Senior Speech Language Therapist ( Job No : JOB-2021-03969 )

Employer:
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore
Sector:
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
Centre:
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS) - Pasir Ris

Established in 1957, Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS) enables children and adults with cerebral palsy and multiple disabilities to realise their full potential and to lead a life of dignity. CPAS provides fully integrated programmes and services such as early intervention, special education, day activity centre programmes, vocational training and rehabilitation therapy, all at the highest standards of passion, integrity, care and excellence. Dedicated to creating an awareness of cerebral palsy, CPAS also advocates for equal opportunities for all persons.

At CPAS, you can expect to work in a culture of helpful and collaborative teams to empower persons with cerebral palsy or multiple disabilities to realise their full potential.
Surround yourself with supportive peers, and work towards the same common goal. Throughout your journey with us, you will receive timely guidance and constantly learn and develop.
We strive to foster a culture of trust and open communication, where two-way feedback and communication is highly encouraged. Join us and make a difference today!

About The Role

The role of Senior Speech Therapist involves assessing clients, planning therapy interventions, implementing therapy plans, and evaluating progress, in accordance to the given service delivery model for clients with speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in the assigned programme. In addition, providing supervision and mentoring to the entry-level speech and language pathologists, and clinical education for the students pursuing speech pathology programmes. The job role also includes training teachers, parents, and volunteers involved in the treatment process, and educates clients and their caregivers. The role requires working collaboratively in transdisciplinary team comprising of other professionals, teachers, and caregivers for maximising the clients’ learning and development towards independence and active participation in natural settings. The job role also includes undertaking and guiding research projects, conducting specialised clinics, and carrying out certain administrative responsibilities as directed by the head of the department.


Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• At least two years of direct experience in providing supervision and mentoring to entry-level
and junior therapists, handling projects and research work

Core Competencies:

• Relevant knowledge and experience in working with children and young adults with special
needs and a wide range of disabilities.

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Bachelors or Masters in Speech and Language Pathology or Therapy from a recognised
university
• Full Registration under AHPC, with at least five years of clinical experience
• A heart and passion to serve in the community sector


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

Speech

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Therapist or Therapist Aide
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

10 Nov 2021

Closing Date:

09 Dec 2021

Salary Range
SGD   4500.00 - 5500.00
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