Positive Behavioural Support Practitioner

  • Location:
    Humberside
  • Salary:
    £35,000
  • Closing date:
    30/09/2021
  • reference:
    211404

Home Group

Positive Behavioural Support Practitioner

Hull

Full Time (37.5 hpw), Permanent contract

Salary £35,000 - £40,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience)

Plus, brilliant benefits!

Brilliant outcomes through integrated health, housing and care. That’s when it hits home.

Be part of something brilliant at Home Group, where clinical interventions work hand in hand with daily care and support. We’re delivering brilliant long-term outcomes for people who have complex support needs through integrating health, housing and care.  

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our Transforming Care service in our Hull PBS team delivering specialist Positive Behavioural Support to our customers. 

Working alongside our Registered Manager, Deputy Manager, PBS Team Leaders and Support Workers, you’ll be supporting our wonderful customers. Our customers have varying levels of need with a huge amount of potential to develop their skills to be as enabled and independent as possible. 

As our PBS specialist you’ll be leading on functional behavioural assessments, plans and interventions, working collaboratively with our customers, their families, clinical and operational colleagues.  You’ll support the transition of customers into their home, some who may display behaviours that challenge, planning for their move and identifying risks. You’ll use your experience and brilliant skills to ensure all practice is evidence based and person led. You’ll provide PBS advice and coaching to your colleagues on the day to day support required, ensuring safety, promoting recovery, wellbeing and maximising independence.     

You’ll report to Dipty our Clinically Registered Manager and you’ll also be supported by Emma (and for your clinical supervision too) who is our PBS Clinical Expert.

Want to know more?

If you’re not reading this advert on our career’s pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You’ll be able to find out more about the role in our PBS Practitioner job description and more about us in our candidate pack.  We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

If you would like to have a chat about the role before applying, you can contact Emma Burtenshaw (at emma.burtenshaw@homegroup.org.uk)

Where you’ll work

You’ll work with our customers as they transition and move into their own homes across Hull, as well as supporting them in the community. There will be a focus on setting up new services and ensuring that brilliant care and support is provided in the long-term.

A bit about you

You’ll be an experienced PBS specialist, with a relevant professional qualification such as Level 5 Registered Manager or Degree in Learning Disability, Mental Health, autism or other health and social care. You’ll also have a post-graduate qualification in PBS/Applied Behaviour Analysis.  You’ll be experienced in working with a wide variety of customers with complex needs including learning disabilities, mental health, autistic spectrum condition, and behaviours that concern. You’ll have a creative spark, be solutions focused and brilliant at supporting and unleashing the potential of our customers and operational teams to work with them through effective delivery of PBS. 

You must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work as you'll be required to travel to support customers’ transition. 

An Enhanced Disclosure Check will also be required for this role and the costs of this will be met by us.

A bit about us

We’re one of the UK’s biggest providers of high-quality housing and care and support services.  We have a wealth of expertise in delivering a wide range of specialist and support services to people with complex health and social care needs.  Did we also mention, we’re number 6 in the UK’s Best Super Large Places to Work and 18th in Stonewall’s Top 100 employers?

How we’ll support you

It’s our unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off when you need it. Our focus is on delivering brilliant outcomes, not your working hours!

Through our brilliant learning pathways, we’ll support you with your own continual professional development (will pay for any relevant professional membership fees too) as well, maintaining your professional registration through regular clinical supervision and reflective practice.

The job for you?

Great, all you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV. Easy as that!  

Be yourself at Home

Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We’re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies’ groups (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work! 

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Home Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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