Job Details
  • Reference383257A_1636619836
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted28 days ago
  • ConsultantFiona Bell

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client is seeking to engage a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner on a permanent employment basis.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

As a Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will support NDIS participants, families and Support Workers by behaviour assessment then development and implementation of specific behaviour support plans for NDIS participants. You will also provide training and support in behaviour strategies and procedures to family members and Support Workers who are assisting the NDIS participants. In this role you will be expected to work both autonomously and as part of our team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Service Delivery:

  • Conduct behaviour assessment with the participants
  • Development and implementation of Positive Behaviour Support Plans, including supporting/training caregivers to implement strategies in the plan.
  • Providing therapy to NDIS participants and families and training in therapeutic Behaviour support to caregivers.
  • Complete reports and work towards goals within NDIS plans
  • Actively participate in professional development and ongoing learning opportunities.
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to the resolution of complex situations that may involve negotiation with multiple service providers.
  • Demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and ability to complete work with minimal direction.
  • Coordinate treatment with other healthcare professionals as required.
  • Record, maintain and provide accurate, timely documentation of patient treatment and progress.
  • Maintain professional relationships with clients in adherence to legislative requirements and guidelines. Establish, build & maintain relationships with external key stakeholders.
  • Engage with community to identify service delivery opportunities.
  • Respect client and staff confidentiality

The Organisation:

  • Understand and implement agency's aims and objectives through competent work practices.
  • Comply with agency policies and procedures, and with funding guidelines.
  • Adhere to established protocols that exist between agency and other service providers.
  • Follow Occupational Health and Safety standards, guidelines and practices.
  • Participate in the identification of potential and actual hazards and managing risks.
  • Individually contribute to ensure effective communication occurs within the organisation.
  • Participate in annual performance appraisals.

Administration:

  • Ensure client files, case notes and other relevant documents are up to date.
  • Provide weekly report to the Clinical Director/ Managing Director
  • Maintain relevant reports and documents.
  • Adhere to the established protocols that exist between agency and other service providers.
  • Undertake training and professional development with direction from the Clinical/ Managing Director.
  • Participate in internal and external service evaluations.

Other:

  • Actively participate in regular meeting with the Clinical/ Managing Director
  • Assist management with special projects.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Participate in relevant meetings as directed.
  • Other duties as required.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Experience in conducting comprehensive behaviour assessments and developing plans for NDIS participants.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field
  • Registration with NDIA to practice as a Behaviour Support Practitioner
  • Current unconditional membership with AHPRA
  • Current Police check (not more than 3 months old)
  • NDIS Screening certificate
  • An understanding of NDIS and completion certificate to prove that you have completed Worker Orientation Module designed by NDIS Quality and Safeguards commission
  • Proven ability to work individually and as part of a team to motivate, support and communicate effectively with people who are at risk of harm and/or exhibiting challenging behaviours.
  • Ability to drive to client meetings, with remuneration for travel costs provided.
  • A current driver license and a car with comprehensive care insurance

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Fiona Bell on 02 6268 9931 or email Fiona.Bell@chandlermacleod.com for further discussion.