Behaviour Support Practitioner
Based at Hurstville, New South Wales

Quality Health Care is a specialist in-home, disability and community care provider, providing support and services throughout Sydney. Our services are individually tailored to meet the needs of each client and provided in an environment that is caring, friendly and supportive. 

 

We are looking for a Behaviour Support Practitioner who can work with individuals, their families, friends, and supports to achieve set goals to improve the participants quality of life. We appreciate that the disability sector offers many transferable skills. People with adaptable, relevant experience or developing qualifications who are looking to advance their careers are encouraged to apply. If you are driven to improving quality of life for those living with disability, have well developed interpersonal and critical thinking skills then we believe this could be your next role.

 

 The Behaviour Support Team receives referrals from across the sector for a range of individuals living in different circumstances with different goals. If you would like to work with a range of individuals in a supportive team this role may be for you.


Your Role

  • Provide services aligned with the Quality and Safeguarding framework including demonstrating a commitment to reducing and eliminating Regulated Restrictive Practices

  • Undertake Functional Behaviour Assessments for behaviours of concern

  • Develop Behaviour Support Plans that address behaviours of concern and enhance the quality of life for participants

  • Support implementation of Behaviour Support Plans with participants and their stakeholders within and outside of the NDIS

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of strategies and work with participants and stakeholders to make required adjustments

  • Work towards furthering positive behaviour support approaches within and outside of Quality Health Care

 

Essential Criteria

  • Solid understanding of the role of a Behaviour Support Practitioner, including assessing, developing, and implementing Positive Behaviour Support Plans.

  • Experience in supporting people with intellectual disabilities, mental health disorders, and behaviours of concern.

  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a member of the Behaviour Support Team.

  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Demonstrated commitment to own personal and professional development.

  • A commitment to understanding the relevant legislation, Disability Service Standards, Service Description Schedules, Organisational Policy, Procedures and Protocols covering our disability accommodation teams.

  • Hold relevant qualifications and/or experience. We encourage people who are psychologists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, or teachers to apply.

  • Current, unrestricted Class C NSW driver’s licence

 

We Offer

  • A positive, professional, and supportive work environment

  • Career progression

  • Ongoing support, training, and development

  • A dynamic team with heart

  • Work life balance

Quality Health Care are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

“It's a great team and a great place to work. We all work together to ensure each resident has the best support and the best chance to reach their goals ”

- Simon

Supported Living Team

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