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Programme Head/Deputy Head, Group Home

Established in August 1995, the Group Homes provide individuals with stabilised psychiatric conditions the opportunity to experience community integration in the heartland. This is an important normalisation process for residents in Group Homes as the majority of Singaporeans live in HDB estates. Residents are supported in their recovery and personal goals through the provision of vocational and psychosocial rehabilitation services.

Purpose

As deputy head, it requires one to possess strong leadership and management as you will be leading a team of clinical staff and ensuring that the centre runs smoothly.  You have to ensure that clients receive the utmost counselling and case management throughout the centre and that they are well-taken care of. Training has to be reviewed and conducted to new employees or whenever it is required and sourcing for volunteers to help out. It is also your responsibility to report to the Executive Director on reports and proposals to ensure that the company is smooth sailing and in the loop. As we are a charity organisation, it is important to have good networking skills as it is essential to building good relationships from different organisations. It is best if you have excellent knowledge of mental health to help facilitate your employees and clients with higher productivity. If you feel you have the spirit to lead a team of dedicated people and have a heart of patience and kindness, feel free to apply.

Core Duties:

  • Ensure smooth running of centre’s programme
  • Ensure proper care for clients
  • Submit statistics to funding bodies when required
  • Guide and supervise clinical staffs and interns
  • Mentor and orientate new staffs
  • Review and recommend trainings
  • Conduct internal and external trainings
  • Network and collaborate with other agencies
  • Deliver lectures
  • Conduct and participate research programmes
  • Other admin and support duties when required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Psychology or Social Work or Counselling
  • Prior experience in mental health or special education
  • At least five years of experience in social service or mental health setting, preferably in social work, psychology or counselling role, with some years in a supervisory role
  • Effective communication skills, able to communicate in English and Mandarin
  • Able to lead a multi-disciplinary team to deliver quality services to clients

To apply, please email to recruit@samhealth.org.sg
Kindly be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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