Dyslexia Association of Singapore
16 September 2023 at 9:40:04 pm
Full time position for SLT/ Senior SLT
$4300 - $5500
email@example.com | 65940321
About the Role
Be a part of the DAS Specialised Educational Services (SES) division's dynamic team providing specialist services to children from both local and international schools in Singapore.
Speech and Language Therapy is offered in individual or group settings, including social skills. Our Speech-Language Therapists (SLTs) aim to build up the child’s fundamental speech, language and communication skills to support his or her development and learning. Therapy is carried out in a child-friendly, lively and bright environment. Language is aided and enhanced through fun and functional activities.
All interested applicants are to submit the following as part of their application
1. DAS Employment Application Form, duly completed (form can be downloaded from the career page of our website – http://www.das.org.sg)
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Selected candidate must be able to start work from 2 January 2024
The work of a Speech-Language Therapist may involve:
• Identifying speech, language and communication difficulties in clients for an age range of 5 years to 18 years of age.
• Managing a caseload with support as required and in consultation with the DAS multi-disciplinary team.
• Providing therapy to a diverse group of clients including children with speech and language disorder, social communication difficulties, dyslexia, autism, ADHD, dyspraxia and oral motor issues.
• Working with clients on a one-to-one basis and in groups to deliver therapy. This includes conducting holiday workshops.
• Planning, delivering and monitoring treatment programmes.
• Recording outcome measures to evaluate intervention.
• Using assistive technology to stimulate interest in therapy sessions.
• Liaising closely with parents, caregivers and/or educators and providing regular updates for them.
• Planning and delivering training sessions for parents and educators.
• Writing and maintaining confidential client case notes and reports, as well as information for clients' carers and other professionals.
• Providing information for statistical reporting and/or funding requests.
• Participating in research projects, conference presentations and awareness talks.
• Attending and/or providing mentoring and supervision.
• Undertaking clinical audit to ensure that high quality standards are maintained.
• Being responsible for maintaining Continuing Professional Development and registration with professional bodies such as the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Speech and Language Therapy Singapore (SALTS)
Additional responsibilities of a Senior Speech-Language Therapist include:
• Preparing and delivering lectures at academic institutions on topics of clinical expertise
• Planning induction and orientation for new SLTs
• Assisting the Programme Manager with the preparation of work plan and budget
• Serving as a clinical supervisor, consultant and educator for staff members and undergraduates in Clinical Practice Education. Using your expertise to guide and support their professional growth and development, ensuring the delivery of high-quality speech-language services across the organisation
• Be willing to jump in to provide direct services as needed if the team has gaps
As the DAS operates from many centres, the successful candidate must expect to be deployed to any of these centres if required, and to work at different learning centres as and when necessary. You may also be required to conduct therapy sessions in schools