Behaviour Support Practitioner
Are you a proven people leader who is creative in finding ways to continually improve people’s lives & independence? Do you have qualifications and/or experience in Behaviour Support, Psychology (Provisional or full registration), Speech and Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy or Social Work?
Do you want to be a part of a dynamic and high quality clinical team providing support to people with disability, their families, and support staff with evidence-based approaches to reducing the impact of challenging behaviour?
You will have responsibility for all components of Behaviour Support delivery including completing Functional Behaviour Assessments and developing evidence-based behaviour support plans. You will ensure behaviour support is delivered to NDIS participants according to best practice and within the scope of each person’s plan. You will work within the team to meet output targets whilst ensuring best practice and excellent stakeholder relationships.
You will have knowledge and experience in working with people with intellectual disability who have complex and challenging behaviours. You will also have a strong understanding of good clinical practice and requirements of the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Commission in the context of providing behaviour support including for people subject to restrictive interventions. In addition, and in line with our company values, you will be able to build strong and trusted relationships with participants, staff and other stakeholders to achieve optimum outcomes.
You will also have:
- Relevant Tertiary qualifications in: Psychology, Social Work, Speech and Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy or similar areas of Social and Behavioural Sciences or a minimum of 5 years experience working as a Behaviour Support Practitioner.
- Experience in or ability to complete functional behaviour assessments and develop behaviour support plans (positive behaviour support) that may include a restrictive practice.
- Exceptional verbal communication skills
- Excellent report writing style – articulate with strong attention to detail
- Experience in the implementation and training to providers, families/carers and staff in positive behaviour support strategies.
- Commitment to providing a high quality service and the ability to communicate that to stakeholders.
The successful applicant must address all requirements of the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description and undergo standard employment screening.
Please note only shortlisted applications will be contacted.
For a copy of the position description, please click here: Behaviour Support Practitioner Dec 18
Applications can be sent to [email protected]
Applications close Friday 18 January 2019.