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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:

Admin Assistant, Facilities Maintenance & Logistic

Job Purpose:

Provide
timely and effective facilities maintenance and logistics support to
the Society’s office buildings and facilities. Assist in providing
support in A & A works, office spacing, furniture and fittings,
storage and logistics support.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate
    with term contractor for facilities maintenance works and building
    repair works of Society’s office buildings and facilities
  • Assist to supervise term contractors in aspects of quality, schedule and safety during execution
  • Ensure
    routine maintenance services are carried out by term contractors and
    conduct regular inspection and maintenance checks of building and
    equipment to ensure that they are in good working condition
  • Respond
    to breakdowns promptly and perform rectification work on general
    maintenance, minor repair work in mechanical and electrical services,
    plumbing, sanitary and other building services
  • Report breakdowns to the supervisor for course of action and follow-up actions as required
  • Provide logistics support for Society events and activities
  • Assist in any other ad hoc duties and when directed by the supervisor/Head of Department
  • Cover duties of the other Admin Assistant and drivers in their absence

Requirements:

Diploma in Building/Property/Facilities Management or Higher Nitec/Nitec in Engineering discipline
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in real estate or building maintenance
  • A Class 3 Driving License
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Independent and a good team player
  • Able to multitask with minimum supervisor
  • Able to interact and relate well to people of all levels, including with volunteers and the public
  • Class 3 Driving License

Admin Assistant (Part-Time Staff)

Responsibilities:

  • To assist in Facilities Maintenance, IT and Central Procurement Documentation
  • To assist in Fixed Asset tagging exercise

Requirements:

  • “A” Levels, Higher Nitec or Diploma in Estate Management or relevant discipline
  • Physically fit
  • Computer literate
  • 2-5 years of experience


CREATIVE DESIGNER

Singapore Red Cross Corporate Communications and Marketing

(Part-time – 01-year
contract)

 Responsibilities

  • Conceptualizing and maintaining print and online
    publicity materials
  • Designing ATL/BTL marketing collaterals such as
    brochures, event posters and social media infographics
  • Subediting annual report, quarterly newsletter
    and monthly e-newsletter
  • Manage revamp of brand identity guidelines
  • Manage photo/AV archival
  • Liaison with print production vendors
  • Liaison with volunteers, donors and stakeholders,
    when needed
  • Assist in developing, planning and managing
    marketing communication campaigns

Requirements 

  • Diploma in Visual Communication/Multimedia or
    Graphic Design or related course
  • Preferably with 1 to 2 years of relevant work
    experience
  • Well versed in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and
    InDesign (Flash animation is a bonus)
  • Creative, good attention to detail, able to
    illustrate
  • Preferably with photography/videography skills
  • Basic experience in dealing with external offset
    printing companies
  • Good organizational skills and team player
  • Adaptable and flexible to changes
  • Good understanding of web & mobile practices
    to create great user experience
  • Posses own Mac

Project Officer, Corporate Communications & Marketing (Digital Evangelist) – Part-Time 

 

Responsibilities

  • Developing
    digital marketing strategy and executing and delivering digital marketing
    programmes, with special emphasis on search engine optimization
  • Harnessing
    web/social analytics for outreach efficiency and synergizing efforts
    across platforms (search, social, display, web, mobile)
  • Leading
    social/blogger engagement through seeding conversations, creating
    shareworthy content, and harnessing AV resources across myriad online
    platforms
  • Leading
    and project managing web revamp (redcross.sg) for effective branding and
    public engagement, including and not limited to content review,
    coordination across various departments and vendor management
  • Supporting
    content marketing initiatives

Skills &
Experience

  • Degree
    in Business or Marketing
  • At
    least a year of professional experience in Search Engine Marketing (SEM),
    Online marketing, and/or social media marketing
  • Ability
    to set up, execute, and develop post-campaign reporting using Google
    Adwords and Facebook Analytics
  • Ability
    to set up, run, and analyze web analytics using Google Analytics
  • Strong
    understanding of the digital marketing landscape and how it can be used to
    support and develop brands
  • Passion
    for new methodologies and technologies, having a desire to cultivate and
    develop new skills in the field of digital marketing
  • Excellent
    project management skills
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication   

Therapy Aide, Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Principle Accountabilities
  • 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

JOB SPECIFICATION


1. Certificate in Physiotherapy or Degree in Physiotherapy (for foreign staff)

2. Knowledge of equipment

3. Knowledge  of proper lofting technique

4. Able to understand English and communicate effectively

5. Ability to observe, evaluate and record conditions, reactions and
changes in the physical condition of the residents’/clients’

6. Independent as well as good team player

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

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

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 & 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

     

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.

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
    1. Drive the ambulance to transport clients to and from their appointments and back to their residence
    2. Render first aid when needed to clients during transportation as per Standard Operating Procedure and guidelines
    3. Load and unload clients to the trolley or wheelchair
    4. Complete the pre and post ambulance checklist daily and or the responder daily medical checklist
    5. As the assigned driver record the mileage utilized at each runAs the assigned driver maintain the cleanliness and road worthiness of the ambulance
    6. As the assigned responder, ensure sufficient stock of medical supplies and their availability for us in the ambulance
    7. As the assigned responder check and test that medical equipment in the ambulance is operational and serviced when required
    8. 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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