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We are looking for psychologists and researchers who are passionate about making a meaningful impact to our clients and their families’ lives in the community. We are interested in meeting Clinical, Counselling, Developmental, Educational, Forensic, and Research Psychologists, as well as Researchers.

Drop us an email* at contactus@cph.sg to connect with us or apply to the following opportunities:


Principal Psychologist, Early Intervention Services

Overview of Programme

This is a key leadership role in Community Psychology Hub.  You will steward a department of psychologists providing psychological services to children and their families going through early intervention (EI) programmes in Singapore. This role encompasses capability building of EI psychologists, managing their deployment to various Voluntary Welfare (VWOs), programme development and consultancy, plus evaluation and research. A key success factor will be your ability to influence and collaborate with various stakeholders in VWOs, government agencies, hospitals, and institutes of higher learning, to bring about effective, practical and sustainable solutions for our clients. 

Responsibilities

You will lead a team of psychologists in CPH’s Early Intervention Services Department. In addition to providing overall leadership in terms of short-term and longer-term planning, you will drive the capability development of the psychologists in CPH and in the social service sector. This might entail collaborating with the institutes of higher learning to align curriculum and the psychological services needed in the community. You will also provide professional consultation to key stakeholders and lead in the review of clinical standards and programme development of high quality services to meet the needs of the social service sector. You will be involved in sector-wide projects e.g., ECHO, through providing professional expertise and leadership in the conceptualisation, design, development, implementation and evaluation stages; as well as develop and/or adapt evidence-based approaches for the EI sector.

Requirements

The applicant should have:

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and/or Educational Psychology from an accredited university

  • Eligibility for Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) (Full Membership) and Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) registration

  • At least 10 years’ experience as a psychologist in either a VWO/not-for-profit organisation, government organisation, or healthcare setting

  • Experience and interest in working with a variety of work areas, including 1-1 clinical work, collaboration and intervention with the family, translating psychological expertise to a level which can be used by other stakeholders.  Those with experience in the neuro-developmental/intellectual disability area will be preferred

  • Experience working at the organisational/systemic level to improve the processes/programs within their setting, and demonstrating impactful outcomes for clients


Psychologist – Early Intervention SERVICES

Overview of Programme

The Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC) provides therapy and educational support services for infants and young children with special needs; while the the Development Support (DS) and Learning Support (LS) seeks to support pre-school children with mild developmental needs.

We partner Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) providing EIPIC and/or DS/LS to ensure that we can meet the demand of quality psychological services in the sector.

Responsibilities

You will work in trans-disciplinary team with other professionals and provide evidence-based services such as assessments, behaviour management, therapeutic intervention services, and psychoeducation for parents and staff. Carrying out home visits, ongoing development work and conducting programme evaluation to assess effectiveness of initiatives are other aspects of the work we do. As a CPH Psychologist, you will also have the chance to move laterally across different VWOs to gain wider clinical experiences. Continual clinical training, professional supervision as well as opportunities for research will be provided to develop your expertise in the area of your work.

Requirements

The applicant should have:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in applied psychology (e.g., Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology) from an accredited university. The programme must include a supervised practicum and supervised training in psychological assessments

  • Eligibility for Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) (Full Membership) and Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP) registration

  • Experience in clinical settings and/or working with/in VWOs will be an advantage

  • Effective interpersonal skills, good psychological report writing skills and be able to work in trans-disciplinary team

  • Fluency in local languages and familiarity with the local context will be an advantage


To apply

Please email* the following to Wong.CheeHuey@cph.sg:

Your latest CV with details about your placements, along with your educational certificates and transcripts. Please also indicate the programme you are interested in (i.e., EIPIC or Psychological Services)

Please note

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

*By submitting your application, you are consenting for it to be retained for 6 months for consideration in the event a suitable employment opportunity arises in the future or to be informed of other job opportunities that may be suitable.