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Career

While we take pride in our 27-year heritage, our philosophy is to always look forward and evolve. We at ADA strive to invest in our people through the various development programmes. Our aim is to bring out in the best in our people as we strive to address the demands of an ageing population, especially people with dementia and their caregivers.

 

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@alz.org.sg.

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

We regret 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:

  • Provide caregivers a respite in caregiving
  • Allow persons with dementia to be engaged in meaningful and therapeutic activities
  • Carry out cognitive, mental and physically stimulating activities for persons with dementia
  • Provide a written report inclusive of feedback after each session
  • Conduct group activities occasionally on Saturdays

Requirements:

  • Able to speak dialects
  • Able to travel island wide
  • Prior knowledge of dementia is an advantage
  • Passionate about caring for persons with dementia
  • Able to carry activity toools for home visits (approx 1-2kg)

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the Centre
  • Ensure that the MOH centre-based guidelines and requirements are met
  • Carry out assessments and develop careplans for Centre’s clients
  • Forge close relations with community partners and key stakeholders, such as clients’ caregivers, to raise and uphold the well-being of both clients and caregivers
  • Ensure proper documentation and timely submission of data
  • Orientate and supervise staff and volunteers at the Centre
  • Conduct staff performance evaluation
  • Host Centre visitors and students who are on attachment to the Centre

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in healthcare or in health science, preferably in nursing or allied health
  • At least 8 years of nursing/allied health experience in day-care centre for the elderly
  • At least 3 years in supervising a team of staff

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 recognized by the Singapore Nursing Board for registration as Enrolled Nurse

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and facilitate individual and group activities such as arts & crafts, baking and music
  • Assist with therapy under supervision of the healthcare professionals
  • Assist with activities preparation, administrative work and data entry
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Passionate to work with seniors
  • Able to communicate in English, Mandarin or Malay
  • Knowledge of local dialects will be an advantage
  • A team player and able to work as a group

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients in daily living activities such as personal hygiene, feeding, etc
  • Provide nursing care and perform nursing procedures if required
  • Carry out initial assessment and care plan of clients
  • Manage and monitor proper administration of medication
  • Orientate and supervise staff, caregivers, volunteers and interns at the Centre
  • Perform and participate in programmes and activities

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in nursing recognised by the Singapore Nursing Board for registration as Registered Nurse
  • More than 4 years of experience in general nursing
  • Prior experience in working with the elderly with dementia an advantage

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 at ADA New Horizon Centres
  • 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
  • Develop and conduct classroom and on-the-job training on dementia-related topics for internal and external professional caregivers

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 case management and behavioural care for person with dementia and their caregivers
  • Coordinates and liaise with external parties/ multi-disciplinary professionals for case management
  • Attends case conference
  • Provides supportive counselling to caregivers
  • Provides up-to-date case recordings
  • Runs monthly caregiver support group during Saturday
  • Provide clinical supervision for staff

Requirements:

  • Degree in social work and registered as an Accredited social worker
  • Experience working in dementia care, geriatrics or mental health settings preferred
  • Keenness in doing case management work with persons with dementia and caregivers
  • Able to work on occasional Saturdays and weekday evenings for home visits
  • Prior supervisory experience will be an advantage for Senior Social Worker position

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily social media activities and build profiles to drive engaging conversations
  • Respond to users comments in timely manner
  • Work with other team members to develop suitable content for social engagement
  • Define and promote online advocacy for volunteerism and fund raising
  • Be able to measure the effectiveness of campaigns to further fine tune impact of advocacy and outreach
  • Manage website content and ensure accuracy of information and accessibility
  • Develop press information and pitches to appropriate target media to publicise the Association’s initiatives to the appropriate target audience
  • Be able to organise medium and large scale events
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Requirements:

  • Diploma or higher with preferably 2 years’ experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate and manage external and internal stakeholder effectively
  • Strong ability to synthesise information and translate them into succinct and visually appealing communication materials
  • Able to multi-task with good organisation and coordination skills
  • Good initiative, meticulous and self-motivated
  • Pleasant disposition with willingness to learn and take on duties as assigned
  • Resourceful and dynamic self-starter who is able to work independently and with the team
  • Familiar with Salesforce and various design/layout applications
  • Good understanding of various marketing tools and channels, including digital platforms
  • Working knowledge of Content Management System (such as WordPress) and HTML is advantageous
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, including word, Excel and Powerpoint is essential

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct case assessment and formulate behavioural care management plans for people with dementia and their caregivers
  • Carry out interventions such as psycho-education, behaviour management strategies, activities engagement for persons with dementia and caregivers
  • Liaise and collaborate with external parties, multi-disciplinary professionals for holistic care management of cases
  • Coordinate and facilitate caregiver support group

Requirements:

  • Relevant qualifications in Allied Health (eg. nursing, occupational therapy, psychology) and preferably with prior knowledge and experiences working with people with dementia
  • Interest in community-based work and engaging people with dementia as well as caregivers
  • Able to work on occasional Saturdays and weekday evenings for home visits
  • Able to work in a team
  • Able to speak a 2nd language and communicate in dialects is an added advantage

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