Project Description

The Opportunity 

The Senior Behaviour Support Practitioner (BSP) is a clinical expert in trauma informed therapeutic care. They provide expertise to Care Teams, Caseworkers and Managers to achieve best practice therapeutic care plans, behavioural support strategies and development of the teams therapeutic knowledge and applied learnings.

  • The Senior BSP Leads a small team of Behaviour Support Practitioners to deliver clinical expertise across the program.
  • They work with external service providers to deliver collaborative psychological assessments, therapeutic interventions and professional services to Children and Young People.
  • They provide specialist advice and guidance in the development of therapeutic plans,
  • The Senior BSP and Team deliver training concerning the impact of trauma on development, providing advice and oversight to the therapeutic component of casework, including the legalities of Behaviour Support Plans and Restrictive Practices.
  • The team will develop, lead and implement identified projects in relation to model of care, therapeutic practices and Bright Now processes relating to best practice standards of care.

Our ideal candidate will have;

  • Tertiary qualification in psychology with full registration with AHPRA (or relevant equivalent).
  • Ability to administer and complete a variety of psychometric, developmental and cognitive assessments with children and young people.
  • Experience in developing, monitoring and delivering intervention strategies for children, young people, their family and carers.
  • Ability to mentor and guide others in relation to therapeutic approaches, behaviour support plans and restrictive practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and facilitate meaningful training packages regarding the effects of trauma.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills including the ability to maintain relationships with customers, service providers, and various stakeholders
  • Experience in a Therapeutic Care setting or working in clinical environment with children and young people OOHC,
  • Demonstrated technical writing capabilities including research skills, data collection and analysis and report writing
  • Willingness to undertake a National Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check for NSW

As a bonus, you will

  • Post graduate qualification in relevant field
  • Leadership experience with the capacity to foster a positive culture within a high performing team

About Us
Bright Now provides residential out of home care in warm and nurturing environments with experienced care workers who provide intensive support to young people.

Our shared purpose is what drives our passion to make a difference and ignites our imagination. Bright Now strive to empower young people to believe that their futures can be bright through enriched experiences, individualised support, closer connections, tailored services and a belief that from now things will be brighter.

What we can offer you

Bright Now is committed to supporting its workforce and strives to create a working environment that allows people to do their best work. In this role, you will be rewarded with:

  • Salary packaging (up to $15,899 pa approx.)
  • In-house and paid professional training
  • Flexible working arrangements, including 9 day fortnight or monthly RDO options
  • Hybrid arrangements -in office and working from home
  • Gym and retail discounts
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • A supportive work culture with a passionate & fun team
  • & more!

If you are interested in joining the Bright Now team click ‘Apply for this job’ below.  Please ensure you include a cover letter and an updated resume.
To learn more about us, our story and what we do please visit our website.

Bright Now is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to be part of an organisation that promotes a diverse and safe work environment.

For more information or a confidential discussion regarding this role please contact us via email [email protected]

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