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Senior Positive Behaviour Support Consultant


About Activ

Activ is the largest registered NDIS provider to people living with intellectual disability in Western Australia. We have a strong and proud history of supporting people living with intellectual disability to reach their goals, achieve their dreams and break through barriers. We feel passionate about supporting people towards greater independence. Established in 1951 by a small group of motivated families who joined forces to build a better future for their children living with intellectual disability, Activ has grown into a leading not for profit, disability service provider. Today, we support more than 1,900 people living with disability and their families across the state, offering a range of person centred services and supports, including accommodation, community, education and employment services.

About the job:

We are seeking an experienced permanent part time (4 days a week) Senior Behaviour Support Consultant to assist individuals, their families and support teams to identify client needs through assessment and individual planning. 

The purpose of the role is to produce detailed Behaviour Support Plans within a holistic and integrated approach

Key duties:

  • Manage a caseload of Behaviour Support/discipline specific referred customers
  • Undertake comprehensive functional behaviour assessments and the development of person centred behaviour support plans
  • Work collaboratively with customer, family and all service providers to ensure understanding of customers behaviours and evidence customer need
  • Monitor the effectiveness of behaviour support plan, its implementation and effectiveness
  • Support the elimination of Restrictive Practices and comply with authorisation requirement

What we are looking for:

  • A tertiary qualification in the disciplines of Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work or Speech Pathology - essential 
  • Have or working towards full AHPRA, SPA or AASW registration - essential
  • Demonstrated skill and experience of  Specialist Behaviour Support as outlined in the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Experience in delivering and evaluating relevant training for individuals, families and support staff
  • Extensive experience in the delivery of supports to people with complex behaviour support needs
  • Extensive knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support principals
  • Highly developed data analysis, report writing skills with experience in analysing and evaluating behavioural data

To recognise the work you do we offer:

  • A supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and determined
  • Market salary with salary packaging entitlements up to $15,900
  • Free, confidential and independent Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible hours and ability to work from home (while still maintaining a presence in the office)

To Apply:

Click apply and complete the application form and attach a copy of your updated resume and a cover letter (Max. 2 pages).

In addition the successful candidate will be asked to provide the following checks in pre-employment background checks: Western Australian Driver’s Licence, Senior First Aid Certificate, Working with Children’s Check and Police Check.

We understand that unique perspectives, ideas and contributions only strengthen our workforce and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace of the future. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. 

Activ may remove advertising and/or commence the recruitment process prior to the application close date.

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