Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner

£35,000.00 Per Annum
England, East of England, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, London, City of London, Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire
Closing Date: September 23, 2021
Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme.

Dimensions London and East Region are looking for a senior behaviour support practitioner to join or growing team of PBS clinicians. Our PBS support programme is achieving amazing outcomes with people with learning disabilities and autism and we are growing our team to support more people in the region. 

The Senior Practitioner is a vital role in assessing new people and designing bespoke support plans and models. They will manage a caseload of individuals who live in community settings, managing PBS plans and training and working alongside support teams and Behaviour Support Practitioners to develop outcomes and skills and embedding PBS into the delivery of our support.

Ideal candidates will have a drive for developing PBS plans and the teams that will deliver them, with outcome that are focused on enhancing quality of life and developing sustainable alternative behaviour strategies that reduce/remove restrictive measures for people with behaviours of distress/that challenge.

This is a home based role but travel will be required across the London & East Region, including Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, depending on where the candidate is based.

We are keen to consider experienced candidates who have enrolled on an MSc in Positive Behaviour Support or Applied Behaviour Analysis and are able to evidence that they are on track to graduate this year.

About the role 

  • Lead in the provision of good practice support in the delivery of behaviour support plans
  • Support the development of individual team member’s skills in the interpretation of Behaviour Support Plans and the review process.  
  • Contribute to the service set up of new support as prioritised within the region.
  • Complete Functional Behaviour Assessments and implement Behaviour Support Plans in collaboration with support teams, families and others.
  • Represent the organisation at key professional led meetings to promote and support the development of individual behaviours support packages and approaches

About you

The successful applicant will have: 

  • Essential to have a Masters level qualification in Applied Behaviour Analysis or Positive Behaviour Support.
  • Significant experience of working within a PBS role, ideally in a community based setting.
  • Experience of producing and implementing PBS plans
  • Significant knowledge of assessment tools and positive support processes including how to construct and implement a behaviour support plan.

The rewards

Dimensions are committed to developing skills and rewarding our staff. We offer:

  • A salary of £35,000 full-time.
  • Essential Car Allowance
  • Support with professional development including BCBA supervision
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Qualification scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People' 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Bike to Work Scheme 
  • Season Ticket Loan

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About us

Dimensions is the largest not for profit organisation in the UK, supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and/or behaviours of distress/challenge. We have an extensive clinical team, led by our Clinical Director Dr Jeremy Tudway. This team is at the forefront of our PBS and forensic support services, leading on our support of the transforming care agenda and our aim of supporting more people to have a better life.

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  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As Disability Confident Leaders , we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • We have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.


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