningful dashboard to help influence decision on programme performance or service gaps
  • Identify, analyse and interpret trends in complex data sets and report findings and make recommendations to management
  • Advise Management on key Information and Communication Technology (ICT) trends and best practices in data analytics and recommend solution that best fits the division’s needs
  • Work closely with Managers and the team to ensure alignment with data strategy and support data program deployment
  • Monitor overall progress of projects, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate
  • Be a resource and advocate for data within the division by teaching and empowering other staff to use data

Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Business Analytics, Computer Science or other equivalent qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in data analytics and visualization
  • Experience working with statistical software such as R, Python, RapidMiner, Knime, SAS, Matlab
  • Experience in SharePoint and Information Technology (basic coding/programming in Java and html, familiar with databases)
  • Strong presentation skills and proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Strong project management skills and ability to drive change management and continuous improvements
  • High level of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to translate data into actionable insights and influence stakeholders
  • Team player with ability to collaborate well with all levels of staff

 

EIPIC Teacher Aide, Children Services

Responsibilities

  • Assist teacher in conducting lessons, preparing resources for teaching.
  • To assist teachers in:
  • Teaching individual and group lessons
  • Preparing materials and classroom for teaching activities
  • Supervising pupils during feeding, grooming, toilet training, and/or other daily living skills training sessions.
  • Taking care of pupils on field trips, special events and other out of class activities.
  • Carrying out the admin duties associated with classroom activities such as:
  • Typing, photocopying and distributing lesson plans and teaching materials
  • Preparing and distributing case conference reports/ reviews and notes
  • Maintaining pupil records, class registers, and filing etc.
  • Cleaning teaching aids.
  • Maintaining a safe, tidy, neat and conducive learning environment
  • Record attendance and temperature onto the PSMS and conduct daily health screening of the children on their arrival to centre.
  • To ensure safe arrival and departure of pupils.
  • To attend to sick pupils in need of minor first aid.
  • To attend EIPIC Centre meetings, case discussions, home visits, and other relevant staff development training as and when required.
  • To maintain good rapport with parents/caregivers, volunteers and other staff members.
  • To share opinions, ideas and information that may be of assistance to the smooth running of the class.
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Senior Teacher/Centre Manager.

Requirement

  • 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.

 

EIPIC Teacher, Children Services

Responsibilities

  • To lead and conduct classes under the direction and supervision of the Senior Teachers/Assistant Senior Teacher/Reporting Manager. This entails the following:
  • Assess the developmental needs of the children and plan Individual Educational Programme (IEP) and Progress Report (PR) to address the needs of the children in the assigned classes.
  • Manage or chair case conference discussions with parents, caregivers, teachers and therapists/ Allied Health Professionals (AHPs).
  • Plan, facilitate and evaluate quality intervention strategies, developmentally and culturally appropriate classroom activities, experiences and environments for the children through the lessons.
  • Monitor, assess, record and report development and progress of the children. Reporting is necessary for home visit, centre visit, discharge and Special Education (SPED) application.
  • Conduct individual and group activities (including field trips) for the children.
  • Conduct home visits and centre visits along with other staff members of the professional team.
  • To share responsibilities for the upkeep and maintenance of the classrooms to ensure cleanliness and safety of the environment, as well as the sourcing, purchasing, creating and inventory of all equipment, teaching aids and resources in the classrooms.
  • To cover classes/ sessions whenever necessary and share responsibilities on all matters pertaining to the assigned classes.
  • To monitor attendance of children and ensure proper health check and temperature taking of the children.
  • To work in close liaison with the staff members of the professional team that includes other teachers, teacher aides and therapists/ AHPs.
  • To guide Assistant Teachers/ Teacher Aides in executing intervention and development strategies in collaboration with parents, caregivers, other teachers and therapists/ AHPs.
  • To guide parents and caregivers in executing intervention and development strategies for the children.
  • To maintain regular contact or communications with parents and caregivers through the various communication modalities such as the communication book, electronic systems or applications, telephone and emails.
  • To report any accident or injury, that may occur to a child, to the Reporting Manager, and to record it in the Incident/Accident Record Book.
  • To conduct sharing or training on topics related to teaching during in-house teacher training sessions, and topics relevant to caregivers during caregiver support programme.
  • Professional/ Staff Development
  • Other Duties as assigned from time to time by Assistant Director/ Director of Children Services Division and Chief Executive Officer of SPD.

Requirement

  • Minimum Diploma in Early Childhood/ Pre-School Teaching/ Early Years/ Special Education, with relevant teaching experience.
  • Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs) will be preferred.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced in working with young children using English as a medium of instruction.

