Behaviour Support Practitioner Cara


  • Permanent Full-time
  • Hindmarsh location
  • Competitive remuneration and salary packaging

About Us

Cara is proud to be a leading South Australian disability service provider. We have more than 1,000 staff, known as our Possible People, who work alongside our customers in Supported Independent Living (SIL), Short Term Accommodation, Home & Community Support and Specialist Services.

Cara is committed to working alongside adults with disability to grow as individuals and live a life rich in opportunities!


Your New Role

The Behaviour Support Practitioner is responsible for ensuring the delivery of tailored, quality and efficient services that support customers to attain their goals. As an efficient Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will actively build relationships by providing and responding to feedback from customers and key support networks. In this rewarding role, you will work collaboratively across Cara services to build service and organisational capability to support customers to achieve their identified needs and goals.


  • Great career opportunities in a growing organisation
  • Access to Smart technology including laptop and phone
  • Rewarding, friendly work environment
  • New office, state of the art building, with modern facilities and open plan area
  • Flexible work hours
  • Competitive remuneration package including salary sacrifice benefits

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to product high quality customer progress reports and support plans as required by the NDIA
  • Ability to deliver training to individuals, and groups of community support workers in Behavioural De-escalation (e.g. MAPA or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the development, implementation, and review of Positive Behavior Support Plans, strategies and restrictive practices
  • Approved Practitioner with the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding commission
  • Knowledge of person-centred thinking practice

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or equivalent.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Current DHS Disability Employment Screening / NDIS Worker Check, DCSI Child Related Employment Clearance and/or Working with Children Check (or willing to acquire)
  • Current South Australian Driver’s Licence
  • You have the rights to work in Australia
  • Sound knowledge and experience in the disability sector
  • Demonstrated skills to use in IT systems for documentation

How do I apply?

To submit your application complete the online application below including your Cover Letter and Resume.

Please ensure you address both the “essential” and “qualifications” under the essentials section titled Qualifications and Experience in the Position Description.

To view the Position Description please click here

For a confidential discussion please contact Recruitment on 8347 4588

The closing date for this role 5:00pm, 19 October 2022.