Western Australia – Lower Southwest

CAM CAN is a family led/run organisation which gives key personnel the advantage of the lived experience and intimate knowledge of the importance of assisting people with disabilities to have a good and fulfilling life in the community. The structure of CAM CAN consists of the CEO Marc Lema, Managing Director Anthea Lema, Director of Operations Chris Havercroft, Director of Country Services Steve Robinson, three operations managers – Rob Erskine, Bridget Scott and Darrell Andrews, Service Coordinators, Administration Staff and Direct Support Staff.

All people working with CAM CAN regardless of their role are strongly linked to members. Each staff member has a responsibility of directly supporting people.

CAM CAN’s Director of Country Services Steve Robinson, has more than 25 years’ experience in Government and non-Government Human Service Organisations. Holding positions in the past as a Local Area Coordinator with the Disability Service Commission and Director of Business and Community Outcomes for Enable Southwest Inc. Steve has extensive training in Personal Centred Planning and training in the use of tools such as MAP and PATH and has co-presented with John O’Brein on individualised service design and has a passion for working closely with people to support them in the best possible ways. Steve has demonstrated his proficiency in creating systems to complement direct service delivery and was involved recently in the development of the shared management resource guide for the WA disability sector. Steve is responsible for the day to day operations of the organisation in the lower south west region which includes the supervision of CAM CAN Coordinators. Steve is keen to continue to assist people to express choice and control over their lives and to embrace Self Direction. Steve, a Busselton local loves spending time with his family and is actively involved in the community of Busselton through his involvement with ARTATAC Inc. and various sporting bodies.

CAM CAN Coordinators have been carefully recruited to ensure they have the skills knowledge and experience required to produce high quality support to people with disabilities, their families or carers. Coordinators have various backgrounds including professions such as Psychology, Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy. A number of Coordinators also have experience in Local Area Coordination.

CAM CAN Coordinators are responsible for the recruitment of the organisations valuable team of support workers. The organisation focuses on individualised recruitment specifically for each member, recognising that the most valued support people are those who share a common interest with a member, live in and have a good connection with their local community and who also demonstrate a strong set of personal attributes which align with the organisation’s sound values and principles.