Behaviour Support Therapist - Early Intervention
A highly rewarding and diverse entry role into the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis. A full time role, we accept graduates, professionals from other disciplines interested in ABA, and candidates showing a real desire and aptitude to work with young people. Beam ABA Services support individuals with complex behavioural needs including individuals diagnosed with developmental disability, learning disability, emotional behavioural difficulties and/or oppositional defiant behaviours. We are currently recruiting for staff in London to focus specifically on our youngest service users, up to 6 years old, and are interested in candidates who specifically have experience working with this age group.
We offer globally-recognised, industry-accredited training and support to give you the confidence and skills necessary to help make a significant positive difference to the lives of young people. You will be fully supervised and we require all Beam staff to adhere to our Code of Conduct.
- To assist in the design and implementation of person centred programs utilising Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support best practice
- To monitor and take accurate data daily per service users targets
- To assist service user with self-help skills including personal care and hygiene needs (e.g., toileting, nappy changing, feeding, bathing, nail cutting, and medication)
- To ensure all program materials are organised and accessible
- To model best practice and professionalism at all times
- Enable service user to improve self-management techniques
- To attend mandatory trainings, team meetings and self-directed e-learning modules
- To promote safeguarding and wellbeing for service user to the highest standard
- To implement restrictive techniques per service users positive handling plan as required
- Other duties as required by your manager
Required qualifications and skills
- Experience working with children up to 6 years old (e.g. in nurseries, nannying, etc)
- Five GCSE's or equivalent
- Good spoken and written English language skills
- Internet connection
- Undergraduate Degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, or related field
- 1 year of applied experience working with special needs population
- Experience utilising ABA methodology
- Clean driving license
We are looking for both full- and part-time staff which would include Monday-Friday work plus some occasional weekend work, paid at an hourly rate of £10-£13 depending on qualifications and experience, 25 days paid holiday per year plus full training and discretionary contribution toward professional accreditations. Full-time hours are 30 hours per week, part-time flexible. Option to move suitable candidates to salary.