Occupational Therapist x2 (Sengkang or Admiralty MRT) ( Job No : JOB-2021-03734 )

Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)
  • Disability

MINDS has been serving persons with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) across their entire lifespan in the past 59 years. Helping and enhancing the quality of life of 3,000 PWIDs annually, MINDS’ also focuses on care and support of families and caregivers. Today, an 850-strong workforce, with the assistance of volunteers, runs over 30 facilities, services and programmes island-wide.

MINDS has 4 Special Education Schools, 3 Employment Development Centres, 8 Training and Development Centres, a Residential Home for Adults, a Children’s Home, a Hostel, a Caregivers Support Services Centre, a Special Student Care Centre, and a Developmental Disabilities Medical Clinic, as well as numerous other significant services such as Appropriate Adults for Persons with Mental Disabilities (AAPMD), Allied Health Professionals (AHP), Me Too! Club (MTC) and MINDS MYG (a volunteer subsidiary wing of MINDS).
These efforts are supported by MINDS Institute which specialises in the research and development of holistic and sustainable approaches to nurturing and developing PWIDs.

At MINDS, we value you. Together, let us empower our clients, enhance their quality of life and build inclusion in the community. Join the MINDS family and be fulfilled.

About The Role

An Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing client care, performing therapy execution and client education activities to an assigned group of clients. Performs continuing education and research to achieve quality client care. Conscientious in providing therapy recommendations based on evaluation of the clients condition.

May work in various settings within MINDS ranging from special schools to employment or training and development centres. May also work as part of collaborative, interdisciplinary teams which may include teachers, training officers, psychologists, social workers, physiotherapists and speech therapists.
Should have initiative and be sensitive to the needs of clients. Should possess communication and problem-solving skills.

Conduct client assessment and therapy planning
Perform therapy interventions
Provide client education
Manage risk and quality
Perform clinical administration and operations
Participate in continuing education and research activities

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Assistive Devices Prescription in Occupational Therapy
Client Assessment
Client Education in Rehabilitation Therapy
Clinical Record Documentation and Management
Environmental Assessment and Modification
Goal Setting
Group Therapy
Discharge Planning, Intervention Evaluation and Implementation

Core Competencies:

Commits to MINDS’ Vision, Mission, and Values
Drives For Excellence
Achieves through Teamwork and Collaboration
Collaborate and Lead Through Influence
Communicates Effectively
Understands and Manages Self
Plans and Acts Purposefully
Attune to Internal and External Stakeholders’ Interest

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution recognised by the Allied Health Professions Council
Experience working with persons with autism, intellectual and or developmental disabilities is preferred
AHPC Full, Restricted or Conditional Registration

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:
Occupational Therapist
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

21 Oct 2021

Closing Date:

20 Nov 2021

Salary Range
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