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Join us in championing better family eldercare.

Keen to champion better family eldercare?

 

St Joseph’s Home is a newly redeveloped six-storey building that can accommodate up to 412 people at full capacity. The home offers a range of services like nursing care, psycho-social, therapy, dementia and hospice care as well as community programmes for our live-in residents.

 

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

(1) Executive, Volunteer Management

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Organise and manage volunteer projects

– Gather feedback on existing programmes from stakeholders involved

– Approach our residents and engage them in activities

– Manage and update volunteer database

Qualifications:

– Certificate/ Diploma-holder

– Enjoy working with seniors

– A good team player

– Able to multi-task, and with strong organizing skills

– Meticulous and detail-oriented

– Effective communication skills (oral and written)

 

(2) Hospitality Officer

St Joseph’s Home is a home to residents and visitors alike. As a hospitality officer, you are the friendly face and warm presence to our guests.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Responsible in assisting the operations team at the front lobby counter (drop off point) by registering the public and visitors using Visitor Management System.

– Respond to visitors’ queries and provide on site direction.

– Monitor security cameras and assist in managing site security.

– Receive goods from vendors and contractors, assist with deliveries to the right departments.

– Adapt to different duties and timing of shift patterns to cover as Floater (night allowance for night duty performed).

Qualifications:

– Completed secondary education with some hands-on basic in security and IT.

– Able to speak and understand English and dialect.

– Handle facilities management duties responsibly and independently.

– Maintain good house-keeping and customer relations with public, visitors and staff members.

 

(3) Music Therapist

Our Allied Health Services Department (AHSD) is an enthusiastic team of therapists and therapy assistants. As a residential music therapist, you will be working collaboratively with the AHSD team to deliver therapy interventions for our residents.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Assess residents, plan and implement clinical interventions and conduct regular reviews and evaluations

– Train, guide and supervise therapy assistants in their duties and responsibilities

– Carry out all relevant clinical documentation in a timely manner

– Oversee the music therapy service inventory of items

– Participate in relevant department meetings, discussions and AHSD projects

Qualifications:

– Bachelor / Master Degree in Music Therapy from a recognised University or institution

– Membership in the Association for Music Therapy Singapore or a recognised equivalent

– Able to speak and understand English as well as at least one of the following: Mandarin, Malay, Tamil, Hindi, Teochew, Hokkien, Cantonese, Hakka or Hainanese

 

(4) Nurse Manager

Our nursing team cares for our residents in a holistic manner. The way you speak to them and the extra time taken to listen to them matter. As a nurse manager, you set an example for the nursing team and guide them in performing excellent clinical care.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Responsible for planning, directing and supervising clinical care team

– Run ongoing training programmes for healthcare staff and nurses

– Administer nurses’ rostering schedules and policy reviews

– Support and motivate nurses within your team

Qualifications:

– Registered with Singapore Nursing Board and holding a valid Practising Certificate

– Minimum Degree in Nursing

– Minimum 6 to 8 years of relevant nursing and supervisory experience

– Advanced/Diploma in Gerontology will be an added advantage

– A team player with good interpersonal skills and possess effective leadership & managerial qualities

– Good written and oral communication skills

– Ability to perform shift duty would be an advantage

 

(5) Staff Nurse 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Responsible for daily nursing care and activities of elderly residents

– Work in teams and supervise junior nurses in nursing duties

– Provide hands-on training to junior nurses

– Facilitate debrief and handover during shift changes

Qualifications:

– Registered with Singapore Nursing Board and holding a valid Practising Certificate

– Minimum Diploma in Nursing

– Minimum 3 years of relevant nursing experience

 

(6) Enrolled Nurse

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Responsible for daily nursing care and activities of elderly residents

– Assist staff nurse in supervisory and clinical work for the care of elderly residents

– Work in teams

Qualifications:

– Registered with Singapore Nursing Board and holding a valid Practising Certificate

– Minimum NITEC in Nursing

– Minimum 1 year of relevant nursing experience

 

(7) Social Worker

We are currently looking for experienced social worker who is interested to make a difference in caring for our residents.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Conduct psycho-social and financial assessments/ reviews, recommend and carry out appropriate clinical interventions and case management for residents and families.

