We have a fantastic opportunity to appoint a Behaviour Specialist.
In this exciting and rewarding role as a Behaviour Specialist, you’ll enjoy every opportunity to bring your compassion and empathy to work in an environment where you can have a positive impact.
As a Behaviour Specialist, you will work closely with students to support, develop and implement personalised support plans that both meet their needs and help to grow their independence and life skills.
The successful candidate will be professional at all times and dedicated to changing the lives of young people, through outstanding behaviour management.
You will have a calm but resilient manner, approachable and warm, but able to maintain authority at all times. If you are passionate about young people, enjoy a challenge with a huge amount of job satisfaction, please apply.
The ideal candidate will:
Hold a formal qualification in: or Positive Behaviour Support i.e. PBS BTEC (advanced professional Diploma), BSc in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, MSc in Analysis and Intervention in Learning Disability, Applied Behaviour Analysis,
In addition, the candidate will be able to demonstrate:
A history of direct support experience with people with learning disabilities and/or ASC and Challenging Behaviour
A history in conducting assessment and developing, implementing and evaluating interventions for individuals presenting with Challenging Behaviours
A history of development and delivery of Positive Behaviour Support training
Support Disabilities, many with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC)
Take professional responsibility for a specialist caseload and to provide expert advice and recommendations to staff working within the services regarding positive behavioural support
Provide holistic assessment (incorporating functional assessment) of the nature and context in which behaviours of concern occur.
Monitor and evaluate behaviour support plans
Role model positive behavioural support and practice leadership to support staff
Promote safe, ethical and respectful risk and physical management practices for staff and comply with relevant policies and requirements, including recording and reporting.
Experience, Skills & Qualifications:
Experience of working with children and adults with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability (IDD), Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), Mental Health Diagnoses and/or those who may display behaviours that can challenge – essential.
Experience of both supported living and residential young adult settings – desirable.
Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.
Justteachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.