Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner Open Minds

JOB DESCRIPTION

Permanent, either Full-time or 4 days/week

Work from home or at the office in Toowoomba – your choice

  • Deliver high level, evidenced-based clinical advice and professional information to people living with a disability
  • Rewarding environment with loads of opportunities for learning and career growth
  • Join a fun and supportive team who love what they do

About the role
As our Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner based over Ipswich and Toowoomba, you will deliver high level, evidenced-based clinical advice and professional information to people living with a disability, families, staff & managers. 

Through applying evidence-based approaches you will reduce the impact of challenging behaviour across the organisation by also demonstrating an application of your professional discipline within the context of contemporary behaviour support literature.

We support you and pay for your training to become a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.

On a day to day basis you will:

  • Provide discipline-specific advice and quality assurance to other Multicap Clinical Practice and Behaviour Support team members.
  • Undertake relevant assessments to identify causal factors of challenging behaviour in order to establish effective strategies and plans that address the behaviour and enhance the quality of life for the individual.
  • Provide coaching, modelling and support to stakeholders including but not limited to families, support workers, and managers to ensure support relevant parties are competent in the implementation of support strategies and aware of their responsibilities and how to effectively implement the plan.
  • Implement, capture and analyse data in order to monitor the plan’s effectiveness, review challenging behaviour and make any changes where required.
  • Meet operational, clinical, legal and financial performance targets.

About you
You will have a positive attitude, enjoy working as part of a high functioning team and be able to work from home:

  • Be assessed against the NDIS capability framework as either core or proficient practitioner
    Have high-level interpersonal skills and experience supporting people in situations of high emotions
  • Demonstrate a high level communication skills to develop relationships with team members and stakeholders and deal with issues of a sensitive nature
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills to successfully identify problems, develop solutions and implement these using a logical and systematic approach
  • Hold a current QLD Drivers Licence (mandatory)
  • Hold a current blue (working with children) and yellow (positive notice card) or be willing to obtain one
  • Be willing to undertake and pass a criminal history clearance
  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Essential requirements

  • Degree qualified in allied health or social and behavioural sciences
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the discipline of service provision
  • Experience and knowledge of challenging behaviour and intellectual disability
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating the provision of support to persons living with a disability and their families and support networks

Highly desirable

  • Postgraduate qualifications in allied health or social or behaviour sciences and or professional registration
  • Experience working with persons with intellectual disability with high and complex needs

About us

Open Minds is a registered NDIS provider. Our team works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering tailored supports to people living with mental ill health, disability or acquired brain injury.

All roles at open minds are eligible for full salary sacrifice, to increase your take home pay.

Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you. Applications close 2 August 2022

 

Open Minds is a registered NDIS provider. Our team works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering tailored supports to people living with mental ill health, disability or acquired brain injury.

www.openminds.org.au

JOB SUMMARY

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Open Minds

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