Positive Support Planner/Trainer

£26000 - £31000 per annum + company car
11 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
On behalf of my national client, I am seeking Positive Support Facilitators to provide guidance, training and support to staff teams within adults` services across the North West and Wales. The organisation provides care and support to those with mental health needs, learning disabilities, autism, and acquired brain injury. You will provide support and complex needs advice/guidance, support, planning and training to services where there are challenges to service delivery and to the quality of life of the service users. You will support the development of the Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) framework across the organisation, working alongside other team members and services, nationally. You will ensure the management of the caseload across such services, will undertake functional behaviour assessments, and other assessments to understand service users' needs including sensory, environmental, cognitive, autism, mental health, acquired brain injury, and Korsakoff's syndrome, etc. You will aim to design strategies to promote a reduction in challenging behaviour. In addition, you will write reports, will ensure regular updates of the central PBS risk register and will report any risk practices to the appropriate manager. Finally, you will be required to deliver PBS workshops/training, attend clinical supervision, and mentor new practitioners. This role involves travel across the North West and Wales. I am seeking candidates with a proven background managing services for those with complex needs and supervising staff, a proven background working with people with autism, and a proven background having managed a PBS caseload. Applicants should hold a Level 4 qualification or equivalent, and a full driving licence. The salary range is £26,000 to £31,000, and the organisation offers a company car. For immediate consideration, please call Natalie on 0151 706 0670. IND123 This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66857966

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