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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 Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC)

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. We partner Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) providing EIPIC 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


Senior Psychologist – Psychological Services

Overview

Psychological Services of CPH specialises in working with families in distress. Family distress could be related to marital issues, family conflict, mental health issues or elderly care issues. These families could be contemplating divorce and would like to either salvage the marriage or find alternate ways to end the marriage amicably, without the need to enter into the court process. Some families could also be in the midst of divorce proceedings, or coping with the aftermath of divorce, and are in need of psychological support.

Our psychologists will be part of a multidisciplinary team to assist families in preserving family ties, restoring relationships and resolving disputes amicably so as to minimise harm on children.  We will provide psychological assessments, direct therapeutic interventions, online counselling, alternate dispute resolutions and professional consultations to families in need. We also provide forensic and clinical assessments to courts for matters relating to child custody and divorce proceedings.

This is an expanding service area for psychologists in the social service sector and we seek clinical/counselling/forensic psychologists who are passionate about family work to join us in this expanding area of work.

Responsibilities

  • Providing thought leadership in the development of evidence-informed models of intervention and assessment for children, adolescents, adults, couples, elderlies and families.

  • Managing the overall delivery of psychological services provided by the CPH team and partners, including direct work with clients and families, as needed, to drive best practice.

  • Building up the professional capabilities of CPH psychologists and the VWO staff we partner with. This includes providing quality supervision, developing a professional development model and conducting sector level training

Requirements

The applicant should have:

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Clinical/Counselling/Forensic Psychology from an accredited university, with a practicum component

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

  • Preferably at least 5 to 12 years’ experience as a psychologist in either a VWO or healthcare setting. Those with experience working with clients with in the social service sector, in a more multi-disciplinary approach, will be strongly considered

  • Preferably at least 3 years of clinical supervisory experience

  • Preference may be given to those whom have experience leading a team of professionals

  • Experience working with children and families using individual, couple and family therapy; able to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in bringing about positive outcomes for families

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

  • Strong clinical skills, with practical orientation

  • Strong comfort level in working with clients within the community setting

  • Fluency in local languages (will be advantageous)


Psychologist – Psychological Services

Overview

Psychological Services of CPH specialises in working with families in distress. Family distress could be related to martial issues, family conflict, mental health issues or elderly care issues. These families could be contemplating divorce and would like to either salvage the marriage or find alternate ways to end the marriage amicably, without the need to enter into the court process. Some families could also be in the midst of divorce proceedings, or coping with the aftermath of divorce, and are in need of psychological support. 

Our psychologists will be part of a multidisciplinary team to assist families in preserving family ties, restoring relationships and resolving disputes amicably so as to minimise harm on children.  We will provide psychological assessments (eg. mental health and cognitive assessment), direct therapeutic interventions, online counselling, alternate dispute resolutions and professional consultations to families in need. We also provide forensic and clinical assessments to courts for matters relating to child custody and divorce proceedings. 

This is an expanding service area for psychologists in the social service sector and we seek clinical/counselling/forensic psychologists who are passionate about family work to join us in this expanding area of work.

Responsibilities

  • Ongoing development of evidence-informed models intervention and assessment for children, adolescents, adults, couples, elderlies and families.

  • Delivery of services to both clients and the VWOs we work with. This includes carrying out or facilitating assessments, providing evidence based psychological therapies, online counselling, working in a multi-disciplinary team to provide holistic care for clients and their families, provide training and psychoeducation to staff and caregivers, to build their own competencies to support the clients.

Requirements

The applicant should have:

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Clinical/Counselling/Forensic Psychology from an accredited university, with a practicum component

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

  • Preferably at least 3 years’ experience as a psychologist in either a VWO or healthcare setting.  Those with experience working with clients with in the social service sector, in a more multi-disciplinary approach, will be strongly considered

  • Fresh graduates from an approved Master’s Clinical/Counselling/ Forensic Psychology Program may also apply, where personal qualities and suitability for working in the sector will be more strongly assessed  

  • Experience and interest in working with children and families using individual, couple and family therapy; able to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in bringing about positive outcomes for families

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

  • Strong clinical skills, with practical orientation

  • Strong comfort level in working with clients within the community setting

  • Fluency in local languages (will be advantageous)


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.