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Behaviour Specialist

Reference JOB-26714

Location Naas

Job Type Permanent

Category Allied Health Professionals

Role: Basic Grade Occupational Therapist

Location: Naas, Kildare

Job Type: Full Time Permanent 

Salary: Starting at €45,000 DOE

TTM Healthcare are looking to recruit a Behaviour Specialist for our clients based in Naas. 

Our clients are one of Ireland’s leading Private Healthcare Providers, specializing in Residential and Supported Living Services, to both Children and Adults with a range of complex support needs.

Job Objectives

The role of the Behavioural Specialist is to undertake Functional Assessments and develop Multi Element Behaviour Support Plans to support individuals with their behaviour, teach new skills and improve overall quality of life. The role is also to promote Positive Behaviour Support across the organization through the quality checking and improvement planning of Personal Plans.

This will include the following on a day-to-day basis:

  • Ensure that each Service User on Caseload has a MEBSP that is monitored and evaluated.
  • Conduct a Functional Assessment for each individual that requires it.
  • Devise (in collaboration with relevant others) an Multi Element Behaviour support plan.
  • Ensure that staff have an appropriate mechanism to monitor the implementation of the Behaviour support plan.
  • Assist and collaborate with relevant others to integrate the MEBSP into section 5 of the Personal Plan if the individual no longer requires the framework of a MEBSP to support their behaviour.
  • Review incidents of those on caseload on AIRS to ensure that they inform the Behaviour Support Plans and laisse with staff teams as appropriate.
  • Ensure that all Behaviour Support Plans are of the highest quality and are compliant with all regulatory standards.
  • To Quality Check Personal Plans for each Service User as per Policy and provide structured quality improvement plans in relation to these.
  • To ensure an ongoing focus on CPD in relation to professional accreditation and professional development.
  • To attend Caseload Supervision with Behaviour Specialist Manager.
  • To attend and deliver BCBA supervision as required.

Qualifications Required:

  • Psychology Degree or equivalent
  • MSc ABA or equivalent
  • BCBA preferred but not essential

Experience Required:

  • 3 years minimum managerial experience within a similar health or social care setting.

For more information on this role please apply today!

Rachel Horrigan

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