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Group Leader Assistant in Social Groups

Spectrum Space
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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 workingwith 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.