VACANCIES

Physiotherapist

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 therapy programmes for clients.
  • Work with direct service staff (teachers, training officers, care staff), caregivers and families, and volunteers to implement intervention strategies and programmes, and to provide consultations to them, as necessary.
  • Maintain updated client records of therapy programmes.
  • 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, etc.

Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy from an institution recognized by the Ministry of Health under the Allied Health Professions Act.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working with persons with intellectually disability or related field is preferred.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 10th Sep 2014

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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 therapy programmes for clients.
  • Work with direct service staff (teachers, training officers, care staff), caregivers and families, and volunteers to implement intervention strategies and programmes, and to provide consultations to them, as necessary.
  • Maintain updated client records of therapy programmes.
  • 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, etc.

Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution recognized by the Ministry of Health under the Allied Health Professions Act.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working with persons with intellectually disability or related field is preferred.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 10th Sep 2014

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Director Corporate Development & Outreach

The Director of Corporate Development & Outreach will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and the senior management with the following key responsibilities:

Corporate Development

  • Facilitate the strategic and corporate planning processes in close collaboration with internal stakeholders and external agencies.
  • Coordinate and facilitate periodic review of annual action plans as well as ensure alignment with organisational priorities and goals.
  • Recommend and implement strategies that would enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage and review the organisation’s performance management system, including the development of balanced scorecards and key performance indicators (KPIs).

Corporate Communication

  • Oversee corporate communication that includes public relations, social media and various corporate speaking appearances to build the brand of the organisation.
  • Recommend and implement effective engagement strategies to build strong relationships throughout the organization and with stakeholders.

Volunteer and Donor Management

  • To provide leadership and direction to reach out to volunteers and donors.
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining an exemplary volunteer programmes to provide a supplementary workforce through the use of corporate, academic, community and individual volunteers.

Caregivers Management

  • As a key member of the Caregivers Support Committee and to support the activities, programs and framework.
  • Oversee the set-up of the new Caregivers’ Support Centre.

Administration

  • Oversee the provision of general administrative support to the Headquarters.
  • Oversee and manage the Facilities Management Section to prepare and manage the budget, and maintenance of all facilities.
  • Oversee and manage the IT Section to provide IT strategies and planning, IT governance, vendor procurement, IT maintenance and technical support across the organisation.
  • Be the Data Protection Officer of the organization and review and update policies and forms for Personal Data Protection Act compliance.
  • Provide secretariat support to the Board and manage all Board-related matters.

Requirements

  • Good degree, preferably in Communications, Marketing or Business Administration.
  • At least 12 years of working experience preferably in corporate communications or social service.
  • Strong leadership, organisational and project management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to present effective and compelling messages to individuals, groups and the public.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 2nd Sep 2014

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Principal of Special Education School

The Principal is the educational leader who is responsible for the strategic direction and instructional programmes of the school.

The job responsibilities include leadership in strategic planning, talent and resource management, teaching and learning, and family and community partnership.

Responsibilities

  • Lead in developing and implementing the strategic plan of the school to achieve the vision and mission of the organisation and the school.
  • Manage human resource talent such that they are developed fully to their potential, both individually and professionally.
  • Prepare annual budget and monitor the effective utilization of all financial resources and assets.
  • Ensure school curriculum continues to be relevant and effective in achieving the desired outcomes for the students.
  • Maintain regular communication with the families and community partners.

Requirements

  • Good degree in any discipline, preferably Masters in Education or Special Education.
  • At least 10 years of working experience in teaching and education management, with at least 5 years in leadership role.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans.

date posted: 2nd Sep 2014

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Head of Training & Development Centre (DAC)

We are looking for an experienced Head to run a new Centre to be set up by early 2015.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the Centre to ensure that the clients are meaningfully engaged and adequately cared for, and the programmes are managed with high standard of corporate governance.
  • Continuously develop and evaluate programmes and services benchmarking against best practices.
  • Manage the public education/public relations activities of the programme.
  • Support volunteer/fundraising activities whenever the need arises.
  • Implement staff development programmes by identifying appropriate training opportunities, mentoring, coaching and supervision to ensure a high standard of service quality.
  • Prepare, monitor and review annual budgets.

Requirements

  • Degree in any discipline with at least 6 years of experience.
  • Effective and good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive under work pressure.
  • Willing to work with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 2nd Sep 2014

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Facilities Manager/Executive

We are looking for a Manager / Executive to be part of a team to manage MINDS’ 13 facilities located across the island.

