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Behaviour Support Specialist

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Organisation : Villa Maria Catholic Homes

Location : Melbourne (Wantirna)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Disabilities, Health – General

Salary Type : Hourly

Application Closing Date : 22 Jan, 2018

About the Role


The Behaviour Support Specialist is responsible for providing comprehensive advice and support to children and adults with a disability, their families and their support networks through a positive behaviour support approach.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide and deliver specialist behaviour support services 
  • Conduct behavioural assessments
  • Provide advice and support regarding the implementation of behaviour support plans, person-centred practice and a customer service approach
  • Train and supports staff to develop and implement positive behaviour support strategies
  • Work with the community and stakeholders to identify and access appropriate health resources for customers and their families

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Relevant qualifications in occupational therapy, psychology, social work or other health profession
  • Current registration/professional membership
  • Experience in professional/clinical supervision and practice development
  • Specialist skills and experience in positive behaviour support including assessment and development of comprehensive plans that aim to reduce and manage behaviours of concer
  • Experience in training, coaching and mentoring in the delivery of services

If you are an enthusiastic leader and have experience implementing behaviour support strategies, we would like to hear from you.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Villa Maria Catholic Homes

Villa Maria Catholic Homes is committed to working in partnership with people of all ages and abilities to help them achieve their individual goals and dreams and to remain connected to their communities and enjoy their independence.

At VMCH we deliver the highest quality services and care to individuals of all faiths and backgrounds. We are a not-for-profit organisation providing residential aged care, affordable housing options, retirement living, senior support, disability care and education services to people across Victoria and southern New South Wales.

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