Job Coach at SAMH MINDSET Learning Hub ( Job No : JOB-2022-02925 )

Singapore Association for Mental Health, The
  • Mental Health
Singapore Association For Mental Health - Potong Pasir

Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) has been uplifting lives in Singapore mental health community since 1968. Our beneficiaries include youths, adults and seniors. We are here at every step of their journey to wellness while also providing emotional and practical support to their families and caregivers.

Oasis Day Centre (ODC) is a psychiatric rehabilitation programme for people in recovery of mental illness or dual diagnosis (i.e., mild developmental disorders and mental illness). The main objective is to optimise clients’ level of function in the community, so as to cultivate independence, enhance interpersonal skills, and improve job readiness.

About The Role

• To provide support, guidance, coaching and supervision of Persons-In-Recovery in vocational rehabilitation
• To perform coaching and monitoring of progress of PIRs in various vocational contexts, traineeship, job trial, On the Job training, or employment
• Provide support to PIRs and employers, addressing work-related issues arising at workplaces
• Work closely with training staff and caseworkers in developing resilience in PIRs for skills development, motivation and readiness for employment and job sustenance.
• Outreach to potential employers and foster working relations that will propitiously lead to employment or traineeship opportunities for PIRs

Key Responsibilities:
• To work with the training team in planning and facilitation of training to enhance PIRs employment readiness.
• To carry out coaching roles, and administer the required processes as stipulated
• To maintain proper documentation of assessment, progress of PIRs under traineeship, OJT, or employment
• To actively follow up with communications with employers and address issues or concerns with regards to the performance of PIRs at work
• To develop partnership and engage potential employers to provide job opportunities to PIRs. work closely with the frontline managers and supervisors to support the transition of PIRs into their job roles and work environment and sustaining in employment.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Degree or diploma. candidate with social work, psychology, human services field of studies or experience will be an advantage
• Preferably possess prior experience in training or coaching of persons with mental health issues, special needs

Core Competencies:

• Possess passion to work within the social service sector and patience in imparting knowledge and skills,
• Open to continuous learning on ways to work with and train people with mental health issues

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Good communication skills
• Able to work in a multi-disciplinary team

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

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Job Coach/Trainer
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

03 Aug 2022

Closing Date:

02 Sep 2022

Salary Range
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