Positive behaviour Support Practitioner Gateways Support Services


Join Our Passionate Team and Make a Meaningful Impact!

Gateways Support Services is on a mission to enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities and their families. We’re looking for exceptional individuals who share our passion and want to make every day a better day for those we support.

At Gateways, our team is a diverse mix of extraordinary individuals – from mountain bike riders to comedians, skiers to surfers, video game superstars to movie buffs, musicians to cat people and dog people. But what unites us all is the unwavering dedication to supporting people with disabilities and empowering them to thrive.

As a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner, you’ll be an integral part of our amazing team in Geelong. Joining our fantastic Positive Behaviour Support Team, you’ll have the opportunity to create personalized strategies that positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities. Your focus will be on responsiveness and improving the quality of life for our clients, aiming to reduce behaviours of concern and minimize the use of restrictive practices.

By joining our PBS Team, you’ll play a vital role in realizing our mission: to enhance people’s quality of life through the principles of positive behaviour support and by prioritizing the least restrictive options. You’ll also contribute to increasing the capacity of our staff and the wider community through education, cultural understanding, and support in implementing positive behaviour support principles and best practices.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Supportive and caring team environment
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities
  • On-the-job training and professional development
  • Onsite wellbeing activities
  • Gain expertise in developing strategies for individuals with behaviours of concern
  • Collaborative work with clients, teammates, and external providers
  • Learning from and contributing to various departments within the organization

To succeed in this role, you’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualification or currently studying in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Diploma Community Services, or at least 5 years of experience in developing or overseeing behaviour supports according to the PBS Capability Framework.
  • Clinical knowledge and expertise in conducting functional behaviour assessments and comprehensive behaviour support planning.
  • Experience providing services to individuals and children with disabilities with complex behaviour needs.
  • Familiarity with NDIS Commission Behaviour Support Rules and relevant disability legislation.
  • Strong understanding of best practice positive behaviour support, evidence-based approaches, and trauma-informed practice.
  • Dedication to improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and a demonstrated passion for reducing restrictive intervention.
  • A positive and proactive attitude, always considering the well-being of others.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal, conflict negotiation, and resolution abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to mentor and support others in delivering effective behaviour support.
If you’re ready to join our team and make a real difference, please submit your application, including your resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above. We look forward to hearing from you and embarking on this rewarding journey together!


Your application should include your resume and a cover letter addressing the nine selection criteria listed above. For more information, please email [email protected]

Successful applicants will be required to supply a current NDIS Workers Screening Check and Working with Children Check for an employee. If you have lived outside of Australia for more than 12 months in the last 10 years, you will be required to supply an international police check from the country where you lived. Employment cannot commence until this check is received and assessed.

Shortlisted applicants will also be required to undertake the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission online Worker Orientation training module called ‘Quality, Safety and You’ prior to attending induction. This is a pre-employment requirement and if not completed, employment will not proceed.

Gateways welcomes applications from all diverse backgrounds including individuals that identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTIQ+, and individuals with disabilities or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.



Gateways Support Services

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Full time