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Behaviour Support- Psychologist/social Worker/aba Therapist

Community Solutions - North Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About Us

Community Solutions Group makes a difference in people’s lives - supporting them to achieve their goals and working with them on their pathway to possibilities. We deliver a broad range of services focused on the employment, education, wellbeing and independence of individuals, families and communities across Queensland, Victoria and South Australia. Community Solutions are part of Endeavour Foundation - one of the largest not-for-profit organisations in the country. Collectively, we are a leading ‘for-purpose’ provider of a diverse and synergistic range of health and human services.

What Can We Offer You?

  • An attractive remuneration package, including Salary Packaging - save up to $15,900 per year tax free!
  • In addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)
  • Corporate Health Insurance plans and discounts with our corporate partners
  • An Employee Assistance Program - a free and confidential phone-based counselling service available to all staff and immediate family members

The Role

Reporting to the Practice Lead, this permanent full-time role will involve providing professional information and advice to people with disability, their families, staff and managers regarding evidence-based approaches to reducing the impact of challenging behaviour. Responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking relevant assessments to identify causal factors of challenging behaviour
  • Establishing effective strategies and plans that address the behaviour and enhance the quality of life for the individual
  • Adhering to internal and external requirements to ensure all relevant legislative and associated guidelines are met
  • Implementing and analysing data in order to monitor the plan’s effectiveness, reviewing challenging behaviour and make any changes where required

This position will also provide coaching, modelling and support to stakeholders (including but not limited to) families, support workers and managers to ensure these groups are competent in the implementation of support strategies and aware of their responsibilities on how to effectively implement the individual's plan.

About You

Our successful candidate will ideally have an understanding of contemporary practices, trends and philosophies in relation to service provision for people with intellectual and/or cognitive disabilities who display challenging behaviours and have complex support needs. You will also have:

  • Experience in developing and delivering training and support to staff in positive behaviour support
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or similar areas of Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Demonstrated time-management skills to effectively manage workload, maintain case notes and meet deadlines
  • A high level of interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain relationships within a team, with customers, across service providers, and with various stakeholders
  • Sound problem solving skills and the ability to work in a flexible environment that at times involves innovative and agile approaches
  • A current Australian Drivers Licence and a valid Blue Card (Working with Children Check)

How can you join Community Solutions Group?

You can register your interest by simply clicking ‘Apply Now’ and you’ll be guided through a short application form.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from people with culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with disabilities.

"We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant"

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Andrew Goold on 0436603394, quoting Ref No. 947178.

North Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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