Career Opportunities

We are looking for exceptional individuals who share our vision of Serving Humanity, Saving Lives to join us!


 

Red Cross Ambassador
Events & Roadshow Fundraising

Primary Duties & Responsibility

  • Professionally Advocate & raise awareness on behalf of the less fortunate of the society
  • Sign up donors looking to pledge towards the organization
  • Train and show the ropes to newer Red Cross Ambassadors on the role
  • Attend product knowledge training, upskilling workshops when required

Requirements

  • Passionate about Red Cross’s humanitarian causes 
  • Professional, reliable, creative and outgoing
  • Prior experience in Fundraising and regular Volunteering is an advantage
  • Fluent in English and a second language (to liaise with a second language speaking associates)

Perks of being a Red Cross Ambassador

  • Meaningful role that is above self
  • Take part in exclusive events organised by our corporate partners 
  • Exposure to Singapore Red Cross’ international humanitarian work
  • Work in a supportive team that shares a common goal, much like a family
  • Chance to be awarded as Top Fundraiser of the month/quarterly   

“Give more than what you take.” -Said a wise man.

Be it you’re new to the workforce, working adult looking to give back, or even looking at a career in charity, hesitate no longer & apply now!  You can possibly change the lives of someone out there in need.


 

Red Cross Home for the Disabled 

Responsibilities:

Nursing Care and Management

  • Provide and ensure that quality nursing care and service is rendered to the residents / clients at all times.
  • Assist the RN(s) in ensuring and providing safe nursing practice and a high standard of care.
  • Ensure the Nursing Aides and Healthcare Aides follow the safety precautions / practices in the prevention of falls, hazards and/or pressure sores.
  • Assist the RN in attending to emergencies as and when the need arises
  • Able to perform nursing procedures independently such as:
    • NG Tube Insertion
    • Simple Wound Dressings
    • Hygiene Practices such as isolation nursing, proper handwashing techniques and management of waste products
  • Maintaining proper documentation of vital signs and reporting to the RNon duty / in-charge when there is a change in the residents / clients condition.
  • Assist the RN in the serving of residents’ medications; monitor and supervise the Nursing Aides when feeding the medication to residents ­ ensuring zero (0) medication errors.
  • Together with the RN on duty / in­-charge, to participate and assist in the Volunteer Doctor’s rounds.
  • Collaborates and cooperates with other healthcare professionals to ensure proper and smooth delivery of care and service.
  • Accompanies the residents/clients for clinic/hospital appointments and / or transfers, when the need arises.
  • Respects and protects the rights and responsibilities of the residents / clients.
  • To be on call in the event of an emergency in the Home.

Professional Development

  • Mentor and supervise Nursing Aides and Healthcare Aides in their scope of work, clinical skills and especially in the maintenance of safe work practices and infection control standards.
  • Participates in on­going nursing education to enhance clinical knowledge and competency.
  • Work in collaboration with the Nurse Educator/Clinical Instructor for on-the- job training of Nursing Aides and Healthcare Aides.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned by Head, Nursing.

Administration

  • Assist the RN in the preparation of the duty rosters.
  • Assist the RN in the preparation and maintenance of documentation.

Customer Management

  • Acts as a liaison to clients and their families, maintaining good rapport and service
  • Maintaining good relations whilst liaising with external agencies such as but not limited to, hospitals, clinics, etc.
  • Maintain good relations with internal customers of the Home.
  • Maintain, at all times, good public relations with volunteers and visitors

Requirements:

  • National Institute of Technical Education (ITE): Certificate in Nursing or its equivalent
  • Valid practicing license as an Enrolled Nurse with Singapore Nursing Board
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in a hospital or healthcare environment.
  • Some experience in working with persons with disabilities or the elderly would be preferred.

Red Cross Home for the Disabled 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing care and ensure quality service is rendered to the residents at all times
  • Work closely with the Social Worker in assessment of cases referred for admission and respite care, and the periodic review of cases for continual stay
  • Work in partnership with the Social Worker and other health professionals in developing and sustaining the needed programmes for the residents
  • Work in collaboration with the Nurse Educator/ Clinical Instructor with regards to training
  • Develop, evaluate and modify care plans for residents
  • Assess the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of residents through observation and analysis of physical health indicators to evaluate care plan and identify modifications which may be required
  • Conduct frequent rounds with staff to check on residents’ health and medical conditions
  • Accompany volunteer doctor on rounds, providing information on resident condition and progress, and
    assists with examinations, e.g. ADL, well-being, etc.
  • Transcribe verbal or written doctor’s orders for medication or other treatment
  • Prepare precise dosages of medication in accordance with doctor’s orders and administers to residents
  • Follow-up on the medical programme advised by the clinic or hospital doctors and volunteer doctor
  • Supervise and guide the staff assigned to the home to ensure that proper care giving, nursing, and administrative procedures are maintained
  • Supervise the medical assistance rendered to patients are in lieu with training and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Administer first aid and emergency health measures, such as CPR
  • Perform dressing of wounds and lesions
  • Practice sterile techniques and other infection control procedures to minimize the transmission of infection
  • Monitor and participate in the personal care of residents/clients, as required; for example, hygiene, feeding, positioning, transferring, ambulation, toileting
  • Use electric/hydraulic/manual equipment and lifting devices when required
  • Counsel, instruct, and confer with resident/ client family in planning care: provides emotional support; responds to enquiries and resolves complaints
  • Ensure that food prepared to meet the dietary requirement of the residents
  • Prepare staff duty rosters
  • Prepare and maintain documentation such as care plans, health care records, medication administration, nursing records and reports
  • Submission of reports to Head, RCHD
  • Act as liaison to existing clients and their families, maintaining good rapport and service
  • Maintain at all times good public relations with volunteers and visitors

