Behaviour Support Practitioner

Location: Sydney
Area: South West & M5 Corridor
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per annum

Working as an integral part of the Clinical Team this role provides therapeutic clinical expertise and support in developing and implementing professional and informative Behaviour Support Plans for children and young people in Out of Home Care.  
This role will involve;

  • Developing comprehensive Behaviour Support Plans that are therapeutic and incorporate positive behavior strategies
  • Engage young people, carers and other persons in involved in the care of the child in the implementation of the behavior support plan.
  • Train carers and key support people in the implementation of strategies to support a child or young person in their natural environment such as their home, educational institution and any other program and work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders.
  • Use research evidence and professional reasoning when recommending the most appropriate Behaviour Support Plan therapy strategies, duration, location and timing.
  • Adopt a multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary model where appropriate.
  • Provide relevant training, support and consultation to caseworkers as approved by management.
The requirements for this role include;
  • Bachelor qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or Allied Health
  • Current registration with AHPRA or relevant professional body
  • Understanding of Trauma informed principles in behavior support
  • Undergraduate and/or postgraduate work experience in a related field
  • Ability to work co-operatively and respectfully with team members, foster carers, families and professionals from various agencies and cultural backgrounds
  • Car and License 
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police checks.

Why partner with abrs to secure your next role?  
Our values aren’t just things we believe in. They’re our entire foundation.
They’re the very reason we exist, and the reason we’ve returned every single cent of profit we’ve earned to charity.
Abrs is Australia’s only charity owned not for profit recruitment agency with 100% of our net revenue returned to fund programs that assist children, youth and families.
When you engage with abrs to secure your next career move you are participating in an ethical recruitment process that funds programs in the charity space.
Choosing abrs means you are helping us to help some of the most disadvantaged in our communities
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Natalie Clemens on 0477 808 676 or Connect on LinkedIn to stay up to date with all our vacancies

Date Posted: 21/06/2022 06:55 PM

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