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' culture is rooted in our values. Our hope and respect for open and honest communication builds trust, while our aspiration seeks to empower both our staff and clients to overcome challenges and live a life without limits.

Our people embrace CPAS' values. These values are how we deliver our services at the highest standards with passion and care, creating awareness and advocating for equal opportunities for all persons with cerebral palsy or multiple disabilities, and empowering them to realise their full potential.

CPAS fosters 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:

Interventionist Assistant (Contract)

OVERVIEW

An Interventionist is a technically skilled person who assists in the development of Infants & Children. Therefore, Interventionist has to undergo and pass a formal training (both theory and practical) programme in Certificate in Special Education (CISE) and or Diploma in Early Childhood or alternatively, any accredited Certificates or Diploma in the discipline of Special Needs Education programme issued and recognised in Singapore or Internationally.

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 alternatives.

  • 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.

Kitchen Assistant

ROLE

Maintain a high standard of hygiene in preparation and cooking of meals for the clients from Day Activity Centre and students from School.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The responsibilities of the Cook / Kitchen Assistant are described below. This job description can be revised periodically, subject to the needs of the organisation.

  • Assist the Cook in the management of food stocks including checking quantity and quality of food items.
  • Assist the Cook in the preparation, cooking, and serving of meals for Day Activity Centre (DAC) clients’ lunch time.
  • Assist the Cook in the preparation, cooking, and serving of meals for School students’ morning recess time and DAC lunchtime.
  • Ensure cleanliness, hygiene, and safety standards are maintained at all times in the kitchen.
  • Assist the Cook to direct the activities of trainees to clean the kitchen.
  • 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

  • Be able to prepare, cook and present food to the highest standards.
  • Have good personal hygiene.
  • 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

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.

Occupational Therapist (Part Time)

OVERVIEW

To provide occupational Therapy Service to clients from any programme.

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 setup.

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 Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • A team player with good organizational skills and able to multi-task.
  • 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.

Head, Psychology

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clinical & Leadership Responsibilities
    • Oversees different Intervention Programmes to suit the needs of the individual students
    • Capable of decision-making and critical thinking and judgment in clinical & operational matters
    • Provide professional supervision to all staff
    • Involve in association’s policy making and departmental operations
    • Develop and disseminate relevant psychology programmes
    • Participate in projects that involve cross-department interface
    • Liaise network with agencies and professionals from other agencies
    • Develop standard operating programme (SOP) for Psychology department
  • Training & Support
    • Conduct in-service workshops for parents/caregivers for all programme
    • Conduct training for staff for all programme
  • Administration
    • Prepare annual budget for Psychology department
    • Keep proper records of all departmental resources (such as, man-hour allocation, policy, budget, SOP, supervision notes, work plan, inventory, training, etc)
    • Review SOP periodically
    • Participate actively in sub-committee meetings/Projects (such as, programmes, HOD & Staff Retreat etc) or any ad-hoc project
  • Research
    • Participate in research and programme evaluation projects
  • 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/Doctorate Degree in Educational/Clinical/Neuro Psychology
  • At least 5-8 years relevant work experience in the same or related field
  • A mature individual who is capable of decision-making, critical thinking and judgment in clinical & operational matters
  • He/she must have a strong leadership, management and consultation skills
  • He/she should have significant expertise in their field of psychology as well as the ability to provide sound professional supervision
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently in a fast paced multidisciplinary team
  • Must have registration with the Singapore Register of Psychologists
  • It will be an advantage if you are holding or are eligible for a valid registration, licence or practising certificate with an established or recognised psychological professional body such as APA, APS or BPS
  • 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.

