Job Coach ( Job No : JOB-2021-03756 )

Association For Persons With Special Needs
  • Adults & Families
  • Disability
  • Mental Health
APSN Centre for Adults

The Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) is a voluntary welfare organization catering to persons with mild intellectual disability (MID). APSN operates four schools and one Centre for Adults in Singapore.

At APSN, our staff is the key resource in our journey of excellence towards our vision of being the premier organization that develops individuals with special needs to their fullest potential so that they can lead dignified, fulfilling and independent lives as integral members of society. If you wish to make a difference to the life of people with special needs, we invite you to join us for the following position.

About The Role

To provide Support to trainees and alumni in areas of Job Support and Coaching, Employer Engagement and Partnership, Employer Engagement.
Conduct work readiness assessment, site assessment to identify job duties and employer analysis to achieve better job matching.
Actively involve trainees and caregivers to take proactive and self-determined steps in trainees’ career aspirations and development
Facilitate job search process between trainees, caregivers and employers (eg. preparation of resumes, parental consent for interviews, arrangement of job interviews, job orientation)
Coach trainees at worksite to fulfil required job tasks, while incorporating social skills, communication skills, self-management skills and etiquette skills necessary at work place.
Work closely with alumni to implement and review their vocational goals and complete individual behavioural plan
Mentor employers at different hierarchical levels to provide natural support for trainees at worksite.
Source for new employers and employment opportunities.
Partnership networking
Manage and maintain robust collaborative relationship with database of existing employers.
Function as the main point of contact and service for assigned core and strategic employers.
Assess needs of new and existing employers, and deliver user-friendly induction and education sessions to employers.
Obtain feedback from employers on education and support provided.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Able to communicate with students, trainees, caregivers and associates of different culture, backgrounds in order to provide consultation to local dialects speaking stakeholders to help them gain a better understanding of different employers needs and expectations.

Core Competencies:

Patient, team player and able to co-create new content tailored for students and trainees with MID.
Passionate, well organised, meticulous and independent

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Degree or Diploma in any discipline with minimum 2 years of experience in relevant industries.
Possess experience working with persons with mild intellectual disabilities (MID).

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

Intellectual Disability

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Job Coach/Trainer
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

22 Oct 2021

Closing Date:

21 Nov 2021

Salary Range
SGD   3000.00 - 4200.00
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