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Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Development Practitioner

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

**Please note that Eden Futures is not able to offer Sponsorships at this time.**
 

We are Eden Futures, a Supported Living Social Care Provider that has exciting growth plans for new services so we’re expanding the Specialist Support Team by recruiting another experienced Positive Behaviour Support Development Practitioner.

“I am proud to help those we support to be heard, and I receive the best support from a company that cares, which nurtures my growth as a person as well as professionally”.

“We’re a team of cohesive thinkers and collaborative contributors, but we encourage each other to share our own experiences. I feel supported in growing and learning within the role itself”.

“We’re sometimes like detectives. We unpick information to get to the truth, present evidence and turn on a light in people’s thinking. I love it!”

Would you like to join us? If you;

  • Align to our values; Brave; Caring and Compassionate; Honest; Positive; Professional and Responsive.
  • Are determined to reduce the use of restrictive practices.
  • Can review direct and indirect data to inform functional behaviour assessments.
  • Don’t see barriers, just opportunities to explore creative thinking

We want to hear from you!

This is a hybrid role that requires the postholder to travel to our various services and offices, as and when required.

Take a look at our website for a better understanding of the geographical footprint of the business: www.edenfutures.org

Why apply?

  • Extensive paid for training and CPD opportunities
  • Shining Stars programme that recognises outstanding employees or teams who have our values and show individual achievement, contribution and performance beyond their day-to-day jobs
  • The Long Service Awards Scheme designed to honour those who have reached significant milestones in their careers with us: 5, 10, 15, and 20 years of service
  • Paid for DBS - Successful candidates will be required to have an Enhanced DBS check prior to commencing employment
  • Flexible working from home options
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Westfield Health
  • Access to wellbeing support and Organisational support

Main Responsibility

  • Work collaboratively with others
  • Undertake referral assessments, BBATs, direct and indirect assessments.
  • Review the efficacy of PBSPs using positive monitoring.
  • Assist with transition programmes
  • Generate FBAs & Positive Behaviour Support Plans.
  • Promote the National Strategy Group Challenging Behaviour Charter and Restraint Reduction Training Standards
  • Cultivate a shared understanding of the function of behaviour
  • Ensure outcome data relating to distress communication events is collected, analysed and reviewed in a timely manner.
  • Deliver CPD sessions to teams when required
  • Promote and input into the development of a reflective organisational culture that learns from experience and draws on this learning to improve outcomes for service users.
  • Support co-production by involving people in their own care and support

The Ideal Candidate

  • Have experience of providing support to people utilising the framework of PBS
  • Have a full driving licence and access to own vehicle (Car Allowance Included)
  • Be prepared to regularly travel as required for service visits and meetings.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, guidelines, policies and government-led initiatives relevant to the role.
  • Have integrity and resilience
  • Understands the importance of reducing or preventing the use of restrictive practices.
  • Have the knowledge, skills, understanding and experience of reviewing data
  • Have the ability to overcome barriers and embrace opportunities to explore creative thinking.
  • Qualifications in psychology or a related discipline / PBS Diploma, is desired but not essential

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