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: 

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.

 


Social Worker, Early Intervention Programme for Infants & Children (EIPIC)

Responsibilities

You will be responsible to provide social work intervention and comprehensive case management services to serve the needs of the children and their families in the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC).

  1. Casework & Case Management
  • Establish rapport and build professional relationship with client and caregivers
  • Conduct intake and needs assessment during first contact and screening to ascertain the level of complexity, key risks and protective factors of the case and prepare for necessary intervention that includes information and referral and basic counselling services to help clients and caregivers.
  • Plan, organise and lead the caregiver’s orientation programmes for new enrolments in the programme.
  • Conduct and administer appropriate financial assessment and assistance.
  • Provide appropriate intervention and supportive counselling to the families of children attending early intervention.
  • Participate actively in case discussions and case conferences within a trans-disciplinary setting.
  • Work closely with other Early Intervention (EI) professionals to come up with a holistic family-centred intervention plan.
  • Conduct home and school visits with other early intervention professionals whenever necessary.
  • Prepare case history information, psychosocial assessment, social work intervention plans.
  • 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 referral and closure of cases upon achieving sustainable service outcomes for clients.

2. Group Work

  • Plan, develop and conduct psycho-educational training and group work for children, caregivers and other EI professionals.
  • Plan and conduct caregiver and parent support group programmes.
  • Plan and conduct orientation programmes for new entrants and transition briefings for graduants. Collaborations and Outreach
  • Lead or participate actively in collaborations efforts with external stakeholders such as pre-schools, SPED, primary schools and community partners. Professional Development & Education
  • Participate in developmental programs and supervision for personal and professional growth & development in accordance with the National Social Work Competency Framework (NSWCF).
  • Network with other professionals in the EI and disability sector.
  • 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.

JOB HOLDER 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.

 


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.