Careers | The Benevolent Society

Psychologist (Behaviour Support Practitioner)

We’re keen to hear from people who see the ability not the disability. People with resilience who can flex their approach as they respond to the needs of their clients.

To meet client demand we have opportunities for

  • Psychologists interested in diversifying into behaviour support roles;
  • Experienced behaviour support practitioners who want to elevate their practice and shape our Communities of Practice with other like clinicians; or
  • Clinicians who wants to develop a career within behaviour support with full supervision and practice support

About your new role

Behaviour support is about creating individualised strategies for people with disability that are responsive to the person’s needs, in a way that reduces the occurrence and impact of behaviours of concern and minimises the use of restrictive practices.

You will design, deliver and evaluate behaviour support plans in keeping with principles of best practice. Of critical importance is your ability to connect to people, listen with non-judgment and reflect critically on your approach. Your aim is to support children and adults that may exhibit behaviours of concern to participate fully in life and achieve their goals.

We have full time position based in Nowra/Ulladulla

Why work with The Benevolent Society?

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A best life is deeply personal and can vary as life changes.

You might be interested in

  • Mobile working tools to support flexible work arrangements at a community base and/or from home
  • A tailored onboarding plan to ensure you have a seamless transition to The Benevolent Society
  • Access to our robust clinical practice model which includes individual/group clinical and practice supervision
  • Purchased leave and access to long service leave after 5 years
  • Salary packaging, novated lease and employee discount program

Who are we looking for?

You could be an experienced Psychologist, Behaviour Support Therapist or Allied Health Practitioner wishing to develop a career in behaviour support.

What’s most important is your

  • Capacity to engage with people in a respectful way
  • Adaptability, can do attitude to adjust to clients’ needs and their NDIS plan goals
  • Ability to use reflective practice to strengthen your clinical approach
  • Current driver’s license, willingness/ability to travel to clients (pool vehicles provided)

Be the change. Are you ready to build your best life? Apply below today!

Call Faz on 0401 675 408 if you would like to know more.

Position Profile

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).