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/Social Worker


Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Conduct interviews to evaluate clients’ social, financial and emotional conditions and provide required interventions to meet clients’ needs
2. Provide information and refer clients to community resources to assist in clients’ rehabilitation and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, job placement, education and other needs
3. Counsel clients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies and to facilitate rehabilitation
4. Monitor, evaluate and record clients’ progress according to measurable goals as described in care plans
5. Facilitate and evaluate group work

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

Therapy Assistant (VRP)


Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Assist Occupational Therapist in assessing and conducting Basic Cane Technique (BCT) for clients
2. Assist Occupational Therapist in assessing and conducting Orientation and Mobility (O&M) training for clients
3. Provide basic sighted guide training for clients, caregivers and/or public
4. Support administrative matters for the Occupational Therapist
5. Assist with ad-hoc events/matters

Requirements:
1. Minimum GCE “N” Level
2. Bilingual an advantage
3. Enjoy outdoor works
4. On-the-job training provided

Occupational Therapist

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. To develop and implement training programme for Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
2. Provide rehabilitative services for clients in areas of ADLs, work and leisure
3. Liaise and network with agencies and professionals for referrals and follow up services
4. Provide caregiver’s training, where necessary
5. Work closely with other professionals to plan and implement rehabilitation for clients
6. Provide talks on sighted guide techniques to external agencies/organisations
7. Host visits by external agencies/individuals to SAVH
8. Supervise the Therapist Assistants and Welfare Officer 

Requirements:
1. Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution recognised by the Allied Health Professions Council
2. Registered with Singapore’s Allied Health Professions Council
3. Minimum 2 years of related experience, preferably working with persons with visually impairment