Family Care Officer (Gladiolus Place besides Mattar MRT) ( Job No : JOB-2022-03545 )

Presbyterian Community Services
  • Children & Youth
Gladiolus Place

Gladiolus Place is a non-profit residential Home dedicated to providing teenage girls a refuge and a place to call their home. Gladiolus Place reaches out to vulnerable youths in need of care and protection, and who are facing or at risk of abuse, neglect, delinquency and wayward behaviours. Through the healing and renewal processes they undergo during their stay, Gladiolus Place seeks to restore these young females to their families and communities as transformed individuals.

About The Role

1. To be positive role models to all residents
2. To provide care and supervision to the resident
3. To be a good listener to the residents and if needed, offer positive advice
4. To aid in basic development and change process of the residents
5. To ensure the safety of the residents at all times
6. To ensure that the residents are punctual and on time for activities and programmes
7. To treat every resident with dignity, respect and equality
8. As a team member, you are to be available at all times (whether on or off duty) to assist colleagues in need
9. To report to the designated Supervisor or Head of Operations
10. To abide by the Code of Conduct
11. To accompany the residents for activities when required
12. Be vigilant to the mood of resident(s) and behavioural changes
13. To ensure every resident adheres to rules and regulations
14. To undertake any other duties specified by Head of Home and senior management.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Minimum qualification - Diploma
Good spoken and written English
Immediate availability is advantageous

Core Competencies:

Willing to learn and is a good team player
Able to multi-task and possess initiative to respond to various situations
Able to perform shift work (overtime allowance) including weekends and public holidays

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

Basic counselling or social work qualification or experience is an advantage
Patient, calm and a good listener
Experience in Residential and Rehabilitation care preferred

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

Provide residential care for teenage girls

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Social Service Assistant
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

26 Sep 2022

Closing Date:

25 Oct 2022

Salary Range
SGD   1800.00 - 2000.00
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