Career

Interested applicants please email your CV, contact number and expected salary to: careers@sasco.org.sg


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Head, Psychosocial Services

Position available at:

SASCO@Hong San

Job purpose

 

The Jobholder oversees the psychosocial services team comprising social workers, social work associates, programme executives and programme assistants. He/she ensures development and delivery of psychosocial services to all clients at SSCH’s Homes and Centres in line with SSCH’s care philosophy of person-centered care.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Oversee psychosocial practices and supervise daily operation of the psychosocial team

  2. Work with various stakeholders and other professionals such as MOH, MSF, Centre Managers and nursing care team for the holistic care management of clients and their families

  3. Lead the development and implementation of appropriate psychosocial services and programmes

  4. Develop and implement various SOPs and guidelines pertaining to psychosocial services delivery across SSCH, and ensure compliance with requirements of various authorities

  5. Schedule psychosocial team staff to attend external training and conduct their competency assessment

  6. Recruit and conduct psychosocial staff appraisal

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Degree in social work

  2. Well versed in various government and non-government social support schemes

  3. Previous experience working in an elderly care setting with person-centred care approach is an advantage

  4. Preferably at least 2 years’ experience in similar position

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Assistant Manager, Corporate Planning

Positions available at:

SASCO@Alexandra (HQ)

Job purpose

  • As part of the Corporate Planning team, you will support the strategy development, corporate planning and corporate communications processes relating to the overall SASCO Senior Citizens’ Home, incorporating a Sheltered Home, four (4) day-care centres and two (2) Senior Activity Centres.

  • This includes coordinating inputs from relevant departments to facilitate the establishment and implementation of a business cum organisational excellence framework.

  • You will perform horizon scanning to support the development of elder-care, monitoring the progress of key work streams for the development of our various facilities across the areas of services planning (providing), communications and outreach engagement, and sustainable corporate finance and resources.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Manage fundraising, exploring innovative funding programmes while maintaining excellent donor and partner relationships.

  2. Overseeing a donor management system, prepare reports and presentations, budget planning 

  3. Oversee the corporate communications framework and channels – website and social media platforms, coordinating with the various departments and facilities for official media reports, messages and publicity materials.  

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least 5 years of working experience.

  2. Experience or involvement in strategic planning and corporate affairs, with strong planning skills and budgeting knowledge will be an advantage.

  3. Team player, highly initiated with excellent planning, analytical, communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills.

  4. Familiar with data analysis and presentation softwares.

  5. Highly motivated individual with the ability to work under pressure and adapt to challenging conditions.

  6. Ability to write and use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  7. Understanding of IPC reporting format and requirements.

  8. Understanding of charity fundraising principles and guidelines will be an advantage.

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Enrolled Nurse

Positions available at:

SASCO@Hong San

Job purpose

  • To provide optimal level of care in accordance to established policies and procedures.

  • To assist in activities and programs promoting healthy aging for clients.

  • Supervise Nursing Team comprising of Nursing Aides and Healthcare Assistant to ensure optimal delivery of required care to the clients.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Comply with approved Nursing SOPs.

  2. Work with multidisciplinary team to analyze and evaluate nursing care plan and ensure care plan is implemented by team.

  3. Identify symptoms of clients related to illness or decline in functional/cognitive abilities and advocate early attention.

  4. Mentor and guide, NAs and HCAs in performing their functional duties.

  5. Administer medications and treatments as prescribed.

  6. Assist client to manage common age-related conditions such as incontinence and loss of mobility.

  7. Assist Registered Nurse as when required.

  8. Other additional operational duties as assigned by Nursing Manager or Centre Manager.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Minimum GCE ‘N’ Level

  2. Nitec in Nursing

  3. Registered with SNB.

  4. Experience working in an elderly setting is an advantage.

  5. Compassion, critical thinking, and organizational skills.

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Enrolled Nurse (Permanent Night Shift)

Positions available at:

SASCO@Hong San

Job purpose

  • To provide optimal level of care in accordance to established policies and procedures.

  • To assist in activities and programs promoting healthy aging for clients.

  • Supervise Nursing Team comprising of Nursing Aides and Healthcare Assistant to ensure optimal delivery of required care to the clients.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Provide person centred holistic quality nursing care to residents including medication, and ADLS supervision of Residents. 

  2. Attend to emergency whenever required

  3. Night in charge and provide supervision and guidance to healthcare support staff.

  4. To provide optimal level of care in accordance to established policies and procedures.

  5. Comply with approved Nursing SOPs.

  6. Participate in multi-disciplinary rounds and ensure adherence to care plan at all times. 

  7. Perform holistic assessment of residents and advocate early attention.

  8. Ensure medication safety and compliance for residents.

  9. Ensure a clean and safe living environment for residents including cleaning and disinfection whenever required.

  10. Assist the staff nurses in any duties as assigned by them.

  11. Facilitate resident for self-care whenever possible.

  12. Assist in stock and consumables management and maintenance of equipment.

  13. Supervising residents for preparation for morning activities. 

  14. To assist in activities and programs promoting healthy aging for residents

  15. Record vital signs of residents and report any abnormality.

  16. Perform simple wound cleaning/dressing for residents.

  17. Maintain good infection control practice in the Home.

  18. Other additional operational duties as assigned by Nurse Manager.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Minimum NITEC in Nursing

  2. SNB registered.

  3. At least 1 years of prior experience in adult healthcare setting.

  4. Permanent night shift.

  5. Willing to be assigned to other shifts on an ad-hoc basis at the sole discretion of the organization and/or Nursing Manager.

