Careers

Career Opportunities

The Singapore Red Cross Society is part of a world-wide, non-political, non-religious movement which based its work on the fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. An independent humanitarian organization, we raise our own funds in serving humanity and furthering the work of the Red Cross locally and internationally.

We are dedicated to protecting human life and dignity, relieving human suffering and responding to emergencies.

We are looking for exceptional individual who share our vision of Serving Humanity, Saving Lives. We have immediate vacancies as follows:

 

Head, International Services

JOB PURPOSE

Define, develop and direct operation plans for Singapore Red Cross to be a responsible and contributing member of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in fulfilling its mission of serving humanity and saving lives.

Implement strategic plans for Singapore Red Cross to engage various humanitarian sectors including Singapore Government Agencies in the areas of external disaster response and fulfilling in roles as an auxiliary of the State in times of national emergency.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. People Management
    Develop employees/volunteers level of competence to ensure that they remain continually relevant in
    meeting individual and organization goals. Where necessary, mentor employees/volunteers to maintain their competency and align individual potential and passion to organizational needs for the achievement of effective operation.

  2. Operations
    Plan, organize , direct implement, monitor and review programmes/activities of International Services including Disaster Management, international relation/collaboration, humanitarian diplomacy etc.
  3. Management Control
    Manage, control, balance and regulate the humanitarian deployment/action and funds for disasters to ensure timely relief operations.

  4. Customer Management
    Develop long-term partnership programmes with various humanitarian stakeholders including government and non-government agencies; and corporate organizations to ensure the sustainability of the international relief operations.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualification

  • Tertiary degree.

Experience

  • At least 5 years working experience in senior management position. Experience in humanitarian sector, including disaster response and developmental projects, would be an asset.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent written and spoke communication skills in English, while working knowledge oa an ASEAN
    language is a further advantage.
  • Computer literacy with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software.
  • Able to work independently, multi-task effective, possess good customer management and organizational skills.
  • Prepared to travel at short notices and to participate in the field deployment.
  • Analytical and open-minded with good diplomacy skills, with the ability to adapt to new and fast changing
    situations.

 

Executive, Central Procurement Unit & Office Management

JOB PURPOSE

To provide an excellent and effective administrative functions/supports to central procurement unit/office management, thereby contributing to the smooth operation of the Administration Department.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Operations
    • To provide general support in the daily operation of the Admin Dept.
    • To provide frontline support at the Reception Desk.

  2. Administration
    • Assist in the procurement process using ACCPAC software.
    • Maintain stock for Copier Paper.
    • Provide Office System support to office support staffs (cleaners/despatch) in:
      – E-Leave
      – E-Claim &
      – Petty Cash Claim
    • Maintain the General Expenses Record.
    • Produce Monthly Reports for Office Supplies purchases.
    • Process Monthly Telephone Bills and data entries.
    • Verify IDD phone bill with call register.

  3. Any Other Duties
    • Participate in society events/activities and other ad-hoc projects.
    • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

  • Min GCE ‘N’ Levels’, Certificate in Administration, or its’ equivalent.

Experience

  • Preferably with at least 2-3 years of working experience in general administrative duties.

Additional Skills & Knowledge

  • Good knowledge in MS Office and ACCPAC software will be an advantage.
  • Good administration skills and the ability to priorities the workload effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Good interpersonal skills, self motivated, meticulous and able to multi-task.

 

Executive/ Senior Executive (Facilities & Log), Admin

JOB PURPOSE

Lead and manage the facilities management duties to optimize office & storage space, upkeep facilities, maintenance and logistic services to its internal and external stakeholders so that they can enjoy effective, efficient and safe office environment.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Develop, implement and review of policies and SOPs
    • Develop, review and implement policies and standard operating procedures for all facilities management functions.
    • Develop logistics management plan to meet society’s storage and transportation needs effectively and
      efficiently.
    • Review of routine maintenance task, schedule, performance measure and analysis, inventory tracking.
    • Develop, review and implement policies and standard operating procedures for vehicle management
      functions.

