Youth Worker ( Job No : JOB-2021-00494 )

Trybe Limited
  • Children & Youth
Singapore Boys' Hostel

Established in 1995, Trybe is a social service agency that serves youth facing adversities. A member of the National Council of Social Services (NCSS), Trybe is a charity that has been granted the Institute of Public Character (IPC) status.
Our vision is “Every Youth a Success Story”. We believe that all youth are able to reach the fullest of their potentials to live successful lives. Thus, we are united by our mission - to journey with youth who face adversities to lead purposeful lives, inspiring them to impact others.
Through our Community & Youth Services (CYS) Division, and management of the Singapore Boys’ Hostel (SBHL) and the Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC), Trybe provides youth with guidance and offer support for their families and communities by engaging them in our services spanning across developmental, prevention, intervention and rehabilitation work.

About The Role

Youth Worker will report to Department Head under Programmes & Rehabilitation Department. He will be working with male juvenile offenders, between the age of 12 to 21, in an institutional facility, which focus on community rehabilitation.

List of responsibilities, but not limited to:

• Oversee the residents on a daily basis; manage the welfare, discipline and standards required in the Rehab institution;
• Identify and deploy effective strategies for management of group dynamics
• Plan, develop and evaluate the daily programmes for the residents;
• Assist to engage and liaise with external stakeholders (such as volunteer groups) to conduct programmes for the residents;
• Able to build effective relationship (as mentor figures) with these residents and be role models for the residents;
• Assist Unit Head and Department Head for other functions etc
• Implement appropriate assessment tools to develop and evaluate group work outcomes
• Conduct risk assessment and develop strategies for risk management
• Facilitate, evaluate and review group therapy/therapeutic group work sessions to ensure relevance and effectiveness for the population of residents
• Develop and facilitate group work sessions for certain population, such as high-risk, special needs, according to the responsivity factor.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Ability to interact positively with male juvenile offenders individually and in group setting;
• Ability to enforce discipline standards in a fair and respectful manner;
• Ability to plan and coordinate daily programmes;
• Possess good engagement and facilitation skills

Core Competencies:

• Resilience (Able to overcome adversity and emerge stronger);
• Integrity (Guiding decisions with moral principles);
• Serving (Willing to go the extra mile for others);
• Excellence (Always expecting the best of self);
• A good Team player.

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Diploma or Degree in Social Sciences with prior experience working with youth-at-risk ;
• Possess good knowledge and experiences with social work interventions, social policies and community engagement
• Possess strong communication and writing skills.

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

Children and Youth

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Social Service Assistant
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

02 Feb 2021

Closing Date:

01 Mar 2021

Salary Range
SGD   2000.00 - 2500.00
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