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April

Behaviour Specialist

Allambi Care - Charlestown, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Objective

The Behaviour Specialist will function as an integral member of the Clinical Department in providing direct and indirect services to Allambi Care stakeholders in the support of clients with severe behavioural and cognitive challenges.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands the general behavioural characteristics associated with intellectual, emotional and behavioural disorders
  • Works collaboratively with Clinical Department Staff (Registered Psychologists, Provisional Psychologists, Speech Pathologists, Psychiatrists, General Practitioners) in meeting overall therapeutic needs of clients and supporting Allambi Care clients and stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the design and development of positive support and care plans for use in the delivery of therapeutic services to Allambi Care clients.
  • Conduct comprehensive functional behavioural assessment (FBA) and design behaviour support plans (intensive training and BACB approved supervision provided)
  • Completes observation of clients in a variety of settings to obtain behavioural information for the development of support services
  • Uses data to inform decision making and apply support strategies within the framework of the Allambi Care Therapeutic Model
  • Incorporates research proven methods for the purposes of determining appropriate behavioural support strategies
  • Develops crisis and safety plans for client, as needed.
  • Prepares professionally written reports on client behavioural functioning to internal and external sources
  • Conducts training on behavioural topics, support design, progress monitoring, data collection techniques, social skills and other related topics for Allambi staff, clients, their families and networks.
  • Serves as a member of the Restricted Practice Panel, process and present cases as needed
  • Conducts training on behavioural topics, support design, progress monitoring, data collection techniques, social skills and other related topics for Allambi staff, clients, their families and networks.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for the improvement of client functioning and interpersonal skills to relate well with a variety of situations to achieve this goal
  • Maintains accurate treatment notes
  • Completes all processes related to invoicing and billing of NDIS and other internally and externally billable sources
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Participates in designated University classes to achieve the BCaBA designation through the BACB
  • Conducts other related services, as directed


Essential:

  • Willingness to participate in Allambi funded online university course sequence to obtain the BCaBA or BCBA designation. Information available at bacb.com
  • Demonstrated experience working with people with a disability or children and young people in OOHC.
  • MS Office Proficiency
  • Experience consulting and delivering training to large groups of people using various methods.
  • Advanced organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, manage multiple tasks and work independently.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to investigate and resolve complex issues, communicate and consult effectively with staff and external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to develop and design training in consultation with internal and external stakeholders that are informed by relative policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Proven ability to create and deliver informative reports with multiple facets of information to internal and external stakeholders.
  • 2 or more years of experience working clients with severe behavioural and/or intellectual challenges
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher in psychology, special education, social work or related field


Must have these documents if successful

  • Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Drivers License
  • Comprehensively insured vehicle
  • First Aid Certificate


What is on offer?

  • Full Time Employment
  • Salary Packaging (Salary Sacrifice)
  • Fitness Passport
  • 4 Weeks Annual Leave
  • 12 Roster Days Off a year (One per month)
  • Monday - Friday work week.


If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation that values the highest level of quality in everything it sets out to achieve, we want to hear from you! Applications closed 28/4/2021.


Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.


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Allambi Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Charlestown, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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