 

Social Worker, Children Services

Responsibilities

Casework & Case Management

  • Conduct holistic bio-psycho-social assessment of child’s and family’s needs, risks and strengths for case filter meetings.
  • Engage in evidence-based and culturally sensitive practices when facilitating family sessions or community engagement sessions.
  • Collate and consolidate all information about the child and family from relevant professionals and sources in the school.
  • Establish type of (relevant) resources available within the caregivers’ support system, in school and community required for child and family to maintain child’s participation in school and DSLS intervention to maximise child’s potential.
  • Engage in evidence-based practices with empathy when conducting parent’s sessions to facilitate parents’ understanding on child’s needs and required intervention.
  • Collaborate with all caregivers and educators of child (including caregivers, teachers, DSLS Professionals) to support child and family development (eg. organising and/or participating in case discussions with trans-disciplinary team.
  • Complete documentation (eg. casenotes) accurately and communicate information effectively to relevant professional.
  • Demonstrate good time management by managing schedule for Parent Meetings (including IEP and/or EOI meetings where necessary) and other parent-engagement sessions (eg. workshops)
  • Follow through with the assigned cases from identification, review and discharged.
  • Work closely with the Trans-Disciplinary Team comprising of Educational Psychologist, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Educational Therapist and Learning Support Educators
  • Co-ordinate and consolidate the therapy schedules for Therapists and Learning Support Educators.

Collaborations and Outreach

  • Lead or participate actively in collaborations efforts with external stakeholders such as pre-schools and other SSAs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of available community resources and refer family to the available resources.
  • Utilizes appropriate community resources to support child and/or family.
  • Participate and facilitate programme’s Principal’s and Teacher’s briefings.
  • Network with relevant stakeholders and partners (for e.g. at local and/or region level) for collaborative problem-solving.

Professional Development & Education

  • Participate and attend DSLS Case Manager’s support group session
  • Maintain minimum requirements for accreditation and renewal of membership with relevant professional associations.

Administrative Duties

  • Other duties as required/assigned by the immediate supervisor, Centre Manager or Head of Division.

 

Requirement

  • Recognised Degree/Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work or Counselling.
  • Relevant experience in the fields of Early Intervention/Special Education or social services is preferred.
  • Professionals that are accredited as a social worker/social service practitioner (RSW/RSSP) with SASW are preferred.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patient, positive and passionate about working with children with special needs and their families.
  • Works effectively both as an individual and as part of a trans-disciplinary team.

 

Employment Support Specialist, Employment Support Programme

Responsibilities

  • Contribute as a team player in the multidisciplinary team in employment planning, training, job placement as well as support services for clients.
  • Pursue and engage employers towards securing job and internship opportunities for clients in open, supported and/ or sheltered employment.
  • Conduct job search and liaise with employers on internship and employment issues for clients.
  • Recommend training for clients to improve employability.
  • Co-ordinate job placement process, including workplace assessment, employment negotiation and job task analysis.
  • Provide job coaching including pre-employment preparation, on-the-job training and facilitation of a support network for clients.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate clients and employers’ information including assessment, pre-placement engagement, job placement and job support records.
  • Organise and participate in outreach activities to enrol persons with disabilities to employment and training programmes and encourage employers to engage persons with disabilities.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Programme Head as and when necessary.

Requirement

  • Diploma/Degree holder, preferably in psychology, social work, occupational therapy or related disciplines.
  • At least 2 years’ of experience in relationship management, customer service, career coaching or vocational counseling will be an advantage.
  • A strong team player with initiative, adaptable and able to multi-task.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills as well as ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient in computer skills.
  • Experience in working in multi-disciplinary teams will be an advantage.

 

Assistant Manager, Digitalisation (Contract), Adult & Elderly Services

Responsibilities

  • To help SPD Adult and Elderly (AE) services in the digitalisation of their processes and systems.
  • Facilitating and collaborating across internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement the vision and key actions related to the digitalisation strategy
  • Crystallising, implementing and delivering strategies into work projects
  • Drive and support in building organisational capability to drive implementation of continuous improvement
  • Acts as a strategic counsellor and advisor to ensure successful introduction of new solutions, technologies, and applications to enable business processes
  • Recommend ways to leverage digitisation to improve business processes. Identify ways to eliminate redundant (non-value added process) to make existing processes more efficient and allow for data transparency.
  • Recommend the use of digital technologies to transform or enhance current model of service delivery and provide new ideas and value-producing opportunities.
  • Support and coordinate the planning, design and implementation of the digital transformation of rehabilitation and care and employment programmes in SPD. These programmes include the Day Rehabilitation Centres, Transition to Employment programme and Daycare Centre.
  • Implement digitalisation initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of existing Client Management System and look for opportunities to digitalise existing processes for client database management, meeting notes, in services and staff training.
  • Identify critical processes to digitalise to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of programmes. Assist with process mapping of existing practices and process to aid with digitalisation.
  • Perform Change Management to align digitalisation initiatives with business transformation both within the organisation as well as with external stakeholders.
  • To modernise and digitise manual processes, addressing pain points for staff and focus on initiatives for improving client experience.
  • Research, recommend, implement and oversee the automation in Daycare programme for technologies to be implemented with clients for dementia care (robotics, apps, tracking) and general daycare clients to replace conventional interventions.
  • Recommend appropriate applications to digitalise processes and enhance digitsation of existing processes.
  • Manage contractors and stakeholders to ensure safety requirements, operating standards and quality standards are met.
  • Review proposals from consultants/contractors for management’s approval.
  • Present findings and solutions to Senior Management (Powerpoint/Information paper). Prepare board paper for projects deemed as suitable for implementation and presentation to board or services committee as needed.

