Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner

D018394
£40,977.30 Per Annum
Wakefield
England, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, Home Based
Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Closing Date: March 08, 2024
Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner

Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are accredited by the Great Places To Work programme in 2023 – now 5 years in a row!

Provide excellent Positive Behaviour Support and respond to referrals requiring behaviour support involvement. Provide direct behaviour support in setting up and delivering on behaviour support plans by working alongside teams and Behaviour Support Practitioners to develop outcomes, skills and knowledge within the support teams.

Ensure support teams are focused on enhancing the quality of life of people supported, promoting personal skill development and reducing/eliminating the use of restrictive practices.

The role is hybrid with 2 days a week working from home and 3 days travelling to West Yorkshire.

About the role 

Your main duties will include: 

  • Lead in the provision of good practice support in the delivery of behaviour support plans
  • Support the development of individual team members skills sets 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 the Functional Behaviour Assessments and implement Behaviour Support Plans in collaboration with support teams, families and others.

About you

The successful applicant will have: 

  • Have significant experience in directly supporting people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism who have complex needs using Applied Behaviour Analysis/Positive Behaviour Support.
  • Experience of producing and implementing PBS plans.
  • Able to demonstrate significant experience of working within a PBS role.
  • Write and maintain comprehensive records and other documentation for understanding support and its outcome

The rewards

  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Staff discount shopping scheme ‘Rewarding Dimensions’  
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Qualification scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People' 
  • Discounted health and dental cover 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Bike to Work Scheme 
  • Season Ticket Loan

For more information visit www.dimensions-uk.org/careers

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  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone who has the right to work in the UK, 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
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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