PBSS is an award winning service with an excellent National reputation for delivering high quality Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) to individuals within their local community. The service is accessed by children and adults who have a learning disability and/or Autism whom engage in behaviour that challenges services. The service is led by Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBAs) and was the first of its kind in the UK to be developed within the context of a Local Authority. The service works across 4 core domains. Technical Support: full functional assessment, development of a person centred intervention plan, supported intervention and exit and maintenance criteria. Crisis prevention: skilling up of mainstream services through training opportunities. Early Intervention: behaviour analytic support within education settings. Placement development: supporting people to move out of hospital or back to their local areas from out of borough placements. PBSS has a team of dedicated care managers and behaviour practitioners who support the behaviour analysts to complete assessments and deliver intervention. There is an emphasis on team work.
The care manager role provides an assistant behaviour analyst function for the team. The prominent duties are to complete or assist the Behaviour Analysts in the team to complete a range of behavioural assessments and develop function based intervention. This is with the ultimate goal to assist individuals and their family/staff to resolve problems and adjust to, or change, their environment in order to improve their quality of life and reduce behaviour that challenges services.
PBSS is committed to working as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team alongside our colleagues in social care, education and health. A large part of this role is to liaise and negotiate with other professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure that the best possible service is provided for individuals. This also incorporates responsibility for providing training and support to parents and staff to facilitate best practice supporting those individuals whose behaviour challenges services.
The service is commissioned by a number of other local authorities/CCGs within the Liverpool City Region. This role will work across all localities and will likely encounter working in a number of different setting types e.g. family homes, supported tenancies, schools, short break opportunities and local residential services.
This vacancy offers an excellent and unique opportunity to gain valuable and essential applied experience in a behaviour analytic setting. For individuals pursuing a career in the field of behaviour analysis this is an opportunity not to be missed. The post holder will be given supervision by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.
You will be an experienced practitioner within the field of Behaviour Analysis/PBS. Ideally you will hold a post graduate qualification in Applied Behaviour Analysis/PBS or have significant clinical experience and be part way to completing an appropriate qualification. You will have experience of working diectly with individuals who have a Learning Disability and/or Autism who engage in behaviour that challenges services.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact the duty Practice Manager on 0151 511 8444.
Interviews will be held on 8th September 2020
All interviews will take place remotely via Skype video calls, no interviews will take place face to face in line with current social distancing measures in place.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.