#SGUNITEDJOBS MSF is hiring for Clinical and Research Psychologist positions!

Principal Clinical Psychologist (Office of Chief Psychologist) #SGUnitedJobs

 Description of Division/Branch:

The Office of Chief Psychologist (OCP) provides thought and practice leadership in the strategic direction and planning for psychological services within the Ministry and the Social Service Sector.  Specifically, it provides professional consultations, training, research and evaluation in the field of psychology and mental health. If you are keen to apply for the position, please click here.

Brief description of Job Scope:

Reporting to the Chief Psychologist/Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist, your role is to support the Clinical Team in the various thought and practice initiatives.  

Responsibilities:

  • National Care Hotline and related work – to cover Chief Psychologist & Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist in:
    • the day to day operations of the National CARE hotline, Carelines for GQF and SHN, and other MSF CARE related work
    • provision of psychological services and consultation in the aftermath of COVID-19
    • Clinical management of calls – supervision of DCOs on calls; consultation to supervisors on complex cases; development and updating of clinical SOPs Compilation and management of call data
    • Media requests and announcements
    • Post NCH – collation and mining of call and DCO deployment data to understand the areas of needs and impact
  • To support Chief Psychologist (CP) & Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist in Skills Future Tripartite Taskforce (STT)-related work which includes:
    • curriculum development, lecturing work within the IHLs, developing placement/ traineeships & supervision structure for those in service; continuing educational courses for psychologists with SSI
    • running the Community Psychologist Community of Practice
  • Undertake supervision of clinical psychologists in social service agencies, and oversee the professional services and clinical programs provided by the deployed psychologists to various agencies
  • Provide clinical inputs and consultation in divorce work and parenting work, early intervention for children (EI Continuum, Inclusive Preschool Pilot), and psychological support in FSCs

 Competencies required:

Functional/Technical Competencies:

  • At least a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Preferably 10 years’ experience in a variety of treatment modalities
  • Preferably 5 years’ experience in supervising Clinical Psychologists
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Behaviour Competencies:

  • Analytical, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Senior Clinical Psychologist (Office of Chief Psychologist) #SGUnitedJobs

Description of Division/Branch:

The Office of Chief Psychologist (OCP) provides thought and practice leadership in the strategic direction and planning for psychological services within the Ministry and the Social Service Sector.  Specifically, it provides professional consultations, training, research and evaluation in the field of psychology and mental health. If you are keen to apply for the position, please click here.

Brief description of Job Scope:

Reporting to the Chief Psychologist/Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist, your role is to support the Clinical Team in the various thought and practice initiatives.  

Responsibilities:

  • National Care Hotline and related work – to cover Chief Psychologist & Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist in:
    • the day to day operations of the National CARE hotline, Carelines for GQF and SHN, and other MSF CARE related work
    • provision of psychological services and consultation in the aftermath of COVID-19.  
    • Clinical management of calls – supervision of DCOs on calls; consultation to supervisors on complex cases; development and updating of clinical SOPs Compilation and management of call data
    • Media requests and announcements
    • Post NCH – collation and mining of call and DCO deployment data to understand the areas of needs and impact
  • To support Chief Psychologist (CP) & Senior Principal Clinical Psychologist in Skills Future Tripartite Taskforce (STT)-related work which includes:
    • curriculum development, lecturing work within the IHLs, developing placement/ traineeships & supervision structure for those in service; continuing educational courses for psychologists with SSI
    • running the Community Psychologist Community of Practice
  • Undertake supervision of clinical psychologists in social service agencies, and oversee the professional services and clinical programs provided by the deployed psychologists to various agencies
  • Provide clinical inputs and consultation in divorce work and parenting work, early intervention for children (EI Continuum, Inclusive Preschool Pilot), and psychological support in FSCs

Competencies required:

Functional/Technical Competencies:

  • At least a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Preferably 5 years’ experience in a variety of treatment modalities
  • Preferably 2 years’ experience in supervising Clinical Psychologists
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Behaviour Competencies:

  • Analytical, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Research Psychologist (Office of Chief Psychologist) #SGUnitedJobs

Description of Division/Branch:

The Office of Chief Psychologist (OCP) provides thought and practice leadership in the strategic direction and planning for psychological services within the Ministry and the Social Service Sector.  Specifically, it provides professional consultations, training, research and evaluation in the field of psychology and mental health. If you are keen to apply for the position, please click here.

Brief description of Job Scope:

Reporting to the Senior Principal Research Psychologist, your role is to support the Principal Investigators (PI) in the various research (including NCH-related) and evaluation projects, as well as train and supervise Research Assistants.  

Responsibilities:

You may be required to perform the following tasks:

  • articulate research/evaluation questions
  • review and synthesize the literature
  • conceptualise the research/evaluation design
  • supervise/undertake and manage data collection
  • supervise/clean and prepare datasets
  • conduct statistical or thematic analyses
  • write up research/evaluation report
  • disseminate findings and recommendations
  • conduct training in selected topics – Research Methods, Statistical Analyses, Data Preparation, Data Visualisation

Competencies required:

Functional/Technical Competencies:

  • Master’s degree
  • Relevant research experience (preferably in social service settings)
  • Strong competency in statistics
  • Competent in SPSS or MPlus
  • Good command of spoken and written English

Behaviour Competencies:

  • Analytical, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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