Occupational Therapist ( Job No : JOB-2021-04107 )

Association For Persons With Special Needs
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Mental Health
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

You shall be responsible for assessing and identifying individual needs of students and trainees with occupational therapy issues and concerns.
You will also formulate, develop and customise appropriate occupational therapy programs for the students or trainees.
• Assess the underlying skills and issues related to hand function, oral motor function, visual motor and perceptual skills, sensory awareness and processing, self-care and pre-vocational tasks in the educational setting.
• Review suitability of referrals for occupational therapy intervention.
• Gather informative data through formal and informal assessment. These would include parents and guardian, teacher’s interview; classroom observation and review of student’s personal file etc.
• Provide individual and group occupational therapy session that will improve students and trainees functional performance and skills.
• Select and prepare functional activities that can be easily modified to match students and trainees skill and interest thus ensure success.
• Keep proper inventory of all equipment and fixtures with regular updating.
• Propose and justify budget for the appropriate OT program
• Liaise with various professional disciplines in the rehabilitative treatment process.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Valid practising certificate with Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)

Core Competencies:

• Relevant work experience with children and young adults with intellectual disability would be an advantage

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Recognized diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy with 3 to 5 years clinical experience
• Good team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills

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

Intellectual Disability

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

26 Nov 2021

Closing Date:

25 Dec 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3200.00 - 4500.00
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