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We’re committed to providing world-class services for people with Autism and their families, alongside rewarding careers and additional benefits for our employees.

If you believe in a world of equal opportunity and community participation for people with Autism, we want to hear from you. Whether you wish to provide residential care or work with one of our services, you will be joining a professional and dedicated team. If you’re a passionate and committed individual, regardless of which sector your experience has been gained in, apply to join our team in making a difference.


Current vacancies

The following roles are currently available. Please click through to go to the detailed descriptions and apply through Seek.

Occupational Therapist

Psychologist

Speech Pathologist

I cannot speak more highly of my wonderful colleagues, the beautiful children I’ve worked with and their amazing families, who appreciate everything we do for them. Working at the Association has had a huge impact on my personal character and has changed me for the better. I’ve had to work hard and face various challenges along the way, but the support I’ve received is amazing!

Ruth (Speech Pathologist)

Support Workers – Expressions of Interest

We are always looking for expressions of interest from people who are passionate about supporting people with Autism and their families. 

How to apply:

If you wish to express an interest for Support Work, please forward the following to recruitment@autism.org.au 

  • Completed Application for Employment pack
  • Covering letter outlining your experience with the name of 2 professional referees and which service you are interested in applying for
  • Your up-to-date resume

Alternatively post your application, including the above items to:
Human Resources Coordinator
Autism Association of Western Australia
Locked Bag 2, Subiaco WA 6904

 

Information about the roles

If you are interested in learning more about the Support Worker roles that we offer, click on the headings below to read more.

Shared Living or Individual Living homes are provided for adults who require full time support throughout the metropolitan area. Each home has its own service plan based on the needs of the residents. In addition, each person in the home has their own individual program plan to ensure their personal needs and aspirations are met. 

Job Summary:

  • Provide support to people with Autism in their own home (this includes personal care/ cleaning/ recreational
    and emotional support)
  • Medication administration
  • Household duties
  • Administration
  • Other duties as directed by the Coordinator

Employment Conditions:

  • 3 week rolling roster so that for every 2.5 days worked you get 2.5 days off(including overnights) with
    9 days off at the end of the 3 weeks.
  • 6 weeks paid annual leave per year
  • Salary package of over $65,000 including salary sacrificing (permanent positions)

The “Family Support & Respite” program assists individuals with Autism to live in a home of their own, or
provides individualised support to families who have a son or daughter with Autism living in the family home.
Assistance is provided in a variety of different ways to meet the specific needs of each family.

Job Summary:

  • Provide support to people with Autism and their families in their home and assist them to access the
    community
  • Medication administration
  • Household duties
  • Administration
  • Other duties as directed by the Coordinator

Employment is a leading Government funded specialist employment support program for job seekers with
Autism. We currently assist 162 people with autism in job search & open employment, including a number
of enclaves with host employers throughout the metropolitan area.

Job Summary:

  • Modelling appropriate workplace behaviour and work ethic.
  • Assisting clients to learn the tasks required for the job
  • Liaising between the client and the employer to promote positive outcomes.
  • Breaking down complex tasks to cater for individuals own learning style
  • Using initiative to make suggestions on how a workplace or task may be modified to better cater
    for the clients skills if required.
  • Provide transport assistance to and from work if required.
  • Assist Employment Coordinators to develop realistic goals for clients.
  • Maintain regular support records.

Desirable Criteria

You must be legally entitled to work in Australia and be willing to obtain a police clearance.  In return we
offer a competitive remuneration package and a chance to work in a caring, dedicated organisation
committed to making a difference for people with Autism and their families.

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