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Autism Adventures Pty Ltd
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services, Youth
  • SectorsBusiness/Private Sector
  • LocationsBrisbane & Gold Coast
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 28 Oct 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
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Support Worker - Autism Specialist - Brisbane and Moreton Bay Region

Autism Adventures Pty Ltd
Autism Adventures Pty Ltd
  • Work TypesCasual
  • CategoriesCare and Support Work, Disability Services, Youth
  • SectorsBusiness/Private Sector
  • LocationsBrisbane & Gold Coast
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 28 Oct 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
  • Brisbane and Moreton Bay Region
  • Casual roles, variety of days/hours
  • SCHADS Level 2 Support Worker

Autism Adventures is an organisation that specialises in delivering autism-specific services to teenagers and young adults with high-functioning autism.

Autism Adventures is committed to providing opportunities for young people to find and make friends, and to reach their true potential in life. Autism Adventures achieves this through the provision of social groups, independent life skills mentoring programs, job coaching, and community day and overnight activities. All our services are tailored to the individual, delivered in an environment that is safe, supportive and conducive to building our participants' confidence in social situations.

We are looking for passionate Support Workers throughout the Brisbane and Moreton Bay Region, who will put their clients first, and will go above and beyond to create opportunities for their clients, which align with the individual's goals.

The right candidates will be given autonomy, as well the support and mentoring, which will enable them to develop their own client list and hours. This is not a 9 to 5, Monday to Friday job, this is about a passion to bring out the best in the clients who receive our support.

Personal Specification

  • Be adaptable to changing circumstances and be able to prioritise work.
  • Client-focussed.
  • Commitment to inclusion and valuing difference and diversity.
  • Be passionate about supporting people with autism to reach their true potential in life.
  • Have a positive approach to empowering and educating young people with autism.
  • Genuine desire to provide the best quality support for people with autism.
  • Have a commitment to team work and contribute to the team and organisational performance.
  • Understanding of privacy and confidentiality issues.

Position Criteria

  • Minimum Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) or Community Services, or similar, or working towards completing qualification within 12 months.
  • Practical experience in supporting and mentoring people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Experience in developing and implementing programs that meet the needs, wants and interests of individuals.
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work and communicate effectively with participants, their families/carers, other service providers and professionals.
  • Hold a verified Blue and Yellow Card - or willing to obtain.
  • Hold a current drivers license and own a reliable vehicle with comprehensive insurance (essential).

For more information go to https://www.autismadventures.com.au or refer to the Position Description attached below.

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