Requirement

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline related to business, IT or health science from a good University.
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in managing programmes. Relevant field of study in Business or Information Technology a plus. Advantage if there is management experience over persons with disabilities.
  • An added advantage if there is understanding of the sector and its dynamics.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to drive change management and continuous improvements
  • High level of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to translate approved recommendations into actionable insights and influence stakeholders
  • Team player with ability to collaborate well with all levels of staff

 

Training Officer, Day Activity Centre

Responsibilities

Client Care

  • 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.
  • Rotate in accompanying clients between SPD and the clients’ homes in a chartered van.
  • Ensure client’s safety and well-being at all times.

Administration

  • 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.

Requirement

  • At least an ‘O’ Level/’A’ Level/ITE Certification from a recognised educational institution.
  • Relevant experience in the fields of Special Education or Social services is preferred.
  • Experience in Community Service with exposure to youths/adults with disabilities is an added advantage.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and an understanding of social inclusion as well as the values associated with promoting independence.
  • Patient, positive and passionate about working with adults with disabilities.
  • Strong commitment of care toward adults with disabilities and a positive mindset towards their development and growth.
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop professionally.
  • Work effectively both as an individual and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to do cross-Divisional work as necessary.

 

Workshop Supervisor

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for client management at both onsite and offsite locations.
  • Assign work to clients and supervise them in carrying out the contract work.
  • To ensure productivity, quality and timeliness in the delivery of contract work, as well as compliance with the rules and regulations of Sheltered Workshop.
  • Conduct training in work skills development and monitor progress of clients in meeting customer requirements in commercial projects undertaken.
  • Develop, maintain and update Individual Care Plan, training and assessment records of clients.
  • Manager client incident and report when the need arises.
  • Provide clients with job coaching and transport management during job placement.
  • Help to ensure timely payment of invoices from customers providing contract work.
  • Responsible for all matters pertaining to client management and administration.
  • Responsible for all safety issues at onsite and offsite locations and report to Programme Manager and / or Senior Workshop Supervisor on any accident or injury that may be sustained by clients during the course of training/ work.
  • Responsible for the inventory and maintenance of all tools and equipment. Report to Programme Manager and / or Senior Workshop Supervisor if any tools and equipment is faulty or missing.
  • Accompany clients to attend offsite functions as and when necessary.
  • Attend and contribute regularly to staff meetings.
  • Any other duties as and when necessary.

 

Requirement

  • Minimum GCE ‘O’ Level
  • Experience in managing people with disabilities
  • A good team player with initiative, adaptable and ability to multi-task
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office software

 

Occupational Therapist/Senior Occupational Therapist

Responsibilities

We are seeking Occupational Therapists who are passionate about working 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.

Requirement

  • Masters or Degree in Occupational Therapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council in Singapore).
  • Eligible for registration as Occupational Therapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011 in Singapore.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 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.

 

Physiotherapist / Senior Physiotherapist

Responsibilities

We are seeking 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.

Requirement

  • Masters or Degree in Physiotherapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council in Singapore).
  • Eligible for registration as Physiotherapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011 in Singapore.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 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.

Begin Your Journey with SPD

At 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.

 


Head, Social Enterprise Development (Contract)

To help SPD build an alternative source of income, this role is expected to identify suitable business segments that SPD can consider setting up a social enterprise in.  The scope of work entails conducting feasibility studies, identifying possible collaborations and proposing an appropriate entity structure.

 Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research and analysis to understand customer needs and identify new markets and strategic partners
  • Explore possible collaborations with prospective referral agencies and potential business partners
  • Conduct feasibility study in appropriate business segments capitalizing on business opportunities and SPD’s strengths
  • Propose an appropriate entity structure by maintaining the right balance between SPD’s control and the entity’s autonomy and taking into consideration prevailing corporate governance regulations.
  • Draw up an implementation plan to operationalise the setting up of a social enterprise and determine the resources needed
  • Develop business and marketing plans to seek approvals for setting up of social enterprises and/or SPD’s existing products

Requirement

  • BSc/BA in Business Administration, sales or other equivalent qualifications
  • Strong presentation skills and proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Market knowledge and experience in Client Relationship Management (CRM) software
  • High level of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build rapport with stakeholders and a team player with ability to collaborate well with all levels of staff
  • Strong business acumen and results-oriented
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Proven experience as a Business Development Manager or relevant sales role with strong sales track records
  • Candidates with lesser years of experience but with strong entrepreneurial spirit are welcome to apply

 

Senior Executive, Social Enterprise Development (Contract)

A leading Social Service Agency (SSA) with a mission to improve the lives of people with disabilities is setting up a Social Enterprise arm.  This new initiative will focus on developing Business with Purpose.  The project will focus on Fostering Positive Social Change with Financially Sustainable business.

