CARE ASSOCIATE (HNF Wellness Centre@Hougang)

Job responsibilities

The care associate shall assist the following duties:

  • Assist clients with Activities of Daily Living like feeding, showering, toileting, elimination and transfer of clients
  • Active participation and assist to carry out individual care plans of clients assigned as in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Conduct individual and small group activities as planned by clinicians or supervisor
  • Assist in meeting diet requirements of clients and meals setup for clients and assist in safe preparation of food (example cutting, blending, reheating)
  • Assist clinicians in the care of clients like vital signs monitoring and to remind medication intakes when required
  • Escorting clients between centre and other destinations with or without transport
  • Maintain cleanliness by disinfecting the premises including equipment, furniture and tools when requires
  • Proper documentation and safekeeping of centre records
  • Assist with basic housekeeping duties such as cleaning and clearing of body discharges and waste disposal
  • Adherence to audits, centre policies and training
  • Provides cross coverage to colleagues or deployment to other centre/s when need arises

Job requirements

  • Min. WSQ Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care) or relevant certification in Healthcare
  • Min. 1 year experience in healthcare will be advantageous.
  • Experience in working with elderly settings will be advantageous
  • Willing to work staggered shifts according to centre operating hours