ID: 161079

Group Leader Assistant in Social Groups

Disability Services Regular - less than 6 months Marangaroo WA

About this opportunity

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Group Leader during various activities by supervising the participants.
  • Following directions and guidelines outlined by the Group Leader.
  • Preparing materials and setting the environment for the activities and packing up after the activities.
  • Encouraging participants to interact with one another.
  • Encouraging participants to participate in activities.
  • Building rapport with both staff and participants.
  • Working in accordance with Spectrum Space policies and procedures.
  • Record weekly observations, goals and case notes for 3 participants throughout the term and hand in to Group Leader AW OPS F021
  • Participant Case Notes (available on group commencement).
  • At times if required and applicable to you, providing transport to outings for participants.
  • Other similar related tasks as required.

Desirable Skills:

  • Ability to autonomously engage participants and assist with set up/ pack up and all group activities.
  • Ability to care for children/ teenagers/ young adults with a disability.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

  • Previous experience working with children/ teenagers with special needs.
  • Experience in incorporating organisational values into daily interactions.
  • Experience, qualification in education support, disability, or similar or working towards it.


Additional requirements

Others . Working with Children Check *.

Other Requirements:
- Ability to work and contribute to the Mission/ Values of Spectrum Space and ability to act in accordance with the standards of behaviour outlined in the Spectrum Space Code of Conduct AW POL P027.
- Term commitment (Minimum 10-week block)
- Must be able to attend excursions during group time
- NDIS Worker Screening
- Working with Children Check
- If Applicable, a current visa - enabling volunteering.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Tuesdays in school term 4.15pm - 6.45pm; or Thursdays in school term 4.15pm - 7.45pm; or Saturdays 12.45pm - 4.15pm

Suitable for
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Childcare
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
Training

Spectrum Space will provide you with trainings and inductions prior to volunteering comencement

Reimbursement

NDIS Worker Screening cost ($11 - volunteer cost), entrance fees for excursions.