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Behaviour Support Practitioners - Lake Illawarra


Welcome to Aruma!

We might have a new name, but we're not the new kids on the block. You once knew us as House with No Steps and The Tipping Foundation - two great organisations, with over 100 years of combined experience, who came together in 2018. Yes, we're a disability service provider, but we're also so much more. We're the trusted partner of over 5000 people with a disability throughout the east coast of Australia. Aruma is leading the new age, the new world of disability support - the NDIS world. Aruma puts our customers first. And to do this we need you - staff who are brave, bold, and who dare to think differently. So, if you want to stand out and have a fulfilling career, then join us today!

About You

You are an experienced behaviour support practitioner with strong commitment to human rights and person-centred approaches. You will be familiar with supporting people with a disability, their family and support teams to assist them to achieve their goals. You will be an excellent team member and communicator, and able to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide a holistic approach to high quality positive behaviour supports.

About the Role

We are excited to be building our capacity to provide specialist behaviour support to NDIS participants across the Ballina, NSW areas of operation. As our new Behaviour support Practitioner, you will be responsible for providing specialist behaviour support services to NDIS participants and their support teams across the lifespan. Integral to your success will be your customer focused people practices and your ability to role model our organisational values.

Skills that make you stand out...

  • A thorough knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support approaches, including functional behaviour assessment, development of positive behaviour support plans, and implementation.
  • A commitment to supporting the human rights of people with a disability.
  • Meet the requirements to work as a Behaviour Support Practitioner under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Commission's Positive Behaviour Support Capability framework (proficient or above).
  • An understanding of relevant policy and legislation relating to Behaviour Support and Restrictive Practices at a National and State/Territory level.
  • Experience working with individuals, families and children with a disability.
  • Experience providing training & coaching to teams and supporters.
  • Ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders including individuals, families, support team, Local Area Coordinators, NDIA, the Office of the Public Guardian, government agencies and specialist support services.
  • Well-developed communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills and high level time management skills.
  • Good IT skills and experience using Word and Excel, and client management systems.
  • Current driver's licence and a willingness to drive.
  • Working with Children Check and Police Check clearance.

Be part of this dedicated, collaborative organisation and make a difference! We offer the benefits of flexibility, ongoing supervision and professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and the option of salary packaging. Apply now!

Aruma is a Child Safe Organisation.

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