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Literacy Intervention Teacher (3 years contract)

The Literacy Intervention Teacher helps 5 to 12-year old students cope and remain in mainstream schools, and reduces the risk of juvenile delinquency in their later years. This role is for a committed individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and their families through educational intervention programmes for specific learning needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach primarily using the Orton-Gillingham approach to help bridge the gaps in literacy skills of students with learning needs
  • Tailor individualised educational plan for each student based on his/her learning challenges
  • Prepare appropriate teaching resources and materials
  • Write annual educational progress report for each student
  • Update parents on their children’s educational progress and to conduct the parent-teacher conference twice a year
  • Plan and execute Kids Club programmes with other colleagues
  • Update the Literacy Centre manager on clients’ progress and development
  • Collaborate with Psychological Services, Youth and Parenting Departments on case management
  • Handle students’ administrative matters
  • Any other assigned duties

Requirements:

  • Sound theoretical understanding of child development
  • Passionate about working with children
  • Ability to engage and make strong student connections
  • Excellent command of the English language, preferably bilingual
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to collaborate with corporate partners such as schools and hospitals

Qualifications:

  • Degree, preferably in psychology, early childhood education or special needs education
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic IT knowledge and skills
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
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Programme Executive, Foster Care

Foster Agency

Our Fostering Agency provides quality care and support to foster parents; and connects them to a wider network of resources. While the reintegration of foster children with their natural families is being worked at, foster families will be equipped to ensure the well-being and holistic development of foster children in a safe, nurturing and caring family environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the Foster Care team.
  • Draft administrative, financial reports and compilation of statistical reports for the Foster Care team.
  • Plan and coordinate meetings, and providing support for department-organised events, including roadshows and other fostering events
  • Plan weekly schedule and allocate drivers to pick up foster children
  • Liaise with stakeholders on system access and assist in checking that reports in the system are submitted as planned
  • Recording of meeting minutes
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Manager, Foster Care.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in Business or related discipline.
  • At least 1 year of administrative experience, preferably in the social service sector
  • Good writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to be adaptable and meet tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft software (Word and Excel)
  • Strong experience in budget tracking and administrative processes preferred
  • Able to occasionally work on non-traditional working hours (e.g. weekends and/or weekday evenings)
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Senior / Social Worker, Foster Care

The social worker attends to individual cases when children come into foster care. They conduct interviews and assessments to report on the case, supporting clients via thorough case management and communication to relevant stakeholders, which allow client needs to be met. This role is for a committed individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and their families through communication and case management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle casework and/or counseling
  • Conduct office interviews and regular home visits
  • Support clients through the full spectrum of case management, including regular follow-up and communication
  • Build good rapport with relevant stakeholders and external agencies in order to mobilize resources to meet client’s needs
  • Complete assessments and reports and any other administrative requirements related to case management
  • Oversee casework management and provide supervision, coaching, and feedback to supervisees

Requirements:

  • Familiar with parenting/family issues and care of children with social issues
  • Trauma-informed and knowledge of attachment issues will be an advantage
  • Good report writing skills
  • Bilingual, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to multi-task and open to learning
  • Responsible, resilient, self-motivated, and a team player
  • Able to work during weekends and evenings, when required

Qualifications:

  • Degree or graduate diploma in social work or equivalent with 3-5 years of relevant work experience
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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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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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Senior / Social Worker (HomeSweetHome)

Our 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. 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 Responsibilities:

Duties (not limited to the following) include:

  • Responsible for providing high quality and effective therapeutic casework services for clients
  • Ensure that the emotional, social, behavioural, developmental, therapeutic and educational needs of clients are met through the development, implementation and timely review of individual therapeutic care plans.
  • 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)
  • Effective use of therapeutic approaches and other intervention strategies that achieve the overall therapeutic care plan of each client, such as, timely reunification to family or other permanency goals
  • Provide linkage to community resources for clients and their families, to facilitate the reintegration of the clients into the community. This includes stakeholders, such as, school, medical/mental health professionals, FSC, CPSC, Foster Care services, VCH
  • Broker and/or provide therapeutic interventions/programmes to the clients as part of the treatment plan
  • Work with MSF Child Protection Officer and external agencies to provide coordinated care for the clients
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the interdisciplinary team to facilitate decision making on treatment plans required for the clients in TGH
  • Provide all necessary documentation for all clients, including case reviews, admission presentation, discharge summaries, referral, TST documents, and other ongoing records required in TGH
  • Provide training to direct care staff on therapeutic skills that will facilitate positive and/or trauma informed interactions with the clients
  • Provide coaching and training to caregivers/parents on parenting skills to facilitate positive and trauma informed interactions with their children
  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrates good knowledge in working with children and youth, and competency to perform roles of higher responsibilities
  • Shows capability to manage issues of complex multi-problems children and families
  • Demonstrates understanding of trauma, attachment and resilience theory, and child and adolescent development
  • Demonstrates interest to acquire knowledge and skills, and effective use in 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)
  • Shows interest and commitment in ensuring fidelity of treatment models used in TGH
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Singapore Association of Social Workers or qualify to be accredited as an RSW
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills – able to relate easily with children and adults
  • Good team player with good collaboration skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Should have appropriate attributes, values and aptitude to manage this profile of clients, such as, but not limited to the following:

· Suitable emotional attributes and resilience

· Good physical and mental health

· Commitment

· Integrity, honesty and discretion

· Energy and enthusiasm

· Positive attitude to life and work

· Compassion, genuineness, empathy and warmth

· Clear, consistent and firm boundaries

· Ability to multi-task

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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:

Conduct psychological assessments

  • Conduct psychological assessments and manage psychological cases under supervision.
  • Prepare assessment reports for routine cases, and identify gaps in assessment tools and propose recommendations applicable for the local context.
  • Deliver case presentations within psychological services.

