Psychologist ( Job No : JOB-2021-01788 )

Employer:
Association For Persons With Special Needs
Sector:
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Mental Health
Centre:
APSN Delta Senior School

The Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) is a voluntary welfare organization catering to persons with mild intellectual disability (MID). APSN operates four schools and one Centre for Adults in Singapore.

At APSN, our staff is the key resource in our journey of excellence towards our vision of being the premier organization that develops individuals with special needs to their fullest potential so that they can lead dignified, fulfilling and independent lives as integral members of society. If you wish to make a difference to the life of people with special needs, we invite you to join us for the following position.

About The Role

• Assist and assess clients behaviour and needs via observation, interviews and informal tests.
• Assist, administer and monitor appropriate treatment strategies and therapy modalities, with support from Senior Psychologist.
• Assist, plan and deliver individual or group interventions in collaboration with Senior Psychologist.
• Work with other allied health professionals and direct service staff to provide multi-disciplinary support to the clients so as to maximize their capabilities.
• Work with direct service staff (teachers), caregivers and families to implement intervention strategies and programmes, and to provide consultations to them, as necessary.
• Maintain updated client records of interventions and reports.
• Assist and conduct relevant discipline-related training to direct care staff, caregivers and families, and volunteers.
• Participate and contribute in APSN-DSS initiated special projects such as public education, conferences, applied research, deputyship applications, etc.
• On-site structured job training will be provided by Senior Psychologist


Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Strong academic background , who is ready to pursue Applied Master’s programme in near future.

Core Competencies:

• Good communication, team work, and interpersonal skills.
• Passionate for working with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities ( Paediatric population)

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Degree in Psychology from an institution recognised in Singapore.
• Fresh graduates are welcome to apply


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

Intellectual Disability

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Educational Psychologist
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

20 May 2021

Closing Date:

19 Jun 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3800.00 - 5000.00
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