KK Women's and Children's Hospital Pte. Ltd.

Senior/Psychologist (Dept of Child Development)

Job Category:  Allied Health Professional
Posting Date:  4 May 2024

The Department of Child Development provides specialist diagnostic and intervention services to preschoolers who have developmental, emotional, and/or behaviour needs. We support children with a range of conditions such as autism, speech and language disorders, global developmental delay, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), anxiety, selective mutism, oppositional defiant disorders. We place high emphasis on working with the child’s family to facilitate the child’s learning and development.

 

Job description

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team of doctors, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists, education therapists, nurses and social workers. You will provide assessments for diagnosis of autism, intervention recommendations and educational placements. You will provide evidence-based psychological interventions to manage mood, anxiety and behavioral issues, and work across disciplines to deliver transdisciplinary services. You will have opportunities to be involved in research and service projects.

 

Job Requirements

  • At least a Master Degree in Psychology (Clinical /Educational) with practicum component
  • Eligible for Singapore Psychological Society (SPS) full membership
  • Eligible for registration with the Singapore Register of Psychologists (SRP)
  • Effective interpersonal skills, verbal communication skills, and good psychological report writing skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team, and in a fast paced environment
  • Preferably with working experience with young children (i.e., toddlers and preschoolers) and/or with children with autism.
  • Candidates with more experience will be considered for the senior position.
  • For senior psychologist position,
  • Preferably with at least 5 to 7 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working with parent-child interactions, providing psychotherapy with adults, and/or developing clinical services would be an added advantage.

 

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.