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Behaviour Support Practitioner

Forsight

Forsight is a for-purpose organisation supporting individuals with personalised care and goals to enhance their inclusion, independence, and wellbeing. Founded in 1978, the organisation continues to flourish and due to increased growth, we are currently seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic Behaviour Support Practitioner to join our friendly and dynamic multi-disciplinary team.

Reporting to the Allied Health Manager, you will be responsible for a variety of exciting tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Providing Behaviour Support services that are timely, efficient, and effective, ensuring they meet the goals identified by the client and their families/carers and are provided within available resources.
  • Completing assessments (including data collation and analysis) of risk and behaviours of concern.
  • Developing, delivering, and monitoring interventions and strategies around behaviours exhibited by people with a disability, and who may have multiple diagnoses which impact their behaviour.
  • Developing Positive Behaviour Support Plans which will enhance clients’ Quality of Life.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience providing services to individuals with disability with behaviour support needs.
  • Clinical knowledge and experience in providing functional behaviour assessments and demonstrate comprehensive behaviour support planning skills.
  • Experience in providing clinical and/or functional behaviour assessment, intervention and support in Supported Independent Living (SIL).
  • A sound knowledge of best practice positive behaviour support, evidence-based approaches and trauma informed practice.
  • Commitment to improving the quality of life of people with a disability and demonstrated passion to reduce restrictive intervention.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and negotiation skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in high demand environments.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to train, mentor and support others to effectively deliver behaviour support.
  • Strong written communication to deliver effective plans and reporting in an NDIS environment.
  • Proven flexibility, adaptability and able to respond and adjust easily to change in work demands.
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in electronic records and data management tools.

It is ESSENTIAL that you hold the following:

  • Tertiary qualification or currently studying either Psychology/Occupational Therapy/Social Work/Speech Pathology/Diploma Community Services OR have at least 3 years’ experience developing/overseeing behaviour supports as outlined in the PBS Capability Framework.
  • A working knowledge of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission Behaviour Support Rules and relevant disability legislation.
  • Current registration with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission as a recognised Behaviour Support Practitioner.
  • Right to work in Australia.
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWCC).
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate.
  • A cleared NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • A valid and unrestricted NSW drivers license.
  • Access to your own reliable vehicle (a car allowance is included in the salary package).

At Forsight, we understand that our people are our greatest asset. We are committed to offering you a friendly and supportive team environment, with lots of potential for growth.

If you would like to work for an organisation making a real difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you.

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