Career

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.

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:

  • 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:

  • 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.

Welcome to Dementia Singapore, formerly known as Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA). Learn more about our transition.