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Counsellor Positions:

1. Counsellor (Community Mental Health)

Responsibilities:
- Synthesize assessment information to prioritize care needs and develop care plans
- Formulate client’s care plans and deliver direct services including casework, individual and 
  groupwork counselling, home assessments and conducting psycho-education programmes
- Identify learning needs of clients and caregivers
- Provide education and information on client’s condition and the post discharge management, and 
  promote optimization of clients’ progress
- Conduct appropriate teaching / group sessions / structured activities for clients
- Assist in the development and implementation of clinical pathways/disease management protocols 
  in community intervention work
- Work closely with professionals in the multi-disciplinary team to discuss care issues of the clients
- Conduct psychosocial assessment of client by assessing strengths and resilience of the clients, 
  their families and social support system of the clients 

- Develop intervention plan for client with emphasis on the mental wellness of the client and 
  rehabilitation of client in the community
- Counselling for client and family members for instances of clients facing emotional issues, poor 
  mental states and coping and adjustment difficulties
- Referral services and discharge planning for client’s longer term support in the community, working 
  together with healthcare, community and social care partners

Requirements:

- Masters Degree in Counselling
- Registered with Singapore Association for Counselling
- Minimum 3-5 years of experience dealing with patients with major psychiatric disorders
- Additional counselling content skills / therapies is an advantage
- Passion in managing people with mental health disorders
- Able to converse with English-speaking, Chinese-speaking and Dialect-speaking clients
- Good knowledge on available external agencies for psycho-social referrals
- Good communication skills
- Able to work well in a collaborative environment
- Compassionate, detail orientated with good judgement skills
- The position is on contract basis


Interested applicants are to submit a Job Application Form with their detailed resume to recruit@fycs.org.

As the volume of applications may be high, please do allow us to have some time to process them. 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview.
 

 


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