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Established in 1957, Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS) aims to empower 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 including early intervention and special education for children and youths and rehabilitation services, day activity centre programmes, vocational training and gainful employment, 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.

We invite aspiring and talented individuals to join us as:







Interested applicants please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of his/her job application.


GROW Manager

Overview:

Establish guidelines and policies for the operations of the Goodwill, Rehabilitation and Occupational Workshop (GROW) within the NCSS, Collective Agreement and Best Practices Guidelines and with the aim of improving efficiency, operations and morale of the staff and the trainees.

Responsibilities:

1. General Operations

  • Maintain inventory of all fixed assets of the GROW
  • Establish Budgets, Goals & Deliverables
  • Staff and Support Staff Administration
  • Trainee Administration
  • Attend / Organise Sub-Committee meeting
  • Association Annual General Meeting
  • Maintain a high profile and image of the GROW

2. Business Development

  • Develop and review business plans to bring in more businesses and revenue for GROW.
  • Value added activities such as fulfillment of contracts, training and management of the business development.
  • Develop and review training plans for the business unit that is relevant to the aim of bringing in more businesses to the GROW.

3. GROW Physical Building / Facilities

  • Establish guidelines and policies with the aim of maintaining a high level of safety and cleanliness (hygiene) of the surroundings.
  • Ensure that the facilities are properly maintained etc.

Requirements:

  • Degree/ Diploma graduate with considerable years of relevant working experience.
  • Working experience in a VWO or vocational/day rehabilitation centre is a must.
  • Familiar with the charity funding model.
  • Strong interest and passion to serve people with multiple disabilities.
  • Effective communicator and a good listener who is firm and fair.
  • Efficient with organizational skills and able to leverage technology.
  • Able to take stress and has high emotional stability.
  • Analytical with problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • A good team-player who is also able to lead and work with cross functional teams to achieve project goals.
  • Able to work beyond office hours if necessary.

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Teacher (7 months Contract)

Overview:

The role of a SPED Teacher is to design and develop specialised lesson plans to help students with special needs to cope and achieve their learning objectives. The SPED Teacher will be working closely with allied health professionals, social workers, psychologists, families and the community so as to help the students to reach their fullest potential and enjoy an enhanced quality of life.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct and indirect instructional support to students in a positive environment.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Instruct students in academic subjects using a variety of techniques such as phonetics, multi-sensory learning, and repetition to reinforce learning and to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all students.
  • Work in tandem with Teacher Aide to achieve quality outcomes for the students.
  • Meet with parents to discuss their children’s progress and to determine priorities for their children and their individualized educational needs.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and other professionals to develop individualized education programs (IEPs) designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social/emotional development.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by school.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary team as appropriate.
  • Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Perform related work as required, such as events, CCAs, and PLTs, etc.

Requirements:

  • Five ‘O’ Level passes (including English & Math), two ‘A’/H2 Level passes and two ‘AO’/H1 Level passes (including General Paper or Knowledge Inquiry).
  • A recognized local polytechnic diploma.
  • A good overall International Baccalaureate Diploma score.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.

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Warden / Healthcare Assistant

Overview:

The role of a Healthcare Assistant / Warden is to perform basic care functions for students / clients with special needs in the association and maintain cleanliness of the premises and Facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in basic hygiene/sanitary care duties and looking after student and clients.
  • Assist in the general supervision of student and clients, ensuring the general welfare.
  • Assist student and clients to board and disembark from vans.
  • Assist in movement of student and clients from one activity to the next.
  • Assist in the feeding.
  • Ensure that rules pertaining to personal safety, work hazards and prescribed training procedures are observed by staff, students and clients.
  • Carry out proper and regular housekeeping of work site and facilities; perform regular equipment maintenance duties, and ensure cleanliness and tidiness of work and storage areas.
  • Report all matters concerning the welfare, safety, and security of students and clients.
  • Work as a team and participate positively and actively in the quality service delivery in line with the mission, goals and objectives of the Association.

Requirements:

  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must be able to converse in simple English.
  • Have a compassionate and patient personality.
  • Experience in working with persons with special needs is an added advantage.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.

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Psychologist

Overview:

To create opportunities for children/client by helping others to understand the child’s/client’s special needs and enskilling caregivers in educational techniques that help in the child’s/client’s development.

