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:

therapy aide
Red Cross Home for the Disabled

  • 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 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

  • 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

healthcare aide
Red Cross Home for the Disabled

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

nursing aide 
Red Cross Home for the Disabled

  • 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
  • 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

staff nurse 
Red Cross Home for the Disabled

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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

assistant cook
Red Cross Home for the Disabled

  • Assist in the planning and preparation of menu for the residents and the RCHD staff.
  • Assist in the management and inventory control of food items and donated items, kitchen equipment and other materials used in the kitchen. 
  • Assist in the receiving and accounting of donated food and kitchen-related items.
  • Ensure hygiene and safety of kitchen at all time and cleanliness of all equipments and utensils.
  • Assist in the management and training of volunteers working in the kitchen.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

  • Secondary School Education or trade certification in food preparation from a recognized institution.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in food preparation in a healthcare, hotel or school setting.
  • Enjoys working with volunteers
  • Prepared to work outside office house as and when required
  • Experienced in nutritional menu planning is preferred
  • Creative, resourceful, mature and innovative
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines

kitchen assistant
Red Cross Home for the Disabled

  • 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 equipments and utensils.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned.
  • Primary School Education
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in food preparation

Ambulance Services

  • 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 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
  • 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

  • Possess “O”/”N” Levels, or its equivalent
  • Valid class 3 driving licence, 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
  • 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:
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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