Support Workers - supporting individuals on the autism spectrum - Central Coast, NSW

Job No: ASPECT588
Location: Central Coast, NSW

  • Multiple casual positions available
  • Variety of shifts, morning, afternoon, evenings & weekends
  • From $24.46 per hour (depending on qualification & experience) + applicable casual loading + superannuation
  • Excellent tax-effective salary packaging benefits
  • Covering Central Coast locations including Woy Woy, Hamlin Terrace, Wyong, Berkley Vale & East Gosford, NSW

What We Do: Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s largest national specialist autism provider, delivering services to people within NSW, ACT, Victoria and SA. Aspect provides a range of centre and community based services, focussing on education, early intervention, skills development, community engagement, and self-directed options for people on the autism spectrum.

Choose & Connect: Aspect's community based & individualised services for people on the autism spectrum & their faimiles. The focus is on the development of individual programs based on the specific interests, wants & needs of each participant.

About this role: You will provide direct support to individuals on the spectrum & with other intellectual disabilities, assisting them to achieve their personal goals & aspirations through centre & community based activities.  This may include activities out of business hours.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Implement strategies & directions identified through personal plans
  • Provide direct support to individuals with a disability to achieve their goals, develop skills  & broaden their experiences & quality of life
  • Complete online client management reports & other administration tasks related to user profile & programs

Skills, experience & qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Disability Services desirable or other qualification or experience in the area of disability services
  • Proactive approach in supporting individuals with a disability
  • Experience working with people with complex support needs
  • Experience in person centred planning & approaches
  • Experience supporting people within a positive behaviour support context
  • Strong teamwork focus
  • Effective oral & written communication skills
  • Computer skills including intermediate Microsoft Word skills
  • Driver’s Licence valid in Australia & use of own vehicle for business purposes - desirable
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check for paid employment

A police check is a requirement. Aspect will arrange this.

What we offer: As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free. This means you can increase the value of your take-home pay.  These roles are covered by the Federal Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award & are classified at Level 2, depending on qualifications & experience. We focus on providing a positive work & learning environment for staff. Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.

To Apply: Please attach your resume & complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process.  Cover letter is optional.

Click here to view the Position Profile.

Please submit applications as soon as possible.

Enquiries should be directed to: Angie Cavicchia, Regional Coordinator on 0466 402 540.

For more information about Aspect go to: www.autismspectrum.org.au.

  Aspect is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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