Community Living Coordinator

About Us

The Autism Association of Western Australia is the largest specialist lifespan organisation in Australia, providing support to people with Autism through a wide range of services from early childhood to adulthood. We are deeply committed to enhancing the quality of life of every individual with Autism. The organisation has well established professional links both nationally and internationally and the programs we develop are best-practice and based on leading international peer-reviewed research in the field of Autism. Our team are passionate, courageous, and committed to delivering evidence-based best practice for the people we support and their families.

About the Role

We are seeking a Permanent Full Time Coordinator to join our dynamic and supportive Community Living team. The role encompasses overseeing the day to day operation of shared living homes for people with Autism ensuring they live meaningful and fulfilling lives of their choice, leading, mentoring and coaching a team of Support Workers, liaising with families and maintaining a positive and safe work environment.

About You

Your ability to lead a team of dedicated staff and guaranteeing that all support is of a high standard is key to ensuring that the person with Autism is at the centre of all service planning and delivery. Your skills and experience will include: 

  • Experience in the disability sector.
  • Tertiary Qualifications in a Human Services discipline (minimum Certificate IV).
  • Demonstrated experience in staff supervision and development.
  • Knowledge of person-centred approaches to service provision.
  • A full drivers licence without P plates.

To join our team you’ll also be happy to get a seasonal flu vaccination, and complete required selection clearances including an NDIS Workers Check. 

Benefits

You’ll make a meaningful difference in people’s lives, join a ‘for purpose’ organisation and also receive:

  • Extensive training, growth and development opportunities
  • A competitive salary that reflects your skills and experience
  • Access to generous Not for Profit salary options
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program

Apply Now

Click ‘Apply Now’ to upload your resume and introduction letter. Applications close 29th June 2021, but please apply as soon as possible as shortlisting may occur prior to this date.

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