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Our Employee Value Proposition – ‘Because We Care’

We are professionals committed to enhancing dementia care, knowledge and advocacy in Singapore. We support each other in our common pursuit to inspire society to regard and respect persons living with dementia as individuals who can lead purposeful and meaningful lives, and to create a more compassionate society.

Communication, openness and innovation are key traits within our Dementia Singapore family. We listen to each other’s feedback and suggestions, and work together to make Dementia Singapore a better place to work in.

We care for the well-being of our team so that we can provide the highest standard of care to our clients. This includes providing for career growth for all employees of Dementia Singapore, while also catering for good work-life harmony to allow for personal growth and development.

 

Flexible Work Arrangement

As part of our Work-Life Harmony strategy, we adopt the Flexible Work Arrangement (depending on the job nature) where our employees can work from anywhere and choose their preferred work time!

Flexi-Time – Work in staggered hours arrangement.
Flexi-Location – Work from wherever is comfortable, conducive, and convenient for you.

At Dementia Singapore , we believe that achieving work-life balance will allow every valued staff of the Dementia Singapore family to satisfy their professional and personal goals.

If you aspire to be part of a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team that works to improve our clients’ lives, come join us!

Applicants may send your CV in MS Word or PDF format to hr@dementia.org.sg.

If you did not find any relevant opportunities, you may submit a general application.

Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 


Practicum/Clinical Attachment Opportunities

  • Diploma students pursuing Nursing, Psychology, Gerontology at local polytechnics
  • Undergraduate or Graduate Diploma students pursuing Social Work or Occupational Therapy at local universities
  • Post-graduate students pursuing Gerontology, Social Work or Art Therapy at local universities

 


Career Opportunities

Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and resolve technical problems of hardware systems, printers, and networks.
  • Maintain existing workstations, server and software, network system and telephone system.
  • Purchase, install and configure new computer equipment; re-configure and administer existing computer equipment.
  • Track use of all IT products including software licensing, checking for violation of copyright and illegal use of unauthorized software.
  • Perform checks to ensure that all essential software are properly updated.
  • Set up new users’ accounts and profile; including password issues.
  • Provide help-desk and on-site technical support; and where necessary liaise with vendor(s) to resolve technical issues.
  • Manage IT vendors to ensure vendors deliver the services according to the service/purchase agreement.
  • Any other duties assigned.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Higher NITEC/Diploma in Information Technology/Computer Studies or its equivalent.
  • Possess knowledge and experience in MS Office products and Windows platforms.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and in internet related applications such as email and web browsers.
  • Preferably have some experience in one database software such as MC Access to design database applications.
  • Experience in technical and operating IT support of medium size organization (30-50 PCs).
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Preferably have some experience performing similar duties.

Report: Senior Manager of Dementia Membership Programme

Overview

Dementia Singapore (DSG) is looking for a Product Marketing specialist to help drive the Dementia Membership Programme (DMP). The DMP, with its flagship mobile application CARA, is positioned as a lifestyle and community-facing membership platform with the aim of providing easy access for persons with dementia and caregivers to connect to an eco-system of solutions.

About CARA

CARA stands for Community, Assurance, Rewards and Acceptance.

A pioneering Dementia Membership Programme by Dementia Singapore, CARA is a mobile application that serves as a key touchpoint for members. It serves to provide personalised support across the journey of living with and caring for dementia, empowering those impacted by dementia to continue to lead meaningful and purposeful lives.

Role description

In this role, you will work across functions – Product, Marcom, Finance and Operations – to ensure that the CARA is well-positioned and delivering features and functionalities suited to user needs.

You will work closely with the Product (software development team) and across functionalities to understand strengths and weaknesses of the current offerings and be able to make strategic suggestions on improvements to the platform.  This should take into consideration resource and technical feasibilities.

At the core, the role requires you to lead the development and execution of CARA’s overall product marketing and communications strategy for both offline and online marketing channels.  The objective is to build, maintain and expand CARA’s awareness, social media presence and ultimately grow the user base.  This will include monitoring, managing, and maintaining all aspects of CARA’s user touchpoints (e.g website, app, social media, collaterals). The communication efforts will also require you to copy-write, review and oversee the creation of marcom materials, as well as planning and implementing events and initiatives.

You will also be tasked to monitor, track and report on campaign performance. Other duties will include assisting in the recruitment, training, and management of a pool of volunteers.

