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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:

  • 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:

  • 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

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

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