Behaviour Support Practitioner

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Our client, a successful Not for Profit and Australia's first and oldest charity have cultivated a unique environment delivering services to many of their clients. This is driven by a shared desire to achieve the best outcomes they can for their clients who often have high complex needs.

As a Behaviour Support Practitioner you will design, deliver, monitor and evaluate behaviour support services to children, young people and adults who have complex physical, neurological and psychological needs.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Provide high quality, culturally appropriate behaviour support services to people with an intellectual disability who have a specific support needs
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide effective and efficient services to clients with an intellectual disability in line with their goals
  • Implement appropriate evidence based behavioural support services that meet the needs of clients according to the goals and within the allocated hours of their NDIS plan
  • Participate in support planning processes for clients to deliver coordinated, effective, service provision that meets the goals of the client's NDIS plan
  • Liaise with relevant persons in client's environment e.g. family members, carers etc. regarding client needs as appropriate
  • Keep up to date records and necessary reports e.g. support plans, assessment reports, intervention summaries
  • Consult with supervisors, other professional disciplines, and other team members regarding clinical issues.
To be considered for this role you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Qualifications in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Nursing, Social or Health Sciences, Developmental Education or equivalent
  • 2 years' demonstrated experience in the delivery of positive behaviour support services to children, young people and people with intellectual disabilities or in the case of a Specialist, 5 years' experience
  • Strong communication skills with a variety of stakeholders from clients, their families, carers and other staff
  • Ability to apply evidence informed practice to optimise outcomes
  • Ability to translate complex information in an easily understood, practical way
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to provide a service based on a client's NDIS goals and funding allocation
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required with the ability to travel as necessary as you will be required to work across different working environments such as client homes, schools, day programs and in the community
  • Drivers Licence
If you're passionate about advocating for the needs of a people with an intellectual disability don't delay apply today. Interested parties are encouraged to apply by submit
Apply for this job Reference # 210028659_159963632455756
Posted on: 9 September 2020 Full-Time Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
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