Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Extraordinary People Limited
2-5 years
48000 - 72000 SGD

Job Description

Job Description for Occupational Therapist

Extra•Ordinary People is a charity and Institute of Public Character (IPC) striving to enable and support persons with special needs. We adopt an ecosystem approach towards enabling and empowering children and youth with special needs to live independently, be work ready, work able and sustain employment. We strongly believe in providing a holistic support, including and involving parents/caregivers in the process.

Working in close collaboration with other professionals (therapists from other domains, job coaches etc.), we are looking for dynamic and passionate Occupational Therapists to join our team in journeying with these individuals and their families through their lives.


Responsibilities:

  • Assess and identify client’s needs with respect to occupational therapy issues in home/school/work contexts
  • Deliver in-person and virtual occupational therapy services both in individual and group settings
  • Monitor, evaluate and document the clients’ progress
  • Conduct meetings/webinars with parents/caregivers regularly and work with them to enhance learning
  • Work with caregivers and the integrated team to design Individualised Educational Plans (IEPs)
  • Work with members of the integrated team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Company-curated programmes relating to enabling clients to be work ready, work able and live independently
  • Conduct talks, webinars and/or workshops for parents/caregivers and members of the public
  • Provide consultation and training services for other professionals, educators and organizations
  • Work closely with members of the integrated team to ensure best practice and high-quality care
  • Provide professional input to integrated team and case discussions

Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Full registration with valid practising certificate with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC), Singapore
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in working with children and youth with special needs

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