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Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) is dedicated to providing confidential emotional support to individuals facing a crisis, thinking about suicide or affected by suicide. Non-religious and not for profit, our work focuses on crisis intervention and suicide prevention.

If you have what it takes to work in a challenging and rewarding environment, join us to make a difference to the beneficiaries we serve.

Available Positions

Job Code: 
1006
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Published: 
October 9, 2020
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Job Description

The Research Executive is an independent contributor in the Chief Executive’s Office.  

The role requires close working relationship with the Core Services Department to understand cases and issues faced in the various channels of services, mental health landscape and uses recognised methodologies and techniques to conduct research and translate the results in a purposeful and impactful way.

He/She is expected to collaborate with stakeholders (when appropriate) and provide high quality research that are useful for the community, especially to SOS in how we can improve our services.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

· Identify relevant data to be collected and assist in data collection.

· Manage research data and keep up-to-date records.

· Analyse, summarise and present research findings both internally and externally.

· Conduct literature and database searches; identify key findings of previous research and summarise literature surveys as well as past relevant research papers.

· Contribute to production of research reports and publications.

· Enhances his/her knowledge in our core services through participation in case discussions, training and self-learning.

· Reviews relevant literature/reports and shares internally

· Administration duties including data collation and management.

· Participates and assists in special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Key Deliverables

· Lead in the annual SOS National Survey project and co-present the findings internally and externally.

· Data mining using SOS data for data analysis.

· Participates in other research projects which may or may not be initiated by SOS when required.

· Works under the guidance and instructions of the Sr Management and contributes as a team player in special projects when required.

Candidate Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements

  • A Bachelor Degree or Graduate Diploma in Social Work/Counselling with Modules in Research/Statistics and Data Analysis (Registered Social Worker/ Registered Counsellor will be good)
  • Singaporeans/PRs only
  • At least 2 years of experience in research work (Experience in counselling/operations work in social service sector/healthcare environment will be an added advantage)
  • Research Methodology
  • Data Analysis
  • Report writing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Digital literacy

This will be a contract position of 2 years.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

How to apply

Please indicate your current and expected salary. Interested persons are invited to send their resume with a recent photograph:

By email:
HRD@sos.org.sg
By mail: 

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) Human Resource Department
Block 10 Cantonment Close #01-01 Singapore 080010

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and working experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Code: 
1005
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Published: 
September 7, 2020
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Job Description

The Programme Executive in the ‘24-7 Support’ team supports the work of the Core Services by conducting initial assessment of clients’ risks and needs and classifies incoming calls,emails and text messages according to the risk levels. He/She decides the followup actions, which typically include referring of cases to the Clinical Team for crisis support or counselling. Programme Executive also makes preliminary outgoing calls, emails or text messages and provides frontline support to volunteers who are manning the 24-7 hotline service.

He/She must be willing to do shift work which includes evenings, weekends, overnights and public holidays.

Candidate Requirements

Education Qualifications & Other Requirement

  • A Diploma or equivalent in Social Work, Psychology or in Counselling.
  • Supervision and administration duties.
  • Making outgoing calls and emails.
  • Coordinating emergencies.
  • Frontline support to volunteers.
  • Conducting debriefs especially for distressed volunteers.
  • Providing off-site support outside office hours.
  • 1-2 years of experiences in the Social Service Sector.
  • Experience in volunteer management or hotline operation.
  • Singaporeans/PR only

How to apply

Please indicate your current and expected salary. Interested persons are invited to send their resume with a recent photograph:

By email:
HRD@sos.org.sg
By mail: 

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) Human Resource Department
Block 10 Cantonment Close #01-01 Singapore 080010

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and working experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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24 Hour Hotline

p 1800-221 4444

E-mail

m PAT@SOS.ORG.SG