Head or Deputy Head, Mobile Support Team
( Job No : JOB-2021-03926 )
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
SAMH manages the Mobile Support Team (MST), it is a community based allied health-led team which provides psycho-social therapeutic interventions for clients with mental health needs and support for their caregivers to maintain clients well in the community.
Purpose: As a Head or Deputy head, the incumbent maintains an oversight of service planning, programme objectives, implementation, and service delivery of the programmes. You will be responsible of the review of service work processes as well as budget planning. Responsibilities: • Programme development and implementation • Provide guidance for case management practices and oversees the development of quality assurance that can improve case management practices • Risk management – review procedures on safety management and monitor staff to adhere to the safety policies and procedures • Take charge of staff professional development • Outreach involvements - conduct or facilitate in-house or external training courses related to mental health • Provide clinical supervision • Other administrative and support duties assign
• Degree in Psychology, Social work or counselling
• At least 10 years’ of relevant working experience in social service with at least 8 years of ground experience in case management • Minimally 5 years of experience in supervisory role and clinical experiences
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
• Have an eye to spot potential safety hazards • Good interpersonal skills
Preferred achievements / characteristics
• Self-motivated and self-directed
• Team player
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.