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Behaviour Support Practitioner - Broken Hill

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  • Part time/full time position based in Broken Hill, NSW
  • $42.52ph - $50.62ph + super + salary packaging
  • Flexible friendly organisation with WFH

We are Australia’s first charity, providing a range of Disability, Child, Youth and Family and Aged Care services across New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. We are a not-for-profit and non-religious organisation that has assisted people, families and communities to achieve positive change since 1813.

About the role

Collaborate and work closely with other Allied Health Professionals under our multi-disciplinary model to provide tailored support to meet our clients' goals. You will have a wide and varied client caseload, from children to adults with various intellectual and psychosocial disabilities. Our team is here to support you with weekly or fortnightly supervision from our Senior Practitioners, monthly communities of practice where you can share and learn with your colleagues and ongoing support from our Allied Health professionals and your Team Leader.

Duties

  • Develop Functional Behavioural Assessments and Behaviour Analysis Support Plans
  • Liaise and consult with clients, hospital and community staff, carers/family members, relevant agencies, and government departments, as appropriate
  • Provide direct behavioural interventions in group and individual settings
  • Use behavioural, psychological, and evidence-based theories to develop and implement program designs and interventions
  • Build and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Adhere to NDIS quality and safeguard commission requirements

Our benefits

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. The best life is deeply personal. It can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:

  • Salary Benefits - In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 pa pre-tax and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card + discount program and package vehicles!
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part-time hours + laptop & phone provided to work remotely + the option of 1 accrued day off a month for full-time employees
  • Recognition and Reward - Length of Service rewards + long service leave after 5 years
  • Wellness- Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Clinical Supervision - regular clinical supervision from a senior BSP to support you in delivering high-quality, evidence-based services
  • Professional development - including monthly Communities of Practice, and a range of other learning opportunities tailored to you

Skills and Experience

  • A degree in a relevant field in Psychology, Social or Health Sciences, Developmental Education / Teaching, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, or Nursing etc.
  • Evidence of self-assessment or evidence of application to Quality Safeguard Commission (or willingness to obtain, 3hr reimbursement provided by us)
  • An ability to communicate and appropriately respond to the needs of people of all abilities and cultural backgrounds
  • Work within a client-centric approach while maintaining a positive mindset
  • Strong analytical and report-writing skills
  • Current NSW driver's license and willingness/ability to travel to clients

How to apply 

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For any questions, call Faz on 0401 675 408 to discuss the role in more detail.

The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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