Requirements

  • Possess a recognised university degree/ Certificate or Diploma in Nursing
  • State Registered Nurse
  • 5-10 years of relevant working experience in a hospital or healthcare environment
  • Experience in working with the disabled or the elderly preferred
  • Ability to perform holistic assessments/ reassessments for residents regardless of complexity to establish a comprehensive plan for care.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work activity and provide work direction to staff members in order to complete assignments
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge to monitor staff performance and the environment ensuring a safe workplace for staff; provides reinstruction where needed
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to act as a coordinator of care for complex residents, sharing nursing expertise and demonstrating leadership while working in collaboration with other care providers
  • Able to work independently, but is also a good team player
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and innovative
  • Demonstrates initiative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people at all levels
  • Enjoy working with volunteers

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Observe residents/clients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on residents’/ clients’ responses and progress and report to physical therapist
  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist residents’/ clients’ practicing exercises and functional activities, under the direction of nursing staff.
  • Transport clients using appropriate equipment to and from treatment areas and/or as directed by therapist
  • Confer with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate
  • Documentation of treatment rendered and observations of client during treatment
  • Maintenance of equipment and proper stocking of treatment supplies
  • Ensure cleanliness of Therapy area
  • Assist in attending to clients activities of Daily Living
  • Any other duties as directed by therapist and/or Nurse Manager

Requirements:

  • Certificate in Physiotherapy or Degree in Physiotherapy (for foreign staff)
  • Knowledge of equipment
  • Knowledge of proper lofting technique
  • Able to understand English and communicate effectively
  • Ability to observe, evaluate and record conditions, reactions, and changes in the physical condition of the residents’/clients’
  • Independent as well as good team player

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the general cleanliness at the Home
  • Assist Nursing Aides, Staff Nurses, and other staff
  • Undertake any other duties assigned

Requirements:

  • GCE ‘O’ or ‘N’ Levels or its equivalent
  • Healthcare Aide Certificate (from country of origin) or its equivalent
  • Basic nursing skills, such as feeding, turning, changing, bathing etc.
  • Relevant working experience in nursing homes or hospitals
  • Housekeeping experience
  • Able to understand and communicate in English
  • Independent and a good team player

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Staff Nurse in providing nursing care such as dressing, serving medication, etc
  • Supervise the Healthcare Aides and volunteers
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Certificate in Healthcare (Local)
  • Certificate in Midwifery or Degree in Nursing (Foreign)
  • Relevant working experience in nursing homes or hospitals
  • Good at taking instructions
  • Able to understand and communicate in English
  • Independent
  • Able to work in groups

 

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the food preparation process.
  • Assist in the receiving of donated food and kitchen-related items.
  • Ensure hygiene and safety of kitchen at all time and the cleanliness of all equipment and utensils.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Primary School Education
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in food preparation

Community Services - Transport Aid

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the ambulance to transport clients to and from their appointments and back to their residence
  • Render first aid when needed to clients during transportation as per Standard Operating Procedure and guidelines
  • Load and unload clients to the trolley or wheelchair
  • Complete the pre and post ambulance checklist daily and or the responder daily medical checklist
  • As the assigned driver record the mileage utilized at each run. As the assigned driver, maintain the cleanliness and road worthiness of the ambulance
  • As the assigned responder, ensure sufficient stock of medical supplies and their availability for us in the ambulance
  • As the assigned responder check and test that medical equipment in the ambulance is operational and serviced when required
  • Attend to ambulance emergency hotline when required or assigned
  • Maintain proper records of the patients and service provided
  • As the assigned responder, attend to ambulance hotline when required or assigned
  • As the assigned responder, answer and or ensure calls are attended to promptly
  • Monitor and evaluate the services and activities of ambulance service through feedback and documentation on the feedback form
  • Continue to evaluate and enhance services
  • When assigned, drive the ambulance when mobilized for first aid cover in events, or during Disaster Management (DM) standby as assigned by SRC/CS HOD

Requirements:

  • Possess “O”/”N” Levels, or its equivalent
  • Valid class 3 driving license, with clean driving record
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in relevant experience preferred
  • Previous experience as paramedic/medic would be an added advantage
  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Multilingual, with the ability to converse in local dialects, would be an added advantage
  • First aid and CPR certified (Any other required certification as stipulated by MOH)
  • Computer literate, with good command in Microsoft Office package (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint)
  • Good written skills in particular report writing
  • Independent as well as a good team player, with the ability to relate well to people of all levels, especially with volunteers
  • Demonstrates initiative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and organization skills, and the ability to function with minimum supervision
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and innovative, meticulous and multi-task effectively
  • Task oriented and outcome driven
  • Must be physically fit

Applicants may send your CV (together with a cover letter) in MS Word or PDF format to us. 
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.