Explore opportunities enabling you to gain training, develop practical skills and build work experience related to healthcare and / or social and community assistance.
Hear from four employers in the disability, counselling and social assistance sectors about:
- A brief overview of organisation
- Paid, work experience or voluntary positions that would be suitable for students and who they’re are looking for, i.e. disciplines studied
- Training, support and skill development opportunities gained through their organisation
Autism Association of Western Australia
Support Workers and Therapy Assistant Roles
Autism Association of WA is the largest lifespan Autism specialist service in Australia. We are looking for students from a diverse range of backgrounds to join our team, with particular interest in 2nd and 3rd year students within Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Psychology and Education. Position types include support work and therapy assistance (casual and part-time).
Telephone Counselling, Community Visitors, Event Assistants
Lifeline WA provides all Western Australians experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Our 13 11 14 service is a nationally-routed crisis support number, available every day of the year, from any location in Australia. It is available to anyone – regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. Volunteering opportunities available include telephone crisis supporters, community visitor schemes, event assistants.
Support Workers, Assistants in Nursing and Patient Care Assistants
CPE Group provide health care services and related staffing solutions to individuals and organisations across Perth Metro area. Services include respite care, family and personal care, nursing services, disability services, transportation and domestic assistance. Position types include support workers, assistants in nursing and patient care assistants (casual, part-time and work-experience).
Support Workers, Primary Carers, Case Workers, Drug & Alcohol & Volunteering
At UnitingCare West, we provide a diverse range of holistic programs and services which support, serve and empower more than 30,000 West Australians every year. Our programs span the areas of community and family services, disabilities and youth, mental health, independent living and accommodation services. Our services work hard towards creating justice, hope and opportunity for all. We offer volunteer opportunities throughout the organisation as well as paid roles including support workers, primary carers, senior case workers and drug and alcohol workers.
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