Occupational Therapist

Institute of Mental Health

Occupational Therapist

Institute of Mental Health


Position Level: Entry Level, Experienced

Qualification: Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Nature: Permanent


The Challenges

The successful candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary team to provide the following Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment programmes:

  • Conduct appropriate assessments to set rehabilitation goals and plan intervention programmes.
  • Produce functional reports for discharge planning.
  • Conduct individual and group-based interventions to improve functional ability.
  • Work with multi-disciplinary team and multi-agencies to ensure continuity of care and/or community integration.

 

The Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy which is registrable in Singapore
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills and able to work independently
  • Competent in using different therapeutic modalities in mental health groupwork.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Competent in multi-agency collaboration
  • Relevant working experience in mental health will be an advantage


Company Overview

The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) is a 2,000-bed acute tertiary psychiatric hospital situated on a 25-hectare campus at Buangkok Green Medical Park. Set amidst serene surroundings, IMH offers a comprehensive range of psychiatric, rehabilitative and counselling services for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
IMH’s tradition of care started in 1928. We were the first mental hospital in Singapore, starting with some 1,000 patients. Since then, many advances have been made in treatment, training, and research. Our treatment integrates evidence-based therapies, supported by the departments of clinical psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, and medical social work, to provide holistic care for our patients. IMH is equipped with modern facilities, with 50 wards for inpatients and seven Specialist Outpatient Clinics.
IMH was the first mental health institution in Asia to receive the Joint Commission International Accreditation in 2005, a highly coveted international accreditation for healthcare organisations.
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