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PAP Community Foundation (PCF Sparkletots)

Speech and Language Therapist

April 24, 2024 at 5:05:20 PM

About the Role

1. Conduct student assessment and therapy planning
- Conduct functional assessments to determine required therapy interventions
- Formulate child-centred and SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely) goals in collaboration with student and relevant stakeholders (ie. teachers, parents, therapy team)
- Select appropriate and specific outcome measures to enable evaluation of therapy progress and outcomes
- Provide therapy recommendations based on evaluation of children’s needs
- Communicate assessment results, therapy plans, goals and outcome measures to relevant stakeholders

2. Provide clinical guide and intervention
- Adhering to clinical protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
- Provide clinical expertise and consultation for research and education
- Provide interventions for children both in the inclusion and integration setting whenever needed
- Evaluate therapy progress and outcomes using selected therapy outcome measures at regular intervals
- Modify therapy plans based on children’s progress and motivation as well as therapy outcome measures collected
- Formulate discharge plans based on student’s performance in consultation with relevant stakeholders
- Improve intervention by adoption of new and evidence-based techniques and technologies
- Communicate intervention plans, outcome measures, progress and discharge criteria to relevant stakeholders
- Empower children, caregiver and teachers on methods to enhance health, mobility and functions through self-management strategies
- Prescribe assistive devices and equipment according to children’ and teachers’ needs

3. Perform clinical administration and operations
- Educate parents, caregivers and teachers on available clinical services
- Recommend procurement, and monitor utilisation of equipment and resource materials

4. Continuing education, research activities and training
- Participate in continuous professional development
- Plan and conduct continuous professional development activities for key stakeholders
- Provide clinical education for children and/or staff
- Participate in work improvement project(s)

5. Carry out tasks as assigned

Requirements

• Recognised Degree/Master in Speech Therapy (listed in https://www.healthprofessionals.gov.sg/ahpc/apply-to-be-a-registered-allied-health-professional/lists-of-recognised-qualifications)
• Full registration with the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC)
• Minimum 2 years of working experience managing a paediatric caseload
• Comfortable working independently as well as part of a team, being both client-centered and service-oriented
• Adaptable in a fast-paced environment, with good written and verbal communication skills
• For senior role, applicant should have at least 5 years of clinical paediatric experience, with AHPC supervisor status

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