Behaviour Support Practitioner Kirinari Community Services

JOB DESCRIPTION

Expressions of Interest are open for the role of Behaviour Support Practitioner.

The Kirinari Clinical Team receives referrals from across the sector from a range of individuals living in different circumstances with different goals. As a Behaviour Support Practitioner (BSP) you will be responsible for providing specialist behaviour support services to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants and their support teams.

As a BSP within Kirinari, you will be responsible for the promotion of positive behaviour support within the organisation and the enhancement of the quality of life of its customers.

We currently have 2 roles available, based in the Lavington office, working between the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance and a commitment to the policies and procedures and delegations of Kirinari, together with the relevant national and state legislation and policy, including the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Have a thorough understanding of, and promote the reduction of Restrictive Practices across Kirinari and its customers
  • Develop positive relationships and work with relevant stakeholders that include individuals, families, specialist support services and relevant government organisations in the delivery of positive behaviour support
  • Develop, implement and review positive Behaviour Support Plans that address behaviours of concern and enhance the quality of life for participants
  • Utilise a range of data tools, to complete behavioural analysis and functional assessments
  • Continued participation in opportunities for professional development to ensure high quality service delivery and consistency with current trends
  • Balance priorities and maintain an active clinical caseload in consultation with the Clinical Services Manager
  • Accurate record keeping and reporting

Requirements

  • Hold a relevant degree and/or demonstrated experience in support of individuals with disability and complex needs and behaviours of concern.
  • Have 1 or more years experience working in Disability
  • Assessed against the NDIS Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework, or are committed to working towards the registration requirements outlined by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • A thorough understanding of relevant policy and legislation relating to Behaviour Support and Restrictive Practice’s at national and state level, including the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Have experience of, or a thorough understanding of the concepts and principles of Positive Behaviour Support, including functional behaviour assessment, development of positive behaviour support plans, and their implementation and review
  • High quality written and verbal skills, including excellent computer skills, interpersonal skills, and time management ability
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a member of the Behaviour Support team
  • Hold a current driver’s license and a willingness to travel interstate
  • Ability to obtain a NDIS Workers Check before commencement
  • Ability to obtain the relevant state Working With Children Check before commencement

EOI applications close 5.00pm Friday 17th June 2022.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact [email protected]

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. 

https://bit.ly/3mjuQ7d 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Michelle Gonzalez on 0260486177, quoting Ref No. 1044064.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Kirinari Community Services

Job Salary

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