Multiple part time positions available - 12 month max term contracts30 hours per week, morning & after noon shifts - Monday to Friday 9am to 3pmFrom $24 (depending on qualification & experience) + superannuationExcellent tax-effective salary packaging benefitsBased in Northcote, VIC
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 with autism & other disabilities. The focus is on the development of individual programs based on the specific interests, wants & needs of each participant.
With the continuing roll out of the new NDIS system, 1:1 support is increasing and therefore flexibility around hours and specific skills may be required.
About this role: You will provide direct support to individuals on the autism 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. Please refer to that attached Participant Profiles and Position Profile for further details.
All applicants must meet the requirements of at least one of the Participant Profiles.
Key responsibilities include:Implement strategies & directions identified through personal plansProvide direct support to individuals with a disability to achieve their goals, develop skills & broaden their experiences & quality of lifeComplete 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 servicesProactive approach in supporting individuals with a disabilityExperience working with people with complex support needsExperience in person centred planning & approachesExperience supporting people within a positive behaviour support contextStrong teamwork focusEffective oral & written communication skillsComputer skills including intermediate Microsoft Word skillsDriver's Licence valid in Australia & use of own vehicle for business purposes - desirableCurrent Victorian 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.