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Autism Association Careers and Employment

About the company

  • Founded
    1967
  • Company size
    501 to 1,000
  • Industry
    Non-profit & NGO
  • Headquarters
    Shenton Park, Perth, WA
  • Link
    Autism Association website

The Autism Association of Western Australia is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit Autism specific service providers, driven by the mission to advance the personal development, equality of opportunity and community participation of people with Autism. For those who have been involved with Autism, either personally or during their professional career, the Autism Association of Western Australia is a well-known and trusted name.

Our services include advice, early intervention, therapy, scho...

The Autism Association of Western Australia is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit Autism specific service providers, driven by the mission to advance the personal development, equality of opportunity and community participation of people with Autism. For those who have been involved with Autism, either personally or during their professional career, the Autism Association of Western Australia is a well-known and trusted name.

Our services include advice, early intervention, therapy, school age support, independent and community living, support to find employment, community activities, and much more!

The programs we develop are best-practice and based on leading international peer-reviewed research in the field of Autism. We employ highly skilled professionals who are experts in the field of Autism, providing specialised intervention programs, direct support and consultancy services to the community.

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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 16 reviews and is evolving.

4.50 out of 5 stars.20192.50 out of 5 stars.20202.00 out of 5 stars.20215.00 out of 5 stars.2023

Reviews

Therapist in Perth WA
on 30 July 2023
Amazing work culture
Great team culture, managers care about their workers and everyone is supportive of each other. Company values professional development opportunities and further knowledge upskilling
Occupational Therapist in Perth WA
on 22 July 2021
Terrible place to work
The job itself is extremely stressful and management push therapists to breaking point. Tha association is very management heavy and most high up management don't have backgrounds in Therapy so don't understand what it is like to work on the ground. Changes are never made, they send out surveys instilling hope in employees that they will make changes yet they never do. Direct seniors and line mana...
Support Worker/Residential in Perth WA
on 18 January 2021
Fun but can be lonely job
Working at autism can be a fun Job your hours fit around your lifestyle if you want. Also it can be incredibly lonely as when with clients it’s just you and your person your supporting who may be non verbal and you don’t see other workers for days and weeks or even hear from managers for extended periods. You don’t go to office you leave home go to your client then drop them home then onto next th...
Therapist in Nedlands WA
on 22 October 2020
Very poor work conditions. See SEEK reviews,
Do not work here if you are a therapist, especially a psychologist. Toxic Management and work culture. Highest turn over of staff I have seen in my life, most people work here a year max. Poor clinical practices and supervision from non clinicians (e.g. non clinical managers) or very young clinicians (I.e. new grads) with limited experience. No professional development provided until you’ve been t...
Residential Support Worker in Various houses.
on 4 March 2020
Generally a good place to work.
Their restrictive practices were not in favour of staff safety and wellbeing, considering the clients behaviours. The roster is great, so long as you don't have young kids, or pets.

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