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Associate Chaplain for St Andrew’s Nursing Home (Aljunied)

We have a job opening for Associate Chaplain for St Andrew’s Nursing Home (Aljunied).

DETAILS as below:

The Associate Chaplain will be employed by the Anchor Parish, Church of The Ascension (COA), to serve full-time at SANH (Aljunied), to provide holistic pastoral and spiritual care for the 342 residents, 165 staff members and 40 volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct daily pastoral rounds to look into the well-being the residents.
  2. Provide pastoral counseling for residents, family members, staff members or volunteers who have need for it.
  3. Conduct regular chapel services, devotions, bible studies and/or prayer meetings as the situation permits.
  4. Recruit, train and support volunteer befrienders to provide more social engagement for residents.
  5. Coordinate with COA to regularly pray for the Home and show care at special occasions.
  6. Share skills and knowledge gained from chaplaincy ministry to enhance Member Care in COA.
  7. Work as a team with other care staff in the Home, and with chaplains from other Homes within SANH.
  8. Reports directly to the Vicar of COA.


  1. Has a calling and passion to minister to the sick and elderly with the love of Christ.
  2. Has completed or is undergoing theological studies at a recognized institution at degree level.
  3. Is able to speak, read, write and present in English, and speak in Mandarin and at least 1 Chinese dialect.
  4. Competent in office productivity software, e.g., Microsoft Office.
  5. Has prior experience providing pastoral care, leading worship services, etc, in Christian ministry.
  6. Open to learning new things, e.g., terminology, procedures, technology, etc, needed in a Nursing Home.

Interested applicant who wishes to apply, please send in your resume with the attached MS Word file below to