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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 ADA family. We listen to each other’s feedback and suggestions, and work together to make ADA 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 ADA, while also catering for good work-life harmony to allow for personal growth and development.

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.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the volunteer recruitment and retention strategy
  • Evaluate, enhance and implement volunteer management policies and process (e.g. volunteer training, development, recognition, engagement)
  • Develop risk mitigation measures and a volunteer continuity plan as part of the business continuity plan
  • Implement IT systems or solutions for volunteer data analysis and impact management
  • Develop a volunteer friendly culture by engaging, supporting and training staff whom volunteers will be working with
  • Source, develop and sustain collaborations with other Social Service Agencies, community stakeholders, corporate partners and government agencies
  • Support Fund Raising and Corporate Partnership activities

Requirements:

  • Degree in any relevant discipline
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of Volunteer Management experience
  • Goal-oriented with the ability in achieving and exceeding set targets/goals
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate about building a Dementia Inclusive Society

The programme’s clientele are persons living with dementia (PLWDs) and their caregivers. We are strong advocates for person-centred care and strive to empower and enable our clients to continue to live well with dementia in the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee programme operations including developing, evaluating and improving work processes
  • Provide clinical supervision and support to team members
  • Provide comprehensive person-centred care plans (such as psychoeducation, supportive counselling, service referral etc.) to enable persons living with dementia and their caregivers to live well with dementia upon diagnosis
  • Review care plans regularly with PLWDs and their caregivers
  • Provide case recordings and relevant documentations
  • Lead team meetings and case conferences as required
  • Liaise with the funder and/or external stakeholders to facilitate programme/care plan development
  • Provide data and statistics for programme evaluation and reporting purposes
  • Oversee the setting up and development of a peer support network amongst caregivers
  • Plan and facilitate caregiver support groups
  • Support public education events and talks
  • Engage with inter-department leads to develop collaborative work processes

Requirements:

  • Preferably with degree in an allied health profession
  • Passionate about dementia care and working with people with ≥3 years in working in eldercare settings
  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Able to work on occasional Saturdays and weekday evenings
  • Prior working experience in dementia care will be an added advantage
  • Ability to speak a second language and/or dialect(s) will be an added advantage

The programme’s clientele are persons living with dementia (PLWDs) and their caregivers. We are strong advocates for person-centred care and strive to empower and enable our clients to continue to live well with dementia in the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee programme operations including developing, evaluating and improving work processes
  • Provide clinical supervision and support to team members
  • Provide person-centred care interventions (such as psychoeducation, supportive counselling, service referral etc.) to persons living with dementia and their caregivers presenting with behaviours of concerns
  • Review care plans and effectiveness of interventions
  • Provide case recordings and relevant documentations
  • Lead team meetings and case conferences as required
  • Liaise with the funder and/or external stakeholders to facilitate programme/care plan development
  • Provide data and statistics for programme evaluation and reporting purposes
  • Plan and facilitate caregiver support groups
  • Support public education events and talks
  • Engage with inter-department leads to develop collaborative work processes

Requirements:

  • Preferably with degree in an allied health profession
  • Passionate about dementia care and working with people with ≥3 years in working in eldercare settings
  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Able to work on occasional Saturdays and weekday evenings
  • Prior working experience in dementia care will be an added advantage
  • Ability to speak a second language and/or dialect(s) will be an added advantage

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

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