Senior / Clinical Psychologist , Paediatrics - Contract

Job ID:  5278
Job Function:  Allied Health
Institution:  National University Hospital


The Clinical Psychologist is required to provide an array psychological services (psychometric assessments and psychological therapies) to inpatients and outpatients within the Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute (KTP-NUCMI). There will be opportunities to work with children and teenagers (7-19 years old) with medical and/or mental health concerns. The Clinical Psychologist works under the supervision of a Senior Clinical Psychologist. 

Job Responsibilities*

Primary Responsibilities and Duties (80%)

  • To conduct appropriate psychometric assessments and result interpretation for referred patients. 
  • To develop and implement appropriate psychotherapy treatment for inpatients and outpatients.
  • To contribute, as part of a multidisciplinary team, in the overall care plan for the patient. 
  • For the Senior Psychologist, to initiate and implement new psychological services with guidance from the Head of Division.

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties (20%) 

  • To assist in the development of materials for teaching and training.
  • Provide in-service training for department staff as needed.
  • Assist senior team members in the provision of specialized teaching and supervision of interns.
  • To contribute to team level operational tasks. 
  • To participate in research projects as a member of the research team, as appropriate.


  • Master of Psychology, with specialization in Clinical Psychology, from an accredited university.
  • Registered or eligible for registration with a recognized psychological professional body.
  • Fresh Master level graduates with relevant work/internship experience prior to/during Masters training (for Entry position)
  • For the position of Senior Psychologist, at least 5 years of relevant clinical experience.
  • Applicants with clinical training in conducting assessments and/or providing psychotherapy to children and adolescent up to the age of 19.
  • A team player who is motivated to provide a high standard of patient care and also able to work independently.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to speak a second language is preferred.