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Care Associate in Henderson at NTUC Health

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

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Job Description

The Care Associate is expected to participate in activities and function in our Senior Care Centre (SCC).  Assist in day to day operations of the SCC.  Attend to the needs of the elderly, guide / supervise or take the initiative to engage them during activities.

  • Attend to the needs of the elderly in meeting their basic hygiene needs and to perform their Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) in a safe and comfortable manner.  ADLs includes feeding, mobility and transfer, fall prevention, toileting and diaper changing
  • Guide, supervise and take the initiative to engage the elderly in social activities and maintenance exercises
  • Under supervision, instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist elderly when practicing exercises and functional activities
  • Transport elderly to and from clinical room, using wheelchair or providing standing support
  • Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment within the SCC.  Ensure centres' cleanliness and hygiene are well maintained
  • Escort transport of elderly to and from home to the centre
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care)
  • Relevant working experience, preferably in social service sector or healthcare industry an advantage
  • Able to work well in a team environment, caring and have a passion to serve the elderly
  • Knowledge of Mandarin / Malay / Tamil / Dialects
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS Office.