Occupational Therapist ( Job No : JOB-2020-01680 )

Abilities Beyond Limitations And Expectations Limited
  • Disability
About The Role

Seeking experienced occupational therapists with passion to serve in the community to provide centre-based rehabilitation and return-to-work services for clients with physical disability.

• Assess functional (physical, cognitive and psychological) status and needs of clients with physical limitations resulting from stroke, traumatic brain injury, amputation and various neuromuscular conditions
• Plan and conduct evidence-based and client-centred interventions (individual sessions, job task simulations, work conditioning & hardening) in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team to improve clients’ ability in functional domains, so as to promote reintegration to home, work and society
• Work collaboratively with a dynamic multi-disciplinary team to provide clinically effective service to achieve client's health and vocational goals
• Educate clients’ families and employers about how to accommodate and support clients in their rehabilitation
• Be involved in field work involving home and worksite visits to support clients’ transition into employment and the community

In view of the organisation’s focus on Return-to-Work, the candidates who express interest in taking on Return-to-Work Coordination for clients who may require assistance with job seeking, placement and support will be at an advantage. Training and peer support in Return-to-Work Coordination will be provided.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Recognised degree in Occupational Therapy and full registration with Allied Health Professions Council.
At least 3 years of work experience in a hospital setting, with experience in working with the adults with neurological conditions (Stroke and TBI)

Core Competencies:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Able to work with colleagues across different functions to provide holistic care for clients
Able to work in a team and independently

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Candidate should resonate with our service philosphy:
- Allowing choice and participation
- Serving in a manner that upholds dignity
- Encouraging personal and family responsibility
- Balancing long term improvement and short term relief
- Empowering rather than creating dependency

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

Adults, Return to Work, post-stroke, TBI

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

23 Jul 2020

Closing Date:

14 Sep 2020

Salary Range
SGD   4000.00 - 4500.00
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