New Grad’s Encouraged to Apply
- Exciting opportunities for Behaviour Support Practitioners working with families and children up to 16 years of age.
- Full-time and Part-time roles available with flexible days/times to suit your lifestyle.
- Strong focus on professional development!
- Competitive $$ negotiable with qualifications and experience.
- Generous benefits including salary packaging, free parking and more.
About the Organisation
Growing Early Minds supports children and their families by providing early childhood intervention services for children with a range of developmental delays, concerns and disabilities.
A not-for-profit organisation Growing Early Minds has a proud history that started in 1994. While the landscape of childhood services continues to change, the continuity and commitment from Growing Early Minds will always remain the same. The range of services offered includes speech-language pathology, occupational therapy, dietetics and nutrition, psychology, behaviour and family support services, all offered to families under the one roof.
About the Opportunities
We have exciting opportunities for Behaviour Support Practitioners to join our professional team based in the Blacktown LGA in NSW. These are Full-time or Part-time positions with days/times worked flexible to suit your requirements. Growing Early Minds operates Monday to Saturday.
Reporting to the Practice Lead these roles are busy but rewarding, offering loads of variety in your client base and the way you practice. Working predominantly with young children up to 16 years of age, your duties will include assessments, therapy services, consultancy and practical support for Early Childhood Educators and Teachers. You will also liaise with parents/care givers offering training and skills development services relevant to the type of care required.
To be considered for a position you will hold tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Behaviour Support or Special Education and all relevant registrations within your field.
You will need to have demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of paediatrics, and an ability to undertake behavioural and other clinical assessments with children with a disability and challenging behaviours. Ideally, you will have previous experience in a similar role within the NDIS space.
Strong time-management skills and the ability to manage your own workflow without supervision, including the scheduling/rescheduling of appointments and maintaining regular communication with your client base will be critical to your success with us.
Please note: Prior to commencement, you would need a current Working with Children Check, a current open Driver’s Licence and your own vehicle with comprehensive insurance cover, as well as completing the NDIS Worker Orientation module ‘Quality, Safety, and You’.
About the Benefits
We are currently undergoing significant growth and as such, this is an exciting time to join us, we also pride ourselves on being an Employer of Choice.
Our Practice Lead is an Occupational Therapist provides clinical supervision and we have a Senior Psychologist who will provide you with professional supervision on a monthly basis, as well as conducting quarterly discipline-specific review meetings. As such, you will be extremely well-supported within our multi-disciplinary team as you continue to learn and grow within the position.
An attractive remuneration package is on offer, negotiable on the qualifications and experience you bring to the role. You will also have access to a range of additional benefits including:
- Competitive salary packaging with the ability to claim $15,900.00 tax-free (pro-rata);
- A laptop and mobile, travel reimbursement and free parking;
- Being part of innovative programs with interstate travel options;
- Access to an Employee Assistance Program with free counselling; and
- Team building events and rewarding social activities.
We place a strong focus on professional development of our employees with generous allowances provided for approved CPD and PD programs.
Bring your passion for children and families to one of Sydney’s leading community services providers – Apply Now!
For more information or to apply for the position, please call the Growing Early Minds Senior Operations Manager – Cindy Price on 0481 917 724 or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications Close – ongoing until the right candidate is found for the position