Rehabilitation Counsellor - Case Manager (SACS Yishun)
( Job No : JOB-2021-03461 )
Singapore Anglican Community Services
Anglican Care Centre (Yishun)
Address: Yishun Avenue 5
Singapore Anglican Community Services is the community service arm of the Diocese of Singapore. It is a major psychiatric rehabilitation service provider in Singapore. It also offers care services for families-in-crisis and seniors to age-in-place. SACS goal is to minister to those who are under-served and disadvantaged - to help them restore dignity, health and well-being, so that they have the opportunity to live life to its fullest potential.
About The Role
Provide support and care for clients (persons with mental health issues) in their journey towards recovery, community re-integration and an improved quality of life. Promote early recognition of signs and symptoms and facilitate early treatment for people-at-risk through enquiry service and public education. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Caring and providing support for clients in the community through home visits. • Interviewing and making assessments on individuals who seek admission to the centre. • Providing rehabilitative counselling, emotional support, psycho-education to clients. • Initiating referrals, follow-up and organize case conferences • Organize, coordinate and set up public education and community outreach. • Network and engage partnership with community agencies. • Maintain case files and ensure all records, contacts with clients, care plans and outcome of clients are properly maintained. • Submission of statistics regularly.
• Ability to build rapport quickly with distressed people
• Have a passion to work with persons with mental health issues in the community
• Strong relational skills • Good listening skills • Independent • Able to work in physically demanding conditions. • Good networking skills
Preferred achievements / characteristics
Bachelor degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work
2-3 years of relevant experience
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.