Behaviour Support Practitioner – Paediatrics Mars Recruitment


Are you experienced in Behavioral Support and looking for an exciting opportunity? Join a passionate and collaborative team in a private practice just 27 minutes from Sydney CBD!

Our client is a vibrant private practice made up of a multidisciplinary team consisting of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Behaviour Support Practioners. They are currently looking for a Behavior Support Practitioner to join their growing team in southern Sydney on a part time basis. Be part of a growing family of Allied Health professionals in a role where you can truly make a life changing difference.

The role:

  • In this role, you will primarily be responsible for the provision of specialist therapeutic assistance to children, carers and support workers and other members of the child’s care team.
  • You will apply practical strategies to improve relationships, behaviour, and life at home gives parents and carers a better understanding of their children’s needs.
  • You will be well-versed in supporting children affected by family issues, as well as those struggling to manage their emotions, navigate friendships, and develop healthy self-esteem.
  • Key Responsibilities:

    • Be able to identify report on behavioural issues and write functional assessments and Behaviour Support Plans.
    • Assess and implement effective plans ensuring they are tailored to individuals’ goals.
    • Provide a positive, engaging and person-centered approach and work collaboratively with customers, families and external stakeholders to create opportunities for capabilities and capacity development.
    • Continually strive to assist the needs of children and improve the quality of life, overall reducing the needs for interventions.
    • Have the ability to effectively assist children with complex and challenging needs.
    • Collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary team and work together towards goals.

What’s required:

  • Hold the relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapists or have extensive experience provided NDIS positive behaviour support plans.
  • AHPRA registered.
  • To be committed to effectively observe and assess candidates’ behavioral issues and determine patients’ improvements.
  • Have demonstrated experience in writing Functional Behavioral Assessments for people living with mental health issues and disabilities.
  • Ability to effectively implement treatment plans, maintain progress reports and provide ongoing support to patients.
  • Strong interpersonal and stress management skills with the ability to empower and influence.

Benefits of the role:

  • Generous Salary Package- Be rewarded for your experience with above award wages, your own therapy room, laptop and private parking.
  • Career Progression
  • This is a long-term career opportunity with ongoing professional development and training.
  • Vibrant Team Culture
  • Join a fun and energetic team that enjoys frequent social events and team activities.
  • As well as full Administration Support you will be supported by our entire multidisciplinary team to ensure you succeed and can focus on what you do best – THERAPY.
  • Modern Clinic and Technology – Your own fully equipped and resourced room and easy-to-use, paperless software.
  • Internal Human Resources manager so you always feel supported.
  • Employee incentives, discounts, regular bonuses and recognition rewards.
  • Training and professional development assistance
  • Regular social events and outings.

What’s on Offer?
Work full time or 3 days per week part-time with a very well-recognised organisation within Australia. You will receive ongoing professional training and development and further your skills as a Behaviour Support Practioner

If this role sounds like something you would enjoy, please feel free to reach out to Beth Peeney at MARS Recruitment for a confidential discussion on 08 6465 4690 / [email protected] or alternatively apply online now.



Mars Recruitment

Job Salary

$70k - $100k p.a. + Attractive package + bonus inc