Responsibilities

  • Full scope of building facilities management for MINDS' facilities islandwide.
  • Implement best practices in facility maintenance to ensure safer operating environments.
  • Ensuring compliance with Fire Safety and Building Controls standards on MINDS' facilities.
  • Liaising with relevant funding bodies, government authorities, contractors, vendors with regard to A&A cyclical maintenance, renovations, and other ad-hoc maintenance matters.
  • Draw up tender specifications, and work closely with consultants on project specifications.
  • Ensure that contractors/sub-contractors perform their services as per their service contracts.
  • Evaluate the condition and maintain records of the working condition of the facility equipment or systems on a regular basis.
  • Maintain and update annual inspection and certification of facility equipment in compliance with the relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with the Procurement manager for central services related to facility and equipment maintenance.

Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in Civil/Building/Structural/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experiences in facility management/maintenance.
  • Possess the Fire Safety Manager certificate.
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills, able to work independently as well as in a team environment with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  • Good planning, organizational, analytical, trouble-shooting, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 2nd Sep 2014

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Internal Auditor

We are looking for high potential, energetic and motivated individuals to execute the strategic audit plan to ensure that the risk affecting the organisation is adequately covered.

The candidate will undertake risk assessments, perform and lead internal audit engagement to provide assurance to management on internal control environment, and to highlight forward looking indicators of potential risks within various areas in the organisation.

The candidate will provide assurance as needed to senior management that the processes and controls by means of which the organisation is managed are appropriate to the tasks and functioning effectively

Responsibilities

  • Perform, support or lead where directed, the planning, fieldwork, and reporting of internal audit engagements to deliver agreed assurance objectives to established standards and timelines.
  • Facilitate and implement/deliver the agreed audit plan; identify the key audit issues arising and track and follow-up on audit issues till closure.
  • Identify and escalate emerging risks or trends through on-going surveillance and monitoring of the portfolio assigned.
  • Perform continual risk assessment on the portfolio assigned and develop audit plan in response to the risks identified.
  • Ensure that regulatory audit requirements are met through audits & assurance reviews that are conducted in accordance with an agreed methodology.
  • Escalates delayed or stalled findings where necessary.
  • Provide functional/program stakeholders with a clear understanding of areas of control weaknesses and where possible suggestions on how to rectify.

Requirements

  • Degree in Accountancy or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years audit experience in a public accounting firm or internal audit experience.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to influence.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction and also work well in a team environment.
  • Effective written and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the organisation’s core values.
  • Responds enthusiastically to tasks allocated, accepts responsibility readily and demonstrates business professionalism in personal appearance.
  • Well-organised with the ability to prioritise and plan workload to ensure delivery to timelines.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 2nd Sep 2014

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Head Psychologist

The Head Psychologist is part of the Allied Health Professional (AHP) team comprising Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech Therapists. The Head Psychologist will work closely with the AHP Director and Heads of other disciplines.

Responsibilities

  • Perform, support or lead where directed, the planning, fieldwork, and reporting of internal audit engagements to deliver agreed assurance objectives to established standards and timelines.
  • Provide clinical supervision and guidance to the Psychologists’ work processes, intervention/ treatment plans, assessment skills and techniques used with clients.
  • Encourage staff in conducting relevant research to address service gaps and programme planning, with the aim of paper presentation in local and overseas forums and/ or publication in reputable scientific journals.
  • Work closely with AHP Director and other AHP discipline Heads in developing initiatives that are aligned with MINDS’ strategic directions.
  • Provide at least 20-30% direct clinical work to maintain skills and relevance when providing supervision.

Requirements

  • More than 5 years of relevant work experience with at least 2 years of supervisory experience. Approved Clinical Supervisor status is preferred.
  • At least a Master degree in Clinical, Educational or Counselling Psychology.
  • A Registered Psychologist with Singapore Registry of Psychologists or its equivalent.
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

date posted: 2nd Sep 2014

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Administration / Operations Manager

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for smooth running of day-to-day administrative operation of the school.
  • Assist the Principal in the budgeting and financial control in the expenditure of funds and collection of revenue.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate the manpower needs such as recruitment, training and staff welfare.
  • Ensure proper inventory management procedures.
  • Manage maintenance and improvement projects, check, renew and prepare maintenance contracts for works and supplies.
  • Regularly check the premises for damages and ensure cleanliness and a conductive learning environment.
  • Supervise Clerical Officer to ensure sound and efficient administrative procedure.
  • Data and files are properly maintained and required information submissions to MOE/ NCSS and HQ are on time.
  • Work closely with Organisation’s Administration, Finance and Facilities Departments.

Requirements

  • Degree in Business Administration with at least 3 years management experience.
  • Effective and good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent in organizational and leadership skills.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Margaret Drive

date posted: 12th Aug 2014

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Programme Coordinator

Plan and ensure smooth implementation of appropriate and adequate training, learning and personal development programmes for the residents in Children’s Wing.

