VACANCIES

Nursing Aide

Responsibilities

  • To provide nursing care to intellectually disabled persons in a residential home setting.

Requirements

  • Preferably with nursing background.
  • Required to work rotating shift.

Location:

  • Lorong Napiri

date posted: 13th Mar 2015

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Training Officer / Assistant Training Officer

Responsibilities

  • Train, supervise, maintain and develop the functional skills of clients in the areas of activities for daily living, vocational, community living, social and recreational participation.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with allied health professionals and families in the implementation of training programmes for the clients.
  • Engage in volunteer/ fundraising activities to raise public awareness of persons with intellectual disability.

Requirements

  • Diploma in any discipline with at least 2 years working experience.
  • Certified training in Social Services or Disability Studies is an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and a good team player
  • Willing to work with persons with intellectual disabilities.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Clementi, Eunos, Lorong Napiri, Margaret Drive, Woodlands

date updated: 9th Mar 2015

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General Worker

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that a high level of cleanliness is maintained throughout the Centre on a daily basis.
  • Assist in cleaning the clients if required.
  • Ensure that tools and equipment are in good working order, reporting any faults to the Clerical Officer.
  • Report to Clerical Officer any defect seen which are likely to affect security i.e. broken/cracked window.

Requirements

  • Minimum Primary School.
  • Must be in good health.
  • Committed in achieving high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Lorong Napiri

date updated: 9th Mar 2015

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Operations Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth flow and operations in day-to-day sub contract and project tasks.
  • Provide logistics support such as delivery and collection.
  • Comply with the productivity, quality and quotas of products and services delivered.
  • Assist Training Officer in recording of trainees’ work skills through observations.
  • Provide feedback and evaluation of trainees’ development and management.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping in the area of activities.
  • Assist and support events and activities organized.

Requirements

  • GCE ‘N’ or ’O’ Level with Class 3 driving license.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to work with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date updated: 9th Mar 2015

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Speech Therapist

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with other allied health professionals and direct service staff to provide multi-disciplinary support to the clients so as to maximize their capabilities.
  • Provide speech therapy assessment and therapy services for individuals with communication and swallowing difficulties.
  • Work with direct service staff (teachers, training officers, care staff), caregivers and families to implement intervention strategies and programmes, and to provide consultations to them, as necessary.
  • Maintain updated client records of speech therapy programmes/interventions and reports.
  • Plan and conduct relevant discipline-related training to direct care staff, caregivers and families, and volunteers.
  • Participate and contribute in MINDS initiated special projects such as public education, conferences, research, etc.

Requirements

  • Degree/Masters equivalent in Speech Therapy from an institution recognised by the Allied Health Professions Council.
  • Good communication, team work and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working with persons with intellectually disability or related field is preferred.

Location:

  • Lengkong Lima, Margaret Drive

date updated: 9th Mar 2015

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Occupational Therapist

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with other allied health professionals and direct service staff to provide multi-disciplinary support to the clients so as to maximize their capabilities.
  • Assess, plan and execute appropriate occupational therapy programmes/ interventions for clients.
  • Work with direct service staff (teachers, training officers, care staff), caregivers and families to implement intervention strategies and programmes, and to provide consultations to them, as necessary.
  • Maintain updated client records of occupational therapy programmes/interventions and reports.
  • Plan and conduct relevant discipline-related training to direct care staff, caregivers and families, and volunteers.
  • Participate and contribute in MINDS initiated special projects such as public education, conferences, research, etc.

Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution recognised by the Allied Health Professions Council.
  • Good communication, team work, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working with persons with intellectually disability or related field is preferred.

Location:

  • Lengkong Lima, Rosyth

date updated: 9th Mar 2015

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Instructor

The job holder is responsible for providing high quality daily care and supervision to ensure the well being of the residents. To assist in assessment of residents’ skills levels, planning and providing meaningful activities and training programmes to enhance the development of the residents in all aspects.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement programmes/ activities for the residents in consultation with other staff.
  • Monitor and document progress of residents in area of independent living skills and various skills training. (e.g.Pocket money disbursement, behaviour records, signing in/out log book of residents.)
  • To assist and ensure residents good personal hygiene at all times.
  • Provide residents opportunities to learn and practice independent living skills whenever possible.
  • To plan and make relevant teaching materials.
  • Guide other staff to assist in implementing activities, training programmes and making of relevant teaching materials.
  • To attend training courses where necessary and as instructed.
  • To perform any other duties as instructed.

Requirements

  • GCE 'O' level certificate.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Basic computer literacy skills - Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Knowledge and understanding in intellectual disability.
  • Knowledge and skills in activity/ training planning and child management skills.
  • Knowledge and skills in housekeeping.
  • Requires to work on Saturday.

Location:

  • Lorong Napiri

date posted: 9th Mar 2015

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Teacher

Responsibilities

  • Develop and create individual education program to meet the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs for the students.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips or other experiential activities and guide students in learning for those activities.
  • Maintain discipline in the class.
  • Build and nurture partnerships with parents and caregivers, including parent communication and involvement.
  • Work in a collaborative relationship with other staff in classroom and with Allied Health Professional team.
  • Perform administrative duties such as collecting school/ supplementary fees.

