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.

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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:

Human Resource Executive (6-Month Contract)
Role

To assist HRM on NCSS People Practice Consultancy Organisation Value Proposition Project.

Responsibilities
  • Assist to prepare proposal, documents, forms and communication slides for the project
  • Liaise with Department Heads on the roll-out schedule
  • Co-ordinate communicate sessions for the project roll-out
  • Organise OVP Design Workshop for Leaders
  • Organise OVP Validation for key employees
  • Assist with refining Job Descriptions with OVP
  • Assist with OVP collaterals review and project implementation
  • Work with AMD to align OVP plans with career site
  • Work with AMD to create new content on social media platforms to advertise and align OVP
  • Devise communication plans for implementation of OVP

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Diploma / Degree in Human Resource Management and/or Marketing.
    • Have some relevant working experience related to Human Resource or Marketing with project management experience OR Fresh graduate in Human Resource Management or Marketing with project management experience.
    • Possess a positive mindset and able to overcome difficulties to achieve desired results.
    • Resilient, able to manage multiple priorities at the same time and meet tight deadlines.
    • Constantly maintain objective and highly confidential matters whilst interacting with stakeholders and Staff.
    • Service orientated, client focused and a strong team member.
    • Committed to high standards, adopts a professional and conscientious approach.
    • Good spoken / written English and Mandarin.
    • Highly proficient in MS Office Applications such as Words, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Some prior working experience in a Social Service Agency or similar industry is preferred.
      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.
          Workshop Instructor (4-month contract) - Goodwill, Rehabilitation and Occupational Workshop

          ROLE

          Responsible for the training and care of all assigned GROW trainees, and maintain a high standard of the sheltered workshop activities, premises and facilities.

          RESPONSIBILITIES

          General Work Management

          • Plan, support and implement programmes and services of GROW, in consultation with GROW Executives and Manager.
          • Carry out the workshop routine administration and supervise/manage operational matters.
          • Ensure that workshop rules pertaining to personal safety, procedure in handling of work hazards and prescribed training procedures are adhered to by staff and trainees. This includes carrying planning and carrying out emergency evacuation procedures for trainees/staff.
          • 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.
          • Support and attend Association activities and training.

          Trainees’ Performance and Welfare

          • Develop Individual Training Plan (ITP) for trainees assigned based on their capability and skills, and carry out activities for trainees based on their ITP.
          • Supervise trainees in carrying out of task such that project assignments from business partners are fulfilled.
          • Maintain proper and clear accounts of income, expenditures and work done from operations of assigned projects in GROW
          • Maintain proper system and record of administration of trainees’ ITP; attendance and training programme records; and other administrative records in accordance to the Programme Evaluation System / Best Practice Guidelines.
          • Ensure the welfare of trainees, referring any inappropriate client behaviour or welfare needs to the appropriate professional service for intervention.
          • Ensure the safety, attendance, punctuality and welfare of trainees at the workshop and other areas (such as during travelling /outings). Ensure that trainees are supervised at all times during outdoor activities.
          • Update and maintain the trainee record in the record review system on a six-monthly basis, ensuring accuracy and currency of information.
          • Liaise with parents/guardians of trainees pertaining to the trainees’ management.
          • Preserve confidentiality of trainee information at all times.
          • Undertake any other duties as assigned by GROW Executive and Manager.

          Prospective Trainees & Students on attachment

          • Assign suitable daily task and provide training for trainees on probation and students on attachment.
          • Assist to monitor, assess and feedback on prospective trainees and students on attachment.

          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.
            Physiotherapist Aide

            Role

            Provide assistance to Physiotherapy department in the area of therapy service, equipment maintenance and administrative support under the guidance of Deputy and HOD.

            Responsibilities:

            • Provide individual and group therapy under the supervision of the physiotherapists.
            • Participate in therapy related activities for the clients.
            • Provide administrative support to the department and therapists.
            • Maintain good housekeeping and safety standards.
            • Assist and support of to any Training programme organized by the Department.
            • Participate in other activities organised by the Department, Association or School.

            Requirements:

            • Minimum GCE “N” or ‘O’ level passes (HMI Certificate preferred)
            • Outgoing, confident, friendly, presentable appearance and pleasant disposition
            • Able to work in fast paced environment
            • Basic computer knowledge and skills (MS Word, Excel & Power Point)
            • 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.
                  Junior Physiotherapist

                  Responsibilities:

                  1. Assessment, Identification & Implementation of Therapy Programmes.
                  2. Involve in individual and group activity programmes conducted for children in special school setting.
                  3. Sheltered Workshop to monitor and evaluate clients functional abilities and make recommendations regarding clients’ suitability for employment.
                  4. Administration to ensure that efficient physiotherapy records of clientele are kept in proper record.
                  5. Work with multi-disciplinary team in integrating the clients into the community.
                  6. Ensure that all physiotherapy equipment are maintained regularly by regular servicing and repair when deemed necessary
                  7. Supervise daily routine of Physiotherapy support staff
                  8. Provide on-the-job training to Physiotherapy support staff

                  Requirements:

                  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy
                  • Minimum 2 years working experience in Pediatric 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
                  • 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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