Therapeutic & Behavioural Specialists

Role Overview

Activated Concepts’ Therapeutic and Behavioural Specialists are clinical leaders in trauma-informed assessments, interventions, plans, training, and reviews. They practice with a trauma-informed lens, in a person-centred manner with the participant, their family, and other relevant stakeholders. This is to provide comprehensive psychosocial and behavioural assessments and support plans that have the least intrusive/restrictive actions possible.

Activated Concepts’ Therapeutic and Behavioural Specialists work with youth, people with a disability and others to assess functioning and needs to support the participant achieve their individual goals, dreams and aspirations as well as enhance their participation in the community.

Key Duties

  • Utilising a trauma-informed and person-centred evidence-based recovery-approach
  • A sound understanding of the NDIS Commission, including the NDIS restrictive Practices and Behaviour Support Rules 2018
  • Completing and documenting comprehensive assessments and reports of support needs, areas for development, strengths and current capabilities
  • Experience in completing Psychosocial Assessments, Functional Behavioural Assessments, which consider the strengths of the person, ABC of behaviour and engage the important networks in participants world to complete a holistic assessment and see them in their context
  • Development, completion, lodging and implementation of Positive Behavioural Support Plans (PBSP) to assist the participant to meet their goals
  • A commitment to utilising least restrictive means including the reduction and elimination of restrictive practices wherever possible.

About You

Essential Criteria

Applicants must outline that they;

  1. Have a relevant degree in Human Services (Social Work, Behavioural Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Social Science etc) and registration with the associated regulatory body and;
  2. Have current registration with the NDIS Commission as a ‘Core’ or higher Behavioural Support Practitioner and;
  3. Have a minimum of two years’ experience working in trauma-informed care and with psychosocial disabilities in the health, education, justice, disability, out-of-home-care and/or specialist homelessness sector etc and;
  4. Have experience in completing psychosocial and functional and/or behaviour assessments, which focus on recovery, engage the family/stakeholders and see the participant in their context and;
  5. Have clear and effective communication skills and ability to establish a professional relationship with participant and their families and;
  6. Have a valid drivers license and comprehensive insurance and;
  7. Have a valid police check (within the last 12 months), Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Clearance and;
  8. Are up-to-date with their COVID vaccination status or have a valid exemption and;
  9. Are aligned with Activated Concepts values.

At Activated Concepts we celebrate growth and all forms of diversity. People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a statement outlining why this role interests you, how you meet the selection criteria and provide a current resume with 2 professional referees to be considered. If you need assistance with this or have any questions, please contact our office.

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