Responsibilities

  • Work consistently on all Individual Care Plan objectives identified for each client.
  • Plan and execute for outings/events/programmes as well as arrange transportation.
  • Take part in the regular review of programmes of care, protocol and procedures to ensure ongoing continuous improvement.
  • Prepare, maintain and purchase the teaching and learning aids materials for the clients.
  • Ensure the safety of clients at all times providing opportunities for new learning experiences.
  • Establish and maintain current, accurate, confidential files for each client.
  • Liaise / work with and supervise volunteers to provide variety of activities for the children to aid in their development, skills training and learning.
  • Communicate with parents or caregivers and provide support.

Requirements

  • GCE 'O', 'A' level and Diploma in any discipline with at least 2 years working experience.
  • Certified training in Social Services or Disability Studies or relevant experience will be an advantage.
  • Able to work with children / youth ranging from 6-18 years of age with one or more learning difficulties.
  • Work on weekday evenings or weekends (if required).
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to provide information about the client’s situation through observation, reporting and recording.
  • Able to work in a team with social workers, therapist and other teaching colleagues.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Lor Napiri

date posted: 12th Aug 2014

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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 (2 vacancies), Rosyth

date posted: 8th Aug 2014

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Senior Care Associate

Responsibilities

  • Assess clients' needs through admission interviews.
  • Set training goals for clients with the team.
  • Participate in case reviews, consulting with team caring for the client.
  • To evaluate the clients’ needs and plan for continuing services.
  • Carry out the interventions set by the team and document progress.
  • Prepare and maintain records of clients’ progress and service performed.
  • Evaluate clients’ progress.
  • Provide Caregivers' training in client's house.
  • Ensure that the staff schedule meets the clients' minimal required hours of service.
  • Provide feedback on the Home Based Care Service (HBCS) program.
  • Report changes in client’s condition to Manager/ Supervisor.
  • Plan and maintain staff schedule.

Requirements

  • Minimum 'N' level with WSQ Higher Certificate in Community & Social Service or Higher.
  • At least 2 years related work experience in Health Care Sector.
  • A strong team-player with excellent people skills.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of intellectual disability, skills in implementing activity/training planning, clients management skills and skills in housekeeping.
  • Passion to work with people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 8th Aug 2014

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Clerical Officer

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for day-to-day operation of the Centre.
  • Assist in administrative and co-ordination of the Centre’s programmes and activities.
  • Maintain and ensure confidentiality of clients’ data.
  • Provide logistic support for in-house meetings and events.
  • Prepare monthly petty cash summary and other related finance matters.
  • Handle external calls and enquiries.
  • Ensure equipment are properly maintained and keep inventory records in order.

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.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Eunos, Margaret Drive

date posted: 8th Aug 2014

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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:

  • Eunos, Rosyth, Tampines, Woodlands

date posted: 8th Aug 2014

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Centre Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Training Officers in executing and implementing Individual Training Programme (ITP).
  • Assist in the continuous assessment, training and evaluation of the clients.
  • Work closely with the families to implement training programmes for the clients.
  • Engage in volunteers’ activities to raise public awareness of persons with intellectual disability.

Requirements

  • Minimum Secondary Education/ Employability skills (ES-WPLN).
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and a good team player.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Willing to work with persons with intellectual disabilities.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 8th Aug 2014

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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:

  • Eunos

date posted: 8th Aug 2014

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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:

  • Eunos, Lor Napiri

date posted: 7th Aug 2014

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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:

  • Eunos, Lor Napiri, Woodlands

date posted: 7th Aug 2014

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Psychologist

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct assessment interviews with a team of allied health professionals to assess client’s suitability for services in MINDS.
  • Provide management and intervention programmes for clients with behavioural and learning difficulties.
  • Work with direct service staff (teachers, training officers, care staff), caregivers and families, and volunteers in the implementation of the intervention strategies and programmes, and to provide consultations to them, as necessary.
  • Maintain updated client records of intervention programmes.
  • 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, etc.

Requirements

  • Honours/ Masters in Psychology with at least 2 years working experience.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working with persons with intellectually disability or related field is preferred.
  • Applicants must be Singaporeans

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 6th Aug 2014

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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 therapy programmes for clients.
  • Work with direct service staff (teachers, training officers, care staff), caregivers and families, and volunteers to implement intervention strategies and programmes, and to provide consultations to them, as necessary.
  • Maintain updated client records of therapy programmes.
  • 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, etc.

Requirements

  • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution recognized by the Ministry of Health under the Allied Health Professions Act.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in working with persons with intellectually disability or related field is preferred.

Location:

  • Eunos

date posted: 6th 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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Registered Nurse

You will work with a team of nursing aides and allied health staff to attend to the health care needs of persons with intellectual disability in a residential facility.

Qualifications:
Registered nurse with Nursing Diploma or Degree

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Nursing Aide

To provide nursing care for intellectually disabled clients in a residential home setting.

Qualifications:
Preferably with nursing background with at least 1 year experience.

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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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