Location
St Michaels, 166 London Road, Temple Ewell, Dover, Kent, CT16 3DE
Priory Group Division
Adult Care
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
Competitive
Hours
40 hours per week
Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

St Michaels formally part of the HQL Group, provides specialist support for adult with Intellectual Disabilities who may also have Autistic Spectrum Conditions. The individuals may at times present with severely challenging behaviours. The service offers 24 hrs support & staff will be expected to provide the support needed to enable the people who use the service to reach their goals and to develop their self esteem and the skills they need to live as independently as possible.

The post holder will also be covering Swereford House.

Job Advert Role Description

The post holder will implement the Priory Adult Care PBS strategy, creating capable environments that improve well being and quality of life for the people we support, whilst reducing challenging behaviour and the use of restrictive interventions.

The post holder will use their expertise to support  predominantly in the following areas:

  • Staff training & development
  • Functional Behaviour Assessment
  • Behaviour Support Planning (BSP)
  • BSP implementation (including practice workshops)
  • Incident analysis & debrief
  • Meetings and supervision

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold, or be working towards 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, Psychology. Board associate Certified Behaviour Analyst status is desirable, NOT essential
  • Hold Physical Intervention Training approved under the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) accreditation scheme to at least Instructor level (preferably PROACT SCIPr-UK)
  • A full drivers’ licence.

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
  • A history of working as part of a peripatetic team providing consultation to 'challenging behaviour' services
  • A history of reducing the use of restrictive practices

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank hoildays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date
31/03/2018