Eldercare Manager ( Job No : JOB-2022-01822 )

  • Eldercare
  • Mental Health
Filos @ 55

Filos Community Services is a not-for-profit social service organisation. We focus on building the strengths of the community we live in. We work towards empowering individuals and families to live more fulfilling, meaningful and happier lives.

Whether it is equipping young families with parenting skills, shaping character in children, educating our youth, helping the elderly age in place with grace, or assisting the financially needy, our programmes and services have something for all ages.

Value Proposition of Our Organisation:
We are family.
We function as a team, respecting and trusting each other, as well as communicating with openness and sincerity.

We embrace work-life balance
We foster a work environment where inclusiveness is valued, quality of life is enhanced, and your aspirations are fulfilled.

We offer great training and development opportunities
We nurture and maximise talents with opportunities for training and equipping to develop your full potential.

We deliver a difference
We work to make a sustained difference to our beneficiaries and stakeholders in the communities we operate in.

About The Role

Purpose of job:
To oversee the management and operations of Eldercare service which includes the Active Aging Centre and Community Mental Health services.

• Strategize and operationalise the work of the Eldercare services of Filos
• Manage and supervise the team running the Active Ageing Centre and the Community Mental Health services. This comprises of social workers, case managers, program executives and coordinators.
• Oversee program heads to manage resources, review processes and evaluate outcomes.
• Ensure the day to day operations of eldercare is carried out professionally and according to Filos’ standards and values.
• Lead the team to assess needs to ascertain viability of projects and lead in the planning of new projects.
• Supervise and lead the outreach engagement and public education efforts for community mental health.
• Provide case management intervention for clients, including assistance and referral services.
• Provide supervision to junior social workers and interns.
• Play a key role in building and maintaining community partnerships.
• Review reports and ensure timely submission to stakeholders.
• Oversee proper data collection and protection.
• Prepare and monitor budget for the Eldercare services.
• Identify training and development needs for staff.
• Performance review of staff.
• Adhere to Filos’ policies and promote Filos’ vision, mission and values.
• Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

- Knowledge to interpret relevant social policies on elderly populations
- Dynamic, quick thinking, adaptable and responsive to change.
- Proficiency in Languages (Chinese or dialects, Malay) will be an advantage.
- Strong administrative skills (in Microsoft Excel or Word or Powerpoint)

Core Competencies:

- Passion for working with elderly
- Strong Leadership Skills with an analytical mind.
- Empathetic Team Player with good interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

- Experience in leading eldercare teams, working with elderly clients in the community setting.
- Experience in casework management and intervention.
- Past experience with mental health work, seniors, caregivers and community outreach

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Job Details
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Manager or Executive (Programme)
Min Educational Qualification:
Bachelor Degree
Posting Date:

12 May 2022

Closing Date:

11 Jun 2022

Salary Range
SGD   5000.00 - 6500.00
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