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PBS Practitioner

Domus Recruitment
Leicester, UK
Closing date
3 Jan 2021

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An exceptional new opportunity has arisen with a national, awarding winning Charity that specialise in Residential/Community and Supported Living care for adults with Learning disabilities, Autism, Challenging behaviour and Mental Health. This fantastic company are looking for a Positive Behavioural Support Practitioner for their Midlands region.

This company pride themselves on delivering high standards of care in the local area using a person-centred approach and believe in supporting staff and training them to improve and develop. This is a very exciting time to join as the company goes through a very healthy and strong development.

PBS Practitioner Key Responsibilities -

Respond to PBS Referrals and hold a caseload, prioritised with support from the PBS Team Manager.

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.

Respond to crisis situations in which a person is posing a risk to self and/or others and there is a risk of placement breakdown/hospital admission.

Training and development for teams who are supporting people with Autism and/ or behaviours of concern.

Input to the assessment of people who are supporting people with Autism and/ or behaviours of concern.

Support to teams in reviewing and developing PBS plans, personal support plans and risk assessments.

PBS Practitioner Requirements -

Passionate, motivated and enthusiastic.

Creative thinker and problem solver.

Strong understanding of the values and ethos of positive behaviour support, person centred approaches and thinking, Active Support and Total Communication.

Flexible and able to adapt to change.

Able to work effectively as part of a team and off own initiative.

To engage professionally and respectively with others whilst advocating for excellent positive behaviour support to individuals.

Contribute to best practice forums and networks and focus on continuous professional development to enhance the positive behaviour support offered to individuals.

Excellent verbal, written and IT skills to ensure accurate and professional records and reports are developed as appropriate.

Willingness and ability to travel throughout the organisation.

A full drivers licence and access to a vehicle is essential to the role.


A competitive salary

Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

30 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 33 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays

Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans

Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme

Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support

Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance

Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

If you are interested in PBS Practitioner, please apply or for more information contact Jen Henry at Domus Recruitment.

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