Behaviour Support Practitioner (Experience Varied) Focus ACT


Are you looking to take your first step in to Behaviour Support in the NDIS? 

Are you an experienced Behaviour Support Practitioner looking to advance your career and earning potential?

Let Focus ACT set you up for success, with all the “tools of the trade”, Brand recognition, along with extensive Operational and Clinical support to match!

Who we are

Focus ACT is a provider of Support Services, Out-of-Home Care, Support Coordination, Housing and Allied Health in Canberra and surrounds. Focus is actively engaged in supporting the ongoing evolution of service delivery to vulnerable people.

As a Focus Behaviour Support Practitioner you will work collaboratively with clients and their extended support networks to deliver effective outcomes.

To learn more about Focus, see

The Role

We are looking for an additional Behaviour Support Practitioner to join our growing Allied Health Team. 

This is a full-time position, with flexible hours and option for hybrid working arrangements.

Focus is based in Deakin, ACT, however most services are provided virtually or in the clients’ homes across Canberra and surrounds. We have the ability to be flexible in our service delivery approach.

As a Behaviour Support Practitioner you will work to improve the lives of people who use complex behaviour as part of their communication techniques. 

You will develop and implement individually designed Positive Behaviour Support Plans and at times work in a multidisciplinary team approach. Together with your manager and clinical supervisor, you will work to an ongoing clinical competence development plan to ensure the proficiency of your clinical reasoning competence.

NDIS experience is not necessary, you will be supported by a team including administration support, along with operational and clinical leadership.

Focus will provide:

  • Paid clinical supervision from an external clinician based on your development needs.
  • Peer review panels
  • Paid membership to relevant industry bodies
  • Ongoing professional development
  • All IT tools required to deliver your service
  • Administrative support to book your appointments and process billing
  • Operational support, such as Intake and Finance Management. 

You will have:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Social Services or Disability – or relevant experience.
  • Ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • Valid Working with Vulnerable People card (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Commitment to Positive Behaviour Support approaches, including multidisciplinary approaches to complex situations.
  • Current police check (or willingness to obtain one)
  • Current first aid and CPR certification (or willingness to obtain)
  • Access to own vehicle (compensation for mileage is provided)
  • An interest to continue your personal and clinical development

To apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for this role. For more information contact Anthony Sheffield on 02 6282 9422