– Facilitate family conferences and conflict resolution.

– Involved in multidisciplinary team discussion

Qualifications:

– Degree in Social Work from a recognised University (academic institute must be approved by Singapore Association of Social Workers

– Accredited Social Worker with Singapore Association of Social Workers

– At least 2 years’ experience working in a healthcare environment providing assessment and case management.

– Experience in managing Integrated Referral Management System and ILTC portal subvention and subsidy matters is a must.

– Good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills

– Competent administrative and IT skills in maintaining updated documentation of case files and timely reviews of financial assistance.

 

(8) Health Care Assistants

For many of our residents, activities of daily living such as going to the toilet or taking a shower pose a challenge. This is where the health care assistant (HCA) comes in to provide that pivotal support so that residents can continue living their lives. As the HCAs work in close contact with our residents, they act as that important bridge to bring our residents closer to the feeling of being able to lead a normal life.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

– Assist residents with their activities of daily living such as eating, showering and provide other services to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents.

– Assist nursing staff to administer basic procedures related to resident care and despatching duties

– On-the-job training will be provided

Qualifications:

– NITEC / N Level / Completed Secondary Education

 

(9) Night Health Care Assistant (for Dusk-to-Dawn – an overnight respite service for caregivers of persons with dementia) 

Persons with dementia can experience ‘sundowning’ – where they get confused, anxious and agitated toward late afternoon and evening. This disrupts the sleep of their caregivers. Dusk-to-Dawn (DTD) is a night respite service for caregivers of persons with dementia. While the resident is with us, the caregiver gets a good night’s rest and can continue providing the care to this resident the next day.

When residents are unable to fall asleep in the night, customised activities are planned for them. This is where the night HCA comes in to engage DTD residents in activities or in conversation. More importantly, the night HCA cultivates meaningful relationships with our DTD residents, helping them build a home away from home.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

– Engage seniors to participate in an array of activities, specially tailored in the night to morning hours

– Assist to plan for outings

– Documentation of residents’ care preferences (including sleeping habits, food and activity preferences)

Qualifications:

– NITEC/N/O level or Certificate in Healthcare/Homecare Support

– Able to converse with dialect speaking residents

– Comfortable caring for female residents

– Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience in caring for elderly persons

– Work hours per week: 44 hours from 11.00 pm to 8.00 am for 5 nights, Mon to Fri

– Job trial of 3 to 5 nights will be arranged for selected candidate

Compensation:

– Minimum salary from $1850 and upwards, to be commensurate with relevant qualifications and experience

– Additional Night allowance of $10.00 per night worked

 

(10) Kitchen Assistant

Key Roles and Responsibilities

– Report to section in-charge for daily kitchen tasks (including cutting of vegetables, arranging stores, washing crockery and cookware)

– Support in the smooth running of your assigned section

– Responsible for daily pre-service set-up, post-service clean-up and serving of dishes during meal times

– Upkeep kitchen cleanliness and hygiene standards set by the Home

– Perform any other related duties assigned by sous chef and junior sous chef

Qualifications:

– Able to read and understand simple English or Mandarin (to interact with Mandarin speaking residents)

– Present a positive and professional disposition at work

– Demonstrate a willingness to learn

– Able and willing to perform shifts on weekends and public holidays

 

For all the above roles, the following are also required: 

–         You need to be a patient person with seniors and are passionate about championing better eldercare

–          You’re equally at home with working in a team as you are on your own

–          You understand the need to care not only for the physical health of our residents but of their emotional health and general well-being

 

To apply, kindly email us at career@stjh.org.sg or call the HR department at 6268 0482 to schedule a phone chat.