  2. Track and process facilities contracts, procurement & payments
    • Liaise with the relevant government agencies for the lease extensions of Red Cross House and the Red Cross campsite.
    • Monitor, track and ensure budget is utilized efficiently and expenditures do not exceed the limits of the budget.
    • Monitor, track and review contracts under Facilities Management purview to ensure contracts are renewed on time by sourcing and negotiating good rates from vendors.
    • Monitor and track procurement and ensure timely processing of vendor invoices of facilities maintenance services, furniture and fittings, security systems, logistics services, renovation and A&A works.
    • Monitor and track petty cash claims of general maintenance purchases, driver’s M1 top up card expense and fuel usage.
    • Handle general maintenance purchases of toilet paper, liquid hand soap, trash bags, plastic bags, Singapore Flag, red Cross Flag, etc – Handover of CPU w.e.f. 01/04/2014.

  3. Vehicle Management
    • Monitor, track and coordinate vehicle servicing (every 5000km and repairs – liaise with the work shop vendor in regards of servicing, installation of retro fittings, replacement of parts or vehicle breakdowns.
    • Monitor, track and coordinate vehicle renewal of road tax (06 month & annual), insurance (annual, LTA inspection (06 months & annual) and fines.
    • Coordinate the orientation of new drivers and upkeep the SRC authorized drivers list.
    • Monitor and track the HQ vans transport booking, ensuring HQ drivers schedule are allocated and carried out (daily)
    • Monitor and verify HQ drivers’ vehicle logs, cash card & petrol card usage (monthly)
    • Monitor and upkeep SRC vehicle fleet reports on usage, repairs, maintenance and expenditures (monthly).
    • Ensure timely submission of vehicle invoices to Finance after verification.
    • Handle purchase and upkeep inventory of vehicle washing kits.
    • Process application and cancellation of fuel card for drivers.
    • Handle preparation of paper works for purchase of new vehicles, scrapping of old vehicles, including liaising with Land Transport Authority for vehicle matters, with MCYS< NCSS and MOH for COE waiver matters, liaising with vendors on vehicle body art works.

  4. Disposal of Items
    • Ensure proper documentation of vehicle equipment, electrical appliance, furniture and fitting disposals.

  5. Fire Safety
    • To establish and upkeep the Fire Emergency Plan for Red Cross House and Training Camp.
    • Fire evacuation plan.
    • Conduct annual fire drill for staff.
    • Fire Warden for Red Cross Academy @ Atrium.

  6. People Management and Supervision of Facilities Management Staff
    • Manage and supervise the facilities maintenance support team to ensure all maintenance works, logistics management functions, key inventory, renovation/A&A works are carried effectively, timely and cost-effectively.
    • Manage and supervise staff leave and claims and assign coverage of duties in absence of a staff.
    • Assist in the development of support staff’s level of competence to ensure that they remain continually relevant in meeting individual and corporate goals.
    • Coach employees to achieve the highest standard possible and align individual talents and passion to
      organizational needs for the achievement of effective operation where necessary.
    • Lead in the management of a pool volunteers who will be regularly engaged to support the department’s activities and functions.
    • Work closely with the senior management and departmental heads to develop organizational policies and processes that will support and meet cross departmental needs and timely service delivery.

  7. Any Other Duties
    • Participate in the development of the department’s strategic goals and direction; set aggressive and relevant goals for the development of these functions.
    • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualification

  • •Minimum a Diploma holder or Degree holder in Estate Management or related field.

Experience

  • At least 5-6 years relevant working experience in a non-profit organization or corporate environment.

Additional Skills & Knowledge

  • Good knowledge in MS Office, Building Management, Property and Constructions will be an advantage.
  • Good Organizational and administration skills and the ability to prioritize the workload effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

 

Executive, Community Services

JOB PURPOSE

Plan, manage and effectively implement events undertaken by the Community Services Department of SRC. Particularly in areas pertaining to community assistance eg FoodAid and HealthAid.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Operations
    • Plan and arrange training of volunteers to strengthen the FoodAid and HealthAid programmes of the
      Singapore Red Cross (SRC) through external or internal courses
    • Prepare and implement the SOP for the FoodAid and HealthAid programme
    • Plan and participate in the execution of the programme

