As part of our clinical team, you will oversee assessment, design and analysis of multiple ABA programmes, dealing directly with service users and their support networks whilst running a team of behaviour support therapists. You will need an MSc and/or BCBA qualification in ABA plus practical experience of working with young people with complex behavioural needs.
We offer a highly supportive environment working with like-minded peers committed to delivering excellence in ABA provision. As a young organisation everyone has a role to play and your impact will be felt both by Service Users and your colleagues. We look for positive, diligent people keen to further themselves and the organisation. We require all Beam staff to adhere to our Code of Conduct. You will be expected to contribute to the overall knowledge of Beam through sharing best practice, conference attendance, running training sessions and contributions to marketing activities such as writing and presenting.
Salary of £29,000-£32,000 annum depending on experience (full-time with some evenings and weekends), 25 days paid holiday per year and contribution to further professional training and development.
Role in detail
To programme and deliver high quality communication, self-help, leisure and study skills for adolescents/children with complex behavioural needs, in an effort to improve their life quality and achieve greater independence, at home and/or University, and within their local community.
– Lead and supervise Service User teams, including line management and continued training/development of BSTs.
– To understand and actively implement all Beam policies and procedures.
– Maintain and manage all Service User records and reporting.
– Responsible for ensuring effective communication to all relevant stakeholders (the right information, to the right people, at the right time).
– Responsible for the health and safety of self and others using proactive and reactive strategies.
– Responsible for the programming and behaviour plans for Service Users under the supervision of Registered Manager and Clinical lead.
– Responsible for direct contact work with Service Users.
– Responsible for safeguarding the health and safety of the Service Users, including maintaining a physically safe environment and completing risk assessments as appropriate.
– Ensure that salient Service User progress data is collected, summed, and graphed and that all paper and electronic copies are kept up to date.
– Responsible for regularly communicating analysis with Registered Manager.
– Responsible for ensuring accurate and appropriate data collection systems are followed and used as an effective assessment for learning tool.
– To support, where required, with new Service User assessments.
Supervision and Training:
– Conduct regular observations of BSTs and provide continuous feedback and coaching.
– Responsible for providing training, both directly and indirectly, through modelling good teaching and practice.
– Committed to own continuing professional development.
– To undertake any other appropriate responsibilities and duties that may arise.
Required Qualifications & skills
– MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis (or about to complete MSc).
– At least 3 years of applied experience working with, and programming for, young people with special needs, utilising ABA methodology.
– Excellent spoken and written English language skills.
– Home internet connection.
– Clean driving license