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Outcomes Specialist - Positive Behaviour Support

Johnson Recruitment

The Organisation: Melba Support Services is a human rights, values based, not-for-profit community organisation committed to providing services that support individuals with disability to lead everyday lives of their choice. The Role: The Outcomes Specialist - Positive Behaviour Support will influence the continuous improvement and implementation of Melba’s contemporary positive behaviour support framework. This role will provide leadership and support to the positive behaviour support team to ensure a person-centred approach is delivered which upholds the human rights of all individuals.

Reporting to the GM, Practice, Quality and Safeguards you will: Support the implementation of a positive behaviour support framework across Melba, with a focus upon the protection, maintenance, and upholding of human rights, and ensuring that where restrictive interventions are identified they are used only if necessary and least restrictive, and that a Positive Behaviour Support Plan demonstrates a focus on their reduction and elimination that is proven over time. Further develop and lead a team of positive behaviour support practitioners to undertake functional behaviour assessments and develop individual positive behaviour support plans that include best practice holistic strategies, focused on improving the person’s quality of life, and that take into consideration the context in which any behaviours of concern occur, and the environments in which the person lives. Provide training and support to empower and enable direct support professionals to implement positive behaviour support plans and strategies.

Keep abreast of new strategies, technologies and provide recommendations for improving service provision. The Person: You’ll be driven and show genuine passion for building capability within your team. In addition, you: are a natural leader; modelling a positive attitude, professional conduct and unwavering commitment to contemporary positive behaviour support for individuals with disability possess a strong grasp of contemporary positive behaviour support Can demonstrate ability in the implementation of positive behaviour support (at the level of specialist or advanced of the incoming NDIS PBS practitioner capability framework), including: Experience in the completion of functional behaviour assessments Broad understanding of positive behaviour support strategies and experience in the development of positive behaviour support plans Proven ability and experience in training, empowering and enabling people to work within a positive behaviour support framework enjoy working with a high performing group of colleagues and peers and accept responsibility and accountability.

are an articulate, clear communicator with a high level of literacy. are self-motivated, well organised and resourceful. possess a high level of integrity, passion and reliability.

are an advocate for independence with a human rights focus The Offer: The Outcomes Specialist - Positive Be.


Date29 May 2021

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