Responsibilities

  • Use data and insights gathered to drive strategic decision making on CARA, including (but not limited to) app improvements, platform engagement and prioritising it on the business roadmap.
  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis.
  • Increase awareness and conversions amongst target audience for CARA through strategic marketing presence and partnerships.
  • Champion the platform to drive affinity, acquisition, usage and loyalty.
  • Drive execution and monitor the progress of CARA product marketing strategies through appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Collaborate closely with team members on the development, QA, and product releases and balance of resources to ensure success of the platform.
  • Assist in managing and growing a pool of CARA volunteers.
  • Any other duties as & when assigned.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 3+ years of experience with product marketing, marketing communications or other relevant experience.
  • Experience in health/community care is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong operating and leadership skills; equally comfortable being executing hands-on and leading internal and external teams.
  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced start-up like environment.
  • Other attributes: deep empathy for our members, resourceful, results-driven, quality-obsessed.

Crazy about creating great content? Passionate about inclusivity and positively contributing to the community? Dementia Singapore is looking for a creative and dynamic Content Specialist to help build and grow DementiaHub.SG – an online dementia resource portal. Dementia Hub is positioned as a community-facing resource platform providing credible informational support to persons with dementia, caregivers, care practitioners and the community to navigate through the dementia journey and bring about a more dementia-inclusive society.

In this role, you get to play a proactive and pivotal support role to ideate and push for continuous improvement of the resource portal. You will be responsible for helping the team build a stronger brand and online presence through the creation and dissemination of high-quality content to captivate and engage users at all levels.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with the content team to ideate and develop a robust cross-platform content strategy.
  • Provide Editorial, Creative and Technical support to team members.
  • Be ready to roll up your sleeve to write, edit and proofread content and actively improve the aesthetics of content through creative design of infographics and other design elements.
  • Brainstorm with team members to ideate refreshing new content topics and sources.
  • Track web analytics and SEO performance to ascertain content engagement levels and strategize to create more site reach.
  • Build stronger relationships with volunteer writers and industry expert reviewers to motivate more curated content. Excavate new content sources through inter-agency collaboration and content partnerships.
  • Work with external vendors to continuously improve site UX and functionality based on web analytics user insights.
  • Build brand awareness through activities on social media.
  • Experienced with Content Asset Management across multiple channels.
  • Any other duties as & when assigned.

Requirements:

  • Degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role. Experience in social service sector is optional.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Comfortable communicating at all levels.
  • Comfortable with computers and proficient in HTML and Photoshop.
  • Familiar with content marketing and proficient with distilling insights from web tracking tools such Google Analytics. Experienced with SEO optimization has prior experience with implementing a successful SEO strategy.
  • Good understanding of online content creation and publishing process and proficient with WordPress.
  • Creative and good art sense and has ability to develop original content that provokes engagement.
  • Positive can-do attitude and able creatively problem solve when resources are limited.
  • Believer in testing and is comfortable with change and ambiguity.

Visit us at https://www.dementiahub.sg and if you are as excited about its potential as we are. Reach out! We would love to speak with you.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients in daily living activities such as personal hygiene, feeding, etc.
  • Assess and implement a care plan to meet clients’ individual needs.
  • Initiate and conduct group and individual activities and therapy sessions with clients.
  • Assist in planning and arranging transport for clients.
  • Ensure proper administration of medication and maintain proper storage.
  • Maintain clients’ attendance and records daily.
  • Record information and clients’ monthly assessment report.
  • Assist the Manager in the yearly inventory.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal relationships with caregivers and staffs.
  • Carry out any ad-hoc duties and responsibilities as and when assigned.

Requirements:

  • Certificate in nursing recognised by the SNB registration as Enrolled Nurse.
  • Prior working experience in eldercare sector is an advantage.
  • Patient care skills and communications skills with elderly.
  • Attention to details; good in customer service and positive attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly and yearly closing in a timely, accurate and controlled manner.
  • Perform day to day financial transactions that include end-to-end process for Accounts Receivables and Payables, ensuring effective internal control and accountability practices are in place.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and weekly bank reconciliations, ensuring prompt follow-up and clearance of outstanding items.
  • Perform monthly PNL variance analysis.
  • Prepare accounting and audit schedules.
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement and opportunities to drive and improve finance operational efficiency.
  • Take committee meetings’ minutes.
  • Assist the team in any other ad-hoc duties, assignments, or projects.

