Autism Spectrum Australia seek Aboriginal Project Officer in Prospect

Written by carecareers

This is your opportunity to be involved in an exciting new project at Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), which will deliver a information sessions and workshops across NSW using a culturally inclusive program to support parents and carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The project aims to build awareness and capacity, therefore enabling them to support their child’s learning outcomes.

On a Full Time, 12 month fixed term contract, working in an excellent team environment, with competitive remuneration with excellent salary packaging

Essential criteria

  • Engaging in respectful and collaborative partnership and building processes with key members of Aboriginal communities in the planning, delivery and support of this program
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities on specific projects
  • Experience in conducting research and/or outcomes focused projects with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to deadline
  • Highly developed written, oral communications, interpersonal, organisational and time management skills
  • Able to undertake travel within NSW
  • Use of car and current driver’s licence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in working with students with ASD and/or other disabilities and parent/carers of children/young people with ASD
  • Knowledge of current research evidence base in the education of students with ASD and building sustainable networks to support parents/carers

Competitive salary package to be negotiated based on qualifications and experience. Excellent salary packaging opportunities available.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Autism Spectrum Australia is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer.


Autism Spectrum are recruiting for a Senior Speech Pathologist

Written by Rhonda Yanitsas

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated therapist to fill their vacant Senior Speech Pathologist role.

The successful applicant will provide speech pathology services to a school in South East Sydney and will work as part of a multidisciplinary team with children who have a range of communication needs. This role will also provide support to staff and will have the opportunity to supervise speech pathology students, and provide training to a range of parents and professionals.  

Learn more about the South East Sydney Senior Speech Pathologist role with Autism Spectrum or search for disability and community care jobs.