Social Service Assistant, Group Homes
( Job No : JOB-2020-00541 )
Singapore Association for Mental Health, The
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.
About The Role
Social Service Assistant at Group Homes
Established in August 1995, the Group Homes provide individuals with stabilised psychiatric conditions the opportunity to experience community integration in the heartland. This is an important normalisation process for residents in Group Homes as the majority of Singaporeans live in HDB estates. Residents are supported in their recovery and personal goals through the provision of vocational and psychosocial rehabilitation services. Responsibilities: • Client management – assist in the implementation of necessary procedures for new admissions and orientate new residents within the group homes and neighbourhood • Assist in daily operations, which includes handling disputes and grievances of the residents • To ensure that residents attend their follow up appointments • Assist in manning the telephone line and public enquiries • Provide psycho-education on medical management for residents • Involve in rehabilitation activities • Other admin and support duties when required • Other duties assigned by reporting officer
• Possess GCE ‘N’ / ‘O’ level or NITEC
• Passionate, energetic and enthusiastic
• Able to work independently as well as in a team
Preferred achievements / characteristics
• Prior work experience in the Social Services sector will have an advantage.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.