Behaviour Practitioner (Psychologist/Social Worker/Provisional Psychologist) Positive Futures Brisbane

JOB DESCRIPTION

Behaviour Support Practitioner and Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner

We are recruiting for two roles – a Senior Clinician/Behaviour Support Practitioner with extensive experience in delivering Behaviour Supports under the NDIS and experiencing with supervising small teams and a Behaviour Support Practitioner with a degree in Psychology, Social Work or equivalent who is compassionate about delivering high-quality person-centred care to their clients. The positions are available part-time or fulltime. 

Who we are:

We are a small practice delivering high-quality holistic support to individuals in the NDIS. We pride ourselves on creating a friendly and open workplace which meets the needs of our clients and employees. Positive Futures Queensland offers a mobile service to all our participants meaning you will be required to travel to and from their home. You will have the flexibility to work remotely where appropriate and can also work from the Positive Futures Queensland offices located in Bellbird Park and Springwood when required. This position may require supporting participants in the Greater Brisbane and North Brisbane (Windsor to Burpengary) areas. We are excited to welcome a friendly and passionate person to our team. 

 

What the role will involve:

  • Develop Behaviour Support Plans including Comprehensive and Interim Behaviour Support Plans that meet the NDIS commission’s requirement for the use of Restrictive Practices and their implementation.
  • Provide capacity building, Person-Centred behaviour support services to a varied and complex client caseload.
  • Provide training and specialist advice to small stakeholder teams on Behaviour Support Plans, best practice and Restrictive Practices.
  • Ongoing evaluation around the suitability and effectiveness of the implemented strategies collaborating with families and stakeholders, both informally and through participation in regular service reviews.
  • Provide a range of assessments to a wide client base including diagnostic, adaptive behaviour, function of behaviour, and cognitive assessments within the scope of your qualifications.
  • Provide evidence-based clinical knowledge, expertise and support to clients and their stakeholders.
  • Consult and liaise with clients, allied health, care providers, carers/family members, relevant agencies and government departments.
  • Provide counselling to clients and their families on a range of mental health and psychosocial disability issues.
  • The role has flexible work arrangement built-in. Components of the role will be completed remotely however you will be required to occasionally attend the office for meetings, consults and client sessions.
  • The Senior Clinician role will involve the above in addition to supervising a small team of behaviour support practitioners. 

 

Preferred Applicants: 

  • At least 2 years experience working as a Clinician, Behaviour Support Practitioner, or equivalent role is preferred.
  • Solid experience working with complex clients, including people with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and non-verbal clients.
  • Prepared to work from home and travel regularly to clients/services providers.
  • Able to write in-depth reports including assessment reports, development of strategies, Behaviour Support Plans and reports to medical or government departments. Good written communication skills are a must.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with team members, as well as stakeholders.
  • Have a reliable vehicle to enable travel to and from clients and stakeholders.
  • Be registered with the relevant governing body if appropriate (AHPRA, Ed QLD, AASW etc.) Provisional registration is suitable.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Positive Futures Brisbane

Job Salary

$76,000 - $96,000

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