  2. Administration
    • Undertake recording of meetings within and outside the department
    • Prepare pre and post event reports

  3. Customers
    • Oversee and co-ordinate with the relevant agencies on Community Aid programmes
    • Strengthen SRC’s role in the community by working with relevant Government Agencies and organizations

  4. Any Other Duties
    • Deputizes Head of CS in her/his absence and when assigned
    • Undertake any other duties assigned by Head of CS

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualification

  • Possess a recognized university degree, preferably in Social Work or Sociology or Allied Health
  • Possess GCE “A” Levels, or Diploma in Social or Health Services

Experience

  • For graduate, at lease 1 year of relevant experience
  • For non-graduate, at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Fresh graduates may be considered
  • Experience in Programme planning and implementation will be an added advantage

Skills and knowledge

  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Multilingual, with the ability to converse in local dialects would be an added advantage
  • Computer literate, with good command in Microsoft Office package (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of local and international community welfare programmes and services
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership and motivational skills
  • 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 multitask effectively
  • Task-oriented and outcome-driven

 

Community Social Work Associate, Community Services

JOB PURPOSE

To provide community based social services to identified individuals and families in line with policies and guidelines and as assigned by the Head of Department, Community Services.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Operation
    • Manage referrals for admission into the programmes (FoodAid and TransportAid) managed by Community Services
    • Conduct beneficiary needs assessment
    • Conduct community needs assessment
    • Partner with appropriate community resources to develop ways to meet identified needs
    • Participate (as an interdisciplinary team) in beneficiary care planning
    • Conduct periodic review of cases
    • Conduct programme and service evaluations

  2. Customer Management
    • Interview beneficiaries and potential beneficiaries
    • Work with the Executive to follow-up on the progress of the beneficiaries and/or families
    • Coordinate with the relevant agencies on matters related to the social needs identified
    • Work closely and cohesively with the volunteers

  3. Administration
    • Prepare reports

  4. Supervision
    • Provide on-the-job training and coaching to volunteers
    • Supervise the visits by volunteers

  5. Any Other Duties
    • Deputize executive in his/her and when assigned
    • Assist in events held by SRC
    • Participate in training and team meetings
    • Undertake any other duties as assigned

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualification

  • Possess a recognized university degree in Social Work and/or Diploma in a relevant discipline

Experience

  • For Degree holder, at least 01 year of relevant experience
  • For Diploma holder, at least 03 years of relevant experience

Additional Skill and Knowledge

  • Computer literate
  • Ability to speak a few languages or dialects would be an added advantage
  • Good knowledge and understanding of local and international community welfare programmes and services

Desired Behaviour

  • Tactful – have good listening skills and help clients feed at ease during the interview
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with good command of English
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people at all levels
  • Resourceful and innovative
  • Ability to empathize, yet remain impartial
  • Able to work independently, but is also a good team player
  • Demonstrates initiative, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Enjoys working with volunteers

 

Admin Assistant (Central Procurement Unit/Office Management)

JOB PURPOSE

To provide an excellent and effective administrative functions/supports to central procurement unit/office management, thereby contributing to the smooth operation of the Administration Department.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Operations
    • To provide general support in the daily operation of the Admin Dept.
    • To provide frontline support at the Reception Desk.

  2. Administration
    • Assist in the procurement process using ACCPAC software.
    • Maintain stock for Copier Paper.
    • Provide Office System support to office support staffs (cleaners/despatch) in:
      – E-Leave
      – E-Claim &
      – Petty Cash Claim
    • Maintain the General Expenses Record.
    • Produce Monthly Reports for Office Supplies purchases.
    • Process Monthly Telephone Bills and data entries.
    • Verify IDD phone bill with call register.

  3. Any Other Duties
    • Participate in society events/activities and other ad-hoc projects.
    • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualifications

  • Min GCE ‘N’ Levels’, Certificate in Administration, or its’ equivalent.

Experience

  • Preferably with at least 2-3 years of working experience in general administrative duties.

Additional Skills & Knowledge

  • Good knowledge in MS Office and ACCPAC software will be an advantage.
  • Good administration skills and the ability to priorities the workload effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Good interpersonal skills, self motivated, meticulous and able to multi-task.

