Behaviour Support Practitioner PsychPhys


🌟 Unlock Your Potential at Psychphys! 🌟

👀What we are looking for👀

Our new Behaviour Support Practitioner may be from any phase of career. We welcome applications from early career or established professionals.

Our new Behaviour Support Practitioner values a collaboration, flexibility and autonomy in their role.

Our new Behaviour Support Practitioner will enjoy working in a team environment amongst an Elite group.

(Exercise Physiologists, Psychologists, Occupational Therapist, Dietitians and Speech Pathologists)

🤝What we offer🤝

PsychPhysⓡ values that Clinician’s time is for therapy by assigning you a dedicated administration and accounts team.

PsychPhysⓡ values Clinician wellbeing and has a daily caseload cap which can not be exceeded.

PsychPhysⓡ values life long learning with individually tailored “Employee Development Plans” for professional development.

🏖️Summer Break🏖️

Why wait for the new year to change roles? Join our team now and complete your induction, get the feel for your role, knowing that PsychPhysⓡ closes for 3 weeks over the Summer and your holiday break is guaranteed.

🙋The Candidate:

  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver and communicate sensitive information with individuals inclusive of culture, age and cognition
  • Demonstrate organic and genuine rapport building with individuals and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication with particular emphasis on interpersonal communication skill.
  • Demonstrate understanding of nonverbal communication and how to read these cues in individuals.
  • Demonstrate experience in the provision of clinical, evidence-based assessment and interventions.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality and record-keeping.
  • Demonstrate skill in working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate competence in the use of information technology, internet, and desktop applications; e.g. electronic client record systems, Google Workspace and database packages.
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to improving health outcomes in individuals.
  • Understanding of emotional intelligence and the ability to adapt to the individual as required.
  • Understanding of the biopsychosocial model of care.
  • Understanding of the current mental health challenges in the community.
  • Understanding of the Positive Behaviour Support Capability Frameworks, NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission.
  • Understanding of Restrictive Practices and code of ethics.
  • Understanding of self managed time strategies when needed to work with minimal supervision.
  • Enjoys health and fitness, and promotes benefits of healthy independent living.
  • Enjoys working in a team environment and a collaborative approach to therapy.
  • Enjoys making a positive impact in the community especially with individuals presenting with ASD.

🧑‍🎓 Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • A satisfactory Police Criminal Check dated within 6 months of commencement.
  • A valid Employee Working with Children’s Check.
  • A current Driver’s Licence
  • Access to a vehicle for travel.
  • A valid NDIS Worker Screening check.
  • Full COVID-19 Vaccination.
  • Experience working in community support services
  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work – Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, other Allied Health profession or relative working experience.

📚Roles and Responsibilities:

The Behaviour Support Practitioner role is crucial in understanding the needs of the individuals. This multifaceted role is a combination of 1:1 support, assessments & plan writing, education and collaboration with team members & stakeholders. This role is located onsite and on occasion you will be required to visit individuals in the community.

The candidate will uphold the following proficiencies;

  • Engage with clients and deliver Initial Behaviour Assessments.
  • Conduct risk assessments and initiate harm minimisation strategies and techniques, including suicide and violent risk referrals.
  • Engage with individuals presenting with mild to moderate mental health conditions or complex presentations related to suspected or confirmed cognitive impairment.
  • Support individuals with social and or high risk behaviours through Psychoeducation, 1:1 sessions or group based programs in conjunction with Exercise Physiologist and Psychologists.
  • Provide Psychoeducation to Families, Carers and Individual stakeholders.
  • Conduct Functional Behaviour Assessments for individuals and associated documentation.
  • Initiate and or participate in Care Team Meetings for individuals.
  • Develop Interim and Comprehensive Behaviour Support plans and formal documentation in line with the Positive Behaviour Support Capabilities and NDIS Quality and Safeguard commission regulations.
  • Manage an independent caseload of individuals.

NB: the duties outlined in this position description are not exhaustive, and only an indication of the work of the role. PsychPhys® can direct you to carry out duties which it considers are within your level of skill, competence, training and scope of practice.

😎 Enhanced Perks Await You:

At PsychPhysⓡ, we pride ourselves on offering a wealth of additional benefits to make your work experience truly exceptional:

✈️17.9% annual leave loading, more money when it counts the most.

👉Annual salary review.

🤝 A Welcoming and Supportive Team: Join a friendly and supportive team environment that fosters collaboration and camaraderie. We believe in lifting each other up and creating a workplace family that values every member.

📚 Unlock Your Potential: Embrace our commitment to your professional development. Explore a world of opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge, propelling your career to new heights.

🚀 Propel Your Career Forward: With us, the sky’s the limit! Experience genuine career progression as we believe in recognising and nurturing talent from within.

⚖️ Balance is Key: We understand the importance of work-life balance. Recharge and rejuvenate with our thoughtful approach to promoting a harmonious integration of your personal and professional life.

PsychPhysⓡ is open to discuss opportunities for part time roles.

Applications close 28th September 2023 at 5:00pm

For further information contact [email protected] or alternatively you can reach Robyn (03) 90349815.