Careers | SPD - Singapore

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  • Begin Your Journey with SPD

     

    At the SPD, we work in partnership with people with disabilities to develop their potential to the fullest so that they can be self-reliant and independent.

     

    We are a non-profit organisation providing a variety of programmes and services for people with disabilities such as rehabilitation, early intervention, day care, vocational training, sheltered employment, education support, technology support and special transport.

     

    We are a dynamic and progressive team. We offer a varied job scope with plenty of opportunities to network with people from all walks of life. If you have the passion to work in a non-profit organisation, we invite you to join us.

     

    Download our job application form for any of the following positions. Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates are invited to e-mail, fax or mail their detailed resume stating current and expected salary, and with a recent photograph attached, to:

     

    The HR Department

    SPD

    2 Peng Nguan Street

    SPD Ability Centre

    Singapore 168955

    Fax: 6323 7008

    E-mail: HR Personnel

     

    Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

     

     

     

     


    In-House Driver, Corporate Services

     

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver and collect documents/items/donations including mailing. 
    • Banking service and route documents to external parties for signatory.
    • Ferry SPD staff to client's location for therapy sessions. 
    • Ferry SPD President for SPD activities and events during and after office hours (Over-time pay will be provided).
    • Provide shuttle service for SPD staff.
    • Assist Finance Department on administrative duties such as cash counting, mailing letters, supervising volunteers etc.
    • Assist Admin Department on administrative duties and facilities support.
    • Provide support to other programmes as assigned.
    • Any other work assigned.

     

    Requirements

    • Minimum PSLE 
    • At least 3 years of driving experience 
    • Good driving track record 
    • Proficient in handling people on wheelchair 
    • Fast learner and independent
    • Only Singaporeans or PRs may apply

    Senior Executive/Executive, Human Resource

    You will assist the Senior Manager, Human Resource to provide support in the areas of recruitment, learning and development, staff engagement/events and HR projects.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Manage and coordinate all recruitment activities and ensure regulatory aspect of the full cycle recruitment process is compliant with legislation. 
    • Manage the e-training portal and provide support for staffs’ learning needs including sourcing and planning of training schedule and venues, record keeping and collation of training evaluation reports.
    • Timely processing and enrolment of staff for training in accordance to funding requirements/criteria. 
    • Organise corporate and social events including dialogue sessions.
    • Handle/assist in HR projects and reports.
    • Any other tasks as assigned.

     

    Requirements

    • Degree/Diploma in Human Resource Management with at least 3-5 years of relevant experience in HR Generalist role 
    • Strong proficiency in MS Excel 
    • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills 
    • Analytical, resourceful and a team player 
    • Able to work independently and meet deadlines
    • Payroll experience will be an advantage
    • Available immediately or within short notice  

    Employment Support Specialist, Employment Support Programme

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Contribute as a team player in the multi-disciplinary 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 inter-personal skills  

    Social Worker, Inclusion Advancement

     

    Responsibilities 

    Provide social work intervention and project management to support the work with children and young persons with disabilities under the SPD Education Programme (EP) and beyond.

     

    Casework Management 

    • Handle the information and referral enquiries.
    • Administer financial assistance and/or seek deviation for clients to allow them to function independently. 
    • Help young persons with disabilities to overcome the challenges integrating into mainstream school. 
    • Conduct needs and intake assessment on severity, key risks and protective factors for intervention; provide counselling services to help clients and caregivers to manage issues associated with their disabilities. 
    • Conduct assessment of client/family and submit social report with action plans based on assessment of client.
    • Network with other agencies to tap on community resources to provide intervention support to clients.
    • Participate actively in case discussions and conferences internally and externally.
    • Prepare case history information, psychosocial assessment, social work treatment plans.
    • Document and maintain case files and prepare reports according to the required documentation standard.
    • Conduct closure of cases upon achieving sustainable service outcomes for clients.

     

    Community Work 

    • Identify the changing trends/needs of the community. 
    • Network and develop community initiatives or resources to better serve the needs of clients. 

     

    Group Work

    • Plan, develop and implement group work curriculum and intervention to serve the young persons with disabilities.
    • Evaluate effectiveness of group work interventions.

      

    Project Management 

    • Organise/assist to develop the developmental and learning programmes to better reach the EP recipients and scholars. 
    • Co-ordinate, plan and organising outings/events for clients.
    • Support the planning and execution of new youth projects.

      

    Professional Development

    • Participate in developmental programmes and supervision for personal and professional growth and development. 
    • Maintain minimum requirements for renewal of membership with professional association. 

     

    Admin Duties 

    • Other duties as required/assigned by the supervisor or Head of Division. 

     

     

    Requirements

    • Degree in Social Work from recognised institutions 
    • A team player with good interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills 
    • Able to work on week day evenings and weekends as and when required
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in disability or youth work preferred

     


    Social Worker, Employment Support Programme

     

    Responsibilities 

    Provide social work intervention and project/event management to support the work in SPD's Employment Support Programme for persons with disabilities.

