Behavioural Specialist – £45kpa – Bristol and Somerset

Location: Bristol

A Social care services provider in Bristol are currently recruiting for the role of Behavioural Specialist. As part of a multidisciplinary team the successful candidate will provide ABA behavioural support services for adults, including those that demonstrate challenging behaviour.

The successful candidate for this post will possess a qualification in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and be able to travel throughout locations in the South-West namely – Bristol, Somerset and parts of Devon.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To complete behavioural assessments, including functional analyses, and provide interpretations of the results.
  • To effectively develop and implement appropriate assessment and intervention methods.
  • To formulate and update PBS/ABA plans in accordance with best practice guidance in this area, involving the individual and the wider support team.
  • To provide behavioural advice, guidance and consultation to support staff and other professionals.
  • To manage highly complex information and sensitive information including exposure to challenging behaviours and serious offending histories.
  • To attend multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • To support, as appropriate, in the assessment of referrals being considered for admissions

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in and knowledge of ABA and/or PBS.
  • Qualification in Applied Behaviour Analysis i.e. MSc or higher is preferable
  • Experience working with and a strong understanding of the needs of adults with autism and mental health needs and disabilities.
  • Drivers Licence and own transport required.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Salary – £45,000 per annum
  • 30 days paid holiday (+ bank holidays)
  • Travel expenses / mileage paid

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to: david.hinman@abarecruitment.com.

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