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Occupational Therapist - Behaviour Support Practitioner - Bayside

Everyday Independence

Join our team in Moorabbin. Flexible working hours, Monday to Friday - No weekends or shift work Your New Company: Everyday Independence supports people with a disability to live to their full potential and enjoy an everyday life. We offer Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Positive Behaviour Supports and Early Childhood Supports to build on what is working in a person’s life and create changes to areas that are not.

With over 20 teams located across Queensland, Victoria & New South Wales we are committed to building a workforce of therapists that can deliver high impact outcomes to people that make a real difference to their everyday lives and to the Australian community. Your new role: Occupational Therapist - Behaviour Support Practitioner Employment Term: Full Time ongoing Salary: $70,000-$100,000 plus Super Location: Bayside Commencement: Wednesday 19th May 2021 We are seeking Occupational Therapists who have a keen interest in Positive Behaviour supports, along with a desire to move into the disability space to join our team. Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is a therapy approach to understand what maintains an individuals challenging behaviour and how to change it to achieve quality of life outcomes.

PBS outcomes are achieved through a person centered, systematic and evidence-based approach, facilitated by a person that is attuned, curious and committed to supporting all people to live their best life, without restriction. Working across the lifespan and achieving outcomes for greater quality of life and less restriction, you will be supported by enrolling in and completing our industry leading PBS training programme and ongoing development programme. Our PBS therapists meet regularly to celebrate successes, unpack challenges and to learn.

We have also embedded well being and reflection days into our programme because we know that in order to deliver a world class service that learning development and the wellbeing of our practitioners must be prioritised. As a Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will work within your scope of practice to achieve the below outcomes: Undertaking comprehensive functional behavioural assessments and analysis of data to determine the participants quality of life trajectories and future potential. Prepare full, accurate and timely reports (particularly interim and comprehensive Behaviour Support Plans) that will assist in future planning and recommendation strategies in line with the NDIS Behaviour Support (2018) Rules and Quality and Safeguards Commission.

Build the capacity of the participant, supports and/or mainstream community services to understand the function of the behaviour and implement agreed proactive and reactive strategies to reduce the likelihood of behaviours occurring. Work in a multi and interdisciplinary model with a range of allied health practitioners to provide holistic and integrated approach to supports. Regularly evaluate progress and outcomes, using relevant meas.


Date09 April 2021

Location -

type Full Time

Salary 70,000 - 100,000

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