Job Category: Programme
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Job Location: Sengkang Teck Whye

About Community Mental Health Department:

Our Community Resource, Engagement and Support (CREST) teams support clients who are at risk of or diagnosed with mental illness as well as their caregivers. The teams provide basic emotional support and monitoring of their mental health conditions through home visits and service linkages.

Responsibilities:  

  • Engage and collaborate with stakeholders such as government agencies, grassroots, and community-based organizations to raise awareness of mental health 
  • Conduct mental health screening to identify those who are at-risk/diagnosed with mental health conditions and connect them with the right services for early diagnosis and treatment 
  • Provide basic emotional and cognitive support to clients with mental health issues and/or their caregivers and link them up with relevant services based on their needs  
  • Ensure proper maintenance of case documentation and timely submission of reports to external parties  
  • Manage volunteers to support outreach events and conduct activities when necessary  
  • Establish and support the run of a caregiver support group

Requirements:  

  • Degree Holder preferably with some social service experience 
  • Passionate to work in the mental health sector and community services 
  • Preferably able to converse in Malay or dialect as there is a high proportion of Malay and dialect-speaking clients
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills 
  • A team player who can also work independently 
  • Detail-oriented in keeping proper documentation 
  • This position is on a contract basis 

Work Location: Sengkang/ Teck Whye

Work Service Area:

  • Ang Mo Kio-Hougang, Hougang SMC & Punggol
  • Bukit Panjang SMC, Cashew & Zhenghua
  • Brickland & Choa Chu Kang
  • Limbang & Yew Tee

(If you have specific preference on the work service area, please indicate in the job application form)

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