CPAS

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

Our Culture

Our Culture


CPAS has a culture that fosters empowerment and aspiration. It’s a unique environment in which employees can be part of creating something new, while enjoying the proven infrastructure of a solid, successful Voluntary Welfare Organisation. We need employees who are diverse in ethnicity, thinking and educational and professional backgrounds —so we foster a culture that is inclusive and celebrates a wide range of opinions and ideas.

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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:

Psychologist (18-Month Contract)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
  • 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

    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
    • A heart to serve in the special needs sector
      Contract Teacher Aide (2 year Contract)
      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. (include English & Maths)
        • A Certificate In Educational Studies is preferred.
        • Possess basic computer skills.
        • A Heart to serve in the special needs sector.
        Occupational Therapist

        RESPONSIBILITIES

        Assessment, Identification & Implementation of Therapy Programmes

        • Assess and identify individual needs of clients, formulate / develop and implement appropriate individualized occupational therapy programmes. These would include developmental checklist, activities of daily living, upper limb function and control, trunk balance and control, sensory deficits or any other issues, perceptual skills, cognition behavior and social skills training, pre-vocational and advanced daily living.
        • Evaluate and document clients' occupational therapy needs and progress at regular intervals, monitor training programmes and review its effectiveness.
        • Provide occupational therapy consultation, support and upgrade on the clients' progress and status to relevant members of the rehabilitation team, parents and caregivers.
        • Evaluate, prescribe and fabricate / purchase assistive devices as required by the clients to improve function.
        • To be able to work in Trans disciplinary set up.

          REQUIREMENTS

          • Bachelor degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university recognized by Allied Health Professions Council, Singapore.
          • Excellent communication skills with good command of verbal and written English.
          • Strong commitment and motivation to work with children, adults and caregivers.
          • Prior experience in VWO will be an added advantage.
          • Proficient in Microsoft Words, Excel and PowerPoint.
          • A team player with good organizational skills and able to multi task.
          • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.
            Executive, Advocacy & Marketing
            Role

            To conceptualize, execute and manage social media platforms including Facebook, produce corporate and publicity materials and manage CPAS’s website 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 organization.
            • Manage media enquiries and requests; facilitate interviews and craft responses that are in line with CPAS’s values.
            • Assist in planning and executing fundraising plans and initiatives.
            • Manage social media marketing and engaging corporate partners.
            • 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.
              Advocacy & Marketing Assistant Manager
              Overview

              To plan, develop and implement effective fundraising/donor management strategies to meet the fundraising/donor management targets. Build and maintain strong community and corporate partnership.  Assist in shaping the overall strategy of the organization and driving forward new initiatives to ensure sustainability. This is a new position as the team is expanding.

              Responsibilities
              • Create, develop and execute compelling marketing initiatives with the goal of driving fundraising and advocate for the cause of CPAS.
              • Build relationships with key donors and engage them on a long term basis.
              • Develop and implement community engagement plans.
              • Drive events to ensure smooth delivery of activities and seek out giving opportunities.
              • Engage stakeholders and integrate volunteers into suitable programs.
              • Monitor KPIs across projects and measure the effectiveness of the activities.
              • Curate suitable campaigns/projects to raise awareness of Cerebral Palsy and CPAS and advocate for an inclusive society.
                  Requirements
                  • Possess a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant working/comparable experience in the area of sales, key-client solutions, fundraising and/or events management.
                  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel & PowerPoint) & Photoshop CS.
                  • Possess copywriting skill, with strong interpersonal and able to pitch for resources/support.
                  • Be a team member with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
                  • Energetic, results-driven, highly organized and self-motivated; enjoys start-up environment.
                  • Possess a Degree from a relevant discipline or its equivalent.
                  • Prior exposure to the social service sector through volunteering would be helpful.
                  • Highly organized, self-motivated and committed to working with a diverse staff.
                  • Able to create and maintain effective administrative systems and processes.
                  • Able to think strategically and innovatively.
                  • Committed to high standards, professional and conscientious approach.
                  • Flexible working attitude and adaptable.
                  • Flexibility to work occasional unsocial hours, weekends, evenings and travel - as required.
                  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.
                  Speech & Language Therapist

                  Responsibilities:

                  • Able to assess, diagnose, recommend and plan speech-language treatment programs for clients.
                  • Implement individual and/or group therapy sessions.
                  • Manage a range of diagnosis, including Cerebral Palsy, ASD, GDD, speech and language delay, multiple disabilities, etc.
                  • Work collaboratively with therapists, teachers and families to meet client’s needs.
                  • Be involved in conducting parent/ caregiver training and in-services.
                  • Continual professional development through workshops and conferences.
                  • Participate in advocacy and outreach activities and programmes.
                  • Opportunities to work in the Feeding & Swallowing Clinic & AT Clinic will be provided.

                  Requirements:

                  • Bachelor degree in ​Speech-Language Pathology or accredited university recognized by Allied Health Professions Council, Singapore.
                  • Preferably at least two years of experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
                  • Excellent communication skills with good command of verbal and written English.
                  • Strong commitment and motivation to work in Interdisciplinary settings.
                  • Preferably a member in the Speech And Language Therapy Singapore (SALTS).
                  • A heart to serve in the special needs sector.
                  Apply Now

                  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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