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Senior / Social Worker

Department Overview:

Epworth HomeSweetHome was started in 2013 in partnership with the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) as the first Therapeutic Group Home in Singapore. The Home provides stay-in treatment for children between the ages of 7 to 12 years old who have experienced abuse. We use the Trauma System Therapy (TST) treatment model to help children with complex trauma and aggressive behaviour.

We believe that with early and appropriate intervention, children can recover and become well-adjusted persons with a healthy mental well-being. Apart from treatment within the Home, we also work with other helping professionals so that all the needs of these children could be met. Together with MSF, we work towards safe placements for these children, when they are ready to be discharged from the Home and well enough to return to the community.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for providing high quality and effective therapeutic case work services for clients
  • Ensure that the emotional, social, behavioural, developmental, therapeutic and educational needs of clients are met
  • Effective use of treatment models and tools, such as, Trauma System Therapy (TST), Positive Behavioural Interventions and Support (PBIS), Structured Decision Making (SDM), Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS)
  • Provide linkage to community resources for clients and their families
  • Work with MSF Child Protection Officer and external agencies/stakeholders
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the interdisciplinary team
  • Provide coaching and training to direct care staff and caregivers/parents
  • Play an active part in the evaluation of TGH therapeutic models and programmes
  • Plan, implement and evaluate group work and programmes that will complement the therapeutic goals
  • Any other adhoc duties as assigned


  • Minimum degree/graduate diploma in Social Work with at least 3 years of related work experience. Candidates with 5 years of work experience, including 2 years of supervising junior social workers is preferred
  • Good knowledge in working with children and youth, and competency to perform roles of higher responsibilities
  • Ability to manage issues of complex multi-problems children and families
  • Good understanding of trauma, attachment and resilience theory, and child and adolescent development
  • Keen interest to acquire knowledge and skills, and effective use in models and tools
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Singapore Association of Social Workers or qualify to be accredited as an RSW
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good team player with good collaboration skills
  • Good report writing skills

Other Information:

  • Location of workplace: Sembawang
  • 5 days work week (no shift work required)
  • Nature of job requires working with primary school boys
  • Attractive annual remuneration comprising of fixed and variable bonuses
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Student Care Programme Coordinator (2 years contract)

Our Student Care Centres provide a caring, conducive and safe environment for children whose parents are unable to look after them during the day because of work commitments. Creating a stable home-away-from-home environment at each centre is important as students can spend their time meaningfully and be positively nurtured in their mental well-being. Such an environment also provides opportunities for the students to develop socially, morally, emotionally and intellectually.

Job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the children’s well-being and safety at all times.
  • Assist and guide the children with their daily school work.
  • Plan and conduct character development programmes and activities to support the holistic development of the children.
  • Maintain discipline and classroom management while engaging the children in fun developmental activities and learning lessons.
  • Responsible for responding to parent queries at the centre.


  • Minimum GCE O Levels.
  • Enjoys working with children aged 6-12 years.
  • Prior work experience in a student care centre environment preferred. However, fresh graduates are also welcome to apply.
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and keen learning attitude.
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and able to work well in a team setting.
  • Able to work in a systematic and organised manner with attention to detail.
  • Passionate and patient about working with children to provide an environment of care in an after-school care setting.
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Temporary Student Care Programme Coordinator

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist to coach children with their school work.
  • Plan and execute programmes and activities for the children.
  • Assist to respond to parents at the centre.


  • Minimum GCE O Levels.
  • Enjoys working with children aged 6-12 years
  • Passionate and patient about working with Children to provide an environment of care in an after-school care setting.
  • Team player
  • Able to work 6 hours in the afternoon from Monday to Friday.
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Residential Care Worker

Job responsibilities:

  • Work with others in a team to provide an environment of safety for children with difficult behaviours in a children’s home.
  • Able to respond calmly to children when they exhibit difficult behaviours.
  • Look after the needs of children (physical & mental wellbeing of children in care).
  • Creating a safe and positive living environment, setting rules for children’s behaviour & providing one to one teaching and coaching on daily living skills.
  • Check on each resident’s needs and progress.
  • Help children form secure attachment bonds with appropriate adults.
  • Provide close supervision to children.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.


  • Minimum N levels.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts (day & night), on weekends and public holidays.
  • Able to work in an energetic environment with children.
  • Experience working with children is an advantage.
  • Persistent and active learner.
  • Possesses an understanding and a non-judging attitude.
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Psychologist (Epworth HomeSweetHome)

As a Psychologist, you will provide psychological services in multi-disciplinary settings, applying a wide array of psychometric assessments and treatments for clients with routine psychological conditions. You will conduct psychoeducational programmes and training for other professionals.

You are required to be a resourceful, proactive and collaborative professional, and work in varied settings such as public and private institutions, hospitals, healthcare and voluntary welfare organisations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychological assessments and therapy services to clients and their family members caretakers in a Therapeutic Group Home (TGH) setting. Therapeutic Group Home is a place to meet the needs of children and youths who present with severe emotional and behavioural dysregulation and/or sexualised behaviours, and as such, require specialised and intensive care and treatment for a discrete period of time.
  • Develop and update the treatment plan together with the treatment team and support and engage care workers in therapeutic intervention to guide clients towards successful completion of the treatment plan. Guided by the Trauma Systems Therapy model and Trauma Systems Therapy Expert.
  • Serve as a clinical resource to the TGH, providing specialist advice and consultative support to TGH staff on the provision of therapeutic care in relation to the child and their family.
  • Assist in staff coaching related to therapeutic intervention. Where necessary, the psychologist may provide relevant sharing of information to TGH staff and other stakeholders on the understanding and management of the child.
  • Provide updates and reports on clients and families necessary to facilitate decision-making on treatment plans, reviews, discharge, referral, and any other ongoing records required in TGH.


  • Minimum Master’s degree in Clinical, Forensic, Applied, or Counselling Psychology.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Clinical, Forensic, Applied, or Counselling Psychology setting after completion of a postgraduate degree is preferred.
  • Fresh graduates are welcomed to apply.
  • Strong stakeholder management and engagement.
  • Good report-writing skills.
  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Preferably be registered with the Singapore Registry of Psychologists (SRP).

Other Information: 

  • Location of workplace: Sembawang
  • 5 days work week (no shift work required)
  • Nature of job requires working with primary school boys
  • Attractive annual remuneration comprising of fixed and variable bonuses
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If you want to join us in making a difference in the lives of children and youths, do drop us your resume at , and we will contact you for future opportunities. Your information will be kept in strict confidence.

Internship Opportunities

If you are interested in an internship with Epworth Community Services, do drop us your resume at , and indicate the dates of your availability, and we will contact you if there are suitable internship opportunities.