41305

BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER

THE DISABILITY TRUST


WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500
FULL TIME, PART TIME, CASUAL

Permanent Full Time Position Available

About us

The Disability Trust seeks to provide the best possible services and support to enhance the lives of people with disabilities and their families. The Trust is committed to efficient and effective services which are individualised, responsive and delivered within a framework of respect for human rights. The Disability Trust provides professional person centred care and support to people with disabilities and their families in NSW & ACT.

About the role

The Disability Trust has a dynamic team of Allied Health staff providing Trusted Clinical Services to NDIS participants including Behaviour Support Practitioners. We are looking to appoint a Behaviour Support Practitioner to join our growing team. If you are passionate about achieving great outcomes for people with disability the Behaviour Support Practitioner is a great opportunity for you to join our Trusted Clinical Services Team. The Behaviour Support Practitioner role is to work within a framework of positive behaviour support to design, deliver, monitor and evaluate behaviour support services to children, young people and adults with a disability.

You will be joining a fantastic team of people with an organisation that provides:

Great ongoing training and development opportunities,
Flexible work environment,
Strong clinical and practice support,
Excellent career development opportunities.
What you will require to succeed in this role, essential criteria:

Diploma, or higher, qualification in a relevant field or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.
Current knowledge of the issues, trends and philosophies underpinning the provision of services to people with disabilities, their families and carers.
Ability to support employees and/or families in agreed behaviour support strategies.
Demonstrated experience in providing behaviour support services to people with disabilities
Demonstrated experience in providing services to people with disability with a range
High level oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated understanding and application of the Disability Inclusion Act 2014
Sound knowledge and ability to apply EEO and WH&S principles in accordance with legislative requirements.
Ability to apply legal, ethical, policy and procedural guidelines within the context of service provision to people with disabilities.
Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary/ trans-disciplinary approach and work collaboratively in partnership with all stakeholders.
Willingness to do some travelling to our regional sites.
Valid Australian Driver’s Licence.
A cleared Working with Children Check (WWCC).
Working with Vulnerable People Card (ACT Only).
Current National Criminal History Check (cleared within the last 12 months).
We reward by providing:

Competitive salary and a great team environment.
Above award entitlements.
Flexible working arrangements.
Tax benefits for working for a Public Benevolent Institution.

Close Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018


RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Clinical Assistant
  • Aged Care & Disability Worker
  • Childrens Welfare Worker

EXPECTED AVAILABILITY

  • Weekdays
  • Times Vary
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