We are inviting dynamic and, enthusiastic individuals with business management training to join the pioneering team. The Senior Business Development Executive will lead and/or support

  • Market research and analysis to understand customer needs and identify new markets and strategic partners
  • Explore possible collaborations with prospective referral agencies and potential business partners
  • Conduct feasibility study in appropriate business segments capitalizing on business opportunities and SPD’s strengths
  • Draw up an implementation plan to operationalise the setting up of a social enterprise and determine the resources needed

Requirement

  • BSc/BA in Business Administration, sales or other equivalent qualifications
  • Strong intellectual ability, superior interpersonal skills, and a desire to create value for business and society. Strong business acumen and results-oriented
  • An entrepreneurial spirit to do things better and open to possibilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills.
  • High level of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to details
  • Ability to build rapport with stakeholders and a team player with ability to collaborate well with all levels of staff
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experienc

 

Senior Executive, Procurement and Grant (Contract)

Responsibilities

Procurement functions

  • Review procurement process, gather user requirements and develop the purchase requisition module in finance system.
  • Review and handle sourcing activities by ensuring adherence to procurement policy
  • Check Purchase Requisitions (PRs) to ensure compliance with procurement policies and procedures, evaluate requisitions and prepare submissions for approval.

Schemes and Grants Administration

  • Grants/Schemes administration including preparation of grant applications, disbursement, and utilisation reports and digitisation of grants documents.
  • Other functions
  • Support continuous work improvement initiatives
  • Develop and present data and solutions in dashboard to provide visual aid for analysis and tracking
  • Assist the Director in the tracking of organisation Balanced Scorecard KPIs, update monthly dashboard and reporting of monthly KPI performance that support key business decisions
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Requirement

  • Degree holder in any discipline
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel is necessary
  • Strong documentation skills and monitoring of claims details and approvals
  • Knowledge of ERP (Microsoft Dynamics NAV) and Grant/funding submission will be an advantage
  • Proactive, analytical, meticulous, possess good communication and interpersonal skills, and a good team player
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in procurement related functions

 

Business Analyst (Contract)

Use data analysis to help SPD Service Divisions evaluate their processes for efficiency, communicate insights to Management and teams, and prepare strategic recommendations for process adjustments, procedures, and service improvements.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Programme Managers and the team to understand existing internal tools and data warehouses, identify data quality and reliability improvements and to establish best practices
  • Design, develop, test, automate and launch new dashboards and reporting solutions for internal use and external stakeholders across different programmes
  • Organise data into meaningful dashboard to help influence decision on programme performance or service gaps
  • Identify, analyse and interpret trends in complex data sets and report findings and make recommendations to management
  • Advise Management on key Information and Communication Technology (ICT) trends and best practices in data analytics and recommend solution that best fits the division’s needs
  • Work closely with Managers and the team to ensure alignment with data strategy and support data program deployment
  • Monitor overall progress of projects, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate
  • Be a resource and advocate for data within the division by teaching and empowering other staff to use data

Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Business Analytics, Computer Science or other equivalent qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in data analytics and visualization
  • Experience working with statistical software such as R, Python, RapidMiner, Knime, SAS, Matlab
  • Experience in SharePoint and Information Technology (basic coding/programming in Java and html, familiar with databases)
  • Strong presentation skills and proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Strong project management skills and ability to drive change management and continuous improvements
  • High level of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to translate data into actionable insights and influence stakeholders
  • Team player with ability to collaborate well with all levels of staff

 

Assistant Manager, Digitalisation (Contract)

 Responsibilities

  • To help SPD Adult and Elderly (AE) services in the digitalisation of their processes and systems.
  • Facilitating and collaborating across internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement the vision and key actions related to the digitalisation strategy
  • Crystallising, implementing and delivering strategies into work projects
  • Drive and support in building organisational capability to drive implementation of continuous improvement
  • Acts as a strategic counsellor and advisor to ensure successful introduction of new solutions, technologies, and applications to enable business processes
  • Recommend ways to leverage digitisation to improve business processes. Identify ways to eliminate redundant (non-value added process) to make existing processes more efficient and allow for data transparency.
  • Recommend the use of digital technologies to transform or enhance current model of service delivery and provide new ideas and value-producing opportunities.
  • Support and coordinate the planning, design and implementation of the digital transformation of rehabilitation and care and employment programmes in SPD. These programmes include the Day Rehabilitation Centres, Transition to Employment programme and Daycare Centre.
  • Implement digitalisation initiatives to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of existing Client Management System and look for opportunities to digitalise existing processes for client database management, meeting notes, in services and staff training.
  • Identify critical processes to digitalise to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of programmes. Assist with process mapping of existing practices and process to aid with digitalisation.
  • Perform Change Management to align digitalisation initiatives with business transformation both within the organisation as well as with external stakeholders.
  • To modernise and digitise manual processes, addressing pain points for staff and focus on initiatives for improving client experience.
  • Research, recommend, implement and oversee the automation in Daycare programme for technologies to be implemented with clients for dementia care (robotics, apps, tracking) and general daycare clients to replace conventional interventions.
  • Recommend appropriate applications to digitalise processes and enhance digitsation of existing processes.
  • Manage contractors and stakeholders to ensure safety requirements, operating standards and quality standards are met.
  • Review proposals from consultants/contractors for management’s approval.
  • Present findings and solutions to Senior Management (Powerpoint/Information paper). Prepare board paper for projects deemed as suitable for implementation and presentation to board or services committee as needed.

