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

The Programme Executive 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:

  • Work closely with Manager of Service Development to meet identified key objectives for Care Services:
    • Ensure high standards in the delivery of care and services based on best person-centred practices.
    • Ensure New Horizon Centre (NHC) services comply with MOH Service Requirements for Centre-based Care and other related government advisories.
    • Standardise and upkeep inventory of SOPs and Work Instructions for centre-based services in intranet.
    • Engage actively with other stakeholders for operations-related matters in Care Services.
  • Assist in developing services, policies and procedures to support teams and functions across the Care Services department.
  • Assist in other departmental operation needs.
  • Serve as deputy Data Protection Officer (DPO).
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be required..

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare related fields preferred.
  • Passionate about dementia care and have ≥2 years working in eldercare settings.
  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and handle projects with tight deadlines.
  • Possess macro perspectives (ability to see things from management/policy point of view) and ability to understand things from micro perspectives (from the ground staff level).
  • Ability to work independently from tasks conception to completion, an eye for details.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead in planning and facilitating individual and group activities such as craft, painting, baking, etc.
  • Assist with therapy under supervision of the healthcare professionals
  • Acquire consumables necessary for activities and oversee maintenance of Club equipment
  • Prepare consumables or samples for activities
  • Perform admin work and documentation such as maintenance of float, admission registration, monitor grants’ KPIs, capturing of outcome measures, etc.
  • Screen and assess Persons with Dementia and Persons with Young On-set Dementia for programme suitability
  • Provide support for caregivers of clients attending programme through informal support group and training sessions
  • Provide supervision to junior staff – Programme Coordinators and Programme Assistants
  • Provide orientation and guidance to volunteers
  • Assist to oversee Club operations
  • Facilitate in introduction of pilot therapies for clients attending programme.

Requirements:

  • At least GCE ‘A’ Level or Diploma (in eldercare field) and above.
  • Possess a First Aide Certificate or CPR.
  • Passionate to work with elderly.
  • Leadership quality and good team player.
  • Creative and hands-on person in strength in either craft work or baking/cookery skills.

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.
As a donor, you can make a difference to the dementia landscape. Make a contribution now.
As a donor, you can make a difference to the dementia landscape.
Make a contribution now.