 

Training Coordinator

Responsibilities:

Responsible for managing and overseeing the operational and administrative aspects of training programs and courses. This includes the assessment, planning, implementation, facilitation and tracking of assigned courses. Responsible in ensuring the standard and effectiveness of the courses are duly maintained.

Operation

  • Performs all the course administration needs of assigned classes and ensure the timely implementation of all operational matters.
  • Manage and maintain all communication with trainees for the above courses.
  • Manage and administer all the logistic needs of the above training classes.
  • Manage and administer inventory of training materials and documents and ensure all are up to date.
  • Manage and maintain the training database of the above courses.
  • Monitor quality, evaluate and review progress of training programme through feedback from trainees.
  • Build and maintain good working relationship with all instructors and clients.
  • Manage and maintain of matters with issuance of certificates.
  • Assist in planning for training schedules and in securing instructors for training assignments

Marketing

  • Manage and track all renewal of certification matters
  • Respond to all training inquiries and provide quotations to client (corporate or individual) based on their needs assessment and market conditions
  • Assist in preparing training proposals (corporate and individual)
  • Manage and track all proposals and enquiries by clients (corporate/individual)
  • Implement relevant marketing action plans to support business development of RCTC.
  • Monitors advertisements on Gebiz.

Financial

  • Handles all training grant and course funding matters and track grant submission
  • Handles training course payment

Event Management

  • Provide project management and administrative support for any department related events such as World
    First Aid Day or community outreach events

Stocka nd Inventory

  • In charge of training manuals and supplies stock
  • Handles the coordination of training logistics with the driver of external classes
  • In charge of other inventory such as first aid kit and other first aid related materials
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification

  • Minimum a diploma in training, HR, business or other related disciplines.
  • At least 2 years of experience in training or sales administration.

Skills andK nowledge

  • Good communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills.
  • Proficient in word processing especially Excel.
  • Knowledge of SDF/SRP/WSQ would be an added advantage
  • Good time management skills.
  • Must be organized and able to work with minimum supervision

 

Logistic Coordinator, Blood Donor Recruitment

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a logistical plan to support the recruitment and recognition of blood donors.
  • Ferry blood donors to and from blood collection sites
  • Coordinate and manage the following:
    1. the delivery of materials and logistical support for publicity and promotion events such as bloodmobiles, road shows and etc.
    2. the delivery of office materials between BDRP and SRC office
    3. logistical data for routine reporting
  • Store Management
  • Customer Management

Requirements:

  • Possess class 3 driving license
  • Minimum secondary education with 1-3 years experience in ambulance service preferred
  • Able to communicate in English

 

Finance Assistant

Responsibilities:

To be responsible for the accounting of the society’s Revenue/Collection and Petty Cash payments.

Operations

  • Receive daily revenue collection from the various departments:
  • Red Cross Training Centre
  • Red Cross Home for the Disabled
  • Red Cross Ambulance Services
  • Others in the form of cheques,cash,credit card etc.
  • Receive donations from walk-in and issue receipts (normal receipts or IPC receipts)
  • Receive cheques from mail and issue receipts (normal receipts or IPC receipts)
  • Sort out money received and arrange for bank in
  • Sorting of other modes of collections (internet collections)
  • Coding of collection for accounting purposes
  • Petty cash management (disburse petty cash every Friday and maintain imprest system for petty cash)
  • Coding of petty cash payment into accounting system
  • Assist in fund raising projects (count money collected)

Administration

  • Date entry collections into the Accpac system (capture revenue and funds)
  • Update home contribution list for residents for Red Cross Home for the Disabled
  • Maintains Accounts Receivables records/report (monthly)

Other Duties

  • Any other work that maybe assigned from time to time.
  • Reports to Assistant Finance Manager

Requirements

  • Minimum LCCI Intermediate
  • 3 years of experience in computerized accounting work (Accounts Receivable)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Excel,Word)
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful
  • Able to work independently as well as a good team player, with the ability to relate well to people of all level
  • Able to multi-task

 

Tele-Recruiter

Responsibilities:

Plan, execute and manage the tele-recruitment functions required to sustain the daily requirement for blood supply.

