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Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner

We support people with disabilities of all ages to meet their goals, empowering them to live their best life.

About your new role

You will support children and adults to participate fully in life by providing high quality, culturally appropriate behaviour support services to people with a disability who have a specific support need. We provide services in line with individual NDIS plans; your role is responsible for assessment, planning, monitoring and review of client outcomes.

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team including Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Music Therapists, Client Support Partners and other Behaviour Support Practitioners. We deliver services across 2 Adelaide sites and the wider South Australian region, using technology to connect our team.

Terms:  Part-time and Full-time opportunities based in Adelaide.

Why work with The Benevolent Society?

  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation, mobile tools & clinical supervision
  • We use technology to connect our Disabilities team across geographies
  • We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Working within a motivated, enthusiastic and passionate multi-disciplinary team!

What you need to succeed?

You will have qualifications in Psychology, OT, Speech Pathology, Nursing, Social, Developmental Educator or Health Services and:

  • 2 years’ experience in the delivery of positive behaviour support services to children, young people and people with intellectual disabilities in an NDIS Space
  • Experience developing and implementing interim and comprehensive behaviour support plans
  • An ability to communicate and appropriately respond to needs of people of all abilities and cultural backgrounds
  • Work within a client centric approach while maintaining a positive mindset
  • An ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and connect to peers using technology
  • An ability to provide a service based on a client’s NDIS goals and funding allocation
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Current SA drivers licence and willingness/ability to travel to clients

Interested? Apply below today!

Call Esther on 0411 879 458 to discuss the role in more detail.


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).