Senior Counsellor ( Job No : JOB-2022-03032 )

Singapore Association for Mental Health, The
  • Mental Health
Singapore Association For Mental Health - Potong Pasir

Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) has been uplifting lives in Singapore mental health community since 1968. Our beneficiaries include youths, adults and seniors. We are here at every step of their journey to wellness while also providing emotional and practical support to their families and caregivers.

Oasis Day Centre (ODC) is a psychiatric rehabilitation programme for people in recovery of mental illness or dual diagnosis (i.e., mild developmental disorders and mental illness). The main objective is to optimise clients’ level of function in the community, so as to cultivate independence, enhance interpersonal skills, and improve job readiness.

About The Role

• Support Head Counselling Services in ensuring services are able to meet the changing needs of the clientele served
• Recommend, initiate and implement processes or projects beneficial in developing and enhancing service delivery
• Update or revise Standards of Operating Procedures on regular basis
• Provide counselling hybrid approach to people with mental health issues.
• Engage, support and equip caregivers in supporting their family members with mental health issues
• Provide information on mental health matters and emotional support through the helpline and email
• Ensure right siting of resources for clients with complex needs
• Ensure that team maintain updated records of clients.
• Responsible for proper maintenance, collation and submission of statistical reports, and ensure accuracy of data.
• Conduct training and deliver talks to colleagues and external agencies
• Main coordinator for volunteer or intern counsellors
• Supervise team of counsellors, volunteers or interns
• Any other duties assigned by Agency

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Masters in Counselling
• Keen interest in working with persons with mental health issues
• At least 7 years of counselling experience with 3 years in managerial role

Core Competencies:

• Preferably able to conduct counselling in English and in another language

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Candidates with experience in mental health sector will be an added advantage

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Min Educational Qualification:
Master (91)
Posting Date:

12 Aug 2022

Closing Date:

11 Sep 2022

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