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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.

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 with CARA member application approvals and follow up processes such as liaising with card printer and attending to membership enquiries (mainly via email).
  • Maintenance of customers’ database & update of daily reports.
  • Assist with documentation (meeting minutes, drafting SOP documents, reviewing contracts).
  • Provide administrative support to events/activities/daily operations such as meeting scheduling and logistics coordination.
  • Other ad-hoc admin and operations duties.

Requirements:

  • Professional Certificate/NiTEC, Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma.
  • Basic IT skills, ability to navigate admin panel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Patience and empathy to go the extra miles to handle customer enquiries.
  • Dedicated individual, customer service oriented.
  • Observant, good eye for detail.
  • Candidates with customer service experience at a social service setting will be an added advantage.
  • Competent with basic word and excel functions.
  • Able to commence work immediately or within short notice period preferred.

Responsibilities:

Administration Support

  • Understand and manage all administrative aspects of on-going donations received.
  • Unrestricted & Restricted giving.
  • Fundraising campaigns for individual and corporate philanthropy.
  • Ability to perform donation reconciliation.
  • Any other duties as & when assigned.

Donor Management Skills

  • Tracking of donation.
  • Analyse statistics for impact measurement.
  • Collation of data for management and board reporting.

Communication Skills

  • Effectively communicate with multi-disciplines stakeholders.
  • Assist the preparation of materials, audio-visual materials, presentation decks and recording minutes of meeting.

Attitude

  • Resourceful, adaptable and meticulous with attention to details.
  • 100% accuracy on compliance with all donor and donation data and processes.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in Business Administrative, Accountancy or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge in Microsoft office suite, such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information sensitively and appropriately.
  • Strong ability to interact and communicate with people effectively over the telephone.
  • High standard of numeracy skills in accurately entering and recording financial data.
  • Meticulous, detailed in work and able to handle deadlines and stress.

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 entries are accurately booked into accounting system and are supported by requirement documents on a timely basis.
  • Timely processing of payments and ensure proper internal control is in place
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and to follow up on outstanding items.
  • Preparation monthly cashflow projection report.
  • Perform month-end closing activities in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide month-end PNL variance analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of annual statutory accounts to ensure compliance with all legislative financial reporting requirements.
  • Support regulatory and internal reporting which includes monthly, quarterly and annual reporting such as GST, Tax and any other ad hoc reporting to regulatory bodies.
  • Assist in process mapping of finance process.
  • Undertake other Finance functions and ad-hoc assignments or duties as and when assigned from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Minimum a Diploma in Finance, Accountancy or other relevant disciplines.
  • At least 3 years of proven work experience in accounting.
  • Fast learner, good problem solving and analytical skill.
  • Detailed-oriented with good time management skills.
  • Good communication and writing skills.
  • Strong team player and ability to handle multi-tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially MS Excel.
  • Continuous process improvement mindset and not afraid to challenge status quo.
  • Prior experience in using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central accounting software will be an added advantage

Dementia Singapore is looking for a driven and proactive Executive, Training Administration, to join our DSG Academy team. You play a key role in supporting the organization through managing and administrating the operations of training events and programmes. This role also includes managing special projects for the design and development of training resources.

Responsibilities:

Training Administration

To provide administrative and logistical support to all phases of training:

  • To arrange logistics for training, e.g. venues, refreshments, equipment etc, including the maintenance of in-house training facilities and equipment.
  • To attend to course enquiries.
  • To manage enrolments and attendance on LMS or other digital platforms.
  • To serve as a LMS administrator and provide helpdesk and administrative support to trainers and participants during online lessons.
  • To coordinate with Trainers on lesson planning, schedule and lesson materials.
  • To manage training budgets.
  • To create invoices and collections.
  • To evaluate and monitor effectiveness of Academy training programmes to ensure the quality of training is provided or maintained.
  • To document and maintain records of training events and programmes delivered.
  • To assist with the recruitment / on board of new trainers.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Project Administration

To co-ordinate project activities:

  • To involve in management and development of training resource such as virtual reality training, videos, audio recording, powerpoint slides etc and specs gathering.
  • To track development and progress of projects and coordinate team reviews and stakeholder meetings.
  • To be the point of contact for vendors on the initiation and development of projects.

Requirements:

  • Degree or diploma holder.
  • Proficient in MS Office and working knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • Relevant certification in the field of Learning & Development such as ACTA/ACLP or DACE/DDDLP preferred but not compulsory.
  • Good knowledge of Skills Frameworks, adult learning concepts and techniques. Demonstrate project management experience in digital or technology-led learning.
  • A team player who is collaborative, dependable, and is able adapt to a fast-paced environment that requires multi-tasking.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills in handling diverse situations and personnel.
  • Excellent customer service skills and tactfulness to handle clients and participants of all levels.
  • Attention to details and organised.

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:

  • Provide occupational therapy assessment and intervention for persons with dementia and their caregivers;
  • Develop an individualised care plan for the person living with dementia and caregivers to live well with dementia;
  • Assess the wellbeing of persons with dementia and implement person-centred strategies to address behaviours of concern and enhance activity engagement;
  • Conduct individual or group interventions;
  • Provide occupational therapy consultation, training and support to relevant members of the care team, family caregivers, and domestic helpers;
  • Provide community case management service for the person with dementia and the caregiver;
  • Adopt a transdisciplinary approach to care and work with multi-disciplinary team members for better care outcome;
  • Carry out any other duties and responsibilities as and when assigned.

Requirements:

  • Diploma/ Degree in Occupational Therapy recognised by the Allied Health Professionals Council (AHPC);
  • Has obtained full registration with AHPC;
  • At least 2 years of professional practice experience;
  • Experience working in dementia care, geriatrics or mental health settings preferred.

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.