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Provisional Psychologist - Behaviour Support Practitioner

Job Title: Provisional Psychologist - Behaviour Support Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
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Reference: 3162370
Job Published: September 08, 2020 17:02

Job Description

The Company

An established and family owned Disability organisation, this organisation has a respected reputation in the market, having grown significantly in the last 20 years, with a focus on helping people stay in their homes.

With a positive work environment and ongoing support and career progression, this company are looking for a qualified Behaviour Support Practitioner to enrich and empower the lives of participants.

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The Role

In this varied position, you will be joining the highly trained Therapy team working with multiple stakeholders.

The team of highly trained Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and Speech Pathologists work with both mainstream clients and NDIS participants to achieve their therapeutic and functional goals. 

You will work with participants of all ages and their support team to develop intervention plans and recommendations that will help to reduce challenging behaviours.

  • Complete Functional Behaviour Assessments
  • Develop Positive Behaviour Support plans in line with the NDIS
  • Assist participants in addressing underlying causes of behaviours of concern or challenging behaviours in a way that increases the quality of the participants lives
  • Work to reduce or eliminate the use of restrictive practices
  • Work with a person-centered approach
  • Work in line with quality and safety framework
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About You

  • AHPRAH registration in relevant field
  • Bachelor qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or Allied Health field
  • Previous experience in completing behavioural assessments and developing support plans for NDIS participants
  • A sound knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support approaches
  • Meet the requirements to work as a Behaviour Support Practitioner under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Commission’s Positive Behaviour Support Capability framework
  • Working with Children Check and Police Check clearance
  • Current driver’s license.

Apply Now

If you are interested in this role please apply now or contact Becky at rebecca.brown@streamrecruitment.com.au

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