VACANCIES

Caregivers' Support Executive

Responsibilities

  • To assist to 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 the administration 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: 21st July 2015

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Relief Teacher

[Aug 2015 - Nov 2015]

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:

  • Fernvale, Margaret Drive

date posted: 20th July 2015

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IT Manager

Reports to Finance Director.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Planning, co-ordinating, directing and designing IT-related activities.
  • Working closely with decision makers in other operating units to identify , recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions.
  • Defining, documenting, implementing and maintaining IT policies, standard operating procedures for various projects and operational process to align with best practices.
  • Defining, scheduling, planning and managing IT development projects.
  • IT hardware, software and maintenance procurement.
  • Managing the IT infrastructure & support team.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Information Technology or higher engineering degree in IT.
  • Systems/applications, and project management experience, effective communicator, patient, detailed and an excellent team player, at least 3 years of experience.

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 22nd Jun 2015

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Clerical Officer

[Social Enterprise Unit]

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for day-to-day operation of the department and centres.
  • Assist in the administration, preparations and co-ordination of events, programmes and activities.
  • Maintain and update business reports, petty cash summary forms and other supporting documents.
  • Provide logistic support for in-house meetings and events.
  • Handle external calls and enquiries.
  • Ensure equipment are maintained.

Requirements

  • GCE 'O', 'A' Level or Certificate in Office Skills or Diploma in Administrative Management with 2 years working experience.
  • Well-organized and meticulous.
  • Motivated and able to work independently and multi-task.
  • Good written and communication skills.

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 12th Jun 2015

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Accounts Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Perform the day to day processing of all receivables to ensure that records are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.

Requirements

  • LCCI Higher Accounting or equivalent accounting qualification.
  • At least 3 years’ accounting experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player.
  • Candidates with short notice or immediate availability will be preferred.

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 11th Jun 2015

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Health Attendant cum General Worker

To ensure that cleanliness, hygiene and housekeeping are maintained for residents’ well being and to assist in basic care of the residents under the direction of Staff Nurse and Assistant Nurses.

Responsibilities

Assist in Basic Care

  • To assist in food preparation and feeding of the residents under the supervision of the Staff Nurse and Assistant Nurses.
  • To assist in transferring of the residents from dormitory to dining hall/activity area and vice versa.
  • To assist in maintaining the residents’ personal hygiene.

Housekeeping

  • To clean & maintain the premises including dormitory and furniture used by the residents.
  • To clean & wash resources and educational materials used by the residents.
  • To do the laundry of the residents and ensure there are adequate supplies of clean clothings.
  • To clean and wash the shoes/sandals/slippers of the residents.

Maintenance of facilities

  • To check and ensure that the facilities and furniture used by the residents are safe.
  • To perform simple maintenance work of the premise and to report to the Head in areas which are unsafe.

Others

  • To attend training courses when necessary and as directed.
  • To perform any other duties as directed.

Requirements

  • Minimum Primary School.
  • Must be in good health.
  • Must be able to read and understand simple English.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Lorong Napiri

date updated: 11th Jun 2015

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Case Worker

Responsibilities

  • Publicise services of Me Too! Club and recruit members.
  • Assess suitability of persons with disabilities referred/recruited to Me Too! Club.
  • Understand the interest and social needs of members and match them to suitable activities.
  • Assess suitability of activities, trainers and venue based on the profile of members.
  • Plan and organise weekly and monthly activities for members.
  • Ensure safety of members during activities.
  • Contact members or caregivers regularly to understand their situation.
  • Monitor the submission of updates from befrienders on the status of the befriendees.
  • Create opportunities for caregivers to form support networks.
  • Link members or their caregivers to other community-based service providers for support services such as home-based therapy services, respite care, financial assistance etc.

Requirements

  • Degree in relevant disciplines, preferably in Social Work discipline.
  • Preferably with 2-3 years relevant experience.
  • People oriented with good interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Willingness to work on weekends and after office hours.

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 12th May 2015

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Head

[Home & Children's Wing]

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the Home and Children’s Wing to ensure that the clients are meaningfully engaged and adequately cared for, and the programmes are run in accordance to funding body requirements with high standard of corporate governance.
  • Continuously develop and evaluate programmes and services benchmark against best practices.
  • Manage the public education/public relations activities of the Home and Children’s Wing.
  • Support volunteer/fundraising activities whenever the need arise to raise public awareness of persons with intellectual disabilities.
  • Implement staff development programmes by identifying appropriate training opportunities, mentoring, coaching and supervision to ensure a high standard of service quality.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with members of the public for the promotion of the organization's and client's well-being.
  • Prepare, monitor and review annual budgets.

Requirements

  • Degree in any discipline with at least 5 years of experience.
  • Effective and good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Motivated and able to work independently.
  • Passion to work with people with intellectual disabilities.

Location:

  • Lorong Napiri

date posted: 12th May 2015

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Social Enterprise Executive/Senior Executive

[Project Management & Business Development Portfolio]

We are looking for a dynamic personnel to join our growing team to create meaningful work opportunities for our beneficiaries. You will be reporting to the Senior Manager/Manager of Social Enterprises and working with multiple stakeholders to achieve our mission.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new business initiatives for MINDS social enterprises.
  • Plan and execute the projects based on customers' requirements.
  • Engage stakeholders efficiently to ensure the accuracy and timely delivery of the products.
  • Source for and liaise with suppliers to ensure the quality of materials.
  • Engage the customers and provide regular updates.
  • Arrange and oversee logistic and production arrangements.
  • Manage the entire project cycle from securing new orders to delivering the product.

Requirements

  • You should have a Diploma in any discipline with at least 2 years of experience in project management and business development. You should be pro-active, resourceful and possess good interpersonal and communication skills. You will need to be a team player as well as be able to work independently.

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 7th Apr 2015

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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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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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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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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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