Speech and Language Therapist ( Job No : JOB-2021-01969 )

Employer:
Association For Persons With Special Needs
Sector:
Centre:
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 the speech language programme for students and trainees with oral communication challenges including evaluation of all students and trainees with suspected or identified communication disorders and the development, management and coordination of a speech and language programme, including difficulty in swallowing.

Consultation
- Provide professional inputs to support understanding of clients speech, language and communication difficulties to teachers, parents or caregivers, professional staff, administrators and the public.

Assessment
- Provide screening, identification, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up services for students and trainees with speech and language disorders.
- Measure outcomes of treatment and conduct continuous evaluation
- Identify effective practices and programs to improve and enhance quality of services.
- Maintain efficient client records and documentation. i.e. Assessment reports filing in students’ confidential file.

Treatment Strategies
- Implement intervention program based on assessment, interpretation and planning.

Training and Support
- Train and support teachers, caregivers and other communication partners of individuals with speech, language, communication difficulties.
- Mentor and supervise of support personnel.







Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

- Good team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills

Core Competencies:

- Relevant work experience ranging from children to young adults with intellectual disability would be an advantage
- Ability to work with independently and with minimum supervision

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

- Recognized degree in Speech Pathology from accredited college or university with 3 to 5 years speech therapy experience
- Valid practising certificate with Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)


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

Intellectual Disability

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

07 Jun 2021

Closing Date:

06 Jul 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3500.00 - 5000.00
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