Behaviour Support Practitioner

Expressions of Interest are open for the role of Behaviour Support Practitioner.The Kirinari Clinical Team receives referrals from across the sector from a range of individuals living in different circumstances with different goals. As a Behaviour Support Practitioner (BSP) you will be responsible for providing specialist behaviour support services to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants and their support teams.As a BSP within Kirinari, you will be responsible for the promotion of positive behaviour support within the organisation and the enhancement of the quality of life of its customers.We currently have 1 role available, based in the Hobart office, working between the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.ResponsibilitiesEnsure compliance and a commitment to the policies and procedures and delegations of Kirinari, together with the relevant national and state legislation and policy, including the NDIS Quality and Safeguards CommissionHave a thorough understanding of, and promote the reduction of Restrictive Practices across Kirinari and its customersDevelop positive relationships and work with relevant stakeholders that include individuals, families, specialist support services and relevant government organisations in the delivery of positive behaviour supportDevelop, implement and review positive Behaviour Support Plans that address behaviours of concern and enhance the quality of life for participantsUtilise a range of data tools, to complete behavioural analysis and functional assessmentsContinued participation in opportunities for professional development to ensure high quality service delivery and consistency with current trendsBalance priorities and maintain an active clinical caseload in consultation with the Clinical Services ManagerAccurate record keeping and reportingRequirementsHold a relevant degree and/or demonstrated experience in support of individuals with disability and complex needs and behaviours of concern.Assessed against the NDIS Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework, or are committed to working towards the registration requirements outlined by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards CommissionA thorough understanding of relevant policy and legislation relating to Behaviour Support and Restrictive Practice’s at national and state level, including the NDIS Quality and Safeguards CommissionHave experience of, or a thorough understanding of the concepts and principles of Positive Behaviour Support, including functional behaviour assessment, development of positive behaviour support plans, and their implementation and reviewHigh quality written and verbal skills, including excellent computer skills, interpersonal skills, and time management abilityAbility to work both autonomously and as a member of the Behaviour Support teamHold a current driver’s license and a willingness to travel interstateAbility to obtain a NDIS Workers Check before commencementAbility to obtain the relevant state Working With Children Check before commencementWhat’s on Offer?A rewarding career with ability to give back to our community in a growing service sectorOpportunities to upskill, develop and progress within the organisationA supportive team environmentAccess to generous salary packaging up to $15,900 + $2,650 meal and entertainmentAnnual Leave up to 5 weeksStrong focus on employee health and wellbeing with assistance programs availableCome Join Us!To join our vibrant teams please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your availability, suitability for the position and relevant qualifications.Applications close Friday July 15th at 5pm.Due to the high volume of applications, the interview process may commence before the closing date. 35 AUD Hobart 7000

Behaviour Support Practitioner

Expressions of Interest are open for the role of Behaviour Support Practitioner.

The Kirinari Clinical Team receives referrals from across the sector from a range of individuals living in different circumstances with different goals. As a Behaviour Support Practitioner (BSP) you will be responsible for providing specialist behaviour support services to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants and their support teams.

As a BSP within Kirinari, you will be responsible for the promotion of positive behaviour support within the organisation and the enhancement of the quality of life of its customers.

We currently have 1 role available, based in the Hobart office, working between the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance and a commitment to the policies and procedures and delegations of Kirinari, together with the relevant national and state legislation and policy, including the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Have a thorough understanding of, and promote the reduction of Restrictive Practices across Kirinari and its customers
  • Develop positive relationships and work with relevant stakeholders that include individuals, families, specialist support services and relevant government organisations in the delivery of positive behaviour support
  • Develop, implement and review positive Behaviour Support Plans that address behaviours of concern and enhance the quality of life for participants
  • Utilise a range of data tools, to complete behavioural analysis and functional assessments
  • Continued participation in opportunities for professional development to ensure high quality service delivery and consistency with current trends
  • Balance priorities and maintain an active clinical caseload in consultation with the Clinical Services Manager
  • Accurate record keeping and reporting

Requirements

  • Hold a relevant degree and/or demonstrated experience in support of individuals with disability and complex needs and behaviours of concern.
  • Assessed against the NDIS Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework, or are committed to working towards the registration requirements outlined by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • A thorough understanding of relevant policy and legislation relating to Behaviour Support and Restrictive Practice’s at national and state level, including the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • Have experience of, or a thorough understanding of the concepts and principles of Positive Behaviour Support, including functional behaviour assessment, development of positive behaviour support plans, and their implementation and review
  • High quality written and verbal skills, including excellent computer skills, interpersonal skills, and time management ability
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a member of the Behaviour Support team
  • Hold a current driver’s license and a willingness to travel interstate
  • Ability to obtain a NDIS Workers Check before commencement
  • Ability to obtain the relevant state Working With Children Check before commencement

What’s on Offer?

  • A rewarding career with ability to give back to our community in a growing service sector
  • Opportunities to upskill, develop and progress within the organisation
  • A supportive team environment
  • Access to generous salary packaging up to $15,900 + $2,650 meal and entertainment
  • Annual Leave up to 5 weeks
  • Strong focus on employee health and wellbeing with assistance programs available

Come Join Us!

To join our vibrant teams please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your availability, suitability for the position and relevant qualifications.

Applications close Friday July 15th at 5pm.

Due to the high volume of applications, the interview process may commence before the closing date.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Michelle Gonzalez on 0260486177, quoting Ref No. 1045982.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Kirinari embrace Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) that promotes a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds. People of all ages and abilities including people with lived experience or knowledge of disability are also encouraged to consider a career with us.

  • Posted Date 17 Jun 2022
  • Location Hobart
    TAS / Australia
  • Industry Community Services & Development
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided