Social Worker ( Job No : JOB-2021-03735 )

Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)
  • Disability

MINDS has been serving persons with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) across their entire lifespan in the past 59 years. Helping and enhancing the quality of life of 3,000 PWIDs annually, MINDS’ also focuses on care and support of families and caregivers. Today, an 850-strong workforce, with the assistance of volunteers, runs over 30 facilities, services and programmes island-wide.

MINDS has 4 Special Education Schools, 3 Employment Development Centres, 8 Training and Development Centres, a Residential Home for Adults, a Children’s Home, a Hostel, a Caregivers Support Services Centre, a Special Student Care Centre, and a Developmental Disabilities Medical Clinic, as well as numerous other significant services such as Appropriate Adults for Persons with Mental Disabilities (AAPMD), Allied Health Professionals (AHP), Me Too! Club (MTC) and MINDS MYG (a volunteer subsidiary wing of MINDS).
These efforts are supported by MINDS Institute which specialises in the research and development of holistic and sustainable approaches to nurturing and developing PWIDs.

At MINDS, we value you. Together, let us empower our clients, enhance their quality of life and build inclusion in the community. Join the MINDS family and be fulfilled.

About The Role

The Social Worker works in the field of Social Work. Qualified and trained to provide interventions and programmes, perform community development work and uplift the professional practice in Social Work. He conducts casework and group work as well as implement and evaluate community development activities and programmes to address service gaps in the community. He provides supervision to his subordinates.
A team player who is committed and service-oriented, the Social Worker works in institutional settings, communities, social service agencies and hospitals. He also works in collaboration with other agencies and ministries in the course of his work.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Advocacy and Representation
Case and Care Planning
Casework Evaluation
Casework Intervention
Collaborative Practices Across Disciplines and Sectors
Diversity Awareness and Management
Emergency Response and Crisis Management
Group Work Assessment and Planning

Core Competencies:

Commits to MINDS Vision, Mission and Values
Drives for Excellence
Achieves through Teamwork and Collaboration
Collaborate and Lead Through Influence
Communicates Effectively
Understands and manages self
Plans and Acts Purposefully
Attune to internal and external stakeholders’ interest.

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

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:
Social Worker
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

21 Oct 2021

Closing Date:

20 Nov 2021

Salary Range
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