About UsSt Jude's has been one of the more innovative and leading service providers for people with disability and psychosocial needs in Western Australia since 1982. Our purpose is to maximise the health, enjoyment and quality of life for people seeking support in their community. Our experience in service delivery is reflected through 39 years of providing quality services and maintaining the highest of standards for our clients.  About the Role and YouWe are looking for an experienced Behaviour Support Practitioner who has received provisional registration as a BSP, or who has worked with a portfolio of clients in this capacity, to join our dynamic, interdisciplinary allied health team. You will partner with people with disability and their families/stakeholders to enable them to live the life they choose by providing high quality and culturally appropriate behaviour support services.Key duties include:Undertaking comprehensive functional behaviour assessments.Developing and implementing individualised, person-centered positive behaviour support plans.Providing services to clients that teach and encourage appropriate behaviours.Upskilling others in the person's life to encourage and support positive behaviours. Reducing challenging behaviours and working towards the reduction or elimination of restrictive practices.  Working cooperatively with families and the broader allied health team to ensure best practice service delivery.   Key selection criteria includes:Provisional registration as a BSP is desirable but not essential.Registration with a governing body such as AHPRA or Speech Pathology Australia is desirable but not essential.Previous experience working with people with a disability in the context of positive behaviour support.Must possess or be willing to obtain both an NDIS Clearance Check and a Working with Children Check.Must have a valid drivers licence and a reliable vehicle.This role works throughout the broader Perth metro region. We have the capacity to hire the role on a permanent full time basis, but we are also in a position to consider part time terms if this is your preference.  Culture & BenefitsThis role represents the opportunity to work within a dynamic and committed team of likeminded individuals. You will work closely with your manager and be provided with ongoing training and development opportunities. St Jude's is a growing organisation with a track record of internal promotion and there is the significant possibility of career progression attached to this opportunity.  If the above opportunity is one that excites you, please go ahead and click 'Apply for this job'. We will be in touch to discuss your application.  75000 AUD Perth

Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner

  • Salary: $75,000 - $95,000 plus super, depending on experience
  • Join a leading organisation within the growing Disability sector
  • Work within a dynamic and supportive allied health team

About Us

St Jude's has been one of the more innovative and leading service providers for people with disability and psychosocial needs in Western Australia since 1982. Our purpose is to maximise the health, enjoyment and quality of life for people seeking support in their community. Our experience in service delivery is reflected through 39 years of providing quality services and maintaining the highest of standards for our clients. 

 

About the Role and You

We are looking for an experienced Behaviour Support Practitioner who has received provisional registration as a BSP, or who has worked with a portfolio of clients in this capacity, to join our dynamic, interdisciplinary allied health team. You will partner with people with disability and their families/stakeholders to enable them to live the life they choose by providing high quality and culturally appropriate behaviour support services.

Key duties include:

  • Undertaking comprehensive functional behaviour assessments.
  • Developing and implementing individualised, person-centered positive behaviour support plans.
  • Providing services to clients that teach and encourage appropriate behaviours.
  • Upskilling others in the person's life to encourage and support positive behaviours. 
  • Reducing challenging behaviours and working towards the reduction or elimination of restrictive practices.  
  • Working cooperatively with families and the broader allied health team to ensure best practice service delivery.   

Key selection criteria includes:

  • Provisional registration as a BSP is desirable but not essential.
  • Registration with a governing body such as AHPRA or Speech Pathology Australia is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience working with people with a disability in the context of positive behaviour support.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain both an NDIS Clearance Check and a Working with Children Check.
  • Must have a valid drivers licence and a reliable vehicle.

This role works throughout the broader Perth metro region. We have the capacity to hire the role on a permanent full time basis, but we are also in a position to consider part time terms if this is your preference. 

 

Culture & Benefits

This role represents the opportunity to work within a dynamic and committed team of likeminded individuals. You will work closely with your manager and be provided with ongoing training and development opportunities. St Jude's is a growing organisation with a track record of internal promotion and there is the significant possibility of career progression attached to this opportunity. 

 

If the above opportunity is one that excites you, please go ahead and click 'Apply for this job'. We will be in touch to discuss your application.