We are looking for dynamic 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 Educational, Clinical, Developmental and Research Psychologists, as well as Researchers at the Master and PhD levels. Drop us an email at contactus@cph.sg to connect with us.


Psychologist – Assisted Deputyship Application Programme (ADAP) for Day Activity Centre (DAC) 

Position

Senior Psychologist/ Psychologist

Overview of Programme

The Assisted Deputyship Application Programme (ADAP) for Day Activity Centre (DAC) helps parents to apply for deputyship for their adult child, so that they can continue to make legal decisions for their child. The combination of template forms, psychologist reports, and legal assistance reduces the cost and simplifies the application process for parents.

Responsibilities

You will provide consultancy and psychological services for the ADAP (DAC) adult clients, so as to enable parents to apply for deputyship. Your primary role will be to conduct mental capacity assessments (MCA) for DAC clients using the mandated psychological report/MCA forms, which is accepted in place of a formal medical assessment.  Other responsibilities include:

  • Organising/facilitating case consultations/conferences
  • Conducting and/or supporting training for other psychologists conducting the MCA
  • Supporting the process of implementing the ADAP across selected DACs. This will include professional consultations with the DACs, MSF and CPH
  • Providing professional consultation services at inter-disciplinary case discussions
  • Providing evidence-based input for programme/policy improvements
  • Where necessary, working in other areas of the CPH Psychological Services team, including working with vulnerable adults, mental health cases, and also divorce/child custody evaluation work

Requirements

The applicant should have/be:

  • Postgraduate qualifications (Masters, Doctorate or PhD in Clinical Psychology/ Clinical Neuropsychology/ Counselling Psychology/ Educational Psychology/ Forensic Psychology) from a recognised university
  • A minimum of 3 years of working experience as a practicing psychologist
  • SRP membership, preferably SRP Approved Supervisor for more senior candidates
  • Experience in conducting clinical assessments and writing psychology reports
  • Relevant experience and/or knowledge of the Mental Capacity Assessment (MCA). Specifically, the psychologist must have or would be attending a MCA training session conducted by the Office of the Chief Psychologist
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of the identities and information on the clients
  • Effective interpersonal skills, good report psychological writing skills and be able to work in a multidisciplinary team

If you are interested in applying for this challenging and meaningful position, please send your latest CV, along with your educational certificates and transcripts to Wong.CheeHuey@cph.sg.


Research Associate & Coordinator

CPH 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 an energetic & experienced research co-ordinator to join our Community Research Team (CRT). He or she is expected to support day-to-day management of multiple research projects and multiple research sites in the development and piloting of new assessment and intervention approaches, as well as coordinate data collection, analyses and reports which inform social policies, planning and funding decisions. As such there will be plenty of opportunities for implementing research activities in the community that support social services for people with disabilities/ vulnerabilities or inform social policies.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will ensure that research projects are resourced and implemented appropriately and satisfactorily, within budget and on time; development of conceptual, methodological, and practical tools for research, implementation and evaluation. The candidate also plays a role in drafting the presentation and reports/publications in communicating research findings to stakeholders, as well as translate research findings into practice. In addition, the candidate will work closely with the Research Officers in the management of the data collection, entry, transcription, storage, analysis, interpretation, and reporting, as well as conduct any necessary research training as required.

Requirements:

  • Minimally an honours in Statistics, Psychology or Sociology and Masters in Research/Psychology with strong foundation in statistics and research Methodology
  • Preferably with both quantitative and qualitative research skills
  • Experience in project and research management as well as evaluation cum implementation science are preferred
  • Good research/statistical, report writing and communication skills
  • Must be a team player with good administration, organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant background in life-span developmental psychology and disabilities is preferred
  • Expertise in data analytics using Excel or equivalent software
  • Familiarity with advanced statistical methods & theories (e.g., Structural Equation Modelling, Hierarchical Linear Modelling, and Multilevel Modelling, Time-Series Analysis), scale construction and validation, program evaluation, and implementation science will be an advantage

If you are interested in applying for this challenging and exciting job, please send your CV with specifications corresponding to the requirements, abstracts of your Honours & Masters theses along with your educational certificates and transcripts to Lim.PuayHong@cph.sg.


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.