CAREERS

If you are a team player and passionate about innovating and improving care, we invite you to join the St Joseph’s Home family.

Champion Better Eldercare & Education

St Joseph’s Home redeveloped to a six-storey building that can accommodate up to 412 people at full capacity. Integrated with the nursing home & hospice, there is a purpose-built Infant & Childcare Centre to promote inter-generational learning.

Our home offers a range of specialized services like nursing care, dementia and hospice care, hydrotherapy, art and music therapies, as well as community programmes for our residential and non-residential clients.

Join St Joseph’s Home to redefine the way we age!

Our staff benefits include:

  • Ongoing Training & Development (overseas, local and in-house)
  • Vertical & Lateral Career Progression
  • Annual & Eldercare Leave
  • Medical & Dental Reimbursement Schemes
  • Staff Welfare & Wellness Programmes
  • Staff Meals will be provided during duty-hours
  • Varied Working Arrangements (Part-Time/Full-Time)

Available positions

Healthcare Assistant (Night Duty)

Key responsibilities:

  • Be involved in the relevant nursing care for our night-centre clients, including engaging clients meaningfully
  • Assist in performing basic nursing care procedures (eg. preparation of meals, bed linens etc)
  • Assist in maintaining a conducive, clean & safe environment for our clients, including performing the necessary infection control practices
  • Assist residents with moving about (including transfers)
  • Build rapport with clients

Requirements:

  • Minimum secondary 2 education or equivalent
  • A team player with good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to converse in malay, mandarin and/or dialect is an advantage
  • Able to perform the night- shift duty

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop music therapy programmes (including intergenerational bonding initiatives) that can result in desired client outcomes
  • Assess residents, plan and implement clinical interventions, conduct regular reviews and evaluations, including carrying out the relevant documentation
  • Supervise, train and guide the assigned Therapy Assistants to carry our their duties and responsibilities in a competent manner
  • Participate in relevant department and cross-functional projects

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Music Therapy from a recognised University or equivalent
  • Membership in the Association of Music Therapy or recognised equivalent

Key Assets and Abilities:

  • A good team player with the ability to work well with minimum supervision
  • Fluent in spoken & written English, ability to converse in Mandarin/dialect would be an asset
  • A friendly, warm and engaging personality
  • Meticulous with a keen eye for details
  • Ability to play musical instruments

Therapy Assistant

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Implement physical therapy treatment plans as directed by the managing Therapist
  • Help to instruct and guide residents in the correct use of therapy equipment & mobility aids (including performing manual transfers in a safe manner)
  • Document residents’ physiotherapy attendances
  • Participate in assigned department projects

Qualifications:

  • Secondary School education
  • Compassionate nature with the desire to serve elderly and children
  • A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills

Social Work Assistant

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support for the day-to-day running of the Social Work Department, including tracking referrals, preparation of reports, maintaining case files and administrative paperwork 
  • Assist with data collection, tracking and updating of clients’ information and other relevant data in the database
  • Assist with the assessment of simple financial cases and application of relevant  financial schemes/ assistance for our Home’s residents
  • Assist with Medifund submissions according to the criteria of Medifund applications
  • Professional & prompt handling of queries via phone calls and emails, including liaising with other insititutions’ social workers to facilitate effective delivery of relevant services.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum relevant diploma (a Diploma in Social Work or Social Services would be an advantage)
  • At least 3 years in the Community Care sector, preferably in a Nursing Home
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, especially in Word and Excel programs, including MOH (Ministry of Health) enterprise systems such as IRMS and NMTS

Key Assets and Abilities:

  • A good team player with the ability to work well with minimum supervision
  • Fluent in spoken & written English, and the ability to converse in Mandarin/dialect would be an asset in communicating with dialect-speaking clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills with exceptional administrative expertise
  • Organised and meticulous with a keen eye for details

Key Responsibilities:

  • Instructing, supervising and monitoring clients in safely performing exercises in the gym according to department’s protocols
  • To be involved in assisting or facilitating aqua/ hydropool programmes (as assigned by supervisor)
  • Monitor clients in hydropool to ensure their safety and the effective facilitation of the relevant programmes.
  • Able to perform assessment clients using the Home’s approved protocols
  • Ensure that the rigorous hygiene standards for our in-house gym and hydropool premises (including equipment) are consistently adhered to
  • To be involved in various related projects (such as our Intergenerational Initiative)
  • To perform administrative duties as assigned by supervisor (eg. maintain and update client records, programmes and activities)

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum suitable ITE/Diploma certification (additional certification in relevant skills such as courses in fitness instruction, rehab training, aquatic instruction would be an advantage)**
  • Certified in Standard First Aid. CPR & AED
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, especially in Word and Excel programs

** Training can be made available for suitable candidates who may not have the relevant certification/skill-sets in hydropool programmes

Key Assets and Abilities:

  • A good team player with the ability to work well with minimum supervision
  • Fluent in spoken & written English, ability to converse in Mandarin/dialect would be an asset
  • Passionate about health and wellness
  • Approachable and client-centred
  • Compassion for the elderly and children

Benefits:

  • Annual leave, Medical and Dental reimbursement schemes
  • Meals during duty-hours will be provided

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants are invited to apply with comprehensive resume, current and salary expected and state why you would like to take up this position to:

careers@stjh.org.sg

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Senior Cook

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the production of different types of food, including soft diet and pureed meals based on planned menus
  • Ensure that all food is prepared and served in a timely manner, with a consistently high standard
  • Comply with and uphold all health and safety standards with regards to all food, beverage and equipment in the kitchen
  • Ensure cleanliness in all areas of the kitchen
  • Maintain a clean, neat and professional appearance

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar capacity.
  • Able to adapt, work well independently and in a team.
  • Understand, speak and read basic English.
  • Able to perform shift duty for 6-day rostered week (1st shift starts at 5.30am to 1.30pm, 2nd shift starts at 12.00pm to 8.00pm) including weekend and public holidays.

Benefits:

  • Annual, medical, dental and hospital/surgical insurance coverage
  • Meals are provided during shift work hours

Competitive Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.  Applicants are invited to write with comprehensive resume, state current and expected salaries and enclose a recent photo to:

careers@stjh.org.sg

Cleaning Supervisor

Job Description

– Responsible for the overall smooth running of daily cleaning activities of the Home; which includes:

  1. effective rostering and deployment of cleaning staff to ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the Home at all times (includes ensuring coverage of the following: high/low areas of dusting, vacuuming, washing of floors, cleaning of glass panels, emptying of bins, cleaning toilets and general cleaning)
  • maintain regular inventory check to ensure adequate cleaning supplies and materials, and that all equipment are in good running order
  • Implement regular training plans & programmes to maintain the relevancy of team members
  • Able to operate cleaning machinery

Job Requirements

– Minimum 2-3 years experience in similar capacity (prior experience in the healthcare sector will be an advantage)

– Good knowledge of best practices and relevant government regulations

– A strong team leader with excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities

– Should be computer-literate in MS applications.

– Able to perform shift-work including weekends and public holidays.

Benefits

– Annual, medical, dental and hospital/surgical insurance coverage

– Meals are provided during rostered shift hours

Competitive Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience. Applicants are invited to write with comprehensive resume, state current and expected salaries and enclose a recent photo to:

careers@stjh.org.sg

(We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be informed)

Ready to take on a Job that can make a difference?

Fill in the Application form and email to us at career@stjh.org.sg