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.

 


Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator, Sheltered Workshop

Responsibilities

SPD Sheltered Workshop is seeking a sales & marketing co-ordinator who can organise sales activities, carry out marketing activities including develop marketing materials, and support programme co-ordination. The incumbent will support the senior executive and work directly with administrative and production team to ensure that all support functions of the sales and production operate effectively; sales enquiries attended to on a professional and timely fashion.

  • Sales and marketing co-ordination
    – Liaise and assist in sales (via e-shop/ online platforms, email requests and walk-in), process orders and invoices
    – Co-ordinate orders/customisations, ensure orders are processed and delivered in a timely fashion
    – Uphold good customer relations as the primary service contact
    – Consolidate sales reports, client database
    – Support in design and update of marketing plans and materials/content (digital and print), in consultation with team
  • Programme co-ordinating support
    – Assist team in administrative duties (i.e. Individual Care Plans) of workshop trainees
    – Assist workshop supervisors in taking care of workshop trainees’ welfare
  • Day-to-day operations and administrative duties
    – Assist reporting officers and work closely with production workers/craftsmen on seamless and efficient delivery of production
    – Assist in maintenance of sales database amongst other knowledge management matters
    – Review and update production workshop inventory
    – Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the reporting officer

Requirements

  • Diploma in Business Administration/Marketing/any related discipline or A-level holders
  • Preferably with 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • A self-motivated team player, adaptable and able to multi-task
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word; Photoshop/other graphic design software proficiency is a plus
  • Good interpersonal, communication and marketing skills

 


Administrative Assistant, SPD@Tampines

Responsibilities

  • Answering calls, corresponding emails, preparing statistical reports and compiling financial tabulations. Requires strong computer skills; flexibility; excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as external clients and stakeholders. Abiding to Personal Data Protection Act is required.
  • Address enquiries and maintain follow-ups over phone, email and in person, with clients stakeholders and internal departments in a professional manner
    • Liaise with relevant stakeholders and personnel to ensure smooth operation in service provision
  • Prepare monthly statistical reports and other departmental ad-hoc projects as needed.
  • Responsible to manage the following office administration matters
    • Perform data entry, photocopying and scan documents when necessary
    • Provide general administrative and clerical support inclusive of mailing, scanning, faxing, and copying to management when necessary
    • Organize and maintain an efficient and effective electronic and hard copy filing
  • Prepare logistics for meetings and departmental training as necessary.
  • Other services such as:
    • Attend and contribute regularly to the following: Staff meetings; any other meetings as and when necessary.
    • Participate in events organized/ supported by SPD as when required.
    • Any other duties assigned by Manager, Assistant Director and/or Director as and
      when necessary.

Requirement:

  • Basic Qualifications: Diploma holder/ Certificate in relevant job skills
  • Competent communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Proficient in local languages.

 


Administrative Assistant (Part-time), Therapy Hub 

Responsibilities

  • To provide administrative and logistical support to Therapy Hub; including the initiating and coordinating of the clerical and logistical functions required in the effective implementation of Therapy Hub administrative policies.
  • To collate and maintain Therapy Hub required statistics for the purpose of reporting, submission and audits. This will include working with standard and advance spreadsheets, databases and word-processing software and documents.
    • To develop and maintain both hard and soft-copy information related but not limited to:
      • Therapy Hub Staff/operational information
      • Service Requests
      • Statistics/Data required by Programme
    • To monitor, update, prepare and file documents required for the smooth operations of therapy hub including but not limited to:
      • Therapy Hub Service Contracts
      • Locum Contracts
      • Letter of assignments
      • Billing/Invoicing
  • Send out email reminders to therapists for submissions of monthly billings.
  • To collate monthly time sheets from therapists, prepare monthly billing sheets for Manager of Therapy Hub to vet. Prepare invoices for payment from partner organisations.
  • Handle sales and billing invoices for partner organisations, generate initial sheet for preparation of entry into NAV, ensure approval and signed by Deputy Director, Executive Director and sent off to partner organisations for payment.
  • Monitor current contracts with organisations. Keeps track of end of contract dates and prepares renewal of contracts as necessary.
  • Interacts with Partner Organisations with regards to reminders of payments, contract renewals, early release of therapists to return to SPD HQ for corporate events and ad hoc matters related to service provision.
    • Point of contact between new partner organisations seeking services. Ensure Service Request Form is emailed/ faxed to SPD for organisations requesting services.
  • Handle logistics for Therapy Hub Meeting:
    • ordering meals keeping in mind dietary restrictions
    • preparing sign in sheets and additional forms/information sheets as needed
    • setup of rooms/chairs/laptops/AV
  • Monitors courses that therapists have signed up for
  • Issues SPD uniforms to new staf
  • Monitors stationery needs of department and submits order form before end of the month.
  • Maintains extensive files and records of therapist registration with AHPC, practicing certificates, contact details.
  • May perform related duties as assigned

Professional/ Staff Development

  • To participate in events organised/supported by SPD as required.

Any Other Duties

  • As duties may be assigned from time to time by Manager, Therapy Hub(Adult & Elderly Services).

Requirement

  • Diploma holder with 3 years of administrative working experience
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and evaluative skills
  • Customer focused; with strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and stakeholders
  • Local language proficiency is an advantage

Learning Support Educator, Early Intervention Programme for Infants & Children (EIPIC)

Responsibilities

You will be responsible and work closely with early childhood educators and allied health professionals to enhance the teaching and learning of young children across developmental areas in a typical early childhood settings.