     

    Casework Management 

    • Administer financial assistance and/or seek deviation for clients to allow them to live independently and participate in the community and employment actively. 
    • Conduct needs and intake assessment on severity, key risks and protective factors for intervention (if necessary, Home Visit); provide counselling services to help clients and caregivers to manage issues associated with their disabilities to prepare them for vocational pursuit and/or independent community living. 
    • Conduct assessment of client/family and submit social report with action plans based on assessment of client and family. 
    • Participate actively in case discussions and conferences internally within a multi-disciplinary context and externally.
    • Work with therapist and job coaches in planning for client’s individualised care plan.
    • Network with other agencies to tap on community resources to provide intervention support to clients for the smooth transition of clients to vocational pursuit.
    • Prepare case history information, psychosocial assessment, social work treatment plans.
    • Document and maintain case files and prepare reports according to the required documentation standard.
    • Conduct closure of cases upon achieving sustainable service outcomes for clients.

     

    Community Work 

    • Identify the changing trends/needs of the employment landscape pertaining to persons with disabilities. 
    • Network with potential employers and stakeholders for better support of persons with disabilities in their training and vocational pursuit. 

     

    Group Work

    • Plan, develop and implement curriculum, psycho-educational training and group work for clients and/or their caregivers.
    • Evaluate effectiveness of the training or group work interventions.

      

    Project Management 

    • Assist and/or plan events such as employers or caregivers’ appreciation day or other projects as assigned. 

      

    Professional Development

    • Participate in developmental programmes and supervision for personal and professional growth and development. 
    • Maintain minimum requirements for renewal of membership with professional association. 

     

    Admin Duties 

    • Other duties as required/assigned by the supervisor or Head of Division. 

     

     

    Requirements

    • Degree in Social Work from recognised institutions 
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships 
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in employment or disability work preferred

    Administrative Assistant (Part-Time), Resource Development

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Prepare, compile and sort documents for data entry.
    • Data entry into CRM, ensuring accuracy of data.
    • Acknowledgement of contributions. 
    • Verify details and correct data where necessary.
    • Obtain further information for incomplete documents.
    • Some measure of outdoor work is required.

     

    Requirements

    • GCE 'O' Level 
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Meticulous, detail-oriented
    • Accurate typing skills
    • A team-player
    • Ability to perform light manual work

    Accounts Executive, Finance

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Manage financial aspects of all fund raising activities. This includes mailer opening, coins/notes counting and cheque/credit card/GIRO/online internet donations processing. 
    • Bank in promptly all collections.
    • Ensure timely and accurate recording of all money received, including grants and funding. Issue credit notes where required. 
    • Prepare and issue receipts to donors in a timely manner.
    • Prepare tax-deductible donations, GST (output tax), debtors aging and other reports/schedules.
    • Perform reconciliations.
    • Participate in system enhancements and other ad hoc projects.

     

    Requirements

    • Minimum qualification of Diploma in Accounting or equivalent or at least 2 years of relevant working experience 
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills and a good team player. Meticulous, mature, independent with good working attitude and able to work independently with minimum supervision 

    Registered Nurse, SPD@Toa Payoh 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Undertake and ensure safe, effective and quality nursing care to clients 
    • Operate as an effective team member and coordinate with other colleagues to give a quality care to clients
    • Ensure continual staff clinical education / training and professional growth in nursing skills 
    • Ensure clients care delivery complies with company’s policies and procedures 

     

    Requirements

    • Registered with Singapore Nursing Board 
    • A certificate/diploma in nursing and/or a degree in nursing 
    • Teaching qualification is an advantage 
    • Stable long term work history 
    • Community service or equivalent  

     

    Social Worker, Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children

     

    Responsibilities

    To provide Social Work support to the children and their families in Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) programme

     

    Social Work Functions 

    • Provide casework intervention and supportive counselling to families of children attending EIPIC at the centre. 
    • Conduct Parent Support Group work sessions and caregivers training for the parents/caregivers of children attending EIPIC. 
    • Conduct home visits and school visits. 
    • Participate and contribute professionally as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the initial screening, parent orientation and management of the children for the programme. 
    • Participate in case conferences of clients. 
    • Find out various resources for caregivers and children by collaborating with other VWOs. 

     

    Outreach Programmes 

    • Carry out public education projects. 
    • Sustain, motivate and train volunteers assisting the programme. 

     

    Supervisory

    • Provide supervision for the social work assistant for the programme.

      

    Information and Referral 

    • Serve as a primary point of direct administrative contact and liaison with the external institutions, such as SG Enable, Agency for Integrated Care, Department of Child Development, etc., under the respective programmes and parents/clients who are referred to these programmes. 
    • Provide information to parents when necessary. 
    • Network with other VWOs, hospitals, institutions and other community organisations.

      

    Professional/ Staff Development 

    • Attends relevant training and courses. 
    • Attends and contributes regularly to the following staff meetings and any other meetings as and when necessary. 
    • To participate in events organised/supported by SPD as when required.

     

    Administration 

    • Be responsible to and liaise with the Centre Manager/Programme Head/Director, Manager and other senior staff in all matters pertaining to administration. 
    • Engages in administrative duties relevant to departmental work. 
    • Any other duties assigned by the Director/Programme Head, EIPIC and/or Centre Manager. 

     

    Any Other Duties 

    • As may be assigned from time to time by Centre Manager/Programme Head, EIPIC/Director, Services Division and Executive Director, SPD.

     

    Requirements

    - Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related discipline.

    - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships.


    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

    • providing support and encouragement to Teachers and Teacher Assistants in order to ensure a high standard of professionalism in their service delivery,
    • providing classroom observations, examining lesson plans and written assignments etc,
    • checking teaching files and documentation periodically, and
    • 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 the following:

    • Staff meetings
    • 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 Executive Director, 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 Assistant, 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. 


     

    E-mail us at HR Personnel  for more information.