CPAS

Established in 1957, Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore aims to empower children and adults with cerebral palsy or multiple disabilities to realise their full potential and to lead a life of dignity.

Our Culture

Our Culture


CPAS fosters empowerment and aspiration. It is a unique environment in which employees can be part of creating something new, while enjoying the proven infrastructure of a solid, successful Social Service Agency. We need employees who are diverse in ethnicity, thinking and educational and professional backgrounds — so we cultivate inclusiveness and celebrate a wide range of opinions and ideas.

Organisation Value Proposition (OVP)

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!

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Development


Helping employees reach their potential is part of who we are.  This is our commitment and promise to everyone who works at CPAS.  Whether we’re helping employees gain further education through tuition assistance or providing professional development, many opportunities exist.  In addition, we have review discussions in which we outline development opportunities and help our people understand their growth paths and what it takes to achieve success.

We are privileged to receive The NS Mark Accreditation for supporting the National Service by implementing pro-National Service policies and human resource practices.

Current Positions

We are always looking for talented people to join our team and, when we find them, we make it our responsibility to help them realise their full potential. We invite aspiring and talented individuals to join us as:

Healthcare Assistant - School

ROLE

The role of a Healthcare Assistant is to perform basic care functions for students with special needs in the school and maintain cleanliness of the classrooms.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform basic care functions for students in the following areas:

-             Cleaning and bathing the students as necessary.

-             Assist students in their toileting.

-             Help in changing students’ clothes and diapers when needed.

-             Assist students’ movement around within the school compound and transferring them to/ from school transport.

-             Feed students during snack time.

  1. Assist to monitor students so as to maintain a safe and positive learning environment.
  2. Maintain tidiness and cleanliness of the classrooms.
  3. Provide feedback on the general repairs and maintenance requirements in the classrooms.
  4. Ad-hoc administrative duty as and when assigned by the superior.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Caring and kind.
  • Willing to be hands-on with students with multiple disabilities.
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc).
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures.
  • Some experience in care work or a qualification in healthcare is preferred.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Executive, Advocacy & Marketing (Media)

OVERVIEW

To produce corporate and publicity materials and manage CPAS’s website. To conceptualise, execute and manage social media platforms including Facebook & LinkedIn; and to be involved in Fundraising activities under the supervision of the Head of Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive and execute the social media strategy; build an impactful presence on channels like Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Assist in managing CPAS’s internal and external communication channels, which includes drafting of press releases, articles, speeches, letters and appeals in compliance with brand guidelines.
  • Conceptualize and produce publicity and marketing materials for the organisation, which includes the organisation’s Annual Report.
  • Manage media enquiries and requests; facilitate interviews and craft responses that are in line with CPAS’s values.
  • Assist and be involved in planning and executing fundraising plans and initiatives.
  • Manage an annual fundraising campaign, including digital marketing, engaging corporate partners and managing user queries.
  • Any other duties related to the department as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma/Degree in Mass Communication with focus on social media marketing/ communications.
  • Minimum 2 years relevant working experience.
  • Good understanding and use of various social media platforms.
  • Basic IT and creative design skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • Competent in WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite especially Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends during events.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Teacher Aide (Contract 1 Jan 2021 – 31 Mar 2022)

ROLE

The role of a Teacher Aide is to support the teacher in the classroom to achieve and enhance instructional and behavioral objectives for the students.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist classroom teacher in performing specific duties as assigned or undertaking specialized tasks to achieve and enhance instructional and behavioural objectives.
  • Work with class students as assigned relief teacher in the absence of the class teacher.
  • Lift, move, and operate adaptive equipment.
  • Assist students with personal care tasks, including lavatory, clothing, hygiene, diapering, toileting, and wash-up routines.
  • Assist students with mobility needs such as, lifting and positioning students, lifting in and out of wheelchairs; loading and unloading on the bus; transporting students in and around the school and on field trips.
  • Monitor students so as to maintain a safe and positive learning environment
  • Assist students during snack time.
  • Perform work-related assignment as required, such as events, CCAs, and PLTs, etc.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 3 GCE “O” level passes (including English & Math).
  • A Certificate in Educational Studies is preferred.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • A Heart to serve in the special needs sector.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Contract Teacher (4 Jan 2021 – 6 Aug/26 Nov 2021)

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 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

