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Allied Health Assistant - Autism Specific Intervention Services - North Western Tasmania

Autism Spectrum - Devonport, TAS

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Grow your career and join Aspect’s Allied Health Assistant Development Project. Delivering professional, culturally competent autism-specific therapy services in the local community.

If you share our passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum, then please read on!

Part time, two days per week minimum - days negotiable
12 month maximum term contract
Starting at $54,629 p.a. FTE salary package (depending on experience and qualifications) - inclusive of superannuation (pro rata for part time and contract term)
Excellent tax effective salary packaging benefits up to $15,899 tax free each FBT year
Itinerant role located in North Western Tasmania with travel requirements across Devonport and Ulverstone and surrounds

Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Aspect Therapy: The therapy team includes over 200 allied health therapists and delivers services which are person and family-centred, flexible, responsive and evidence-informed for individuals of all ages on the autism spectrum. This role will see you building and nurturing connections in therapy environments including the community, schools, preschools and early education settings.

About the role: As an energetic and positive Allied Health Assistant, you will work autonomously in this role in collaboration with Aspect Allied Health Professionals including speech pathologists and occupational therapists. You will be supporting the delivery of evidence based, individualised services across a range of settings with autistic individuals of all ages and their families and you will support the implementation of individual therapy recommendations as provided by Aspect Health Professionals.

As an itinerant role, travel is required to support service users within the assigned region. Some travel outside of your region is required on occasion. Click here to view the Position Profile.

What do we offer?

Training and supervision including enrolment and participation in TAFE accredited AHA training
Regular Aspect internal face-to-face and online training
Regular supervision outside of regular client service delivery
Competitive salary package (including attractive and tax effective salary packaging benefits)
Excellent internal and external professional development opportunities
Interesting and varied work with a comprehensive structured training program to ensure you are best skilled to make a difference in your new role
Your manager will support your individual learning needs

What you will bring to the role

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (or willingness to complete)
Experience supporting individuals of all ages presenting with developmental disabilities including autism and their families
Strong communication and organisational skills
Knowledge of and experience working with service providers within government and the community and NFP sectors
Current valid driver’s licence and use of own vehicle for business purposes
Willingness to travel across the specified regions
Tasmania Working with Children Check clearance for paid employment
NDIS Worker Screening Check clearance for paid employment
Current first aid qualification, CPR and anaphylaxis certificate (preferred)

A National Police Check clearance is a requirement and Aspect will arrange this. Completion of the mandatory NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’ is also required. If you have not already completed the module, click here to access it. You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance.

What we offer: A competitive package will be based on relevant qualifications and experience. 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. Please click here to see some of the benefits of working for Aspect.

To apply: Please include your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional. Please submit your application at your earliest convenience.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries should be directed to: Marlene Eksteen, Practice Leader Allied Health Assistant Project on 0434 560 654.

Click here for more information about Aspect Therapy or go to www.autismspectrum.org.au

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.

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Devonport, TAS

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