Behavioural Support Practitioner - Healthstyles Clinic (Burnie)

Healthstyles Clinic

Location: North West Tasmania       Occupation: Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work       Position Type: Full Time, Permanent, Part Time      

Healthstyles Clinic, a leading registered NDIS provider is expanding and this is your chance to join them. They also happen to be based in the stunning, safe island state of Tasmania, with so much to explore right on your doorstep! You may also be eligible for a Health Workforce Scholarship of up to $10,000. Don’t delay- apply now!

The Position

The Healthstyles Clinic team is seeking an experienced behavioural support practitioner to work with their busy allied health team. The position is permanent with flexible hours to suit either full or part time arrangements. There is a need in North West Tasmania that far outweighs the capacity so you would be able to choose how much you work with an existing caseload and you will know that you are making a real difference in this tight knit community.

Healthstyles Clinic value flexibility and you will get all the benefits of working with a committed team while still managing your own hours and schedule- it’s time to be your own boss!

Your duties:

  • Conduct functional behaviour assessments for NDIS clients both at their clinic and in the field
  • Develop positive behaviour support plans
  • Work with a range of ages and groups or individuals and evidence based therapy methods
  • Preparation of reports
  • Staff training and professional development
  • Liaise with participants, staff and other stakeholders

To be successful you must have:

  • An allied health degree
  • registration with a relevant professional body
  • experience delivering behavioural support services
  • experience working with disabled clients, their families and caregivers
  • eligibility for NDIS provider registration
  • knowledge of NDIS practice standards
  • the ability to work independently
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • a working with vulnerable people check

The Organisation

Healthstyles Clinic is a friendly, supportive allied health practice operating in Tasmania’s north and north-west. The practice has been operating since 2005 and has established a reputation for professional and effective service delivery over this time.

Healthstyles Clinic is also NDIS registered. Their team consists of passionate psychologists, occupational therapist, social workers and behavioural specialists, qualified supervisors and practitioners holding or completing masters level qualifications. They also have experienced allied health assistants and a standout administrative team to make your day run smoothly.

As we mentioned the team are experienced, you will receive quality therapy and administrative support and you will get to live in the city of Burnie on the North West Coast of Tasmania. Burnie is a beachside city with a vibrant food and shopping culture and a creative community. An affordable and easy to live in city where housing prices are reasonable and peak hour traffic isn’t an issue, plus with travel restrictions there are so many places to holiday at home right here on your doorstep!

What's on offer?

This is your opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team that thrives on knowledge and improving the outcomes for their clients.

The location is world class and in addition to this Healthstyles Clinic can offer the successful candidate a generous hourly rate between $80-$100 per hour.

In addition to all of this you will also be eligible to apply to the Health Workforce Scholarship Program through HR+, up to the value of $10,000 per year over 2 years.

Application Instructions

To apply or simply to enquire about how this might suit you, please contact Steven Lennon on 03 6431 1191

Date advertised: Thursday 2nd July 2020
North West Tasmania

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