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Healthcare Assistant

Positions available at:

SASCO@Telok Blangah, SASCO@Hong Kah North, SASCO@Jurong West,  SASCO@West Coast

Job purpose

  • To provide optimal level of care in accordance to established policies and procedures.

  • To assist in activities and programs promoting healthy aging for clients.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Assist in taking clients’ vital signs.

  2. Report to superior if any abnormality observed.

  3. Conduct activities with clients.

  4. Assist client in showering, ambulation/exercise, and toileting.

  5. Kitchen duties which involve simple food preparation.

  6. Disinfect and clean Centre and equipment.

  7. Perform escort duty for van transport.

  8. Assist enrolled Nurse /Registered Nurse as when required.

  9. Other additional operational duties as assigned by Centre Manager

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1.  Care of elderly related certificate would be an advantage.

  2. Compassion, critical thinking, and organizational skills.

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Nursing Aide

Positions available at:

SASCO@Hong San, SASCO@Hong Kah North

Job purpose

  • To provide optimal level of care in accordance to established policies and procedures.

  • To assist in activities and programs promoting healthy aging for clients.

  • Guide Healthcare Assistant on nursing related care to ensure optimal delivery of required care to the clients.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Comply with approved Nursing SOPs

  2. Work with multidisciplinary team to analyze and evaluate nursing care plan and ensure care plan is implemented by team.

  3. Identify symptoms of clients related to illness or decline in functional/cognitive abilities and advocate early attention.

  4. Mentor and guide HCAs in performing their functional duties

  5. Assists the EN/RN in ensuring patients take their medications.

  6. Assist client to manage common age-related conditions such as incontinence and loss of mobility.

  7. Assist Enrolled Nurse/ Registered Nurse as when required.

  8. Other additional operational duties as assigned by Nurse Manager.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Minimum GCE ‘N’ Level

  2. Attained Training in either WSQ Higher Certificate/Advanced Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care); or Institute of Technical (ITE) Approved Training Centre (ATC) Healthcare (Home Care) program.

  3. Experience working in an elderly setting is an advantage

  4. Compassion, critical thinking, and organizational skills

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Staff Nurse/Registered Nurse

Position available at:

SASCO@Hong Kah North, SASCO@West Coast

Job purpose

  • To provide optimal level of care in accordance to established policies and procedures.

  • To assist in activities and programs promoting healthy aging for clients.

  • Supervise Nursing Team comprising of Enrolled Nurse, Nursing Aides and Healthcare Assistant to ensure optimal delivery of required care to the clients.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Comply with approved Nursing SOPs.

  2. Work with multidisciplinary team to analyze and evaluate nursing care plan and ensure care plan is implemented by team.

  3. Identify symptoms of clients related to illness or decline in functional/cognitive abilities and advocate early attention.

  4. Mentor and guide ENs, NAs and HCAs in performing their functional duties.

  5. Administer medications and treatments as prescribed.

  6. Assist client to manage common age-related conditions such as incontinence and loss of mobility.

  7. Other additional operational duties as assigned by Centre Manager.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Diploma/Degree in Nursing.

  2. Experience working in an elderly setting is an advantage.

  3. Compassion, critical thinking, and organizational skills.

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Therapy Aide

Position available at:

SASCO@Hong Kah North , SASCO@Jurong West

Job purpose

1. The Therapy Aide supports and assists Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist in carrying out the required therapy for the clients.

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Conduct activities prescribed Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist.

  2. Report clients’ rehabilitation progress to Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist.

  3. Documentation of all activities conducted.

  4. Update monthly activity attendance.

  5. Display weekly activity schedule.

  6. Perform vital sign checks before conducting any activities.

  7. Assist in toileting when necessary.

  8. Maintain proper record and housekeeping of rehabilitation equipment.

  9. Other additional operational duties as assigned by Centre Manager.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Diploma/ HMI certificate in a related field

  2. WSQ qualification in Therapy

  3. Experience working in an elderly setting is an advantage

  4. Compassion, critical thinking and organizational skills

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Kitchen Assistant

Position available at:

SASCO@West Coast , SASCO@Jurong West, SASCO@Telok Blangah

Duties and responsibilities 

  1. Working hours from 7am to 5pm (Mondays to Fridays)

  2. Prepare and serve ready meals to clients.

  3. Wash and clean all cooking utensils after every meal.

  4. Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen.

  5. Perform such other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

  6. To adopt the First-In, First-Out method for maintaining of all sundries and food items.

  7. Check stock level and update in charge accordingly.

Qualifications & Skills Required

  1. Possess a current basic food hygiene certificate would be an advantage.

  2. Motivated with positive attitude to learn.

  3. Co-operative and helpful with other team members.

  4. Able to speak, read and write basic English.