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Positive Behavioural Support Practitioner

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Domus have a brilliant opportunity for a Positive Behavioural Support practitioner to join a leading Health and Social Care provider, with more than 300 locations across England. This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference to the quality of the support they provide.

They are looking for a highly competent, dynamic PBS practitioner to play a key role overseeing supported living and residential services across Norfolk and Suffolk. 

PBS Practitioner Responsibilities?

  • Complete Functional Assessments and implement PBS Plans in collaboration with support teams, families, the MDT and person supported, as appropriate.
  • To provide regular, at least weekly, clinics to ensure close monitoring on support, progress and barriers to progress with each person’s plans.
  • To provide modular based PASS+PORT Training to staff teams, as relevant to the needs of the person/people supported.
  • To monitor implemented PBS Plans, to check on consistency of approaches and coaching/advising teams when inconsistency is evident – ensuring a PSR approach is in place at all times.
  • Raise concerns to the Service Manager and PBS Team Manager if there is concern related to practice and/or an unhealthy culture within a support team.
  • Promote the least restrictive means of support, and the organisations commitment to STOMP and the reduction in use of psychotropic medicines – closely monitoring all restrictions and ensure that these are lawful, proportionate and in the person’s best interest.

PBS Practitioner Requirements?

  • Consideration will be given to individuals with relevant experience and skill in supporting adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who present with significant behaviours which challenge, with a commitment to completing a PBS Level 5 Diploma. Experience of directly supporting adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who may present with behaviours which challenge.
  • Skill in completing functional assessment, and developing/implementing PBS Plans which are easy for support teams to understand and follow.
  • Maintain data analysis related to behavioural support to evidence justification for strategies employed and behavioural trends over time. 
  • Skill in assessing potential environmental and health factors at play in relation to challenging behaviour, including assessment of team dynamics.
  • Effectively communicate with people supported, families, support teams and external professionals to ensure excellent communication and continuity of support.
  • Strong understanding of the values and ethos of positive behaviour support, person centred approaches and thinking, trauma informed care, Active Support and Inclusive Communication.

Company benefits?

  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

If you are interested in the above position please apply, or for more information contact James Dolan at Domus Recruitment.

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