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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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Support Worker – Fiona

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

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Calm, patient
  • Supportive
  • Encourages responsibility and independence
  • Perceptive
  • Develops healthy boundaries with Customers
  • Positive, consistent
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My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Autism
  • Education Assistant working with children with special needs
  • Healthy cooking
  • Domestic duties

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Special Needs (University of Notre Dame)
  • Autism Training (high level)
  • CLA Professional Support Worker training

A former Special Needs Education Assistant specialising in Autism, Fiona has worked at CLA for four years and enjoys reading and gardening in her spare time.

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Support Worker – Janet

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Passionate
  • Team worker
  • Caring
  • Patient
  • Empathetic
  • Advocate for Customers
  • Positive
  • Pro Active
  • Supportive
  • Engaged
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My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Diabetes
  • Deaf students
  • Wheelchair
  • Medication Management
  • Dementia
  • Management
  • HR Licence

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • Teaching Diploma
  • Training & Education – Manager/Planner
  • ACTIV: Disability Services and Support
  • Training & Development – Master Builders
  • Hairdresser – Owner and Salon Manager

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Support Worker Tahlia

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Hard working
  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • Good communicator and relates well
  • Guides and plans
  • Passionate and engaged
  • Open minded
  • Quick thinking
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My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Planner
  • Ideas generator
  • Creative
  • Approachable
  • Movement
  • Social Interaction

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Teaching – Southern Edge Arts
  • Administration – Southern Edge Arts
  • Retail – Coles
  • Working with children
  • CLA Professional Support Worker Training
  • CLA Group Leader Training
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Support Worker – Nadine

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Patience
  • Good boundaries
  • Consistent approach
  • Resilient
  • Negotiation skills
  • Forward planning
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  • Wheel chairs
  • Hoisting
  • Hygiene (incontinence)
  • Peg Feeding
  • Showering
  • Cooking
  • Vehicles

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Cert III in Child Protection Services
  • Cert IV in Disability
  • Special Education Assistant at Lockyer Primary School
  • Autism training

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Support Worker – Lachlan

Qualities People Admire in Me:

  • Encourage Customers to be active in the community
  • Encourage decision-making for independence
  • Patience
  • Positive role-model particularly for young men
  • Energetic
  • Active
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My Skills and Capabilities:

  • Outdoor activities – surfing, fishing, hiking, swimming
  • Hydro pool use qualified
  • Shopping & domestic duties

My Qualifications and Experience:

  • Cert II & III in Sport & Recreation
  • Labouring – brickie
  • CLA Professional Support Worker Training
  • CLA Group Leader Training
  • Hydro-Pool Use Training
  • First Aid Training
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