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.

 

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

We are looking for a Finance Assistant, who is committed to work three times a week (Tue to Thu) at our office from 9am to 6pm for a period of 6 months to 1 year.

Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable process – vendor invoices and staff/petty cash claims:
    • Manage Account Payable mailbox for payments and replies to queries
    • Perform the required checks on invoices and staff/petty cash claims, including proper supporting documents and approvals are in place
    • Review Ageing report
  • Perform data entries in accounting system
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly statements of accounts
  • Monthly Balance Sheet review
  • Packing / Filing of documents
  • Assist the team in any other ad-hoc duties

Requirements:

  • Diploma or relevant certificate in Accounting
  • Minimum 1- 2 years of working experience in accounting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Independent, meticulous, and detail-oriented in work
  • Good initiative, responsible, and positive working attitude
  • A great team player and able to work independently
  • Available to start ASAP

Responsibilities:

  • To provide casework support towards persons with dementia and their family not limited to discussion on care preferences/plans with persons with dementia, psychoeducation to help persons with dementia to understand their condition, information and referral, liaising with external agencies, case recording
  • To liaise with other colleagues within social services and with professionals in hospitals/agencies/organization to commission appropriate services to facilitate agreed plans for people with dementia and their caregivers
  • To prepare reports, attend and participate in Case Conferences, Planning and Review meetings as required
  • To provide administrative support such as processing intake and referrals, preparation of administrative materials
  • 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
  • Ability to work as a team and be adaptable
  • Able to work on weekends/weekday evenings when necessary
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Attention to details and able to deal with sensitive and confidential information

Work days: Tuesday to Saturday

The Programme Coordinator offers the Meeting Centre members with dementia the opportunity to engage in meaningful activities at the Meeting Centre. You are to advise the family members about meaningful activities in the home situation. In terms of organization, you work under the supervision of the Programme Manager of the Meeting Centre Support Programme (MCSP).

Responsibilities:

  • Search specifically for and offering individual-oriented possibilities for meaningful activities;
  • Formulate an activity plan with specific goals, compatible with a support plan;
  • Develop individual or group-oriented activities, using techniques, materials and society-oriented activities and assignments;
  • Prepare activities;
  • Supervise activities and responding to needs, wishes and problems of individual members;
  • Check the development of members with regard to the goals formulated in the activity/support plan, and informing and reporting to the Programme Manager of MCSP;
  • Cooperate in the creation of a stimulating, cosy and safe atmosphere by stimulating members to engage in recreational and social activities;
  • Assist in household tasks (such as making drinks and washing dishes);
  • Advise the family members as appropriate;
  • Daily meeting/work discussion with the Programme Manager of MCSP;
  • Participate in the monthly meeting with the workgroup of MCSP;
  • Carry out any related administrative activities, such as expense claim, tracking of attendance, etc;
  • Evaluate and if necessary, adjusting the activities plan;
  • Any other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Diploma or equivalent;
  • Good experience in working with people living with dementia to help them engage with activity and occupation and has affinity with working with people in the early stage of dementia;
  • Able to translate the problems of the target group/the individual into appropriate activities;
  • Able to motivate and stimulate participants to engage and to create a positive atmosphere, is creative and the ability to improvise;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Work days are Tuesday to Saturday

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and facilitate individual and group activities such as craft, painting, baking, etc.
  • Assist with therapy under supervision of the healthcare professionals.
  • Acquire consumables necessary for activities.
  • Prepare consumables or samples for activities.
  • Assist with admin work and documentation such as admission registration, monitor grants’ KPIs, etc.
  • Perform data entry work for effective record keeping.

Requirements:

  • Persons with GCE ‘O’ Level will be considered if have at least 2 years of eldercare working experience.
  • Possess a First Aide Certificate or CPR.
  • Passionate to work with elderly, Team player and able to work as a group.
  • Creative and hands-on person in strength in either craft work or baking/cookery skills.
  • Computer literate and skills in Microsoft Office
  • Physically strong with no back problem; Preferably able to sing or dance.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and coordinate programmes for caregivers and/or persons with dementia.
  • Engage with various internal and/or external stakeholders to ensure smooth running of programme.
  • Support outreach events such as public education talks, visits to community, sharing with other agencies.
  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Degree in psychology, social work, gerontology, community development or relevant discipline, with minimum 2 years 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 occassionally.

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:

  • 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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Make a contribution now.