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     ST. NICHOLAS’ HOME FOR THE BLIND, PENANG. 

St. Nicholas’ Home is a charitable organisation and the oldest social outreach ministry of the Anglican Diocesan of West Malaysia. We have been providing training, education and social services to empower the blind and vision-impaired children and adults alike for nearly 90 years. As we expand our services and reach, we are now seeking suitable candidates to fill in the following vacancies:-

 1.     Resource Development Officers

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies and set goals to meet fund raising targets.
  • Identification and acquisition of grants and major donations from philanthropic bodies, government departments and the corporate sectors.
  • Write project proposals for business organisations.
  • Organise events to create awareness and raise funds for the Home.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree in any field with good written and communication skills.
  • Results-orientated, highly motivated and pro-active and good public relation skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and able to drive.

 2.     IT Officer

Main Responsibilities:

  • Organize, monitor and improve Computer Training & Assistive Technology Services Training.  Provide consultations to clients and educators.
  • Coordinate computer & assistive technology services to include assessments, on-site visits to evaluate computer & assistive technology needs, equipment recommendations, assistive technology equipment installation and technical support.
  • Responsible for maintaining a demographic database, and the proper maintenance of computers and assistive devices.
  • Lead projects related to computer & assistive technology services as per needs.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Degree in related field.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in related field.
  • Good knowledge in computer hardware/software.

 3.     Junior RD Officer

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to Resource Development Department in administrative areas and also organizing online fund raising activities for the Home.
  • Maintain and update the St. Nicholas’ Home Website.
  • Write project proposals and Newsletter.
    • Assist in organizing events to create awareness and raise funds for the Home.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in any field with good written and communication skills.
  • Results-orientated, highly motivated and pro-active and good public relation skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and able to drive.

 4.     Teachers/Assistant Teachers (DBMH/TASKA)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the teaching, welfare and supervision of the children in the unit.
  • Able to plan individual Education Programme for each child assigned.
  • To support and train families of these children.

Requirements:

  • Minimum SPM with proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia and English.
  • Certificate in Special Education  is an added advantage
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy is preferred.
  • Experience in working with children or handicapped children will be an advantage.

5.   Independent Living Skills Instructors

Main Responsibilities:

  • To provide trainings for the Blind and Visually Impaired Persons, to develop their Job skills, Mobility skills and Daily Living skills and prepare them to be self-employed or to be employed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum SPM.
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy is preferred.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Good computer skills
  • Able to drive

6.   Handicraft Instructor

Main Responsibilities:

  • To provide trainings and teaching the Blind and Visually Impaired Persons on the Handicraft/Basketry.
  • To monitor the trainees’ progress and development.

Requirements:

  • Minimum SPM.
  • Experience in teaching handicraft/basketry.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Good computer skills

7.   Occupational Therapist

Main Responsibilities:

  • To assess and give recommendations for suitable rehabilitation for clients (children, in-house trainees, senior citizens, walk-in clients etc.)
  • To assist in IEP preparation for the Early Intervention and Deaf Blind Multi handicapped Programmes and to conduct counselling when the need arises.
  • Able to travel outstation and visit clients in their home environment when necessary.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in Occupational Therapist.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Able to drive.

8.   Pastry Instructor

Main Responsibilities:

  • To teach baking to a group of visually-impaired trainees in the pastry department.
  • To plan, prepare and execute daily pastry and baking lessons.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in Baking & Pastry or actual working experience in similar role may be considered
  • Minimum 2 years experience in any Bakeries.
    • Good written and communication skills.

 9.   Finance Clerk

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform day to day processing of accounts transactions (payable/income).

Requirements:

  • Minimum Certificate/Diploma in Bookkeeping/Accounting
  • Minimum 2 years working experience.
  • Good computer skills.

 10.  EIP Assistant (Early Intervention Programme)

Main Responsibilities:

  • To provide home based training and guidance to visually impaired children and their families.
  • To assist in the review, assessment, evaluation and modification of the Individual Training Plan to suit the needs of the visually impaired children.
  • To assist in the monitoring of the visually impaired children’s development through regular home visits and training.
  • Able to travel outstation and visit clients in their home environment.

Requirements:

  • Minimum SPM.
  • Good written and communication skills.
  • Able to drive

 11.    LV Assistant (Low Vision)

Main Responsibilities:

  • To provide counselling service, Low Vision Training and education on LV clients.
  • To provide outreach service to potential and existing clients.
  • To assist in conducting seminar, awareness and educational exhibition about LV.
  • To assist in the ongoing public awareness and prevention of Blindness campaign.

Requirements:

  • Minimum SPM.
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy is preferred
  • Good written and communications skills.
  • Able to drive and willing to travel outstation.

 12.    Housemothers

Main Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the teaching, welfare and supervision of the children in the unit.
  • To be able to prepare simple meals for the children and to ensure the cleanliness of the area.

Requirements:

  • Minimum PMR with proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia and English.
  • Experience in working with children or handicapped children will be an advantage.
  • Able to work on shift.

 13.  Admin Clerk

Main Responsibilities:

  • To provide clerical and administration support to HR/Admin Department and also TSS Department.
  • To assist in answering calls, walk-in visitors and donors.

Requirements:

  • Minimum SPM.
  • Pleasant personality and good communication skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Good computer skills.

 14.    Driver

15.    Kitchen Helper (TASKA)

 

Please send a detailed resume together with a copy of a recent passport-sized photograph to career@snh.org.my or write to

The Executive Director

St. Nicholas’ Home, Penang

Locked Bag No: 3031, 10990 Penang

(No. 4 Jalan Bagan Jermal)

10250 Penang.