  • At least 2 ‘A’/ H2 Level passes and 2 AO/H1 passes (including GP or Knowledge Inquiry) or a recognized local polytechnic diploma
  • A good overall International Baccalaureate Diploma score
  • Having a Diploma in Special Education (DISE) would be advantageous
  • Will be required to attend Diploma in Special Education (DISE) once hired
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Contract Teacher (IT) – 11 Jan 2021 – 7 May 2021

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 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

  • Good knowledge in computer use and augmentative and alternative communication devices.
  • At least 2 ‘A’/ H2 Level passes and 2 AO/H1 passes (including GP or Knowledge Inquiry) or a recognized local polytechnic diploma
  • A good overall International Baccalaureate Diploma score
  • Having a Diploma in Special Education (DISE) would be advantageous
  • Will be required to attend Diploma in Special Education (DISE) once hired
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Interventionist (EIPIC)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides, plans and executes action curriculum
  • Participates in Early Intervention Programme related activities
  • Provides administrative support to the department
  • Maintains good housekeeping and safety standards

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma or Degree in the areas of Special Education or Disabilities.
  • New graduates of Diploma in the Early Childhood or Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention with no or some relevant working experience
  • Local Polytechnic Diploma, and a credit in ‘O’ Level EL1 or acceptable alternatives3
  • A Heart to serve in the special needs sector.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Occupational Therapy Aide

OVERVIEW

To provide occupational Therapy Service to clients from any programme DEFINITION - Therapy Aide is a technically educated health care provider who assists the therapists in the provision of therapy.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide individual and group therapy under the supervision of the therapists
  • Carry out therapeutic procedures under the guidance and instructions provided by the therapists
  • Provide administrative support to the department and therapists to assist the Department with parent / caregiver / teacher training.
  • Participate in therapy related activities for the clients
  • Assist and support of to any Training programme organized by the Department
  • To facilitate smooth running of the department

REQUIREMENTS

  • GCE O Level completed.
  • Certification in Therapy assistant course from HMI or certified in any therapy related
  • WDA approved course / willing to complete certification after joining
  • Provide administrative support to the department –proficient in basic Microsoft word, power point, Excel
  • Maintain good housekeeping and safety standards
  • Good communication skill in verbal and written form
  • Willing to provide individual and group therapy under the supervision of the therapists.
  • Prior VWO experience will be an advantage.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

Executive/ Senior Executive, GROW (Goodwill, Rehabilitation and Occupational Workshop) – 1 Year Contract

OVERVIEW

To oversee the operation and the proper maintenance of the workshop, based on the needs and the requirements specified by the Headquarters, National Council of Social Services, Ministry of Social and Family Development and other Government Ministries.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing a team of Workshop instructor/Aides.
  • Develop and implement policies to ensure trainees’ welfare and the smooth operation of the workshop.
  • Plan, support and implement programmes and services of GROW.
  • Carry out proper and regular housekeeping of work site and facilities; do regular inventory checking and recording of procedures/protocols; perform regular equipment maintenance duties, and ensure cleanliness and tidiness of work and storage areas.
  • Maintain and develop proper system of administration of trainees’ ITP; attendance and training programme records; and other administrative records in accordance to the Programme Evaluation System / Best Practice Guidelines.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with contract / ad-hoc project partners, partners from corporate / private sector and partners from different government agencies.
  • Expand and contribute to the development of GROW Social Enterprise Initiatives by exploring new opportunity yet retaining the current strength.
  • Ensure that volunteers are working towards the organizational interest, objectives and goals.
  • Prepare records, submissions and reports in full compliance with the funding agencies’ requirements and deadlines.
  • Work as a team and participate positively and actively to ensure quality service delivery

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree/Diploma graduate with considerable years of relevant working experience.
  • Strong interest and passion to serve people with multiple disabilities.
  • Experience in e-commerce and/or basic design skills preferred.
  • Possesses good organizational skills and able to leverage on technology.
  • Fast learner who is able to do multi-tasking and willing to take on challenges.
  • Analytical with problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • A good team player who is also able to lead and work with cross functional teams and creative/ innovative to achieve project goals.
  • Has good business acumen and able to reach out to new network of contacts in developing GROW contract work and social enterprise initiatives.
  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.

For interested applicants, please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of the job application.

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Interested applicants please email detailed resume to: recruit_hr15@cpas.org.sg

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified on the outcome of his/her job application.

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