Behaviour Support Practitioner

Behaviour Support Practitioner

24 Feb
Inclusive Sport

24 Feb

Inclusive Sport


Inclusive Sport SA are looking for a Behaviour Support Practitioner/s to join our ‘Behaviour Support SA‘ (BSSA) department.

What matters to us most:

- Positive outcomes. Everything we do is about quality connections and empowering relationships.

- A strong and collaborative team. Our Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) practitioners get the support and development they need to achieve better outcomes for those they work with.

- Your uniqueness. We embrace you to be you, as weird and wonderful as that may be.

- Laughter. We love nothing more than a good giggle, a funny meme or a great story!

BSSA is a small team with a friendly and supportive culture that prides itself on delivering quality inclusion outcomes for the people of South Australia. Our ideal applicant will have a degree in Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Counselling or equivalent. You will be a vibrant and easy going person that can work alone and in a small team. We are ideally looking for someone who has a desire to change the world and leave their mark on our communities and organisation.

Behaviour Support SA provides flexible working arrangements, opportunities to learn from other talented therapists and a team who value kindness, creativity and friendship among its members. At BSSA we can assure that you will look forward to your working days and feel valued as a member of our team.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact General Manager, Services Bianca Dubois at [email protected]

To apply for the role, please forward your resume and a 1 page application letter covering your experience in behaviour support. Applications can be forwarded to [email protected]

Position Purpose

The Behaviour Support Practitioner will use best practice principles to support children and adults living with disability to successfully participate in the world around them. The role will require you to drive key business KPIs, participate in team support through group supervision and deliver clinical excellence.

You will manage your own diary and travel throughout metropolitan Adelaide (and possibly intrastate) to provide behaviour support to individuals and their families or carers. This type of behaviour support will require a creative approach to teaching. Guided by best practice principles to develop behaviour support plans, and working in collaboration with family members and support staff, you will provide individual therapeutic intervention to address and meet goals.

Job Competencies Required

- Understand the importance of being included in community.

- Have knowledge of best practice principles and support strategies for people with intellectual disability, significant behaviour issues and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

- Have experience writing and delivering Positive Behaviour Support Plans.

- Be creative in their approach to therapy

- Have sound knowledge of the NDIS and the advantages and challenges faced by individuals and families.

- Knowledge of legislation and policy settings and how they impact people living with a disability.

- Familiarity with using IT and databases to support outcomes.

Qualifications and Experience

- Tertiary degree in allied health (Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist, Counselling, Social Work or equivalent).

- Experience in Positive Behaviour Support.

- Registered or able to register with the NDIA as a Behaviour Support Practitioner.

- Registered with the appropriate National Body.

- DHS Working with Children Check (

- Strong understanding of the NDIS and disability sector.

- Capable of working to a billable hour KPI and be able to work autonomously or within a team.