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Job Detail: Advanced Practitioner

Parramatta & Western Suburbs, Sydney, Australia - NSW


About The Role

Northcott’s Clinical Services includes Therapy, Behaviour Support, Dietetics, Sexuality and Relationships and Orthotics and Footwear. The Behaviour Support team delivers Person Centered Behaviour support to customers, services and staff at Northcott.

As an Advanced Behaviour Support Practitioner, you will:

Provide supervision and support to Core and Proficient Behaviour Support Practitioners
• Provide Person Centred Behaviour Support to a complex caseload.
• Deliver Person Centred Behaviour support training as required.
• Network and build relationships with the local community as appropriate.
• Work within a capacity building model with various other consumers, stakeholders and customers.
• Be involved in project work as identified.
• Demonstrate and embody Northcott values; ‘innovative, respectful and brave’.
• Minimum ten years’ experience working with a diverse range of people with a disability including those with complex needs.
• Minimum five years’ experience working in a role that included behaviour support responsibilities.
• Minimum five years experience mentoring staff to implement Behaviour Support Plans.
• Experience working with customers, staff and families utilising a Positive Behaviour Support approach.
• Experience working within a Person Centred approach.
• A passion for a capacity building approach and customer rights.
• Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse caseload in an efficient and effective manner.
• Confidence using new technologies.
• Eligibility to work as an NDIS Commission approved Advanced Practitioner.
• Tertiary Qualification in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Nursing, Social or Health Sciences and/or Completed or currently completing Positive Approach to Behaviour Support Core Standard including appraisal process (FACS); or CHCDIS006 - and experience in the disability and/or community sector.
• Current driver’s license

Why work for Northcott?
• We have friendly and supportive teams across Sydney and the wider therapy teams across NSW ACT VIC & QLD.
• We have a family friendly hybrid model workplace with flexible hours for staff to manage your home and work lives effectively.
• 5 weeks paid annual leave and additional paid parental leave (pro rata).
• Multiple employee benefits, such as discounted gym & health fund membership, discounted motor vehicle services and entertainment cards.
• Novated Lease Arrangement for vehicle if desired.
• Salary Packaging is available to help boost your take home pay (pay less tax!).

Our Values:
Northcott are a values-based organisation that strives to foster a workplace culture based on our core values. We are:
Innovative because we develop new ideas and solutions with creativity in anticipation of changing needs;
Respectful because we believe that everyone’s voice is unique and that they have the right to be heard;
Brave because we have the courage to stand up for people with all abilities even in the face of adversity.

For a confidential discussion regarding this role please contact Anna Whitten (Service Manager Behaviour Support) 0422 412 529


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