Behaviour Support Manager

Behaviour Support Manager

Job Title: Behaviour Support Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney - North Shore & Northern Beaches
Salary: $90,000 - $94,000 + nfp package
Reference: 3002955
Contact Name: Chloe Barton
Contact Email: chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: January 07, 2021 15:46

Job Description

Behaviour Support Manager – Disability services
Beaumont People are currently recruiting for a very exciting, newly created role based in Northern Sydney.  
If you are a passionate and experienced Allied Health professional within the disability sector looking for a leadership role where you can inspire and drive best practice … then this is the role for you! We are excited to partner with an innovative and vibrant nfp who are shaking up the disability sector.
About the role
As Behaviour Support Manager you add critical involvement and support in driving best practice and improving the supports of individuals with complex or challenging behaviours. Enhancing their quality of life, through the implementation, education and review of positive behaviour support across the orgnsations services.
You will work closely alongside, provide specialized support to a small team of two Behavior Support Coordinators. Mentoring and building their clinical and critical thinking  
Key areas of focus include:
  • Provide specialist advice, guidance and support to staff based on positive behaviour support best practice principles.
  • Empowering and assisting staff to interpret and implement behaviour support plans to ensure a consistent approach to working with people with complex behaviours.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with allied health professionals and other stakeholders, both internal and external to ensure collaborative, positive relationships.
  • Plan, deliver, implement and review training for support staff in conjunction with local managers and training coordinator
  • Work closely with the Regional Manager to oversee appropriate reporting of incidents, restrictive practice incidents and other mandatory reporting to the NDIS commission and/or other government bodies/departments, adhering to all reporting deadlines.
A bit about you
To have success in the role you will be an inspired leader who strives to provide high-quality services focusing on empowerment, choice, respect and true inclusion for people living with a disability.  
You will also have;
  • A relevant qualification within Allied Health with previous experience in similar program/support service delivery in the disability.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and working as a partner in the NDIA and NDIS planning processes.
  • Experience in relevant areas of practice with people who exhibit challenging behaviours, intellectual and/or cognitive disabilities, particularly in the area of risk management and reporting.
  • Comprehensive understanding of complex behaviours, mental health and trauma informed practice.
  • Held a leadership or senior position, where you have driven and inspired best practice and facilitated regular training sessions around behaviour intervention.  
  • Ability to build and maintain strong and respectful relationships
  • Have strong and effective communication skills, both written and verbal along with good computer literacy skills.
  • Hold a unrestricted NSW driver's licence and be willing to use your own vehicle for work purposes. As well as being open to undertaking pre employment checks including WWCC and national police check
What’s in it for you?
  • Do something you love while inspiring others in their professional growth.
  • Competitive remuneration package + nfp salary packaging.
  • Supportive and collaborative workplace culture, join an innovative and vibrant nfp
  • Opportunity to work in a challenging and rewarding role with excellent professional develop potentials.
Are you interested?
If so apply today by submitting your resume along with a short cover letter expressing your interest in the role. For more information, please get in touch with Chloe Barton on 04 2616 1985 or email chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au

This role is advertised without a closing date, all applications will be reviewed as they are received so please send your application through A.S.A.P.