Behaviour Support Practitioner

Job Title: Behaviour Support Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$102546.00 - AU$107074 per annum + plus super and salary packaging
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH323443_1707281285
Contact Name: Nikolai Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: Feb 07, 2024

Job Description

Behaviour Support Practitioner - Proficient/Advanced

Salary - $102,000-$107,000 (depending on experience) + Super + Salary packaging

Why work with our client?
This not-for-profit youth service provider works with customers to realise their potential. As one of South Australia's leading not-for-profit youth service organisations, they provide behavioural, disability and therapeutic support services for some of the most vulnerable people throughout Adelaide.

About the Role:

The organisation we are representing is looking for a Behavioural Support Practitioner, to work out of the northern suburbs.

Key duties:

  • To provide supervision and support to Core and Proficient Behaviour Support Practitioners

  • To provide Person Centred Behaviour Support to a complex caseload.

  • To deliver Person Centred Behaviour support training as required.

  • To network and build relationships with the local community as appropriate

  • To work within a capacity building model with various other consumers, stakeholders and customers.

  • To be involved in project work as identified

Skills & Experience: Bullet point list, up to 5, split into essential & desired

  • At least one years experience as a Behaviour Support Practitioner.

  • Have achieved proficient level registration.

  • Experience mentoring staff to implement Behaviour Support Plans.

  • Experience working with customers, staff and families utilising a Positive Behaviour Support approach.

  • Experience working within a Person Centred approach.

  • A passion for a capacity building approach and customer rights.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a caseload aged up to 25 years old.

  • To be eligible to work as an NDIS Commission approved Advanced Practitioner.

  • Tertiary Qualification in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Nursing, Social or Health Sciences and/or Completed or currently completing Positive Approach to Behaviour Support Core Standard including appraisal process (FACS); or CHCDIS006 -and experience in the disability and/or community sector.

  • Current driver's license

You will also have or be willing to undergo a Working with Children Check and a Police Check.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrate an ability to be able to work with clients with complex behaviours.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Problem Solving Skills

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please call Nikolai Wilson, Team Leader for South Australian Recruitment, on 08 8119 0933, or email your CV to


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.