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Specialist Behaviour Support Practitioner

Apply now Job no: 496840
Work type: Full time ongoing
Location: Geelong

Hey You!

genU is short for Generation You. Because whatever generation you belong to, whether you’re young, old, or somewhere in between, what unites us is the belief that neither disability nor ageing are disadvantages to be endured but challenges to be met boldly, achievements to be had and adventures in the making.

genU has been 60 years in the making. Bringing together the best of two trusted and respected organisations, Karingal and St Laurence, genU builds on this experience, adding a new ambition: to become the leader in what we do.

About the role

The role of Specialist Behaviour Support Practitioner is to provide personal-centred support to participants of the NDIA, with the aim of reducing and eliminating the use of restrictive practice. The Specialist Behaviour Support Practitioner will be responsible for:

  • Creating comprehensive Behaviour Support Plans,
  • Lodging plans containing restrictive practices to the NDIS Commission,
  • Ensuring the Positive Behaviour (PBS) Capability Framework as outlined by the NDIA is met,
  • Completion of annual reviews of behaviour support plans,
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of Behaviour Support Plans and
  • Development of fade-out strategies for the use of restrictive practices. 

About You

To be successful in this role it is a requirement that you have:

  • Relevant degree in the Human Services field with relevant experience
  • Proven experience working with people with disability and/or mental illness
  • An understanding of the NDIS commission, including the NDIS restrictive Practices and Behaviour Support Rules 2018
  • Understanding of behaviour support as defined by the NDIS commission; including evidence-informed, person-centred practices
  • Understanding of restrictive intervention as defined by the NDIS commission
  • Experience with assessment of behavioural support and the development and monitoring of an individualised behaviour support plan
  • Experience in completing functional behaviour assessments
  • Demonstrated ability to network with local service providers
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

Employee Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Program including financial assistance and dietician services
  • Ongoing training and support provided 
  • Career development opportunities
  • Work for an organisation passionate about providing high quality support and care

Please click the link below to view the Position Description outlining full details of this role:

Download File Behaviour Support Specialist 19032020.pdf

For further details on this role, please contact Ashlan Smith on (03) 5249 8931

Applications close: at AUS Eastern Standard Time

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