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Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner (PBS)

Reference

PRI32137

Location

Brunswick Mews, 70 Brunswick Park Road, Wednesbury, Birmingham, WS10 9QR

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£30,000 per annum

Hours

37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Working for Priory Adult Care. We offer 24/7 specialist residential care in community settings. Our aim is to deliver an increasing sense of self-management and empowerment that will lead to more independent living.

In this exciting and rewarding role as PBS Practitioner, you’ll enjoy every opportunity to bring your compassion and empathy to work in an environment where you can have a positive impact on improving both the long term and the everyday lives of the people we support.

The PBS practitioner as part of the Home Management team, will work closely with the people we support to develop and implement personalised support plans that both meet their needs and help to grow their independence and life skills. That includes promoting the use of PROACT-SCIPr-UK®, 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

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, Board associate Certified Behaviour Analyst status is desirable but not essential
  • Be willing and able to work towards instructor level in PROACT SCIPr-UK
  • Have 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

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, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/12/2019