Behaviour Therapist


The RehabGroup
Midwest, CO.LIMERICK
Ireland

Category
Industry
Healthcare / Health Services
Application Closing Date
22/03/2021
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes Garda Vetting - conducted by org
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Part-Time Permanent
Travel
Some Travel Required

Job Description

A commitment to living the organisational values of Team work,

Dignity, Justice, Advocacy and Quality

 

Are you looking for a role in a challenging, yet extremely rewarding environment? Do you have the compassion and the strength of character to help people with disabilities, live independent lives? We are Rehabcare, the health and social care division of the Rehab Group. We deliver quality, client focused, services. We are looking for an experienced Behaviour Analyst to join our growing & highly skilled team of clinical professionals. This role involves working with people who present with behaviours that challenge to help decrease the frequency and impact of these behaviours and support each person to live their lives to the full. As part of this work, you will undertake the following key activities: you will conduct comprehensive functional behavioural assessments; you will design function based interventions and supports; you will support staff to implement evidence-based interventions and supports; and you will support RehabCare to enhance its ability to effectively support people with behaviour support needs via a range of ongoing service development activities.

 

 

Behaviour Therapist

Midwest - Limerick

Permanent Contract, 20 hours

 

Job Purpose

To maximize the quality of life outcomes of people who present with behaviours that challenge via evidence based behaviour analytic casework.

To help staff to adopt evidence-based support approaches and effectively support service users with behaviours that challenge.

To increase the capacity of RehabCare services to effectively support people with behaviour support needs via a range of ongoing service development activities.

To help the organisation adopt an evidence-based practice framework in the support of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

Minimum Education & Skills required

§ Masters degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or equivalent.

§ Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) certification is desirable.

§ Minimum of three years’ experience working in behaviour support roles, carrying out functional assessments and supporting social care or educational staff teams to implement behaviour-analytic interventions for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), cognitive disabilities (e.g. ABI or dementia), and / or dual mental health diagnoses.

§ Knowledge of current best practice in the area of behaviour support and evidence-based practice in the support of people with IDDs more generally.

 

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

§ Functional Assessment: To take a lead role in identifying function-based interventions and supports for people who present with behaviours that challenge via comprehensive functional behavioural assessments in line with best practice.

§ Implementation Support: To take a lead role in the design of function-based interventions which are evidence based and have good contextual fit with the target environment(s). To support the implementation of these interventions via evidence-based training and organisational behaviour management strategies.

§ Collaborative Working & Stakeholder Involvement: To work collaboratively with service users, service staff and multi-agency inter-disciplinary teams throughout the behaviour support process e.g. by consulting with the relevant stakeholders regarding goals and priorities; by involving stakeholders in the functional assessment process; by explaining to stakeholders the conclusions of any assessments and the details of any indicated interventions; and by seeking feedback from stakeholders throughout the process.

  

 

Additional requirements

§ That the post holder manages a large caseload and busy workload

§ That the post holder has a full, clean driving licence and has available personal transport.

§ Willingness to undertake a large amount of travel and work flexibly due to the geographic spread of services across the region and 24/7 nature of residential, supported accommodation and respite services.


 

Staff Benefits

§ Company Pension Scheme

§ Paid maternity leave

§ Paid paternity leave

§ 27 days annual leave

§ Bike to work scheme

§ Tax saver travel scheme

§ Income protection

 

 

 

To view full extensive job description please, click apply to visit our company site and download attachment at the bottom of the page.

 

These duties and responsibilities are a reflection of the present service requirements and may be subject to review and amendment to meet the changing needs of the service.

 

Closing Date: Monday, 22nd March 2021.

 

 

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunity employer


 
Job Requirements
 Masters degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or equivalent.
 Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) certification is desirable.
 Minimum of three years’ experience working in behaviour support roles, carrying out func-tional assessments and supporting social care or educational staff teams to implement behav-iour-analytic interventions for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), cognitive disabilities (e.g. ABI or dementia), and / or dual mental health diagnoses.
 Knowledge of current best practice in the area of behaviour support and evidence-based prac-tice in the support of people with IDDs more generally.
Employer
The RehabGroup
Sharon Newman
10D Beckett Way
Park West Business Park DUBLIN
Ireland