Behaviour Support Specialist – Sydney Nextt Group Pty Ltd


The Company:

Lizard Centre is Australia’s leading provider of evidence-based intervention and ABA/PBS therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related developmental delays.

The Role:

We are looking for three Behaviour Support Specialists/Program Supervisors to join our growing team based in Sydney. Reporting to the Senior Centre Clinician, this role will develop and supervise skill building programs for adolescents and children over 2 years old with ASD and related developmental delays. If you are experienced in successfully demonstrating and implementing ABA approaches, then keep reading on! You choose your hours (min of 10 hours per week)

As the Behaviour Support Specialist, you will: 

  • Conduct all clinical aspects of a child’s program throughout their journey with Lizard. This includes conducting initial consultation & assessments, writing progress reports, and training families in behaviour management.
  • Design and implement individualised Behaviour Intervention Plans including training of Therapists and Parents in the use of BIP’s
  • Develop and maintain positive and supportive relationships with clients in a manner that promotes the clients’ overall relationship and satisfaction with the Centre
  • Coach, mentor and guide therapists both in-centre and in the child’s home or school with regular supervision
  • Maintain high levels of acquisition in the program by monitoring, and problem-solving. This includes conducting a combination of face-to-face and telehealth sessions
  • Liaise with children’s school/day-care/other allied health professionals and parents to ensure consistency across the child’s support network
  • Design and deliver training programs for parents, clinical staff & external stakeholders as required
  • Identify high risk behaviours and provide practical advice on complaints and Incidents
  • This role is based in our Sydney centre/hub with travel to clients’ homes and the community (KMs will be reimbursed)

About you

To be a successful applicant you will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in special education, Psychology or related field; or be working towards or hold their BCBA/BCaBA registration
  • 2 years+ demonstrated experience in application of ABA principles and practices, delivering and supervising ABA programs for children and young adults with ASD
  • Hands on experience in identifying performance gaps, training and mentoring
  • Ability to conduct behaviour analytic assessments, including the VB MAPP and ABLLS
  • Ability to conduct functional assessments and design function-based behaviour support plans
  • Ability to work within a team environment and adhere to professional conduct standards
  • Passion for working with children and families

Desirable Criteria:

  • Registration with the NDIS as a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Experience training other staff and families in Positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Qualified BCBA
  • Flexibility in working within a centre; as well as travelling to homes and delivering services via telehealth


Working with us

  • Rewarding experience of changing the lives of children and their families.
  • Opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team of like-minded ABA and PBS professionals
  • Opportunity to complete supervised independent fieldwork and/or receive BCBA/BCaBA supervision
  • You will receive regular clinical supervision as part of your role which aligns with BACB guidelines

If you would like the opportunity to apply for the role, please send through your resume with a cover letter outlining why you are the best person to take up this opportunity. 

For further information, please email through your enquiry to [email protected] 





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