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Career

While we take pride in our 29-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 persons 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:

  • Oversee procurement and usage of office equipment, stationary, supplies and miscellaneous items with the objective of identifying direct and/or indirect cost saving opportunities
  • Develop and implement corporate procurement and material management processes for the purchase of direct and indirect goods and services
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing and tender practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Monitor maintenance and lease expiry of office equipment and properties
  • Keeping track on all contracts and invoices under Administration
  • Oversee the activities of office cleaning staff and maintenance vendors
  • Develop, implement and improve operating policies and procedures
  • Manage administrative budgets and maintain proper filing system
  • Assist with updating of all asset records and disposal of fixed assets
  • Oversee all office renovation projects
  • Oversee special projects and tracking progress towards organization goals

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in Business Studies/Administration/Management
  • At least 5 years of working experience in the related field is required
  • Experience in healthcare industry will be an added advantage
  • Meticulous, good interpersonal skills and resourceful
  • Possess strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • A good team player who possess the ability for hands-on and ad-hoc work

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, development and implementation of all the organisation’s branding, communications strategies, public relations activities, and event management; both external and internal, in order to reinforce ADA’s leadership positioning.
  • Coordinate media interest in the organization and ensure regular contact with target media, strengthen media relations and prepare appropriate responses to media requests. Act as the organisation’s representative with the media.
  • Accountable for editorial direction, design, production, inventory and distribution of all organization publications.
  • Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services for departments in the area of branding, communications and public relations.
  • Directs the efforts of the staff and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the organization.
  • In control for the achievement of branding/communications/public relations mission, goals and financial objectives. Ensure that evaluation systems are in place related to these goals and objectives.
  • Maintain a climate that attracts, retains and motivates top quality personnel, both paid and volunteer.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Public Relations, Communications or Marketing with a minimum of 12 years of related experience
  • Strong leadership skills, strategic thinker, goal-getter and problem solver who is able to excel under pressure
  • Demonstrate ability in building good cross-department relations
  • Ability to work in unstructured environments and manage matrix relationships
  • Collaborative, creative, social and flexible profile, with a willingness for continuous self-development and learning
  • Prior experience in working or volunteering with non-profit organization(s) is an advantage
  • Experience in dealing and engaging with the media is a must
  • Experience in developing and executing PR strategies, campaigns and plans

Meeting Centre is an innovative way of supporting BOTH people living with mild to moderate dementia, and their families, through an evidenced-based, person-centred approach.  Meeting Centre is like a social club where people meet to have fun, talk to others and get help.  It is designed to offer an enjoyable, flexible and adaptive programme, with the aim to provide emotional, practical and social support individually tailored to the needs of people living with dementia and their families, which will enable them to cope with the challenges that living with dementia can bring.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing structure and leadership in daily activities for members of the Meeting Centre (MC)
  • To maintain an adequate staff team appropriate to contract requirements and client/staff ratios, including involvement in recruitment and selection and involvement of volunteers
  • To be responsible for the recruitment, supervision, appraisal, induction, development and performance management of staff and volunteers working within the MC
  • To be responsible for managing the service-related budget
  • Draw up an individual support plan and appropriate risk assessments for members and family members
  • Organise the group programme of activity and intervention and community meetings
  • Lead the discussion group for the family members
  • Oversee the opportunities for members to have individual and couple consultations
  • Provide guidance regarding individual problems of couples and if necessary, refer them to other support organisations
  • Organize and chair a monthly MC meeting for all the people who are involved in the support project
  • Evaluating the support plans, maintain contact with referrers and liaise with the host community centre
  • Formulate and carry out public relations polic
  • Comply with the data protection regulations and ensure that information on members remains confidential
  • Responsible for personal learning and development

Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing (recognized by Singapore Nursing Board)
  • Personal or work experience in a care environment
  • An understanding of dementia, the needs of people with dementia and their carers
  • An understanding of the Meeting Centre ethos and ability to implement and drive
  • Excellent time management and listening skills
  • Experience in leading/delivering a programme of group-based activities and working with statutory and voluntary agencies
  • Experience in record keeping, report writing, collaborative working, managing the learning and development of others

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Physiotherapy (PT) Assessment and identify the PT needs of clients
  • Work with Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) to develop, implement and review clients’ individualized careplans (ICP) and PT programmes
  • Work with clients on an individual or group basis, depending on their level of physical functioning and needs, and monitor their progress closely
  • Assess and prescribe assistive devices for clients, as and when required
  • Participate in discussions of client-related issues with caregivers and MDT and provide updates on the clients’ progress and status
  • Document and maintain clients’ records in the multi-disciplinary notes
  • Conduct in-house training and on-the-job programmes for staff and caregivers
  • Conduct home assessment and provide home-based intervention, where required, including recommendations on appropriate environmental modifications
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of Centre’s events

Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy and recognized by the Allied Health Professional Council
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Trained in dementia/dementia care
  • Good interpersonal skills & Good in handling seniors
  • Ability to work independently

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:

  • 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 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:

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • 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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