Responsibilities:

1. Intervention/Assessment

  • Conduct interventions such as emotional and behaviour management for children that hinder with learning.
  • Conduct assessments, such as intake/initial screening assessment, progress monitoring, and relevant assessments to inform suitable placement (educational or vocational) to early intervention & Special school children
  • Monitor intervention goals, plan and outcome for class or individual intervention
  • Guide staff and parents in implementing emotional, learning and behavioural interventions, customised to needs of individual student
  • Conduct consultations to parents/caregivers

2. Training & Support

  • Conduct in-service workshops for parents/caregivers for all programme
  • Conduct training for staff for all programme

3. Research

  • Participate in research and programme evaluation projects

4. Training & Support

  • Keep proper records of all assessments, interventions.
  • Maintain inventory of department and make recommendations for purchases of new materials and equipment.
  • Participate actively in sub-committee meetings/Projects (some of which include Case & Review sub-committee & Professional Sub-committee etc) or any ad-hoc project
  • Assist HOD in the administration of the department.

5. Other Assignments

  • Undertake any other responsibilities and duties as deemed necessary and beneficial for the Association to attain its Mission and Vision.

Requirements:

  • A Master Degree in Educational/Clinical Psychology.
  • Relevant clinical experience with children and adolescents preferred
  • Conversant in learning, emotion and social development skills, child development and classroom management skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary team
  • Eligible for full membership with Singapore Psychological Society or registration with the Singapore Register of Psychologists.

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Workshop Instructor Aide

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Workshop Instructor (WI) in basic hygiene/sanitary care duties and looking after trainees.
  • Report to the WI on all matters concerning the welfare, safety, and security of trainees.
  • Assist in the supervision of trainees, ensuring the general welfare of the trainees.
  • Assist trainees to board and disembark from vans.
  • Supervise the daily food preparation (for breaks and lunch) for trainees.
  • Supervise the trainees in their work, such as distribution of workload, giving them training/guidance and assisting them in their work.
  • Ensure that sheltered workshop rules pertaining to personal safety, work hazards and prescribed training procedures are adhered to by staff and trainees.
  • Carry out proper and regular housekeeping of work site and facilities; perform regular equipment maintenance duties, and ensure cleanliness and tidiness of work and storage areas.
  • Work as a team and participate positively and actively in the quality service delivery in line with the mission, goals and objectives of the Association.
  • To undertake any other duties as assigned by the GROW Executive and Manager.

Requirements:

  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must be able to converse in simple English.
  • Have a compassionate and patient personality.
  • Experience in working with persons with special needs is an added advantage.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.

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Day Activity Centre (DAC) Training Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, support and implement approved programmes and services of the DAC.
  • Ensure that DAC rules pertaining to personal safety, work hazards and prescribed training procedures are adhered to by staff and clients.
  • Maintain and develop proper system of administration of client’s ICP; attendance and training programme records; and other administrative records in accordance to the Programme Evaluation System / Best Practice Guidelines.
  • Ensure the welfare of clients, referring any inappropriate client behaviour or welfare needs to the appropriate professional service for intervention.
  • Liaise with parents/guardians of clients pertaining to the clients’ management.
  • Ensure that volunteers are working towards the organizational interest, objectives and goals.
  • Maintain good public relations and uphold the image of the Association.
  • Work as a team and participate positively and actively to ensure quality service delivery that is in line with the mission, goals and objectives of the Association.

Requirements:

  • Have ‘O’ level or NITEC certificate.
  • Have good organization skills.
  • Have a compassionate and patient personality.
  • Certified training in Social Services or Disability Studies is an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with persons with special needs is an added advantage.

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Physiotherapist

Role:

  • Assess and identify individual needs of clients, formulate/develop and implement appropriate individualised physiotherapy programmes.  
  • Evaluate and document clients’ physiotherapy needs and progress at regular intervals, monitor training programmes and review its effectiveness.
  • Train and supervise Physiotherapy Aides, caregivers and volunteers in the maintenance of physiotherapy programmes.
  • Work with multi-disciplinary team in integrating the clients into the community.

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in Paediatric Rehabilitation to provide Early Intervention Program therapy services
  • Obtained Full or Restricted Registration and a valid Practicing License with the Singapore Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC)
  • Member of Singapore Physiotherapy Association

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