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Behaviour Support Therapist - Black Country and Birmingham

Salary:
£16,000 - 20,820 per year
Location:
Walsall
Company:
Beam ABA Services

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A highly rewarding and diverse entry role into the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis or Positive Behaviour Support. Full or part-time, we accept experienced graduates, professionals from other disciplines interested in ABA, and candidates who have previously worked in ABA settings. Beam ABA Services support individuals with complex behavioural needs including individuals diagnosed with developmental disability, learning disability, emotional behavioural difficulties and/or oppositional defiant behaviours. We are recruiting for part-time Behaviour Support Therapists for our brand new Black Country and Birmingham service. Our approach involves in-home and community-based support for children and young people with complex behavioural needs. Travel is therefore part of the role.

Whether you are looking for a worthwhile role to fit around other commitments or starting your long term career in ABA, we offer globally-recognised, industry-accredited training and support to give you the confidence and skills necessary to help make a significant positive difference to the lives of young people. You will be fully supervised and should be available to work evenings and weekends. We require all Beam staff to adhere to our Code of Conduct.

Requirements

Duties

  • To assist in the design and implementation of person centred programs utilising Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support best practice
  • To monitor and take accurate data daily per service users targets
  • To assist service user with self-help skills - this may include personal care and hygiene needs (e.g., toileting, nappy changing, feeding, bathing, nail cutting, and medication)
  • To ensure all programme materials are organised and accessible
  • To model best practice and professionalism at all times
  • Enable service user to improve self-management techniques
  • To attend mandatory trainings, team meetings and self-directed e-learning modules
  • To promote safeguarding and wellbeing for service user to the highest standard
  • To implement restrictive techniques per service users positive handling plan as required
  • Flexibility to support service user during evenings and weekends
  • Other duties as required by your manager

Required qualifications and skills

  • Five GCSE's or equivalent
  • Good spoken and written English language skills
  • 1 year of applied experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues.

Preferred qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, or related field
  • 2 years of applied experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues.
  • Experience utilising ABA methodology
  • Clean driving license

Benefits

Part-time positions are available, paid at an hourly rate of £10-£13 depending on qualifications and experience, 25 days' paid holiday per year pro-rata plus full training and discretionary contribution toward professional accreditations. Part time hours initially offered.

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