Extra•Ordinary People is hiring a Senior Psychologist!

 

Job Description for Senior Psychologist
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 (above 6 years old) and youth with special needs to live independently, be work ready, work able and sustain employment. We strongly believe in providing a holistic support, always including and involving parents/caregivers in the process.
Working in close collaboration with other professionals (therapists from other domains, job coaches, counsellors etc.), we are looking for dynamic and passionate Psychologists to join our team in journeying with these children and youth and their families through their lives. We intend to engage in research to review and evaluate our programmes, contributing local data towards the existing literature on special needs.

Responsibilities
• Conduct psycho-educational assessments for diagnosis of neurodevelopmental conditions, school placement and special requests, and / or to inform interventions
• Work with members of the integrated team in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Company-curated programmes
• Provide in-person and virtual counselling and/or specific therapeutic interventions in both individual and group settings
• Provide in-person and virtual training for caregivers, addressing school and/or home functioning concerns
• Evaluate and monitor progress to review effectiveness and relevance of intervention plans
• Provide regular feedback to caregivers to update on the client’s progress
• Work with members of the integrated team and/or outside academic institutions to
conduct research on the evaluation of the Company-curated programmes
• 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
• Adhere to professional standards in clinical, legal, and ethical practices
• Monitor staff adherence to policies and procedures for professional practices
• Provide supervision to junior psychologist


Requirements
• PhD / Masters’ degree and above in Applied / Clinical / Developmental / Educational Psychology
• Minimum of 5 – 7 years of post-graduate clinical experience in psycho-educational assessments and therapeutic interventions
• Previous working experience in schools (mainstream and/or SPED schools) and experience working with children and youths with special needs will be an advantage
• Registration with a professional regulatory board (e.g. SRP, AHPRA, BPS, APA)


For interested candidates who wish to apply for the advertised position, please email your resume and cover letter to recruit@extraordinarypeople.sg
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