  • Provide specific differentiated intervention method to the children in the areas of educational needs, behaviour learning, social and social communication skills
  • Provide consultation, support, demonstration and skills transferred to early childhood educators to manage children with mild learning difficulties in typical classroom setting
  • Integrate the various specialised therapeutic approaches into ongoing intervention and educational practise
  • Administer screening and evaluate children’s learning with standardised early development tools
  • Develop Individualised Education Plan (IEP) and progress report
  • Work co-operatively with families and preschools to support children’s learning and development

Requirements

  • Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Learning Support (SDELS)
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (Teaching) or DECCE-T or equivalent
  • Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs) (ADESN) or Certificate in Special Needs Support (NIE) would be added advantage
  • Minimum 2 years working experiences in the early childhood sector
  • Possess good communication skills and the ability to engage children
  • Nurturing and dedicated to the development and well-being of children
  • Self-driven team player with positive attitude
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision

 


Employment Support Specialist, Employment Support Programme

Responsibilities

  • Contribute as a team player in the multidisciplinary team in employment planning, placement and support services for clients
  • Secure open employment and apprenticeship opportunities for clients
  • Conduct job search and liaise with potential employers on internship and employment issues for clients
  • Co-ordinate job placement process, including work place 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 client information including assessment, job placement and job support records
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Programme Head as and when necessary

Requirements

  • 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
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

 

 


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.

Responsibilities

  • Key responsibilities
    – 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
  • Professional/Staff development
    – 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
  • Other duties
    – As may be assigned from time to time by Director/Assistant Director Children Services Division and CEO, SPD

Requirements

  • 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

 


Training Officer, Day Activity Centre

Provide care and activities to support our beneficiaries to increase participation and promote independence.

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
    – 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

Requirements

  • 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

 


Senior Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapist

Responsibilities

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

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

Requirements

  • Masters, Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council)
  • Eligible for registration as occupational therapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in local languages will be an advantage
  • Applicants for the position of senior occupational therapist should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience, including one year of clinical supervision to practicing occupational therapists
  • Experience in management and multi-agency collaboration will be an advantage for senior occupational therapist position

 


Senior Physiotherapist/Physiotherapist

Responsibilities

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

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

Requirements

  • Masters, Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council).
  • Eligible for registration as physiotherapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in local languages will be an advantage.
  • Applicants for the position of senior physiotherapist should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience, including one year of clinical supervision to practicing physiotherapists.
  • Experience in management and multi-agency collaboration will be an advantage for senior physiotherapist position.

 


Senior Speech Therapist/Speech Therapist

Responsibilities

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

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

Requirements

  • Masters or Degree in Speech Therapy or its equivalent (preferably recognised by the Allied Health Professional Council).
  • Eligible for registration as speech therapist under the Allied Health Professions Act 2011.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in local languages will be an advantage.
  • Applicants for the position of senior speech therapist should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience, including one year of clinical supervision to practicing speech therapists.
  • Experience in management and multi-agency collaboration will be an advantage for senior speech therapist position.
  • Fluency in local languages will be an advantage.

 


Senior Teacher, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

Responsibilities

To assist the centre manager in:

  • Identifying staff training and development needs
  • Mentoring, supervising and evaluating the teaching staff in relation to the teaching and learning programmes, which entails i) providing support and encouragement to Teachers and Teacher Assistants in order to ensure a high standard of professionalism in their service delivery, ii) providing classroom observations, examining lesson plans and written assignments etc, iii) checking teaching files and documentation periodically, and iv) participating in performance appraisal of teaching staff including recommendation for confirmation of staff appointment
  • Planning of the classroom allocations, placement of teaching staff and class time-tabling
  • Checking class registers and monitoring attendance of clients and teaching staff
  • Developing standard operating procedures and guidelines that facilitate smooth operation of the centre
  • Recruitment of teaching staff
  • All activities and matters of the centre, as directed by the centre manager
  • Recommending and organising teaching/learning materials and to encourage their effective use in the classrooms.
  • Conducting orientation for of newly recruited teaching staff
  • Be involved in the process for new intakes of pupils (e.g. initial screening) and internal transfers between classes
  • Supervising teachers and teacher assistants
  • Curriculum development and case discussions
  • In-service training for teachers and teacher assistants
  • Regulation of duties and discipline of teaching staff of the classes in-charge
  • Planning, participating and chairing case conferences
  • Planning and procuring necessary resources for the centre
  • Leading and/or participating in special projects (e.g. EIPIC Consultancy Project)
  • Supervising external students on placement (e.g. ADECI) with centre
  • To teach 21 hours a week or as directed by the Centre Manager
  • To attend relevant training and courses
  • To attend and contribute regularly to i) staff meetings, ii) any other meetings where necessary
  • To be involved in networking with other community organisations
  • To participate in events organised/supported by SPD or research projects as assigned
  • Any other duties may be assigned from time to time by Director, Services Division and CEO, SPD

Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma in Special Education/Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs), with relevant teaching experience
  • At least 5 years of experience in teaching children with special needs
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in working with young children using English as a medium of instruction

 


Teacher, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

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

 


Teacher Aide, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 GCE ‘O’ or ‘A’ Level credits
  • Experienced in working with young children using English as a medium of instruction
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills as well as being a team player