Behaviour Support Therapist - London
A highly rewarding and diverse entry role into the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Full or part-time, we accept experienced graduates, professionals from other disciplines interested in ABA, and candidates who have previously worked in ABA settings. Beam ABA Services support individuals with complex behavioural needs who display behaviour that challenges. Beam supports individuals diagnosed with developmental disability, learning disability, emotional behavioural difficulties and/or oppositional defiant behaviours. We are currently recruiting for full- and part-time staff to work with individuals that may display challenging behaviour. This would be home-based support across London.
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 should be available to work evenings and weekends. 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 support individuals during times of crisis - e.g., challenging behaviour.
- To ensure all programme 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
- Flexibility to support service user during evenings and weekends
- Other duties as required by your manager
Required qualifications and skills
- 1 year of applied experience working with special needs population
- Experience of managing challenging behaviour
- Experience of supporting individuals (children and young people) with complex behavioural needs
- Undergraduate Degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, or related field
- 2 years of applied experience working with special needs population
- Experience utilising ABA methodology
- Clean driving license
Full and part-time positions are available, paid at an hourly rate of £10-£13 depending on qualifications and experience, 25 days paid holiday per year pro-rata plus full training and discretionary contribution toward professional accreditation. Salary is likely after first few months of employment. All staff receive an IPhone.