Administrative Management

  • Develop and execute an overall tele-recruitment plan to support the recruitment, recall and recognition of blood donors.
  • Coordinate and manage the donor appointments with the counter staff at the Bloodbank@HSA
  • Coordinate the request for donor data changes with the counter staff at the Bloodbank@HSA
  • Coordinate the submission of feedback and complaints from donors to the Supervisor at the Bloodbank@HSA
  • Coordinate and manage donor data and performance data for routine and ad hoc reporting

Office Management

  • Upkeep the maintenance of tele-recruitment equipment to ensure functionality at all times
  • Upkeep the office environment to minimise noise level to optimise telerecruitment performance

Customer Management

  • Manage all in-coming phone calls within 3 to 5 rings
  • Attend to walk-in all blood donors and visitors immediately

Any Other Duties

  • Take on routine administrative functions in the absence of the Administrative Officer

 

Executive, Red Cross Home for the Disabled

JOB PURPOSE

To plan, manage and efficiently implement facilities and inventory management, fire safety and security services as well as finance matters in line with policies and guidelines and as assigned by the Head, RCHD.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Operations
    • Supervise and manage inventory records of donations in-kind
    • Account for all fixed assets
    • Liaise with the building management on building management matters e.g. carpark, maintenance, safety etc
    • Proposal and Renewal of License, Insurance, Contract, etc
    • Liaise with building management with regards to fire drill exercise twice a year in accordance with the Fire Safety Bureau Regulations with the assistance of all staff concerned
    • Take charge of the security access system
    • Co-ordinate audit checks on staff dorms and educating foreign staff on fire safety issues

  2. Administration
    • Undertake recording of meetings within and outside the department
    • Communicate with internal and external parties on matters related to facilities management and fire safety
    • Oversee all finance matters such as being the custodian of the petty cash float, raising of PRs and
      Pos, programme fees collection from residents’ family members and banking in of programme fees
    • Communicating with vendors on purchases
    • Communicating with Social Work Associates and Finance Department on finance matters

  3. Customer Management
    • Assist in receiving and attending to visitors to RCHD

  4. Any Other Duties
    • Assist in events held at the Red Cross Home for the Disabled and Singapore Red Cross Society
    • Undertake any other duties as assigned

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualification

  • Minimum GCE “A” level, Diploma or Bachelor Degree
  • Fresh graduates my be considered

Experience

  • For non-graduate, at least years of relevant experience
  • For graduate, at least 1 year of relevant experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good communication skills (Written and verbal) with good command of English
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to speak a few languages or dialects would be an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people of all levels
  • High analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Independent as well as good team player
  • Resourceful and innovative
  • Enjoy working with volunteers

 

Nurse Educator, Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Identify learning gaps and training needs of staff
  • Formulate training plans and schedules
  • Coordinate/organise training activities to strengthen clinical practices
  • Carry out on-the-job training (OJT) and classroom lectures
  • Ensure care delivery of residents is carried out according to established standards of care and practice
  • Assist to appraise and evaluate performance of staff on delivery of care
  • Ensure new staff receive orientation and training
  • Formulate training plans for community training (staff / volunteers / carers)
  • Documentation of plans, progress and review
  • Carry out remedial action as deemed necessary in collaboration with the Administrator
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Degree in Nursing or Masters in Nursing Education
  • Minimum of 3 years recent clinical related experience
  • Experience in clinically based nursing education
  • Experience in clinical programme development
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a collaborative practice model with a multidisciplinary team
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people of all levels
  • Able to demonstrate strong management, leadership and motivational skills
  • Independent as well as a good team player

 

Healthcare Aide, 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

 

Staff Nurse, Red Cross Home for the Disabled

JOB PURPOSE

Provide assessment, care planning, managing clinical emergencies, safe medication administration, infection control, integrative care and supervising nursing aides and healthcare aides in accordance to the established policies and procedures.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Operations Nursing Care
    • 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 meet the dietary requirement of the residents