Requirement

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline related to business, IT or health science from a good University.
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in managing programmes. Relevant field of study in Business or Information Technology a plus. Advantage if there is management experience over persons with disabilities.
  • An added advantage if there is understanding of the sector and its dynamics.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to drive change management and continuous improvements
  • High level of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to translate approved recommendations into actionable insights and influence stakeholders
  • Team player with ability to collaborate well with all levels of staff

 

Manager, EIPIC (Tampines)

  • You will supervise a transdisciplinary team of staff to manage the EIPIC Centre at SPD@Tampines (EIPIC Tampines).
  • You will coordinate the implementation of the ECHO framework and streamlining of processes in Early Intervention Continuum in EIPIC Tampines with the Head, Teaching and EIPIC Cluster Head.
  • You will develop strategic plans to enhance caregiver engagement.
  • You will oversee initiatives and collaborations with mainstream preschools and community organisations with EIPIC Tampines.

Responsibilities

Operations and Administration

  • Develop short and long term strategic plans to ensure continual growth of the programmes at the centre.
  • Establish operating, control, administrative policies and procedures. Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures of the centre.
  • Ensure the operation and system meet the standard of service and code of good corporate governance. Ensure the services provided is able to meet to the Key Performance Indicators stipulated by the funders/Director
  • Manage and guide the EIPIC team to ensure they provide and maintain a minimum standard of services delivered to clients with developmental needs and their caregivers,
  • Serve as the primary point of administrative contact and liaison with stakeholders and external organisations. Coordinate the timely submission of relevant statistics to funding bodies and organisations.
  • Engage external institutions and community in supporting clients and caregivers in need

Centre Management

  • Guide all senior staff in the programmes to perform effectively and efficiently.
  • Prepare and project for additional and replacement of fixed assets and other resources.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations including taxes, licensing, safety and control.
  • Develop strategic plans to generate income and to monitor the expenditure of the programmes.
  • Develop strategic plans to enhance the community outreach.
  • Manage audit conducted by MSF, ECDA and NCSS, if any.

Staff Management

  • Assists the Director in the development of career progression and key responsibilities of EIPIC staff.
  • Orientate new staff to company’s structure, policies and procedures and HR matters.
  • Assign responsibilities and delegate authorities.
  • Set standards and evaluate staff performance, and identify learning / training needs.
  • Interview candidates for new recruitment or replacement.

Client Management

  • Establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with clients and caregivers.
  • Effective management of feedback and queries from clients, caregivers, the public and authorities.
  • Develop strategic plans to enhance caregiver engagement.

Collaboration with external organisations

  • Explore opportunities to sustain collaboration with preschools i.e. programmes with preschools to increase interaction with children of different needs and create awareness of inclusion.
  • To take the lead and be involved in networking with other community organizations to identify opportunities for collaborations.
  • Participate in events organised or supported by SPD and assist the organisation in developing strong network with other VWOs, funding bodies like MSF, NCSS, Tote Board and the business corporations to solicit programme funding to sustain the financial viability of the programme and services offered.

Professional / Staff Development

  • Leads, attends and contributes regularly in staff meetings and other relevant meetings.
  • Attends relevant training and courses.
  • Participate in internal / external workgroups to contribute inputs on development of new service provisions and

Any other duties

  • As may be assigned from time to time by Director, Children Services and Chief Executive Officer, SPD.

Requirement

  • A master’s or bachelor degree in any discipline related to early childhood intervention and education, special education, allied health with at least 3 years of supervisory
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships.
  • Effective decision-making, problem solving skills and the ability to make sound judgements
  • 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 the highest standards of service delivery
  • Ability to adapt to change and a willingness to embrace new strategies and techniques
  • Good knowledge in computer skills, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Data Management etc. Programme planning, implementation and review experience will be advantageous.
  • Experience in working in cross-functional/multi-disciplinary teams will be beneficial.
  • Experience working in the social services sector will be advantageous.

 

Head, Training, Children Services

Summary

You will work with your Director to drive the development, implementation and delivery of training programmes for organisations and professionals working with children with developmental and learning needs.

Responsibilities

Training Development

  • Identify areas of training required by organisations and professionals working with children with developmental and learning needs and secure funding from relevant agencies to conduct relevant training programmes.
  • Work closely with trainers to develop and implement training programmes based on the demand.
  • Market training programmes to target audience and manage relationship with funders to secure funding for training programmes.
  • Secure and maintain relevant training accreditation status with relevant training regulators. e.g. WDA WSQ.
  • Put up proposals for training tenders.