Deliver interventions

  • Formulate evidence-based and data-driven intervention plans in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams for routine cases.
  • Identify areas of improvements to existing interventions based on research and sector trends
  • Deliver psychological programmes and services.

Build stakeholder relationships or capacity

  • Provide psychological inputs to other specialised departments and relevant professionals.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to deliver and improve client care and services.

Uplift professional practice in psychology

  • Assist in the delivery of training programmes as part of continuing professional development.
  • Deliver psychoeducation programmes for clients.
  • Identify areas of improvement in models of client care and services based on evidence-based practices.
  • Perform data collection and analysis to support research.

Requirements:

  • Master degree qualification in Clinical / Applied Psychology from a recognised university with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in working with children and families.
  • Registered Psychologist with Singapore Psychological Society.
  • Strong stakeholder management and engagement kills
  • Good report writing skills, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good understanding of trauma, attachment and resilience theory, child and adolescent development, behavioural management techniques, and childhood issues such as emotional disturbances and learning disabilities.
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Community Relations Executive (Volunteer Management)

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies in volunteer attraction and management, including conceptualising, planning and implementing outreach initiatives to increase awareness of the organisation’s programmes.
  • Recruit, engage and foster strong relationships with existing and new volunteers.
  • Effectively administer volunteer management systems and processes.
  • Develop and support the implementation of relevant training programmes to enhance volunteer capabilities and improve volunteer engagement and retention.
  • Support organisation transformation initiatives, including administering surveys and following up on post-survey actions for external stakeholders.
  • Work closely with departments to coordinate volunteer contributions on both department and organisation-wide levels for effective management and reporting purposes as well as coordinating and managing the publication of the Annual Report.
  • Effectively handle communications with volunteers and internal departments on various platforms, including website and social media, to optimise content and reach.
  • Manage the organisation’s website to ensure integrity and currency.
  • Manage the membership roll of the organisation.
  • Be involved in projects as directed by Assistant Manager (Community Relations) and/or the Executive Director.
  • Report directly and is accountable to Assistant Manager (Community Relations).

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Social Work/Community Development OR Bachelor/Diploma in Mass Communication/Business with some experience in fundraising and volunteer acquisition events.
  • Familiarity with public education, event management, training programmes and projects involving multiple stakeholders
  • Good understanding of the social service and/or non-profit sector
  • Ability to build good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Self-starter, able to work outside office hours on occasion
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, with ability to be adaptable and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in attracting, managing and working with external stakeholders (eg. volunteers) will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic IT knowledge and skills
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Senior / Social Worker (Centre for Positive Recovery)

Job responsibilities:

  • Handle case work and/or counselling on Trauma-related issues.
  • Conduct regular home visits and work with families from their homes.
  • Support clients through full spectrum of case management work; including co-ordinating various support services, regular follow-up and communication.
  • Build good rapport with relevant stakeholders and external agencies in order to mobilise resources to meet client’s needs.
  • Complete assessments and reports and any other administrative requirements related to case management.
  • Provide supervision, coaching and feedback to junior social workers.

Requirements:

  • Degree or graduate diploma in social work or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience; including 2 years supervising junior social workers.
  • Experience and knowledgeable in working on trauma and attachment issues will be very advantageous.
  • Familiar in working on parenting and family relation issues.
  • Familiar with social and behavioural issues related to children and youths.
  • Good command of English and report writing skills.
  • Bilingual, with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Responsible, resilient, self-motivated, able to multi-task and be a team player in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to work on weekends and weekday evenings, if required.
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Psychologist (Centre for Positive Recovery)

The Psychologist is required to provide psychological services and interventions to clients by working in a multi-disciplinary team of social workers, counsellors and allied professionals to promote their mental well-being by addressing their cognitive, social, emotional and behavioural needs.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conduct psychological assessments and therapy services to clients and their family members/caregivers.
  • Develop and update treatment plan and interventions including therapy, counselling, and application of therapeutic treatments for difficulties pertaining to mental health issues such as trauma, depression etc.
  • Serve as a clinical resource to the team, providing specialist advice and consultative support on the provision of therapeutic care in relation to the child and his/her family. This may also include providing consultations to caregivers and families on the understanding and management of the child, so as to maximise their capabilities.
  • Assist in staff coaching related to therapeutic intervention. Where necessary, the psychologist may provide relevant sharing of information to staff and other stakeholders on the understanding and management of the child.
  • Provide psychological inputs during case conferences.
  • Maintain updated records of psychological interventions and reports.

Requirements:

  • Master degree qualification in Clinical/Applied Psychology from a recognised university with a minimum 3 years of relevant experience working with children and families.
  • Registered Psychologist with Singapore Psychological Society.
  • Strong stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • Good report writing skills, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of trauma, attachment and resilience theory, child and adolescent development, behavioural management techniques, and childhood issues such as emotional disturbances and learning disabilities.
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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.