Behaviour Support Practitioner – Advisor Ermha 365

JOB DESCRIPTION

Entry level position, open to recent graduates
Permanent role – working from home and on location as required
Attractive salary and flexible employment conditions, in addition to superannuation & salary packaging 
ermha365 is a core support for people with complex mental health and/or disability. We believe in the potential of everyone and in response, we are building a clinically strong and passionate multi-disciplinary team of Clinicians in alignment with the NDIS Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework. For more information about our services please visit our website.

 

About You
You are looking for a position where you can apply your knowledge of psychology, occupational therapy, social work (or relevant field) to understand the behavioural support needs of people with complex disability and/or mental health. In addition, you will have: 

  • Knowledge and experience in areas such as dual disability, forensic, mental health, autism, intellectual disabilities
  • The ability to communicate, influence, negotiate and facilitate discussions
  • An approach of flexibility, patience, initiative and emotional intelligence
  • Resilience and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Understanding of and commitment to client centred & evidenced informed practice
  • Qualifications in a relevant field such as Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work or other health related fields

 

It is a requirement of this position to acquire and maintain a positive Working with Children’s Check, NDIS Worker Screening check and possess a current & valid driver’s license.
You will also be required to undertake an application process and practitioner suitability assessment to comply with NDIS requirements to register as a Behaviour Support Practitioner.

 

About the Role
As a Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will be responsible for enhancing our ability to respond to an individual’s behaviours of concern and to improve their quality of life. Your work will align to and maintain the standards articulated in the NDIS Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework, in addition to the values of ermha365 and relevant Code of Ethics.
To achieve this, the role entails:

  • Manage a case load of individuals who require behaviour support
  • Conduct Functional Behavioural Assessments 
  • Evaluate and develop Behaviour Support Plans under guidance and supervision 
  • Create recommendations for the client following comprehensive evidence-based assessment of client, family friend and supports
  • Translate theoretical understandings of positive behaviour support and related models and incorporate into practice
  • Work in consultation with senior Behaviour Support Practitioners 
  • Provide advice, coaching and mentoring to key stakeholders 
  • Facilitates staff training and reflective practice sessions
  • Influence and contribute to meeting the goals of people we support using evidenced and data informed practice 

 

This role will work from home and is flexible with location. You may be required to attend meetings or training at our Head Office in Dandenong South. You will also be expected to communicate via teleconferences and conduct site visits when required.
While ermha365 continues to operate face-to-face services through COVID-19 we are taking appropriate actions to ensure that our staff and the people we support are as safe as possible. You will be expected to adhere to all COVID-19 standards, requirements and processes including (but not limited to) wearing appropriate PPE and regular hygiene and cleanliness practices.

 

What we can offer you

  • ermha365 is an agile and innovative non-profit with a growth agenda across Australia. As an employee you will be offered: 
  • Opportunity to have a career that changes lives
  • On the job training and development
  • Flexibility in working hours to suit work life balance
  • A supportive team environment that is engaging and inspiring
  • A competitive total package including salary packaging

 

About ermha365
ermha365 exists to ensure that people experiencing mental illness and/or disability, and their carers, can thrive in and become part of the community. We choose to work with people who have fallen through the gaps in the system and where there is no obvious support. We are often considered the provider of last resort.

We are a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

JOB SUMMARY

Job Salary

Attractive salary + NFP salary packaging benefits

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