FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

General

We're a group of like-minded individuals, who share a vision of empowering everyone to live with dignity. Together, we make lives count as one Social Service Tribe with over 15,000 professionals and 450 organisations, serving in five key social service areas.
NCSS's role is in activating recruitment campaigns to educate and inform the public, so that they may choose a career in social service.

For more information about NCSS, click here.
The social service sector offers over 30 job roles available across five key social service areas.

For more information on available career options, click here.
The Social Service Tribe is made up of people who work in the social service sector. We encourage you to be a part of the sector by exploring the various roles available.
 
To learn more about the job roles and requirements, click here.

For availability of jobs, check out the jobs portal.
Every day, social service professionals go to work not just to do our jobs, but to do good as well. By supporting others, we drive positive change and empower those in our community to lead their lives with dignity.
 
There are diverse career opportunities in the social service sector and the five key social service areas that we serve in: 
  • Disabilities & Special Needs
  • Children & Youth
  • Mental Health
  • Seniors
  • Families 
To find out more about what we do, click here.
Relevant skills and educational qualifications are required for each job role. For more details, click here.
The social service sector looks out for candidates who possess:
  • Relevant skills and educational qualifications.
  • The right values, namely: compassion, integrity, resilience, client-centricity, and passion for service.
  • As well as experience in the sector, for example as a volunteer.
If you believe you’re the right ‘fit’ for our Tribe, click here to join us.
You can find the list of available job roles and apply through here.
 
You can also learn more about the job roles, here.
Yes, you may. All job applications received by NCSS via the jobs portal are sent directly to employers in the social service sector. 
 
For a list of available job roles, click here
For a list of available jobs, check out the job portal here.
 
If you would like to seek career advice or employment assistance, please visit WSG Careers Connect Centres or call WSG at 68835885, or NTUC’s e2i Centres’ hotline at 64740606.
Starting salaries vary across vocations and organisations.
 
For more information, please refer to the NCSS Sector Salary Guidelines, here.
 
Yes, scholarships are available through NCSS for outstanding individuals with strong leadership qualities, as well as the interest and commitment to work in the social service sector.
 
Scholarships and awards are available to people new to the social service sector and social service professionals. Scholars must possess strong leadership qualities, as well as the interest and commitment to work in the social service sector.
 
To learn more about scholarships, click here
Person(s) shown in photographs on this website are actual social service professionals.
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