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Behaviour Support Practitioner

Love making a difference as a Behaviour Support Practitioner?

We have an opportunity for a BSP to join our established Sydney multidisciplinary disability services team.

Working with the team based out of our Hurstville 2220 hub, you will be responsible for designing, delivering, monitoring, and evaluating behaviour support services to children, young people and adults with an intellectual disability to achieve their everyday goals.

Full-time and part-time can be considered and relocation assistance will be provided if you need it.

We also have opportunities for Senior Practitioners, and for entry level BSPs to come on as Allied Health Assistants to get the work experience and the support to get their Practitioner registrations.

What does TBS Offer

We support people to live their best life and our tagline ‘Your life. Your way.’ summarises our perspective. This also refers to you!

Here are a few things you might be interested in:

  • Competitive remuneration with full relocation assistance provided and salary packaging of up to $15,900 per year, as well as significant employee discount programs including car leasing and household goods.
  • A focus on work / life balance with flexible working conditions and mobile working tools supplied.
  • Strong career advancement, including annual selection process for Senior practitioner roles
  • A "Community of Practice" model, with clinical supervision and supported continued professional development within a truly multidisciplinary allied health team of Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Support Coordinators as well as Occupational Therapists.
  • A robust clinical practice approach with a varied caseload from children to adults through a range of disability programs, state education departments and other government programs.
  • Strong referral networks allowing you to focus on what you do best – support clients

About You

You are passionate about supporting people with a disability and bring your skills to achieve their goals.

With a client focus you can;

  • Use an evidence-based approach to implement appropriate behavioural support services that meet the needs of the client in line with their goals.
  • Prepare Behaviour Support Plans for your clients and monitor progress against their goals and objectives
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, including family member and carers.

With a client focused approach and understanding of the NDIS environment you will have;

  • Relevant qualifications in the areas of Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Nursing, Social or Health Sciences, Developmental Education or equivalent.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to make connections with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience in applying evidence-based frameworks and delivering clinical supports
  • A current Australian Drivers’ Licence with willingness to travel in the community (cars provided)

This role would suit any who have a desire to work in a flexible and supportive environment while having clear opportunities for continued and supported career progression.

Our Story

Supporting Australians since 1813.

At The Benevolent Society we believe that all Australians deserve to live life their way which is why we’ve always been at the forefront of social change. We provide support services to children, young people and families, older Australians, carers, and people with disability to enable people to live life on their terms.

Employing over 1,300 staff, we support more than 40,000 individuals across five states and territories each year.

Apply now!

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TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role. The Benevolent Society supports vaccination as the best way to keep our clients, communities, volunteers and employees safe from COVID-19. Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and volunteering.