Behaviour Support Practitioner

Location: Adelaide
Discipline: Social and Community Care
Salary: $115000 to $120000
Contact name: Aaron Winders

Contact email:
Job ref: 33950
Published: about 1 month ago
On Offer
  • Potential to earn up to $130,000 plus super
  • Availability of novated leases and free tax advice
  • 6 weeks annual leave + an additional 4 weeks parental leave
  • Complete control over your schedule and days of work
  • Professional Development Allowance

The role
As a Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals with challenging behaviours, resulting from developmental disabilities, mental health issues, or neurological conditions. Your primary responsibility will be to develop, implement, and monitor individualized behaviour support plans that promote positive behaviour changes. This will involve a comprehensive assessment of the individual's needs, preferences, and the environment, ensuring that all interventions are person-centred and evidence-based. By fostering a deep understanding of the reasons behind challenging behaviours, you will design strategies that are not only effective but also respectful and empowering for the individuals you support.

Your day-to-day tasks will require close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, including healthcare professionals, families, and other caregivers, to ensure a consistent and cohesive approach to behaviour support. Communication skills are paramount, as you will be expected to provide guidance, training, and ongoing support to all stakeholders involved in the individual's care. This collaborative approach aims to build a supportive environment that enhances the individual's ability to participate in meaningful activities, improve their social interactions, and achieve a higher quality of life.

In this role, you will also be responsible for maintaining accurate and detailed records of assessments, plans, and interventions, in compliance with regulatory standards and guidelines. Monitoring the effectiveness of behaviour support plans through data analysis and regular reviews will be crucial. You'll need to be adaptable, ready to make timely adjustments based on evidence and feedback, always with the individual's best interests at heart.

To excel as a Behaviour Support Practitioner, you should bring a combination of empathy, patience, and creativity to your work, along with a strong foundation in behavioural science. Your expertise will not only change the lives of the individuals you work with but also contribute to a more inclusive and understanding society. This role offers the opportunity to develop professionally within a supportive team environment, where continuous learning and personal growth are highly valued.

Essential Criteria
  • Hold BCBA / CBA or NDIS Behaviour Support Registration (minimum Proficient)
  • Minimum 1 years' experience
  • Experience working with primary age children and adolescent
  • Experience with clients present with developmental delays, autism or behaviour concerns
  • Police Check
  • WWCC
For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Aaron on 0414 318 360 or send your resume to: