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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) 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.

 

(2) 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

 

(3) 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

 

(4) Junior Sous Chef

Meal times hold precious memories of family gathering or school reunions. Having a meal can be an experience of rest or socialising. In this way, the taste and experience of a meal is very much integral to our quality of life. This is where the junior sous chef comes in to run the kitchen in the way that provides quality meal experiences for our residents, children, staff and visitors.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

– Responsible for the daily smooth operations of food production and to take over running the kitchen in the absence of the sous chef

– Direct chef de partie and cooks in preparation and cooking

– Manage and monitor kitchen team to provide highly quality meal services

– Cook meals and treat all internal and external “guests” in a professional manner

– Enforce food hygiene and safety standards

Qualifications:

– Minimum 2-3 years of work-related experience in local cuisine

– Good knowledge of local food ingredients

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

– Familiarity with MS applications is preferred

 

(5) Chef De Partie

Key Roles and Responsibilities

– Prepare and cook dishes for serving according to menu and recipes

– Follow up any changes to new recipes or production methods pertaining to menu

– Keep kitchen area, processing equipment and cooking utensils clean at all times

– Ensure safe operations of all equipment and report any faulty ones to superior immediately

– Comply with food hygiene and safety standards set by the Home

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

Qualifications:

– Minimum 1 year of culinary experience

– Able to learn and adapt to the needs of the organisation

– Present a positive and professional disposition at work

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

 

(6) 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.