Training administration

  • Oversee all the external trainings conducted by trainers. Work closely with Training Executive and trainers on the administration, logistics and production of training materials.
  • Oversee the implementation and usage of IT systems to support training administration and delivery i.e. Training Management System, Learning Management System.
  • Be the contact person between SPD and other agencies in terms of training information, requests and approval.
  • Create and manage training budget. Ensure the sustainability of the training team.
  • Evaluate the training programmes to ensure that they are relevant by doing surveys to the targeted sectors.
  • Support the consolidation of all the evaluation received from participants.
  • Put up recommendations for trainers to go for accredited courses to be certified trainers.

Staff Management

  • Assists the Director in the development of career progression and key responsibilities of Training Executive.
  • Orientate new trainers to the training administration process.

Any other duties

  • As may be assigned from time to time by Director, Children Services and Chief Executive Officer, SPD.

Requirement

  • A master’s or bachelor degree in any discipline related to early childhood intervention and education, special education, allied health with at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work with different professionals and to engage external stakeholders.
  • Effective decision-making, problem solving skills and the ability to make sound judgements
  • Capacity to work effectively in response to work demands.
  • Ability to adapt to change and a willingness to embrace new strategies and techniques.
  • Experience working with mainstream preschools and schools preferred.

 

EIPIC Teacher, Children Services

 Responsibilities

  • To lead and conduct classes under the direction and supervision of the Senior Teachers/Assistant Senior Teacher/Reporting Manager. This entails the following:
  1. Assess the developmental needs of the children and plan Individual Educational Programme (IEP) and Progress Report (PR) to address the needs of the children in the assigned classes
  2. Manage or chair case conference discussions with parents, caregivers, teachers and therapists/ Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)
  3. Plan, facilitate and evaluate quality intervention strategies, developmentally and culturally appropriate classroom activities, experiences and environments for the children through the lessons
  4. Monitor, assess, record and report development and progress of the children. Reporting is necessary for home visit, centre visit, discharge and Special Education (SPED) application
  5. Conduct individual and group activities (including field trips) for the children
  6. Conduct home visits and centre visits along with other staff members of the professional team
  • To share responsibilities for the upkeep and maintenance of the classrooms to ensure cleanliness and safety of the environment, as well as the sourcing, purchasing, creating and inventory of all equipment, teaching aids and resources in the classrooms
  • To cover classes/ sessions whenever necessary and share responsibilities on all matters pertaining to the assigned classes
  • To monitor attendance of children and ensure proper health check and temperature taking of the children
  • To work in close liaison with the staff members of the professional team that includes other teachers, teacher aides and therapists/AHPs
  • To guide Assistant Teachers/ Teacher Aides in executing intervention and development strategies in collaboration with parents, caregivers, other teachers and therapists/ AHPs
  • To guide parents and caregivers in executing intervention and development strategies for the children
  • To maintain regular contact or communications with parents and caregivers through the various communication modalities such as the communication book, electronic systems or applications, telephone and emails
  • To report any accident or injury, that may occur to a child, to the Reporting Manager, and to record it in the Incident/Accident Record Book
  • To conduct sharing or training on topics related to teaching during in-house teacher training sessions, and topics relevant to caregivers during caregiver support programme
  • Professional/ Staff Development
  • To attend relevant training and courses
  • To attend and contribute regularly to the following:
  1. Staff meetings
  2. Any other meetings whenever necessary.
  • To be involved in networking with other community organisations.
  • To participate in events organised / supported by SPD or research projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time by Assistant Director/ Director of Children Services Division and Chief Executive Officer of SPD.

 

Requirement

  • Minimum Diploma in Early Childhood/ Pre-School Teaching/ Early Years/ Special Education, with relevant teaching experience
  • Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs) will be preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in working with young children using English as a medium of instruction

 


EIPIC Teacher Aide, Children Services

Responsibilities

Assist teacher in conducting lessons, preparing resources for teaching.

  • To assist teachers in:
  1. Teaching individual and group lessons
  2. Preparing materials and classroom for teaching activities
  3. Supervising pupils during feeding, grooming, toilet training, and/or other daily living skills training sessions.
  4. Taking care of pupils on field trips, special events and other out of class activities.
  5. Carrying out the admin duties associated with classroom activities such as:

§  Typing, photocopying and distributing lesson plans and teaching materials

§  Preparing and distributing case conference reports/reviews and notes

§  Maintaining pupil records, class registers, and filing etc

§  Cleaning teaching aids

§  Maintaining a safe, tidy, neat and conducive learning environment

§  Record attendance and temperature onto the PSMS and conduct daily health screening of the children on their arrival to centre

