Counsellor/Psychologist ( Job No : JOB-2020-00009 )

Shan You
  • Eldercare
  • Mental Health
Shan You - Upper Boon Keng Road

Shan You is a non-profit social service organisation set up in 1995 to provide professional counselling and social care based on the guiding values of compassion, mindfulness, morality and wisdom.

Shan You is a registered society and a charity with the status of Institutions of a Public Character, and a full member of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS).

About The Role

• Provide psychotherapy and counselling to individuals, couples, families and groups in a competent and ethical manner to improve clients’ mental well-being and quality of life
• Deliver individualised interventions and provide case management when appropriate
• Participate in clinical supervision, case conference and other professional development sessions
• Conceptualise, develop and deliver psychological and counselling programmes for persons with mental health issues/conditions
• Provide support for a public education campaign on mental health
• Compile with the agency’s service standards for counselling practice and the professional code of ethics and conduct for psychologist/counsellor
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Part time employment (3 working days per week) will also be considered

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• An accredited Master degree in Clinical/Counselling Psychology or Counselling
• At least 2 years of relevant work experience in mental health services

Core Competencies:

• Able to work effectively with clients of diverse demographics and with a wide spectrum of issues in both individual and group sessions
• Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Trained in mindfulness-based approaches, particularly in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and/or Mindful Self-compassion
• Registration or eligible for registration with a recognised professional body is preferred

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

Mental Health

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

02 Jan 2020

Closing Date:

01 Feb 2020

Salary Range
SGD   4000.00 - 4900.00
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