Job title: PBS Practitioner - 2 posts Salary: 25,298 to 30,578 depending upon qualifications and experience plus 1000 p.a. car user allowance. Location: Midlands and Wales Hours: F/T 38 hours a week Closing date: 15th March 2021 Perthyn is a well-established that provides specialist care and support to adults with Learning Disabilities and other complex needs. We support over 225 people in England and Wales to live independent lives. We work across 9 local authorities, Perthyn is the Welsh word for "Belonging". We are a large not for profit organization that puts the people we support at the heart of everything we do. The Perthyn Positive Behaviour Support Team is a small professional team with a great track record of reducing restrictive practice and delivering positive outcomes for the people we support. We have two vacancies for suitable candidates to join our Positive Behaviour Support Team who are currently located in Wales and the Midlands. The successful candidates will have significant experience of working in social care environments in a management or clinical role with adults who have a learning (intellectual) disability and complex and challenging needs, including challenging behaviours and individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and mental health diagnoses. The role will involve directly supporting and working alongside teams to help them develop an effective PBS approach. Specifically, this will include completing assessments, delivering training, and working in service with staff teams who are supporting our service users. Perthyn is a national provider and the position will involve travel to different service locations across the Midlands or Wales with some overnight stays. There will also be some home working. The job role Supporting teams who work within individuals who have complex and challenging needs, including presenting with challenging behaviors. Work with regional management groups within Perthyn to establish where your support needs to be focused. Working in services alongside staff teams to model and coach effective working practices. Completing PBS related assessments and incorporating the results into accessible reports for managers and staff teams. Analysing information and data relating to services you are working with and producing reports which reflect this. Be able to build professional relationships with external agencies and professionals, and to collaborate to ensure the best outcomes are met for the people we support. Develop and update PBS Plans and related documents in line with changes in need and presenting behavior. Promote best practice around the use physical intervention, promote the reduction of restrictive interventions, and to comply with legislation around this. Support new business opportunities by being part of the referral, assessment and transition process for individuals referred for support by Perthyn. Develop and deliver training materials to staff in a creative, informative and engaging way. Lead training for staff in PBS, use of non-restrictive and restrictive reactive interventions, Autism awareness, mental health awareness and other related specialist areas. Keep up to date with current best practice and knowledge requirements to ensure that your advice and guidance is always relevant. Undertake ongoing professional development via training, further qualifications, and attendance at professional forums. Being a positive and enthusiastic contributor to a small and geographically dispersed PBS team Essential criteria Relevant qualification in Social Care (i.e., QCF Level 3), Positive Behavior Support, Nursing or Psychology. Has Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Positive Behavioral Support or equivalent, or willingness to work towards attaining. Have a training qualification or willingness to work towards it. At least 3 years? experience working with people with complex needs and challenging behavior in social care services, healthcare services or clinical support teams. Be an excellent communicator and have effective teaching skills. Knowledge of assessment methodology and PBS. Good IT skills (must be familiar with MS Office Software) and ability to write detailed reports. Have a full Driver?s License, access to a car and be willing to travel to any of our services across England and Wales. Be physically fit as this can be a demanding job that includes delivering physical training and supporting people directly alongside staff teams. What we can offer you Continuous personal development and real career progression. 22 days a year paid holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service to 26 days. Car user allowance of 1000 p.a. Enhanced maternity and sick pay 250 recommend a friend scheme. Employee Assistance Programme Ongoing training and professional development opportunities relevant to the role.
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