Occupational Therapist

  • Job Category
    Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Job level
  • Contract type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$3500 - S$6500

Job Description

Clinical Care

  • Responsible for the accurate assessment and appropriate treatment for clients admitted to SLEC.
  • Provide a high standard of Occupational Therapy (OT) services for assigned caseloads, including dementia care, in line with MOH service requirements.
  • Provide coverage of OT services to assigned centres.
  • Maintain up to date documentation in accordance with MOH requirements including:
  • Initial assessment
  • Reassessments
  • Therapy goals
  • Individualised care plan
  • Multidisciplinary meetings
  • Treatment updates (using SOAP format)
  • Discharge planning
  • Work as a multidisciplinary team and attend case  conferences, team meetings, and family meetings.
  • Provide home visits, home modification and caregiver training as required to facilitate the continuity of care for our clients.
  • Submit applications for schemes such as eSMF when necessary.
  • Maintain safety and upkeep of all OT equipment and resources in Day Rehab.
  • Review and assist in the implementation of activities in the assigned day care centres (MDC/DDC/EDC).
  • Provide overall guidance and supervision to Dementia Care Team and day care staff involve in dementia care.
  • Referral to external organisations as necessary (eg. Social Work Department)

Administrative Duties

  • Engage with relevant agencies relating to OT.
  • Supervise therapy associates/assistants.
  • Document and report adverse incidents as necessary.
  • Maintain a neat and tidy workplace.
  • Collect and submit monthly statistics to Cluster OT.

Education and Training

  • Participate and give talks for department CEP.
  • Provide supervision to assigned OT students/interns.
  • Provide OT related training to other professionals/staff, students, volunteers and the community.
  • Provide training for dementia care and activity engagement (at group and individualised level) for day care staff.

Research and Quality Improvement  (OI) Projects

  • Participate in research and QI activities at departmental and organisational level


  • Ensure clients’ safety at all times.
  • Assist in the preparation of information and reports as required.
  • Assist in identifying issues relating to the provision of OT services in the DRC/day care centre, and recommend and implement improvements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution and licensed to practice in Singapore
  • Preferably with 2 to 3 years’ experience.

Closing on 29 Jan 2021