Behaviour support practitioner position
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and driven behaviour support practitioner to join our multidisciplinary allied health team on a full- or part-time basis. In this role, you will provide high-quality service to a diverse group of clients with an emphasis on NDIS participants and their parents and carers to advance each individual towards their goals and desired outcomes and enable them to realise greater quality of life.
A great opportunity for a behaviour support practitioner looking for a dynamic role with clear career advancement pathways.
About Soaring Health
A diverse client base across the lifespan to expand your professional skills and knowledge.
A supportive, collaborative, inspiring team culture with formal mentoring programs, professional development pathways and team activities.
Dynamic, modern, state-of-the-art clinics and clinic facilities with cutting-edge resources and technology.
A strong emphasis on employee work-life balance and wellbeing (we practise what we preach).
What it’s like to work at Soaring Health
When you work at Soaring Health, every day is different. A diverse client base across our Sports, Wellness and Community divisions ensures that your professional skills and knowledge will be constantly expanded. What doesn’t change is the supportive and inspiring team culture, where practitioners work together and learn from one another to achieve the best client outcomes. Oh, and while our work environment is dynamic, fast-paced and run to the highest professional standards, we also have a lot of fun while celebrating each other’s successes and sharing in the satisfaction of enriching lives. As you’d expect, we also promote employee work-life balance and wellbeing (we practise what we preach).
This position encompasses behaviour support practitioner services in our state-of-the-art facilities:
- Position: Full or part time
- Pay: Competitive remuneration based on experience
- Location: Thomastown, Craigieburn, Templestowe Lower or remote (flexible arrangement)
- Starting date: Immediate start available
Flexibility and autonomy
- Flexible hours: Select the hours you want to work, meeting minimum hours
- Flexible work style: Select from clinic-based, community and remote work each week
About the opportunity
- Ongoing role in a supportive environment
- Flexible working hours (clinic is open 8am-8pm weekdays and 8am-6pm weekends)
- Great opportunity for career development
- Vibrant multimodal team environment
Why join us
- Attractive remuneration: Above award salary package with regular performance appraisal
- Flexible work style: Select from clinic, community, in-home, telehealth or mixed consult types
- Great team culture: Enjoy working within a friendly team with regular social and celebratory events
- Work/life balance: Flexible working hours with a complimentary gym membership
- Company allowances: Mobile phone provided and use of the company car
- Work close to home: Clinics located in central Thomastown, Craigieburn and Templestowe Lower with public transport nearby and parking on site
- Career progression: Clear career development pathways
- Modern resources: Access to the latest resources and established systems and processes to facilitate effective performance
As a behaviour support practitioner, your role within the Soaring Health community team is integral to the achievement of participants’ goals and outcomes for greater independence, participation, wellbeing and quality of life. You will work collaboratively with our psychologists and provide planning, implementation, education and review of positive behaviour support plans for a diverse range of clients with varying needs.
Objectives within this role include:
- To functionally assess people with complex behaviours
- To create individualised positive Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs) using evidence-based best practice to improve the quality of life of our NDIS participants
- To assist with education of parents/caregivers in strategies for effective implementation of BSPs
- To understand and adhere to NDIS reporting guidelines and requirements
- To adhere to the NDIS code of conduct
- To provide the NDIA with reports on outcomes and success indicators at the agreed reporting intervals
- To participate in collaborative consultation within the multidisciplinary team
- To liaise with external stakeholders including parents and caregivers, healthcare providers and external agencies and referral partners as well as regulatory bodies if/as applicable
- To provide, where appropriate, information about and/or referral to other services to assist in meeting clients’ needs, including co-located services
- To keep confidential, accurate and timely case notes in accordance with Soaring Health guidelines, as well as recording data on Soaring Health’s database
- To adhere to and uphold Soaring Health’s codes of conduct and values at all times
- To perform other duties as negotiated with the Director
Skills and competency requirements
Essential skills and competencies
- Reside in and hold full working rights in Australia
- Be eligible to apply for an NDIS Behaviour Support ID or currently hold an NDIS Behaviour Support ID
- Experience in the disability sector working with NDIS participants and knowledge of NDIS framework
- Demonstrated professional behaviour support practitioner skills and knowledge including proficiency in devising and implementing Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs)
- High level communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated capacity to build rapport with participants of all ages and with varying capacities and needs as well as the capacity to establish rapport with parents and caregivers
- Respect for participants as valued members of their community and work to understand their goals and aspirations
- Understanding of working within a community agency, including sensitivity to the needs of disadvantaged or traumatised members of the community
- Ability to participate collaboratively and constructively with peers, staff, other health professionals, external agencies and other stakeholders and caregivers
- Flexibility to work both as part of a multidisciplinary team and individually as required
- Excellent planning and time management skills
- Commitment to providing extraordinary service and realising optimal outcomes in line with Soaring Health’s values charter
- Excellent computer literacy skills
Desirable but not essential
- Special interest in working with paediatric clients, including those with developmental delay and autism, is highly favourable but not essential
- Speaking a second language fluently
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