The Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH) is a Voluntary Welfare Organization. Our vision is to promote the needs, interests and aspirations of the visually impaired.
SAVH invites committed and competent individual to join our team of professionals in advancing the well-being and aspirations of the persons with visual handicapped in Singapore. If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, our organization is the right place for you.

Following positions are available. Interested applicants, please send full resume with salary expectation to:
hr_savh@savh.org.sg

JOB VACANCIES:

Senior Social Worker

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Undertake social casework and provide individual and family counselling as a member of the rehabilitation team
2. Network with other agencies or community groups
3. Conduct assessments of intake of clients and family/caregiver interviews and register them for the services
4. Compile and maintain clients’ case history and update case records at all times
5. Evaluate clients’ eligibility to various assistance schemes and services
6. Provide counselling and support to help clients and their families/caregivers with social behavioural, emotional, psychological, developmental, marital, financial and other problems
7. Coordinate cases in collaboration with other disciplines for more effective service delivery
8. Liaise with Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) on client referrals, prescription of Low Vision Devices (LVDs), updating Optometrists of LVDs at our Assistive Device Centre (ADC) and sales and stocks of LVDs at SNEC
9. Encourage and support clients while they go through the vision rehabilitation programme
10.Help clients in referring to other service agencies (e.g. Community Development Councils)
11.Submit statistics on the Vision Rehabilitation Programme to funders through the EPES system
12.Submit monthly report on the Social Work Department to the Executive Director

Requirements:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from a recognised university
2. Minimum of 8 years’ experience as a social worker
3. Some years of supervisory experience
4. Must possess good written and spoken English and Mandarin, ability to communicate in local dialects would be an advantage


Administration Assistant (Low Vision Clinic)

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. To support and manage the administrative work of LVC clinical activities
2. Prepare and track returns for case referrals
3. Update and organize databases
4. Attend to enquiries, maintain good system of record keeping, database management, office and equipment inventory
5. Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor from time to time

Requirements:
1. Minimum GCE ‘O’ Level
2. Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
3. Technical Competencies: Must be proficient in MS word, Excel & PowerPoint
4. Pleasant disposition, good team player & communication skills, meticulous, committed, positive work attitude
5. Bilingual in both English & Mandarin