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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) Staff Nurse

Caregiving is tough no matter if you’re a formal (junior nurse) or informal (family member) caregiver. That’s why the role of the staff nurse is so crucial to ensuring that caregivers receive the support they need. Your role will be to nurture the next generation of caregivers so that they can in turn care for their charges / loved ones without themselves losing steam or feeling lost. 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and Director of Nursing, the Staff Nurse is responsible for:

– Supervising junior nurses with hands-on clinical experience

Qualifications:

– Diploma in Nursing, Singapore Nursing Board-registered and with valid practising certificate

– 2 – 3 years nursing experience

 

(2) Enrolled Nurse

The enrolled nurse provides crucial support to the staff nurses in clinical matters and also sees to resident care to ensure they get the care according to their needs.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Staff Nurse, the Enrolled Nurse is responsible for:

– Assisting the Staff Nurse in supervisory and clinical work

Qualifications:

– NITEC in nursing, Singapore Nursing Board-registered and with a valid practising certificate

– 1 year nursing experience

 

(3) Day Resident 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 resident care assistant comes in to provide that pivotal support so that residents can continue living their lives. While supporting our residents is also part of the role of the other staff, it is the RCAs who  act as that all 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

 

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

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

Qualifications:

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

– Able to converse with dialect speaking residents

– Need to care 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

 

(5) Preschool teacher for nursery, k1 and k2

Key Roles and Responsibilities

– Design and implement programmes for children aged 18 months to 6 years

– Plan activities and source for materials

– Engage parents and stakeholders to ensure service standards

– Work on staggered roster on centre-opening hours from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 7am to 2pm on Saturday

Qualifications:

– Diploma in early childhood recognised by ECDA in pre-school education teaching or early childhood care and education

 

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.