Nurse (Part Time)

OVERVIEW

Provide nursing care mainly for students/ clients in EIPIC, DAC & GROW. Assist visiting doctors at the specialist clinics.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for medical and dental care of students/ clients/ trainees in CPAS centre and EIPIC COVE.
  • Facilitate and assist doctors at the specialist clinics e.g. Dental, orthopaedic, neurology, hands clinics etc.
  • Educate nursing care and procedures to staff and caregivers e.g. PEG, NG tube feeding, wound care, epilepsy etc.
  • Educate and conduct briefing about workplace safety to staff and Workshop trainees.
  • Maintain clinic requirements according to MOH standards.
  • Ensure adequate medical, dental and pharmaceutical supplies in the clinic.
  • Actively involved in creating awareness on condition of cerebral palsy and the Association.
  • Organized proper documentation of students’/ clients’/ trainees’ medical records, maintain proper inventories of medical supplies purchased.
  • Ensure welfare and medical needs of students/ clients/ trainees are attended on-time.
  • Be observant and vigilant of students/ clients/ trainees who need attention.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma in Nursing.
  • Registered Nurse with Singapore Nursing Board (SNB).
  • Preferred 2 years of experience as a Staff Nurse.

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 – Digital Fundraising and Communications (Advocacy & Marketing)

ROLE

To lead digital fundraising initiatives, 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

  • Plan and lead online fundraising strategy, campaign initiatives and establish organization presence on key online fundraising platforms.
  • Manage and maintain donor database for online donors reporting and analysis.
  • Assist in all CPAS-led Fundraising projects and initiatives.
  • Drive and execute the social media strategy; build an impactful presence on channels like Facebook and Linkedln.
  • Assist in managing CPAS' 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.
  • Any other duties related to the department as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma / Degree in Mass Communication or other relevant diploma / degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant working experience.
  • Experience in community relations and fundraising will be advantageous.
  • Strong networking, marketing and communication skills.
  • AR writing skills is preferred.
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent time and project management skills, able to manage multiple projects concurrently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent public presentation skills and working knowledge of SalesForce (Email Marketing) and other marketing tools.
  • Resourceful and with a positive attitude and mindset.
  • Committed to high standards, adopts a professional and conscientious approach.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Flexibility to work occasional weekends and evenings.
  • 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.

Speech & Language Therapist Aide

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To assist Speech Therapists during therapy sessions and in clinics.
  • To assist the Department in the administrative tasks and parent / caregiver / teacher training.
  • To facilitate smooth running of the department.
  • Develop competencies in basic handling skills of clients with special needs.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 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.
  • 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.

Speech & Language Therapist

ROLE

The role of Speech and Language Therapist involves assessing clients, planning interventions, implementing therapy plans, evaluating progress in accordance with the given service delivery model for clients with speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in the assigned programme. The role also requires conducting caregiver education and teachers training, to equip them with the necessary strategies and skills in supporting the clients learning and development.

The role requires working collaboratively in a transdisciplinary team comprising of other professionals, teachers, and caregivers for maximising the clients’ skills towards independence and active participation in natural settings. The job scope also entails assisting senior colleagues in projects, specialised clinics, research work, performing departmental operational tasks, and participating in continuing education. The individual should possess effective communication, organisation, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters in Speech and Language Pathology or Therapy from a recognised university
  • Full Registration under AHPC, or eligible for registration under the Allied Health Professions Council, Singapore
  • A heart and passion to serve in the community 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.

Senior Speech & Language Therapist

ROLE

The role of Senior Speech Therapist involves assessing clients, planning therapy interventions, implementing therapy plans, and evaluating progress, in accordance with the given service delivery model for clients with speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in the assigned programme.

In addition, the role includes providing supervision and mentoring to the entry-level speech and language pathologists, and clinical education for the students pursuing speech pathology programmes.

The job role also includes training teachers, parents, and volunteers involved in the treatment process, and educates clients and their caregivers. The role requires working collaboratively in transdisciplinary team comprising of other professionals, teachers, and caregivers for maximising the clients’ learning and development towards independence and active participation in natural settings. Further, undertaking, and guiding research projects, conducting specialised clinics and carrying out certain administrative responsibilities as directed by the head of the department also forms as a part of the job role.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or Masters in Speech and Language Pathology or Therapy from a recognised university
  • Full Registration under AHPC, with at least five years of clinical experience
  • At least two years of direct experience in providing supervision and mentoring to entry-level and junior therapists, and / or students pursuing speech and language therapy
  • Relevant knowledge and experience in working with children and young adults with special needs and a wide range of disabilities
  • Experience in providing tele-consultation / intervention will be an added advantage
  • A heart and passion to serve in the community 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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