  • To ensure safe arrival and departure of pupils
  • To attend to sick pupils in need of minor first aid
  • To attend EIPIC Centre meetings, case discussions, home visits, and other relevant staff development training as and when required
  • To maintain good rapport with parents/caregivers, volunteers and other staff members
  • To share opinions, ideas and information that may be of assistance to the smooth running of the class
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Senior Teacher/Centre Manager

 

Requirement

  • 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

 


 


Operations Supervisor, Employment Support Programme

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for client management at both onsite and offsite locations
  • Assign work to clients and supervise them in carrying out the contract work
  • Ensure productivity, quality and timeliness in the delivery of contract work, as well as compliance with the rules and regulations at the workplaces
  • Conduct training in work skills development and monitor progress of clients in meeting customer requirements
  • Develop, maintain and update Individual training plan, training and assessment records of clients
  • Manage client incidents during the course of training/work and report them when the need arise
  • Provide clients with job coaching and transport management
  • Help to ensure timely payment of remuneration to clients by employers providing contract work
  • Responsible for all matters pertaining to client management and administration
  • Attend and contribute regularly to staff meetings
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Programme Head as and when necessary

 

Requirement

  • Minimum GCE ‘O’ Level
  • Experience in managing people with disabilities
  • A strong team player with initiative, adaptable and able to multi-task
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in computer skills

 


Care Aide (Part Time), Day Activity Centre

Responsibilities

  • Assist Training Officers with engaging clients in boarding and disembarkation of clients from the client vans in centre
  • Assist Training Officers with engaging clients in planned activities, including in-centre activities and outings
  • Assist clients in self-care, including feeding, toileting, and maintaining good standards of personal hygiene
  • Assist Training Officers in maintaining standards of cleanliness and hygiene of client materials, equipment, and activity areas, according to prevailing guidelines

Requirement

  • Patient and positive about working with adults with moderate to severe physical, intellectual, and/or multiple disabilities
  • Adaptable and keen to learn strategies in working with different individuals with disabilities
  • Experience working with people with moderate to severe disabilities is preferred

 


Training Officer, Day Activity Centre

Responsibilities

  1. Client Care
  • 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
  • Rotate in accompanying clients between SPD and the clients’ homes in a chartered van
  • Ensure client’s safety and well-being at all times

 

  1. Administration
  • 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

 

Requirement

  • At least an ‘O’ Level/’A’ Level/ITE Certification from a recognised educational institution
  • Relevant experience in the fields of Special Education or Social services is preferred
  • Experience in Community Service with exposure to youths/adults with disabilities is an added advantage
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and an understanding of social inclusion as well as the values associated with promoting independence
  • Patient, positive and passionate about working with adults with disabilities
  • Strong commitment of care toward adults with disabilities and a positive mindset towards their development and growth
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop professionally
  • Work effectively both as an individual and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to do cross-Divisional work as necessary

 


Project Officer, Day Activity Centre

Responsibilities

  1. Client Care
  • Lead and care for a designated group of clients under the DAC Without Walls initiative, where clients with moderate to severe disabilities are out in the community every weekday and do not return to the SPD centre unless necessary
  • Develop individual client goals and implement therapeutic and training activities in community locations to help a designated group of clients increase community living skills over time
  • Care for clients while inside and outside of SPD premises using a pro-active, collaborative, creative and person-centred approach. This includes assisting 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

 

  1. Programme Management
    • Coordinate with the Programme Executive to plan and execute programme activities for clients in DAC Without Walls
    • Assist Programme Executive to develop and scale up the DAC Without Walls initiative
    • Establish collaborations with community partners, other stakeholders in the area, and volunteers/voluntary groups for the running of programmes
    • Maintain good working relations with existing partners and cultivate new partners in the designated neighbourhood

 

  1. Administration
  • Maintain proper administrative records related to programme development, including client activity records, and stakeholders’ feedback
  • Maintain relevant client records, including setting and working towards individual client care plans
  • Co-ordinate and participate in case conferences to discuss clients’ development and other related matters

 

Requirement

  • At least a Diploma/ Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised educational institution
  • Patient, positive and passionate about working with adults with disabilities
  • Strong commitment of care toward adults with disabilities and a positive mindset towards their development and inclusion in community life
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a strong ability to create and maintain partnerships with various members of the immediate community
  • Experience in community programmes with exposure to youths/adults with disabilities is an added advantage
  • Work effectively both as an individual and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Possess strong planning and organisational skills
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Relevant experience in the fields of Special Education or Social Services is preferred
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and an understanding of social inclusion as well as the values associated with promoting independence
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop professionally

 