Requirements:

  • Degree/Diploma in Accounting/Finance or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experiences.
  • Strong team player and analytical couple with “can-do’ mentality and inquiring mind.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Resourceful, meticulous especially with numbers, hands-on and resilient with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Prior experience in MS Dynamics 365 Business Central accounting software or charity organization will be an added advantage.

Please state your current and expected salary.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure wellbeing of clients.
  • Ensure clients medical and dietary requirements are met.
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living and toileting needs.
  • Assist in carrying out daily activities and programmes at Centre.
  • In charge of pantry & washroom cleaning, procurement of groceries and maintenance of Centre.
  • Carry out any other duties as & when assigned.

Requirements:

  • Possess a caring and nurturing personality.
  • Interested in working and caring for the elderly.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure well-being of clients
  • Ensure clients’ medical and dietary requirements are met
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living & toileting needs
  • Assist in carrying out Centre’s daily activities and programmes

Requirements:

  • Experience in working and caring for the elderly
  • Able to communicate in local dialects

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct group activities for caregivers and/or persons with dementia.
  • Engage with various stakeholders to ensure smooth running of programme.
  • Support outreach events such as webinars.
  • Explore new avenues of collaboration with community partners and stakeholders.
  • Provide basic case management for caregivers of persons with dementia.
  • Ensure proper documentation of client follow up.
  • Update statistical data on timely manner for reporting to funder.
  • Any other duties as & when assigned.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in psychology, social work, community development or relevant discipline, with min 2 yrs of experience in community engagement work.
  • Prior experience in working with persons with dementia or caregivers is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work on Saturdays.
  • Competencies:
    • Self-motivated and highly initiative
    • Resourceful
    • Good attention to details
    • Ability to plan and implement ideas

Programme: Home Support Team

You will be involved in the home-based intervention programme in DSG Caregiver Support Services. The programme’s main clientele are persons diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct case assessment and formulate individualised care plans for persons with dementia and their caregivers
  • Provide interventions such as psychoeducation, supportive counselling, service referral and advance care planning
  • Provide person-centred care interventions (such as psychoeducation, supportive counselling, service referral etc.) to persons living with dementia and their caregivers presenting with behaviours of concerns
  • Liaise and collaborate with multidisciplinary professionals and external service providers for holistic care management
  • Review care plans and effectiveness of interventions
  • Provide case recordings and relevant documentations
  • Adhere to established work processes and department’s operations
  • Assist in the preparation of data and statistics for programme evaluation and reporting purposes
  • Participate in team meetings and case conferences as required
  • Plan and facilitate Caregiver Support Group
  • Support public education events and talks
  • Support inter-departmental initiatives and activities that are aligned to the Strategic Objectives of DSG.

Requirements:

  • Preferably with degree in an allied health profession
  • Passionate about dementia care and working with people with ≥3 years in working in eldercare settings
  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Able to work on occasional Saturdays and weekday evenings
  • Prior working experience in dementia care will be an added advantage

Responsibilities:

  • To provide administrative support to a team of Social Workers, Programme Executives and or Counsellor
  • To provide casework support that include but not limited to duties like information and referrals, liaising with external agencies, home visits and other aspects of social work services
  • To attend to telephone calls or enquires and redirect to other staff members where appropriate
  • To liaise with external agencies like hospitals and social services agencies to discuss and facilitate appropriate services and support for people with dementia and their caregivers
  • To prepare, attend and participate in case conferences and case discussion meetings as required
  • To keep appropriate case recordings and produce timely reports, database administration, data entry for statistical compilation, filings, etc.
  • Any other duties as & when assigned.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Community Service or relevant discipline.
  • Good with Microsoft Office and administrative skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and ages.
  • Excellent customer service & listening skills.
  • An eye for details and able to deal with sensitive and confidential information.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Centre Manager in the daily operation of the Centre.
  • Provide and maintain a high standard of nursing care.
  • Manage the administration of storage of clients’ medication.
  • Carry out initial assessments and participate in the development of clients’ individual careplans.
  • Conduct and document nursing assessments, treatments/procedures and reviews.
  • Liaise with caregivers on clients’ general well-being, medication and careplans.
  • Monitor and replenish medical supplies and equipment.
  • Supervise and assist in clients’ activities and programmes.
  • Conduct in-house and on-the-job training for centre staff, caregivers and volunteers.
  • Carry out any ad-hoc duties and responsibilities as and when assigned.

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing recognized by the Singapore Nursing Board.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in nursing position, preferable in eldercare sector.
  • Patient care skills and communications skills with elderly.
  • Attention to details; good in customer service and positive attitude.
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