  2. ADMINISTRATION
    • 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

  3. CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT
    • 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

  4. OTHER DUTIES
    • Ensure the cleanliness of the Home and maintain safe work practices
    • Ensure that there is sufficient staff to cope with the resident’s number at all times
    • Responsible for the proper maintenance of all the equipment used in the Red Cross Home for the Disabled i.e. trolleys, medication fridge, etc.
    • Conduct quality assurance on the equipment at least twice a year
    • Familiar with all aspects of nursing home emergency and evacuation procedures and policies
    • To be on call in the event of emergency in the Red Cross Home for the Disabled
    • Assist in fire drill exercise twice a year in accordance with the Fire Safety Bureau Regulations with the assistance of all staff concerned
    • Assist in events held at the Red Cross Home for the Disabled and Singapore Red Cross Society
    • Check and audit medical records to ensure that they are kept properly
    • Supervise the daily maintenance of the transport vehicles and medical equipment
    • Maintain inventory of consumables, medication and ensuring proper storage
    • Audit that checks have been made to ensure that medical supplies are well-stocked and not expired
    • Promote the Day Activity Centre to ensure optimal use of resources
    • Encourage strong volunteer involvement among individuals, groups and companies

JOB SPECIFICATION

  1. EDUCATION
    • Possess a recognised university degree/ Certificate or Diploma in Nursing
    • State Registered Nurse

  2. EXPERIENCE
    • 5-10 years of relevant working experience in a hospital or healthcare environment
    • Experience in working with the disabled or the elderly preferred

  3. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    • 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

 

Nursing Aide, 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

 

Assistant Cook, Red Cross Home for the Disabled

JOB PURPOSE

To assist the Chief Cook in the planning, development and implementation of the services provided by the kitchen; and to ensure optimum service delivery to the internal and external customers, in a cost-efficient manner.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Operation

  1. Assist in the planning and preparation of menu for the residents and the RCHD staff.

  2. Assist in the management and inventory control of food items and donated items, kitchen equipment and other materials used in the kitchen.

  3. Assist in the receiving and accounting of donated food and kitchen-related items.

  4. Ensure hygiene and safety of kitchen at all time and cleanliness of all equipments and utensils.

  5. Assist in the management and training of volunteers working in the kitchen.

  6. Undertake any other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATION

  1. Qualifications
    • Secondary School Education or trade certification in food preparation from a recognized institution.

  2. Experience
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience in food preparation in a healthcare, hotel or school setting.

  3. Additional Skills & Knowledge
    • Enjoys working with volunteers
    • Prepared to work outside office house as and when required
    • Experienced in nutritional menu planning is preferred

  4. Desired Behaviour
    • Creative, resourceful, mature and innovative
    • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines

 

Kitchen Assistant, Red Cross Home for the Disabled

JOB PURPOSE

To assist the Cooks in food preparation to ensure optimum service delivery to the internal and external customers.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Operation

  1. Assist in the food preparation process.

  2. Assist in the receiving of donated food and kitchen-related items.

  3. Ensure hygiene and safety of kitchen at all time and the cleanliness of all equipments and utensils.

  4. Undertake any other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATION

  1. Qualifications
    • Primary School Education

  2. Experience
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience in food preparation

 

Administrative Assistant (Purchasing Management)

Responsibilities:

Provide timely and effective general office management support to the Administration department to ensure the efficient operation of the department.

  1. Operations
    • Assist to provide helpdesk support as and when possible.
    • Builds and maintains relationships with vendors and ensure that service delivery is met.
    • Assist in the management of the Toshiba Phone Maintenance System.

  2. Administration
    • Provide administrative and clerical support to CPU.

  3. Any Other Duties
    • Participate in society events/activities and other ad-hoc projects.
    • Assist to cover the duties of the Receptionist when staff is not available.
    • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Minimum GCE ‘N’ Level, Certificate in Administration, or its equivalent.

Experience

  • Preferably with at least 2-3 years of working experience in general administrative duties.

Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • Good knowledge in MS Office and Accpac software will be an advantage.
  • Good organisational and administration skills are essentials and the ability to priorities the workload effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently as well as a good team player, with the ability to relate well to people of all levels, including with volunteers.
  • Good interpersonal skills, self motivated, resourceful and innovative, meticulous, and the ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Task oriented and outcome driven.

