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Singapore Anglican Community Services is the community service arm of the Diocese of Singapore. It is a major psychiatric rehabilitation service provider in Singapore. It also offers care services for families-in-crisis and seniors to age-in-place. SACS’s goal is to minister to those who are under-served and disadvantaged – to help them restore dignity, health and well-being, so that they have the opportunity to live life to its fullest potential.

The Rehabilitation Counselor (Employment) supports people with mental health issues to gain and sustain employment and/or reemployment in the competitive job market according to the principles of psychiatric rehabilitation. The incumbent is expected to do case management work, counsel his or her clients in the course of the service, and liaise with caregivers and/or other community services that the client is connected to. The incumbent is also expected to assist in the employment training and provide support to the peer support network.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides case management services to clients
2. Assist clients in creating strategies to develop their strengths and adjust to their limitations at workplace.
3. Monitor clients’ progress and adjust the rehabilitation or care plan as necessary.
4. Timely submission of clinical documentation
5. Be involved in case supervision, case presentation and case conference.
6. Help employers understand the needs and abilities of people with mental health issues (PMHI)
8. Support and contribute in effective change management, and strengthening collaborative network within the social service/mental health sector.
9. Responsible for his or her professional development which includes training plans, cross functional involvement, and discussing with the Reporting Officer on career pathway.
10. Partner SACS Psychiatric Services’ team of professionals to promote mental wellness in the community.

 

Skills and Experiences

Technical Competencies:

Ability in case management work and counselling
Knowledge of mental illness, its treatment and medication
Knowledge of social service

Core Competencies:

Passionate in people work
Effective team player and good interpersonal skills
Good problem solving skills and advocate for mental health causes

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Degree in Counselling/ Psychology/ Social Work
2 years of relevant experience.