Snr Psychologist -Principal Psychologist ( Job No : JOB-2021-03675 )

Employer:
St Andrew's Mission Hospital
Sector:
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
Centre:
St. Andrew's Autism Centre

St. Andrew’s Autism Centre (SAAC) is a non-profit organisation for the education, training, and care of persons with autism and their families.

SAAC comprises St. Andrew’s Autism School (SAAS) and St. Andrew’s Adult Autism Services (SAAAS), serving children, youths and adults with autism. SAAAS runs two Day Activity Centres (DACs) at Siglap and Sengkang, and St. Andrew’s Adult Home (Sengkang), Singapore’s first residential facility designed and built to meet the needs of adults of autism.

SAAC seeks to enable people with autism to lead dignified and meaningful lives.

We invite interested and qualified persons to join us to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of our students, clients and residents; to provide behavioural support, life skills training, family support and public education.

About The Role

Job Description
Conduct Psychological Assessments
• To formulate evidence-based and data-driven hypothesis for challenging, complex cases.
• Manage and prepare reports for challenging cases.
• Evaluate assessment tools and make adaptation for application, i.e. MCA, intake assessment, etc.
• Provide psychological inputs during multi-disciplinary team discussion or case conference.

Deliver interventions, Case Work
• To formulate evidence-based and data-driven intervention plan for complex cases.
• Implement intervention plan for complex cases across multi-disciplinary team.
• Monitor progress of the intervention through data collection.
• Review and adjust intervention according to data collected.

Build stakeholder relationship
• Provide Psychological expertise to other organisations, relevant professionals.
• Collaborate with external organisations and the community to deliver and improve students, client care services

Maintain, professional, legal and ethical standards
• Develop framework for implementing professional standards in clinical, legal and ethical practices within departments.
• Monitor staff adherence to policies and procedures for professional practices.
• Lead quality improvement projects to improve client, students services.

Uplift professional practice in Psychology
• Review and improve in the models of care and service delivery based on research and emerging trend.


Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Possess at least a Master degree in Psychology, preferably with 8 – 10 years of relevant experience
• Registered Psychologist with SPS, (or with a Recognised Psychological Board)
• Proficient in MS Office

Core Competencies:

• Pro-active work attitude with good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
• A team player who is able to work effectively and harmoniously within a multidisciplinary team setting
• Able to work independently and effectively under pressure

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Having some experience with special needs children, adults would be an added advantage


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

Psychology

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Psychologist
Min Educational Qualification:
Master (91)
Posting Date:

18 Oct 2021

Closing Date:

17 Nov 2021

Salary Range
Negotiable
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