Youth Guidance Officer ( Job No : JOB-2022-04043 )

PERTAPIS Education and Welfare Centre
  • Children & Youth
PERTAPIS Children's Home

To help children victims of abuse to re-integrate in society through positive learning

The Home provides care to 80 children and young persons from the age of 4 to 16 years old.

They are referred by the Ministry of Social and Family Development and Youth Court for alternative care arrangement.

About The Role

Job Description
1. Ensure that the residents comply with the Homes Rules and Regulations
2. Responsible for day to day supervision and care of residents
3. Responsible for smooth running of programs in the Centre
4. Assist in ensuring the safe custody of the residents under the Centre care
5. Assist in submission of reports of all serious incidents or occurrences of unusual or serious nature pertaining to the residents to the Head of Home
6. Guide and motivate residents to a higher level of behavioural performance and development
7. Assist in ensuring that all records, documents and correspondence are updated promptly and filed accordingly
8. Conduct regular checks on the facilities and electrical works in the Centre
9. Responsible for collecting and labelling food samples for every meal
10. Ensure that kitchen area is clean and tidy at all times
11. Maintain safekeeping of all utensils in the kitchen
12. Assist in supervision of residents during shower and praying time
13. Support staff in supervision of residents during outings
14. Assist Senior Welfare Officer with supervising of landscaping, follow up on pest control routine service work.
15. Ensure the general cleanliness and maintenance of the Centre is in running order.
16. Attend to donors and visitors to the Centre
17. Attend to phone calls and enquiries
18. Carry out any other tasks assigned by the Head of the Home, Licensee and Governing Board

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

1. Ability to model and teach positive values, demonstrate social and emotional competencies
2. Ability to develop and maintain a relationship of trust and professionalism with youths

Core Competencies:

1. Able to work on rotating shifts including weekends and public holidays
2. Team player and positive mindset
3. Has passion working with youths

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

1. Minimum N or O Level, Diploma in Social Work, Psychology or Counselling
2. Has prior experience in working with and mentoring youths
3. Min 1 year experience working in Residential Homes

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Job Details
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Youth Worker
Min Educational Qualification:
GCE 'O' Level
Posting Date:

12 Nov 2022

Closing Date:

11 Dec 2022

Salary Range
SGD   2300.00 - 2500.00
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