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Outcomes Specialist – Positive Behaviour Support

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Organisation : Johnson Recruitment

Location : Victoria (Dandenong)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Disabilities

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Highly regarded disability services organisation
  • Key Positive Behaviour Support leadership role
  • NFP - based in Dandenong with travel across VIC

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:
  1. Experience in the completion of functional behaviour assessments
  2. Broad understanding of positive behaviour support strategies and experience in the development of positive behaviour support plans
  3. 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 Behaviour Support position is offered on a permanent basis at a competitive salary plus superannuation. In addition, you will be able to access attractive PBI/NFP salary packaging.

If you have exceptional skills in the above areas and are looking for a new and exciting challenge, please click the ‘Apply’ tab below to submit your resume in Word format. To confidentially discuss this role further, please feel free to call Alex Cooper from Johnson Recruitment on 0472 510 848.

This is a retained, exclusive assignment and any direct applications or referrals will be forwarded to Johnson Recruitment.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Johnson Recruitment

How to apply


Please quote in application: Outcomes Specialist - Positive Behaviour Support via Pro Bono Australia.



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