Behavioural Support Practitioner

About usWe’ve been supporting people with a disability since 2007. Specialising in 24-hour disability programs for individuals with multiple and complex needs, we’re proud to be a trusted and registered service provider with the NDIA, TAC, DHHS and Worksafe.Our values are flexibility, honesty, reliability, and responsiveness.Benefits & cultureCareChoice is proud to be an EEO employer. We support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.As a CareChoice employee, benefits you’ll be able to take advantage of include:A number of employee wellness platforms including EAP and Care4U, free flu shots and travel discounts.Discounts with major retailers including:Car and Health InsuranceFuelGroceries and foodGas, Electricity, Internet, and Mobile PhonesPet suppliesMovie ticketsOther major retailers such as Catch, Myer, Kmart, Big W, JB Hi Fi plus many more.Monthly Recognition & Reward for Employee of the MonthService Recognition ProgramFree Ongoing training and developmentCareer development opportunitiesFrom the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do your best work and really make a difference in people’s lives.How you’ll make an impactDue to continuous and exciting growth, we’re currently recruiting for a Senior Practitioner to join our team based at our Clayton South or Geelong office. As the newest member to join our team in this newly created role reporting directly to our Chief Operations Officer, you’ll be responsible for providing high quality clinical and behavioural support as well as clinical leadership and mentoring to a growing number of staff in positive behaviour support and therapeutic support.A day in the life as our Senior Practitioner with CareChoice, your key responsibilities in this role include:Show leadership in the clinical space and be able to support the development of a true therapeutic support modelDeveloping individualised strategies for people with disability that are responsive to the person’s needs, in a way that reduces the occurrence and impact of behaviours of concern and minimises the use of restrictive practices.Undertaking functional behavioural assessments to develop behaviour support plans containing evidence-based, proactive, and reactive strategies that meet the specific needs of the person displaying behaviour of concern.Developing, implementing, and monitoring behaviour support plans that meet CareChoice and NDIS requirements in consultation with the person with disability, their family, carers and other relevant people and service providers who will be implementing the plan.Developing on person-centred interventions to address the underlying causes of behaviours of concern, while safeguarding the dignity and quality of life of people with disability who require specialist behaviour support.Ensuring that any interventions are in accordance with best practice, evidence-based contemporary positive behaviour support for individuals with behaviours of concern.About youAs our Senior Practitioner, you will have a pro-active attitude, high degree of initiative and strong desire to achieve outstanding outcomes for our clients and staff, with a focus on person-centred interventions to address the underlying causes of behaviours of concern or challenging behaviours.Ideally, you’ll have:Tertiary qualification in Psychology qualified to deliver behaviour support services.Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulations Agency (AHPRA).Experience in the disability, OoHC, counselling, family services or mental health sectors.Experience providing clinical supervision.To APPLYIf this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you. So, don’t delay, apply today. For further information, please contact our recruitment team at recruitment@carechoice.net.au. 120000 AUD Australia - VIC Melbourne - All locations Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Clayton South 3169

Behavioural Support Practitioner

  • Leadership role with a focus on developing therapeutic support models
  • Newly created Permanent Full-time role
  • Clayton South VIC

About us

We’ve been supporting people with a disability since 2007. Specialising in 24-hour disability programs for individuals with multiple and complex needs, we’re proud to be a trusted and registered service provider with the NDIA, TAC, DHHS and Worksafe.

Our values are flexibility, honesty, reliability, and responsiveness.

Benefits & culture

CareChoice is proud to be an EEO employer. We support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

As a CareChoice employee, benefits you’ll be able to take advantage of include:

  • A number of employee wellness platforms including EAP and Care4U, free flu shots and travel discounts.
  • Discounts with major retailers including:
    • Car and Health Insurance
    • Fuel
    • Groceries and food
    • Gas, Electricity, Internet, and Mobile Phones
    • Pet supplies
    • Movie tickets
    • Other major retailers such as Catch, Myer, Kmart, Big W, JB Hi Fi plus many more.
  • Monthly Recognition & Reward for Employee of the Month
  • Service Recognition Program
  • Free Ongoing training and development
  • Career development opportunities

From the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do your best work and really make a difference in people’s lives.

How you’ll make an impact

Due to continuous and exciting growth, we’re currently recruiting for a Senior Practitioner to join our team based at our Clayton South or Geelong office. As the newest member to join our team in this newly created role reporting directly to our Chief Operations Officer, you’ll be responsible for providing high quality clinical and behavioural support as well as clinical leadership and mentoring to a growing number of staff in positive behaviour support and therapeutic support.

A day in the life as our Senior Practitioner with CareChoice, your key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Show leadership in the clinical space and be able to support the development of a true therapeutic support model
  • Developing individualised strategies for people with disability that are responsive to the person’s needs, in a way that reduces the occurrence and impact of behaviours of concern and minimises the use of restrictive practices.
  • Undertaking functional behavioural assessments to develop behaviour support plans containing evidence-based, proactive, and reactive strategies that meet the specific needs of the person displaying behaviour of concern.
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring behaviour support plans that meet CareChoice and NDIS requirements in consultation with the person with disability, their family, carers and other relevant people and service providers who will be implementing the plan.
  • Developing on person-centred interventions to address the underlying causes of behaviours of concern, while safeguarding the dignity and quality of life of people with disability who require specialist behaviour support.
  • Ensuring that any interventions are in accordance with best practice, evidence-based contemporary positive behaviour support for individuals with behaviours of concern.

About you

As our Senior Practitioner, you will have a pro-active attitude, high degree of initiative and strong desire to achieve outstanding outcomes for our clients and staff, with a focus on person-centred interventions to address the underlying causes of behaviours of concern or challenging behaviours.

Ideally, you’ll have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology qualified to deliver behaviour support services.
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulations Agency (AHPRA).
  • Experience in the disability, OoHC, counselling, family services or mental health sectors.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision.

To APPLY

If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you. So, don’t delay, apply today. For further information, please contact our recruitment team at recruitment@carechoice.net.au.

Employment with CareChoice is subject to satisfactory background checks which include Professional References, Employee Working with Children Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

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