AS A POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PRACTITIONER YOU WILL:
• Conduct observations, collect data and work directly with an individual to understand why they are displaying behaviour that others find challenging
• Develop comprehensive functional behaviour assessments that are centred on an individual’s goals and aspirations
• Write reports that address the referral purpose in user-friendly formats
• Maintain documented evidence to demonstrate your process and support your recommendations
• Develop visual aids that are reflective of the support needs of the individual and the targeted audience
• Use your knowledge and skills to ensure that the individual’s goals are being achieved through advocacy and support
• Work closely with an individual’s family and support network
• Provide training to staff and families around positive behaviour support and assist in the implementation of this practice
• Communicate professionally and be responsive when working with external providers within complex care teams
• Be able to work independently in remote settings but maintain contact
• Have strong administrative and record keeping skills, ensuring adherence to privacy and confidentially legislation
WHO WE ARE:With significant experience in the disability sector within government and community organisations, Rubix Support is passionate about supporting people with cognitive impairments to lead the life they want to live and to achieve their goals and aspirations. Rubix Support provide support to people aged between two years to sixty-five years old. We are a registered provider under the NDIS and provide services across three main areas - positive behaviour support, support coordination and lifestyle support. We are focused on evidence based best practise, a commitment to social justice with a human rights lens who are passionate about achieving positive outcomes for the people we support.
WHAT WE DO:
Rubix Support’s Vision is to be a leader in the provision of evidence-based, practical, individualised behaviour assessment and support for people with intellectual impairments with complex support needs.
WHY WORK WITH US?
you join our team you become one of us! We are committed to your personal
growth and provide you with significant, on-going support including
training opportunities. Rubix Support do not hire people in subcontracting
arrangements, just like the good old days, you will have job security!
This means that you will never be asked to provide your own ABN
number/insurance etc. You are covered by, and paid above industry award
classifications and receive all standard entitlements such recreational
and sick leave, travel allowance, and that all important 17.5% leave
loading as you would expect.
will be part of a team that has significant experience supporting people
with cognitive impairments and who are leaders in the field of positive
behaviour support. We are a team that strives on positive team culture,
are always happy to support each other and who enjoy a good laugh.
are provided with all the necessary tools to complete your rewarding role
including an Apple MacBook and phone which provides you with the ability
to work flexibly.
and support is really important for everyone who works with us which is
why we have two offices where you can work from as well as the ability to
are provided with extensive support throughout the week, not just at the
fortnightly supervisions, monthly peer supervision or monthly team
meetings that occur.
claimable hours of work each day is significantly below the industry
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:
with an established service that has significant experience within the
positive behaviour support space not only provides you with vast
opportunities for development but also ensures that the people you support
will be given the best possible outcome.
occupational therapist, social worker, speech pathologist or developmental
educator (with current membership with Developmental Educators Australia
Inc), teacher or other health care professional with experience supporting
people with a disability who may present with behaviours that challenge
report writing skills in behaviour support strategies and assessments
knowledge, experience and understanding of the support needs of people
with disability across home and community settings
communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work and
communicate effectively with participants, their families, community
agencies and other professionals
focus on supporting someone to increase their quality of life through
self-determination and person-centred thinking
to adapt to changing needs and prioritise tasks in an efficient manner
to work independently
Rubix Support operates a stringent safety screening
procedure for all preferred candidates including:
a valid driver’s license and a willingness to use your own vehicle for
- An cleared NDIS Worker Screening Check (which includes a National Police Check) and two professional references
satisfactory international (where applicable) police check
current Working with Children's Check
For further information regarding this role, please
contact Niall Hewitt (Director - Positive Behaviour Support) on 0438 844 449.
Interviews will occur throughout the advertised period.