Behaviour Support Coordinator STEPS Staffing Solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

STEPS Group Australia is a Not for Profit organisation, passionate about making a difference on a national scale. They pride themselves on providing individuals and communities with services, skills and opportunities to achieve their goals.

The Position

This role will support appropriate behaviour management strategies and high-level performance and case management techniques to assist in the achievement of STEPS’ overall business objectives.

The Behaviour Support Officer will deliver individualised strategies for people with a disability, primarily those with an approved NDIS plan to reduce the impact of behaviours of concern and minimise the use of restrictive practices.

As a behaviour Support Officer your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop, oversee and ensure behaviour support plans meet both clinical and NDIS requirements
  • Plan and deliver behaviour support approaches that comply with the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework
  • Lodge behaviour support plans that comply with restrictive practice rules
  • Implement positive behaviour support plans with individuals, support staff and families across a range of environments
  • Provide technical behaviour management and disability support advice, guidance and coaching to assist supervisors and employees to trouble shoot program and client barriers and risks

The Successful Applicant

To be considered for this opportunity you must meet the following criteria:

  • Ideally hold a Tertiary qualification in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or similar discipline
  • Mandatory to be Assessed under the Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework and completion of or ability to complete the Positive Behaviour Support Writing course (have received a suitable outcome letter from the NDIS Commission as approved as a Behaviour Support Practitioner). NDIS behaviour support practitioner means a person the Commissioner considers is suitable to undertake behaviour support assessments (including functional behavioural assessments) and to develop behaviour support plans that may contain the use of restrictive practices.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support planning in complex environments and have successfully completed, ‘Writing Positive Behaviour Support Plans’ training, within the past 2 years
  • Demonstrated detailed knowledge and expertise to deliver a broad range of behaviour management strategies, highly developed case management framework, and ability to educate and train employees
  • Covid 19 vaccination mandatory

Applicants must also have the ability to complete a Police Check, hold a Blue and Yellow Card and have a current Driver’s Licence.

Cultures & Benefits

  • Work with a feel good, national organisation
  • Diverse organisation that values people who bring vision and passion to their roles
  • Charismatic and supportive team environment
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 2 Lifestyle days (leave)
  • Acces to free counselling for you and your immediate family

STEPS Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Only applicants with the right to work in Australia [link removed] will be considered for this role

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

STEPS Staffing Solutions

Job Salary

Full time