 

Administrative Assistant, Fund Raising

Support FR division in donation processing, and follow up on queries from donors and perform general administrative duties.

Responsibilities:

  1. Donation Processing
    • Processing of Cash and cheque donations
    • Key in cash / cheque donations as batched by Finance Assistant. (These would include walk-in
      cash donations and cheques received through the post.)

  2. Processing of E donations
    • Download information of donations made through SG Gives, AXS and Credit Card Donation and forward to Finance Assistant.
    • Process Auto-pay collection for monthly Giro Donation and forward to Finance Assistant for submission to banks

  3. Donation processing of Mailers (Cheques and Credit Cards or Giro)
    • Sort mailer donations according to cheques, credit card or Giro.

  4. Cheques
    • Batch documents and prepare listing
    • Prepare bank deposit slip
    • Forward listing, cheques and bank deposit slip to Finance Assistant for banking in.
    • Keying into the database upon clearance of cheques (Advised by Finance Assistant)
    • Check entries to documents (particularly for NRIC/FIN No). For mailers, there is no requirement to issue tax deductible receipts.
    • Submit mailers to Finance Assistant for filing with the listing bearing the tax exempt receipts no as generated by the System

  5. Credit Card
    • Batch mailers and prepare listing in the appropriate format
    • Forward listing to Finance Assistant for submission to banks for approval.
    • Keying into the database upon approval (Advised by Finance Assistant)
    • Check entries to documents (particularly for NRIC/FIN No). For mailers, there is no requirement to issue tax deductible receipts.
    • Submit mailers to Finance Assistant for filing with the listing bearing the tax exempt receipts no. as generated by the System

  6. Giro
    • Donation through monthly Giro deduction will be processed through the monthly Auto-pay process.
    • Donor Maintenance Database
    • Update and maintain back-up of databases.

  7. Donation Processing International Relief Appeals
    • Responsible donation for International relief fund and perform steps (1-2) as above.

  8. Administrative Duties
    • Update payment of Life& Subscribing Members (based on listing as batched by Finance) and reconcile with Finance Assistant and prepare reminders.
    • Issue Purchase Order for FR Division.
    • Handle and record e-mails & phone enquires on Donation.
    • Perform ad-hoc duties and any administrative tasks assigned.

 

Requirements:

Qualification

  • Full GCE ‘O’ level, LCCI Intermediate (Accounting) or equivalent.

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Accounting background would be an added advantage

Skills and Knowledge

  • Able to supervise and guide staff and volunteers.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Polite and of pleasant disposition and with the ability to relate well with colleagues, donors, volunteers and people of all levels.
  • Independent as well as a good team player.
  • Computer literate and must be well-versed in MS Excel and Access.
  • Ability to speak a English / Mandarin / Malay and dialects would be an added advantage to liaise with English / Mandarin / Malay speaking staff and volunteers
  • Meticulous mindset.
  • Hardworking and prepared to work long hours and week end when necessary.
  • Intelligent and Resourceful.
  • Good organisational skills.

 

Executive, Fund Raising

Responsibilities

Develop and implement fundraising strategies and proposals for generating revenue.Plan, implement and supervise fundraising projects and corporate events in accordance to timeline and work schedule.

Ensure that all fundraising practices are in accordance with IRAS, NCSS and all other relevant governing bodies. Initiate and build rapport with effluent individuals and key volunteer. Identify target groups for fundraising projects.

  1. Operations
    • Responsible for all aspects within the SRC Fund Raising department. Areas include events, social enterprises, and / or relation programmes.
    • Organise, undertake, manage and / or assist SRC fund raising projects.
    • Assist in the donation drive for overseas missions.

  2. Customer Management
    • Handle public enquiries for donation, sponsorship, community projects or overseas disaster appeals.
    • Assist and provide adequate support and advise to the organisers for community fundraising projects.
    • Liaise with government, companies, voluntary welfare organisations, community organisations as required for the execution of the fundraising projects.
    • Provide secretarial role to the Organising Committee when assigned.
    • Coordinate with VYD for recruitment of volunteers for fundraising projects.
    • Coordinate and manage volunteers for fundraising projects.
    • Assist and organise with HR for internal manpower requirement for fund raising projects.
    • Work with CCM for fund raising activities, publicity, collaterals and campaigns.
    • Guide Project Coordinator and Admin Assistant (FR Dept) when necessary.

