Practitioner – Positive Behaviour Support

Full time (Part time considered)
Health Professionals and Support Services Award (2010).
Location / Melbourne

As a positive behaviour support practitioner you will:

  • Develop comprehensive functional behaviour assessments that are centred on a person’s goals and aspirations.

  • Conduct observations, collect data and work directly with an individual to understand why they are displaying behaviour that others find challenging.

  • Develop visual aides that are reflective of the support needs of the individual and the targeted audience

  • Use your knowledge and skills to ensure that the persons goals are being achieved through advocacy and support

  • Work closely with a person’s family and support network

  • Provide training to staff and families around positive behaviour support and assist in the implementation of this practice

  • Maintain documented evidence that demonstrates your process of support

  • Ensure that communication is effective and responsive in complex care teams

  • Able to work independently in remote settings but maintain contact

  • Have strong administration skills and record keeping, ensuring adherence to privacy and confidentially legislation

Key selection criteria.

  • Registered occupational therapist, speech pathologist, social worker or other allied health practitioner or a developmental educator (with current membership with Developmental Educators Australia Inc) with experience supporting people with a disability who may display behaviours that challenge others.

  • Strong report writing skills that match the intended audience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of the support needs of people with disability across home and community settings

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work and communicate effectively with participants, their families, community agencies and other professionals

  • Focused on supporting someone to increase their quality of life through self-determination and person-centred thinking

  • Able to adapt to changing needs and prioritise tasks in an efficient manner

  • Ability to working independently

  • Have a valid driver’s license

  • A current Working with Children’s Check

  • A cleared National Police Check (under 6 months old)

Work Health and Safety.

  • Undertake all your work with consideration to personal health and safety requirements and that of others.

  • Report all hazards and/or injuries promptly on appropriate form.

  • Carry out all duties with diligence and due care for personal safety and the safety of others.

Safety Screening.

  • A current police check (less than six months)

  • A current Working with Children’s Check

  • A cleared Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) check

  • Two professional references

Further information
Please contact Niall
Director of Positive Behaviour Support
Ph: 0438 844 449

Psychologists– Positive Behaviour Support

Full time (Part time positions available)
Health Professionals and Support Services Award (2010).
Location / Melbourne

As a psychologist in positive behaviour support you will:

  • Conduct observations, collect data and work directly with an individual to understand why they are displaying behaviour that others find challenging.

  • Develop comprehensive functional behaviour assessments that are centred on an individual’s goals and aspirations.

  • Write reports that address the referral purpose in user-friendly formats.

  • Maintain documented evidence to demonstrate your process and support your recommendations.

  • Develop visual aids that are reflective of the support needs of the individual and the targeted audience.

  • Use your knowledge and skills to ensure that the individual’s goals are being achieved through advocacy and support.

  • Work closely with an individual’s family and support network.

  • Provide training to staff and families around positive behaviour support and assist in the implementation of this practice.

  • Communicate professionally and be responsive when working with external providers within complex care teams.

  • Be able to work independently in remote settings but maintain contact.

  • Have strong administrative and record keeping skills, ensuring adherence to privacy and confidentially legislation.

Key selection criteria.

  • Registered psychologist with Psychology Board of Australia or Provisional Psychologist who has experience supporting people with a disability.

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience and understanding of the support needs of people with disability across home and community settings.

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work and communicate effectively with participants, their families, community agencies and other professionals.

  • A focus on supporting someone to increase their quality of life through self-determination and person-centred thinking.

  • Able to adapt to changing needs and prioritise tasks in an efficient manner.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Have a valid driver’s license.

Work Health and Safety.

  • Undertake all your work with consideration to personal health and safety requirements and that of others.

  • Report all hazards and/or injuries promptly on appropriate form.

  • Carry out all duties with diligence and due care for personal safety and the safety of others.

Safety Screening.

  • A current police check (less than six months)

  • A current Working with Children’s Check

  • A cleared Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) check

  • Two professional references

Further information
Please contact Niall
Director of Positive Behaviour Support
Ph: 0438 844 449

Support Worker

Casual positions available
Location / Melbourne

About the role.

A rewarding and challenging role, as a support worker you will be instrumental in providing support for our participants and making positive contributions to their quality of life. You may be supporting someone with daily tasks within their own home or a supported accommodation environment, or on community outings such as going to work, the movies, or the weekly shopping. Rubix Support will match your experience and interests with likeminded individuals.

The people we support may have autism, an acquired brain injury, intellectual impairment, or mental illness. It is important that you have an understanding of  how to support the self-determination of people with cognitive impairments.

About you.

Rubix Support are looking for people that:

  • Have demonstrated experience and knowledge of the Disability Act 2006 (Victoria) and a sound knowledge of supporting people with cognitive impairments.

  • Have attained or are studying Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability), Advanced Diploma in Disability, Certificate IV Disability or another related health field (ie. Nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy).

  • Are committed to following the company’s policies and procedures, and following all specialists assessments including behaviour support, communication and occupational recommendations.

  • Remain calm under pressure, identify risk factors, and make sound decisions.

  • Passion about supporting people to achieve their goals and aspirations.

  • Not afraid to ask questions.

Benefits of working with us.

  • A passionate and supportive employer, dedicated to providing quality support to our participants

  • No paper time sheets, everything is done on an app that you can track easily

  • Above award rates