Psychologist ( Job No : JOB-2022-02991 )

HCSA Community Services
  • Children & Youth
HCSA Dayspring

HCSA Community Services is a charitable organisation with the Institution of a Public Character (IPC) status and a member of the National Council of Social Service.

As a family of dedicated staff, volunteer teams, corporate and community partners, we continue to serve some of the most vulnerable in society, to give them a future and a hope.

Our mission to empower vulnerable populations is achieved through our signature programmes: HCSA Highpoint, HCSA Dayspring Residential Treatment Centre (DRTC), HCSA Academy and HCSA Dayspring SPIN.

HCSA DRTC offers a caring, safe and therapeutic environment to help teenage girls who have suffered the complex trauma of physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Through the application of effective clinical therapies, the centre strives to help these girls become healthy individuals who can successfully reintegrate into their schools, families and society.

About The Role

The psychologist provides psychological assessment, diagnosis and individual, group, and family therapy to residents of DRTC. The Psychologist is also assigned to take on the role of TST Expert in the provision of Trauma Systems Therapy to residents, the maintenance of TST fidelity in implementation as well as provide training to staff.

1. Provide psychological assessment for clients.
2. Provide individual, group and family therapy to clients, in particular, using TST
3. Provide referral, follow-up and consultation with external agencies and counsel family members as appropriate.
4. Provide case supervision and consultation to the Treatment Team.
5. Schedule and facilitate weekly case reviews with the Treatment Team
6. Provide Introduction to TST training and ongoing boosters to staff.
7. Oversee the planning of Clinical Programme with the Team.
8. Plan and run groups with clients focused on: a) Building emotion regulation skills ; b) Building life skills; c) Regulating the Brain; and d) Psychoeducation on trauma

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Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• MINIMUM Master’s in Clinical Psychology or more than 3 years’ experience in Applied Psychology (Masters)
• Experience leading a clinical team
• Preferred relevant clinical experience working with traumatized youths
• Female working environment - only female need to apply

Core Competencies:

• Must be able to think clinically, plan and execute individual clinical treatment plans for the residents and families
• Must have a high tolerance for learning new things and working in a fast-paced environment.
• Skilled in working with abuse and emotional dysregulation

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

1. Passionate to serve the vulnerable
2. Team-player with integrity
3. Able to work on weekends n public holidays when required
4. Adaptable working in a residential setting

Salary commensurate with experience. Visit for details

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

10 Aug 2022

Closing Date:

09 Sep 2022

Salary Range
SGD   4400.00 - 5510.00
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