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Support Worker Glenn

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Approachable
  • Adaptable and Modifies plans for success of the client
  • Worthy conversationalist
  • Dependable and timely
  • Attentive listener and communicator
  • Relatable and Connects well with the people he supports
  • Willingness to give time and support
  • Professional
  • Reads people well and gets good responses from them
  • Takes time to build rapport with Customers
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My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Hydrotherapy trained
  • Manual handling trained
  • 4WD experience
  • Outdoor activities, eg. Kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, camping

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Cert IV in Disability
  • Senior First Aid
  • Experienced Support Worker
  • Vertical rescue certification
  • SES Volunteer

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Support Worker Moyra

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Committed
  • Dedicated,
  • Determined
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Empathy
  • Caring
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My Skills and Capabilities

  • Peg feeding
  • Wheelchair
  • Hoist
  • Good communication with non-verbal people

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Small business owner
  • Private disability support provider

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Support Worker – Matt

2018 Nominee – WA Disability Support Awards in Excellence in Home and Family Support

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Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Easy going, relaxed
  • Good communicator and listener
  • Trustworthy
  • Caring
  • Patient

My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Recognises boundaries
  • Diabetes & medication competent
  • ABI
  • Handyman skills – fibre-glassing, woodwork
  • Good bush mechanic

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Dutch Army
  • Truck driving
  • Refrigeration, inc. air-conditioning

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Support Worker Peter

2018 Nominee – WA Disability Support Awards in Excellence in Home and Family Support

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Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Encourages independence
  • Understands the people he supports
  • Supportive and caring
  • Careful, especially with medication & appointments
  • Energetic

My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Musical
  • Outdoor activities – fishing, climbing, hiking
  • Good domestic skills including cooking
  • Medication trained

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Cert III in Aged Care

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Support Worker – Clinton

2018 Nominee – WA Disability Support Awards in Excellence in Home and Family Support

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Communication
  • Understanding
  • Intuition
  • Awareness
  • Patience
  • Compassionate
  • Hard working
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My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Wheel chair
  • Hoist
  • High-needs Customers
  • Sign language
  • Social interaction
  • Think outside the box
  • Understand client’s backgrounds & apply to daily life

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Retails Manager – Horse World
  • Saddlery & Stockfeed
  • Europe – teaching horse riding
  • Cert III Individual Support

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Support Worker – Delma

2018 Nominee – WA Disability Support Awards in Excellence in Home and Family Support

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Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Versatile
  • Caring
  • Empathetic
  • Compassionate
  • Professional
  • Role model
  • Patience
  • Flexible
  • Great communication skills
  • Proactive
  • Leadership

My Skills and Capabilities:

  • CLA Group Leader: Art/Craft; Money Matters
  • Managing aggressive behaviours
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Mentoring support staff
  • Personal hygiene care
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Autism
  • Peg feeding
  • Wheelchairs

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Special Needs Education Assistant (12 years)
  • CLA Support Worker (17 Years)
  • Mother of four

Support Worker Delma Witham has worked for CLA for the past 17 years following a 12-year career as an Education Assistant at NASHS and Little Grove Primary School.

Delma is also:

  • Group Leader for Cooking and Nutrition Lifeskills on Tuesdays 10am – 12pm at 56 Cockburn Road
  • Group Leader for the Art Group on Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm at the Vancouver Arts Centre

If you would like more information about the Art Group, please contact Rob Golledge Robert.Golledge@myCLA.org.au

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Support Worker Kelly

2018 Nominee – WA Disability Support Awards in Excellence in Home and Family Support

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Energetic and organised
  • Uses initiative and is creative
  • Encourages community and social interaction
  • Has close bonds with the people she supports
  • Flexible
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My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Drives CLA buses
  • Good domestic skills
  • Loves cooking

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Nominee – 2018 WA Disability Support Awards in Excellence in Home and Family Support
  • Diabetes Training
  • Wheelchair and hoist efficient
  • Manual Handling
  • CLA Professional Support Worker training

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Management Team Community Manager – Lisa Archibald

Lisa joined CLA in 2010 as the My Life My Community (MLMC) Coordinator and subsequently Community Development Manager. She has also worked at the ATO and Centrelink as a Senior Practitioner in Policy and Development and Lead Trainer.  In addition, Lisa has also worked at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) running the Community Development Employee Program (CDEP) in a remote Kimberly community.  In her spare time, she manages her farm in the Porongurups.

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Management Team Admin/Payroll Manager – Lisa Carlyle

Originally from Perth, Lisa moved to the Great Southern in 1990 for a sea change, to start a family and explore new career paths.  Prior to CLA, Lisa worked in the Health sector, small business & office administration.  Passionate about travelling to new destinations, Lisa also enjoys restoring furniture, tending her vegie patch, learning French & catching up with friends over a meal.

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Management Team Training & Development Manager and Positive Support Manager – Adrian Valley

Adrian joined CLA in 2000 developing the My Life My Community (MLMC) program and has since worked as both a Coordinator and Manager most recently in the areas of Positive Behaviour Support and Training.   Adrian has worked in the Disability sector in Sydney and Alice Springs, before moving to Albany.  When not at work he loves riding his motorbike into the outback and experiencing this sunburnt country.

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Management Team Senior Coordinator – Eric

Eric has worked with CLA since July 2013 initially as Coordinator and now in the role of Senior Coordinator. He has enjoyed a varied career, working in a wide range of roles within Health and Aged Care sectors and Australia Post.  He has also worked in the National Schools Chaplaincy Program and as a Locksmith and Aluminium Fabricator. In his free time, Eric spends time with family or works on his property.

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Photo of Our People Management Team Senior Coordinator, Maresa

Management Team Senior Coordinator – Maresa

Maresa has worked at CLA since 2009 in a number of roles – Coordinator, Relief Service Manager and Senior Coordinator. Before joining CLA Maresa worked in Perth at the Disability Services Commission for fifteen years also in a variety of roles including Support Worker, Senior Social Trainer and Local Area Supervisor.   To relax, she enjoys playing the harp, visiting the casino, eating at good restaurants and doting on her nine grandchildren.