Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner - Psychology CAFFE (Latrobe/ Ulverstone)

Psychology CAFFE

Location: North West Tasmania       Occupation: Psychology, Social Work       Position Type: Full Time      

Psychology Caffe is seeking an extraordinary Behaviour Support Specialist - one passionate about healing trauma, and who loves children and families

The Position

Comprehensive Functional Analysis of Complex Presentations of Developmental Trauma

Two of their senior psychologists with a special interest in developmental trauma are specialist behaviour support practitioners, however, they are very very busy with therapy work and need a BSP to join them in working with children and adults with developmental trauma. You will work alongside them using your skills and experience to really make a difference.

Preparation of Positive Behaviour Support Plans and Development of Interventions

If you have experience in a similar role, or would like to acquire it, talk to them today. If you have done the IABA training for severe and challenging behaviours, you will have the skills to work with their clients and will enjoy the rich variety of the work.

If you wish to hone your skills and knowledge of trauma and the comprehensive functional analysis of the behaviours that result from trauma you would be in the right place to develop further knowledge and skills from a team of practitioners who know comprehensive assessment and formulation really well.

Training and Support for Dedicated Therapy Assistants

To implement the BSP you will have a small team of therapy assistants to work with you to maximise the change and support families with interventions at home.

You will have the chance to work in well-equipped practice rooms, with support to travel to provide assessments and work in small communities whilst having a whole team behind you.


  • Training (IABA preferred) and Experience to a high level in Functional Behavioural Assessment
  • Experience in development of comprehensive Positive Behaviour Support Plans and Implementation of Training
  • Driver's License, and the right to work in Australia
  • Working with Vulnerable People Check

Highly Regarded:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant area
  • Post graduate qualifications
  • Registration with AHPRA

The Organisation

Psychology CAFFE is a thriving and expanding practice with a team of dedicated and passionate mental health professionals. Their primary focus is on child and family psychology, and they deliver these services with their values not just present, but tangible and permeated through what they do. This resonates with every member of their team.

Psychology CAFFE is a very values driven small business, they look after the team as well as the clients. They are close knit, all very good at what they do, and collegial in sharing their skills. The level of support at the practice is unusual and their team are very supportive and engaged.

Located in a large regional area of Tasmania, with a location to die for, they have beautiful safe spaces and world heritage wilderness. Their housing and food and resources are their assets, they offer high quality work environments, low-cost living, and variety and lifestyle choice. The work on offer is of a high quality, they are servicing 15 000 sq km of country Tasmania, across 7 locations, and with a large clinical team with an excellent reputation.

This role offers a step into a private practice with high quality work, and high-quality supports, have a look at their information on their website and hear from their team why they love working there.

What's on offer?

  • Great Salary and Benefits
  • CPD and Supervision and Training
  • Supervision for AHPRA and endorsement
  • Variety and interesting work
  • Whole team of experience behind you
  • Friendly and welcoming country feel at work
  • Beaches, Mountains and the best Mountain Biking in Australia on your doorstep.

Application Instructions

Please detail your interest in an application today.

Please contact Tracy Martin-Cole on 0414 523 886 or email for a confidential discussion or to apply.

Date advertised: Thursday 19th August 2021
North West Tasmania

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