  3. Administration
    • Oversee and keep up-to-date records of all inventories required under SRC fund raising.
    • Maintain files for community projects.
    • Prepare periodic (weekly/monthly) updates of matters and issues including community projects, donations in-kinds to Head of Fund Raising.
  4. Supervision
    • Assist in supervision and guidance of Project Coordinator and Admin Assistant.
  1. Any Other Duties
    • Undertake any other assignments as directed by the Head of Fund Raising and Volunteer Development.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Degree preferably major in Marketing, Public Relations, Sale Management /or
  • Polytechnic Diploma in Marketing, Public Relations, Event Management or equivalent with 3 years of working experience.

Experience

  • Fresh Graduates are welcome.
  • Diploma holders with 3 years of working experience is preferred.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good presentation and communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people of all levels.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Independent as well as a good team player.
  • Self motivated, resourceful and meticulous.
  • Task oriented and outcome driven.
  • Good command of English and the ability to speak and write Chinese.
  • Computer literate.
  • Enjoy working with volunteers.
  • Honest and reliable.

 

Delivery Driver (Headquarters)

Responsibilities:

Provide safe and timely transportation of people, documents and office equipment to the assigned locations whenever public transport facilities are not available or appropriate.

  1. Transport & Maintenance of admin vehicle (PC1739R)
    • Support transportation needs of the Society such as delivering / collecting of Red Cross Academy Manikins and teaching materials to assigned locations and ensuring items are received by the clients in schools or organisations; Fund Raising Team’s donations for the Thrift Shop; moving of logistical items; transporting of staff, volunteers, international delegation, etc.
    • Conduct daily checks on the vehicle and ensure that it is washed regularly, is clean, tidy and in optimum operational function before use. Report immediately of any faults or problem to the vehicle.
    • Send vehicle for servicing, repairs, LTA inspection & renew road tax.
    • Record the vehicle log book such as vehicle usage, its mileage, ERP cash card usage and submit monthly vehicle report to Supervisor.
    • Assist in keeping SRC car park clean and no parking of unauthorized vehicles.

  2. Other Duties
    • Cover duties of the other Delivery Drivers and Office Assistant (despatch) in their absence.
    • Assist to provide general facilities maintenance/logistics requests.
    • Undertake any other assignments or ad-hoc project as and when required by the Supervisor/Head of Dept.

Qualification

  • Possess Primary / Secondary education, or its’ equivalent
  • Possess valid class 3 driving licence with good driving record

Experience

  • Preferably 3 years of relevant experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Physically fit.
  • Good driving skills and traffic manners.
  • Good knowledge of road directions and locations.
  • Able to speak and read English; an advantage for those who can converse in local dialects.
  • Independent as well as a good team player and able to relate well to people at all levels.

 

Driver-Cum-Responder

JOB PURPOSE

Provide specialised transport services and non-emergency health care for clients during transportation to and from medical facilities, nursing homes and their residence and or drive the ambulance to transport clients to and from medical facilities, nursing homes and their residence. Drive the ambulance when mobilized for first aid duty as well as during a civil emergency. The role is interchangeable based on exigency of service anda ssignment by the supervisor.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Operations
    • 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 runAs 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

  2. Administration
    • Maintain proper records of the patients and service provided
    • As the assigned responder, attend to ambulance botline when required or assigned
    • As the assigned responder, answer and or ensure calls are attend 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

  1. Any Other Duties
    • 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
    • Explore other avenues for clients
    • Canvas and recommend service to others
    • Drive any other SRC vehicle as assigned by SRC/CS HOD

JOB SPECIFICATION

Qualification

  • Possess “O”/”N” Levels, or its equivalent
  • Valid class 3 driving licence, with clean driving record

Experience

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in relevant experience preferred
  • Previous experience as paramedic/medic would be an added advantage

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Multiligual, 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, expecially 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 format to: careers@redcross.sg.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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