Therapy Assistant

Responsibilities

  • To assist the therapists and other professional staff in the implementation of prescribed therapy treatment or treatment process in the centre, community and at home.
  • To ensure the safety and well-being of the clients under your care at all times.
  • To be aware of safety procedures and not to leave client unattended. To monitor clients during treatment so as to ensure safety of clients.
  • To prepare clients and therapy equipment before each therapy session. This includes opening of centre at the beginning of the day and also ensures that the department is locked up at the end of the day.
  • To take and document vital signs (e.g. blood pressure and heart rate) of the clients prior to commencement of therapy. To alert therapist before therapy session for any abnormality in the vital signs.
  • To assist and/or conduct routine exercise, group therapy or activity sessions as prescribed by the therapists. To assist clients in ADL activities and accompany clients to the toilet, if necessary.
  • Donning and doffing of prosthetics, orthotics etc if necessary.
  • To assist therapists in keeping track of basic statistics and data (e.g. updating of the daily attendances, appointment cards, updating meeting details, outcome measures, etc). To provide necessary feedback/ information with regards to clients’ performance to the therapist.
  • To maintain the cleanliness and infection control measures in the centre. Responsible for wiping down equipment after use by clients and at the end of the day.
  • To be responsible for up keeping and maintenance of all therapy equipment and report any maintenance and repair required of the equipment.
  • To maintain clean supply of linen regularly.
  • To work in liaison with personnel from the various disciplines in the programme.
  • To work in liaison with the volunteers (such as student therapists) who are helping in the treatment of the clients.
  • To attend and contribute regularly at the following:
    • Staff meetings
    • Case conference and team meetings
    • Any other duties as per organisation’s needs.

 

Requirement

  • Competent patient handling skills
  • Knowledge in use of basic computer skills
  • Able to communicate in local languages a plus
  • To be an effective and reliable member of care team

 


Senior Social Worker

You will be responsible to provide social work intervention and comprehensive case management services and to lead the social workers in the Children’s team in providing social work support to the children and their families in EIPIC programme.

Responsibilities

  1. Casework & Case Management
  • Establish rapport and build professional relationship with client and caregivers
  • Conduct needs and intake assessments for complex cases by taking into account the integration of a range of information
  • Plan, organise and lead the caregiver’s orientation programmes for new enrolments in the programme
  • Formulate casework intervention plans
  • Implement case and care plans and interventions
  • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of casework interventions
  • Participate actively in case discussions and case conferences within a trans-disciplinary setting
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Early Intervention (EI) team comprising of Teachers, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists to discuss the child’s needs and come up with a holistic family-centred intervention plan
  • Conduct home and school visits with other early intervention professionals whenever necessary
  • Plan, organise and lead transition planning briefings and actively follow up with parents and external stakeholders on application to SPED/mainstream schools or transition to the next stage of education
  • 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, families and communities
  • Review case notes and documents
  • Review social reports
  1. Group Work
  • Formulate group work intervention plans: psycho-educational training and group work for children, caregivers and other EI professionals
  • Identify trends and needs in relation to parents and caregivers and to plan and conduct caregiver and parent support group programmes
  • Plan and conduct orientation programmes for new entrants and transition briefings for graduands
  • Supervise facilitation of group work interventions
  • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of social work group work interventions across the Division

3. Community Work

  • Lead environmental scans and community needs assessments
  • Mobilize community resource
  • Develop community development initiatives
  • Implement new community development initiatives
  • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of community development initiatives across the organization

4. Deliver programmes

  • Lead development of specific programmes targeted at service gaps and service delivery issues
  • Manage implementation of programmes
  • Conduct evaluation of programmes

Perform Stakeholder Engagement and Partnerships

  • Contribute, implement and evaluate ideas and suggestions for the improvement of services for children identified for the programme, with the EI Team
  • Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures set within the programme
  • Develop guidelines and review programmes and services together with team to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of services provided under EIPIC
  • Lead or participate actively in collaborations efforts with external stakeholders such as pre-schools, SPED, primary schools and community partners.
  • Participate in internal and external workgroups and discussions, to advocate for and provide awareness for our profile and clients and families

Uplift Professional Practice in Social Work

  • Provide clinical supervision for supervisees (knowledge, skills, psycho-social & emotional support)
  • Supervise staff in their day-to-day work – review case notes, documents and social reports of supervisees
  • Support professional development of staff within the organisation
  • Perform audits with adherence to organisation’s audit framework
  • Assist staff in implementing and improving their self-care plan
  • Maintain minimum requirements for accreditation and renewal of membership with relevant professional associations
  • Design research on practice and specified issues under guidance
  • Implement standards of care, organizational health policies, procedures and programmes
  • Review models of care and service delivery aligned to evidence-based practice
  • Organise crisis management team with partner organisations and agencies

Administrative Duties

  • Liaise with the immediate supervisor, Centre Manager or Head of Division and other senior staff in matters pertaining to administration and deployment of social workers to support Children Services Division in SPD
  • Other duties as required/assigned by the immediate supervisor, Centre Manager or Head of Division

Requirement

  • Recognised Degree/Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work or Counselling.
  • Relevant experience in the fields of Early Intervention/Special Education or social services is preferred.
  • Professionals should be accredited as a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with SASW.
  • Minimum 6-8 years of clinical experience as a social worker with about 3-5 years of supervisory experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills  Patient, positive and passionate about working with children with special needs and their families
  • Works effectively both as an individual and as part of a trans-disciplinary team

 

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.