Behaviour therapist/Behaviour Support Practitioner Crystel Care


ABOUT THE POSITION (the position will involve…)


  • Delivering behavioural therapy supports in accordance with behaviour support plans (oversight and support will be provided by our lead behaviour support practitioner).
  • Training and support around developing Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Behavioural assessments of clients helping develop or following an already agreed treatment plan inline with the client’s NDIS goals.
  •  Providing education and support to caregivers and family members of clients.
  • Evaluating results and progress of therapy on clients.


Skills required

  • Compliant with state healthcare regulatory requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with clients with a lifelong disability
  • Comfortable using a computer for various tasks
  • Experience in working with disabilities
  • Excellent knowledge of NDIS framework
  • Excellent knowledge of the Disability Quality and Safeguard framework
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and work to KRA’s and KPI’s
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

Preferred (preferred applicants will have the following):

  • Responding to abuse and neglect training
  • First Aid Certificate
  • NDIS workers screening check
  • Working With Children Check
  • Police Clearance 


Duty Statement and Key Responsibilities

Provision of Clinical Care


  • Implementing behaviour therapy programs through engaging directly with clients, parents/caregivers/support workers.
  • Supporting implementing providers to deliver and implement strategies.
  • Working directly with families and clients to provide supports as needed
  • Attending meetings around clients when required to inform client program and progress as directed by Lead Behaviour Support Practitioner.
  • Resources preparation or organisation of items/resources that inform therapeutic programming as directed by Lead Behaviour Support Practitioner.
  • Collaborating with families to obtain feedback on implemented treatment plans and client’s progress.
  • Engage effectively and respectfully with clients whom may exhibit behaviours of concern.
  • Ensure client cases notes and data are consistently recorded within Crystel Care database.
  • Liaising closely with the Director of Behaviour Supports and Lead Behaviour Support Practitioner around client progress, PBSP progress and therapy sessions on a regular basis to ensure program fidelity and collaboration around ongoing behaviour therapy goals.
  • Maintaining positive and collaborative working relationships with all allocated clients.
  • Working collaboratively towards the provision of multi-disciplinary approach with other allied health professionals. 
  • Providing safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Maintaining professional knowledge and continuous learning – ensuring up to date knowledge of practices and strategies within the professional field of behavioural support. 
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with Code of Conduct and comply with all Crystel Care Policies and Procedures. Ensure time log entries are accurate and up to date.