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


Research Officer  – Research Services 

Overview

Our researchers specialise in policy, assessment and intervention research for people with disabilities/ vulnerabilities using data analytics, program evaluation and implementation science. We are looking for energetic and creative individuals to join our Research Services, to support the development and piloting of new assessment and intervention approaches. As such there will be plenty of opportunities for implementing research activities in the community that support social services for people with disabilities or inform social policies and planning.

Key Responsibilities

You will support the Principal Investigators and other researchers in research projects for children and adults with disabilities. You will provide support in executing the entire research cycle, such as literature review, planning, implementation, data collection, management, analyses and interpretation. You will also work with the researchers in preparing written reports and presentation slides for other stakeholders. The research findings are expected to be translated into recommendations for social policies, programmes and outcomes.

Requirements

The applicant should have:

  • Strong interest in community and disability research
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Psychology, Social Sciences or Statistics. Honours degree and previous experience as a research assistant or intern are preferred
  • Good results and skills in research and statistics are required
  • Experience in carrying out research work, task management and knowledge of Microsoft office and statistical programmes (e.g. SPSS, AMOS)
  • Must be a team player with good administration, time-management and organization skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight timelines

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

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.

Key responsibilities include:

  • 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)

Senior Psychologist – Psychological Services

Overview

Please see overview of Psychological Services above.

 Key Responsibilities include:

  • 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)

 To Apply

If you are interested in a career at CPH, please email the following to Wong.CheeHuey@cph.sg:

  • For position of Research Officer:

Your latest CV with specifications corresponding to the requirements, a sample research report or Honours thesis along with your educational certificates and transcripts.

  • For Position of Psychologist

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)


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.