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Community Support Worker - Children's Respite

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Community Support Worker

Children's Respite

The Autism Association of Western Australia is one of Australia’s largest Autism specific service providers. 
The Association provides services to individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families from
early intervention programs, family support through to employment services, community options, residential and
respite services and independent living options.

The Children’s Respite Service provides weekend and school holiday breaks for children and adolescents with
Autism from 6-18 years of age. To ensure we continue to achieve this goal we are currently seeking a Support
Worker to work 3 weekends in 6.

Job Summary:

  • Provide support to individuals with Autism in all aspects of daily living
  • Undertake household duties, including cooking, washing and ironing
  • Complete the administration requirements of the position
  • Fulfil other duties as directed by the Coordinator

Employment Conditions:

  • Full weekend (4 pm Friday to 6 pm Sunday – a total of 50 hours)
  • 3 weekends in 6

Essential Criteria:

For these positions previous experience is highly regarded and further on the job training will be provided.  
You must have a current clean full C class driver’s licence, be willing to obtain a Basic First Aid Certificate,
National Police Clearance and a Working with Children’s check.

If you feel that you are suited to these roles then please forward a CV and covering letter addressing the
essential criteria clearly marked “Support Worker - Respite” along with the names of two professional referees
to: careers@autism.org.au or alternatively post your application to:

Human Resources Coordinator
Autism Association of Western Australia (Inc.)
Locked Bag 2, Subiaco WA 6904

Closing date is Friday 16th August 2013; however, we reserve the right to commence the selection process
prior to the closing date.

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