Requirements

  • GCE 'A' Levels or Diploma or Degree in any discipline or Diploma in Autism, Education or Special Education.
  • Relevant experience in teaching special needs students will be an advantage.
  • Passionate about each child's personal growth and open to new and innovative methods of teaching.
  • Able to work with children/youth ranging from 6 - 18 years of age with one or more learning difficulties.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work in a team with social workers, therapist and other teaching colleagues.
  • Applicants must be Singaporean.

Location:

  • Lengkong Lima

date posted: 9th Mar 2015

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Therapist Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Carry out appropriate therapeutic intervention programmes for clients as directed by Supervising Therapist.
  • Work with direct service staff (teachers, training officers, care staff) and caregivers.
  • Clean the PT rooms and apparatus used for treatment (general cleaning daily and thorough cleaning once a month).
  • Maintain the PT equipment and inform the PT when there is need to repair the equipment.
  • Initiate physical activities and assists care staff in proper positioning, handling and seating methods.
  • Work as a team with other staff (e.g. nursing aides, Occupational Therapist aides and Psychologist trainers) in the daily routine of the residents (i.e. PE and feeding etc.).
  • Provide guidance to volunteers who help out in therapy sessions.
  • Keep track of the inventories or items present in the PT rooms and monitors items borrowed by other staff. Keeps the PT informed immediately if anything is amiss.

Requirements

  • Min GCE 'A' level with 1-2 years working experience, preferably with physiotherapy background.
  • A strong team-player with excellent people skills.
  • Passion to work with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Lorong Napiri

date posted: 11th Feb 2015

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Driver

Responsibilities

  • Transport the clients safely in centre's vehicle.
  • Dispatch of documents and make simple purchases of groceries and food items when necessary.
  • Engage in simple repair/ handyman work.
  • Maintain driver logs and complete pre-trip inspections of the vehicle.
  • Maintain the service and appearance of the vehicle.

Requirements

  • Minimum Primary School with Class 3 driving license.
  • Good driving record with no traffic violations.
  • Good in verbal communication.
  • Ability to read maps efficiently.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 29th Jan 2015

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Caregivers' Support Executive

Responsibilities

  • To assist in oversee and ensure smooth running of the Centre.
  • Obtain feedback from caregivers on their needs and aspiration.
  • Establish contact, build rapport and provide support to the caregivers.
  • Assist in administrative and co-ordination of Caregivers’ programmes and activities.
  • Work closely with the AHP, schools and centres' CSI, volunteers and other organisations to organize workshops/ programmes for the caregivers.
  • Assist in referring/ securing respite/ residential services for caregivers.
  • Ensure confidentiality of Caregivers' data.
  • Organise or source for enrichment programmes for person with ID.
  • Network with other social agencies for sources of resources for the caregivers.

Requirements

  • Degree holder with at least 2-3 years of relevant working experience, preferably in social work.
  • 5 days week, Mondays - Fridays
  • Require to work on weekends/ weekday evenings
  • Well-organized and meticulous
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 29th Jan 2015

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Cook

Responsibilities

  • Undertake menu planning in consultation with the Head of Centre.
  • Oversee and participate in the preparation and cooking and serving of main meals and tea breaks.
  • Check quantity and quality of food items received and to notify suppliers of deficiencies.
  • Oversee washing and cleaning of floors, utensils, work surfaces and other kitchen equipment etc. to ensure that the necessary hygiene and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and dining area.

Requirements

  • Minimum Primary School.
  • A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience is preferred.
  • Must be in good health.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Lorong Napiri

date posted: 7th Aug 2014

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Social Worker

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and conduct intake and assessment interviews with a team of allied health professionals to assess client’s suitability for services in MINDS.
  • Provide family-centred case management to families of clients through counselling, financial assessment, home visits as well as referrals to other agencies for more support when necessary.
  • Work with direct care staff (teachers and training officers) and provide consultation to help equip and empower them with the skills to engage and work with families.
  • Maintain updated client and other relevant records.
  • Plan and conduct psycho-educational and relevant workshops for caregivers and families of clients and direct care staff.
  • Conduct group work or organize support groups for caregivers and families of clients.
  • Participate and contribute in MINDS initiated special projects such as public education, conferences, etc.

Requirements

  • Degree in Social Work. Fresh social work graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Fluent in English and a Second Language.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working with persons with intellectually disability or related field is preferred.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

date posted: 6th Aug 2014

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We are looking for team players with good interpersonal and relational skills. Suitably qualified individuals will be remunerated according to qualifications & experience. Please submit your resume by Post, Fax, or Email to:

HR Director
Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore

800 Margaret Drive
Singapore 149310

Fax No: (65) 6479-0706
Email:  careers@minds.org.sg

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified
Position offered may be placed on 1 or 2 years contract

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