Behaviour Support Practitioner

  • Permanent
  • Brisbane, QLD
  • Salary:AU$90 - AU$95 per annum + Plus Superannuation & Salary Packaging

Website Sugarman Group

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Brisbane, QLD

Support a small team of Graduate/Core Practitioners to provide behaviour support services, to participants funded under the NDIS or through Continuity of Support funding who have complex and challenging behaviours.

About the Role

  • Provide supportive leadership including mentoring of Graduate and Core Practitioners
  • Provide feedback on Plans via a review process that will support Behaviour Support Practitioners (BSP) towards better and more informed delivery of behaviour support
  • Supervise a small team in a single site including leave approvals, probation feedback, performance monitoring and improvement
  • Develop and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with all stakeholders including participants, their families, guardians, and staff to ensure that participant’s needs are met
  • Drive a culture of positive engagement and continuous improvement within your small team and the wider Behaviour Support team

Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications and where applicable clinical registration in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychology or Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • Experience in developing positive behaviour support strategies for people with disability or cognitive impairment
  • Experience in mentoring BSPs and reviewing PBSPs
  • Experience in a relevant area of practice in relation to people who exhibit challenging behaviours
  • Understanding the role of the Quality and Safeguards Commission and the Rules and Practice Standards as they apply to Behaviour Support
  • Sound problem solving skills and the ability to work in a flexible environment that at times involves innovative and agile approaches. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Task oriented, highly organised and with excellent time management capability

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply via Seek or email your resume to zoe.cooke@sugarmangroup.com.au or, alternatively, for a confidential chat about the role please call 02 9549 5753.

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