Community Support Worker

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

Spend your day making a difference to someone’s life by supporting them to reach their individual goals at home, in the community or at work. Whether you are available for a few hours a week, or for a full week, we have opportunities for you to make these hours count.

About You

You will have an understanding that each person is different and a kind and caring nature together with the confidence and passion to advocate for others. You will be looking to further develop your skills and will recognise the opportunity to fulfill your potential in this diverse and rewarding role. Your skills and experience will include:

  • Previous experience in the Disability sector.
  • Commitment to supporting individuals needs and goals.
  • Resilience to undertake new challenges.
  • A full drivers licence without P plates 
  • An ANCAP 5-Star rated, or suitable vehicle 

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 Monday 5th July 2021, but please apply as soon as possible as shortlisting may occur prior to this date.

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