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Behaviour Support Practitioner - QLD

Australian Foundation for Disability

About Afford

Afford is an innovative, passionate and genuine not for profit organisation. Our primary focus is supporting people with disabilities to live exceptionally joy filled lives.

About our opportunity

Due to our continued growth, we are expanding our Allied Health Teams and we require an experienced Behaviour Support Specialist based in Brisbane or Gold Coast. Some of the key responsibilities in this role will include, but not be limited to;

  • Supporting NDIS participants with disabilities, and their networks, in reducing challenging behaviours and improving participant quality of life.
  • Conducting functional behaviour assessments
  • Development and implementation of positive Behaviour Support Plans
  • Collaboration and communication with families and carers to achieve client goals
  • Analysis and collation of data to monitor the effectiveness of behaviour plans and implement changes as required
  • Meeting Afford’s compliance requirements in relation to statutory WHS standards
  • Contribution to team learning and development and a culture of excellence

About You

Our vision is to provide innovative, flexible and high quality support for people with disabilities. As a behaviour support specialist you will have a genuine desire to support people with disabilities lead exceptional lives. You will also have: 

  • Relevant qualification in allied health or social sciences:, Psychology, behavioural sciences, occupational therapy, speech & language pathology or experience that meets the requirements of the NDIS
  • Current registration with AHPRA or relevant professional body
  • Ability to work effectively and independently as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in developing and delivering training to individuals and support teams
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with people with a disability who have a range of functional abilities and complex needs
  • An understanding of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission, and legislative requirements relating to restrictive interventions
  • Current drivers licence

Why be part of AFFORD?

  • Be part of the best Allied Health team in disability
  • Competitive salary including packaging options;
  • Company Car or Car Allowance available
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Fully paid training and professional development
  • Numerous other benefits

How to apply

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