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Behaviour Support Therapist

Behaviour Support Therapist

A highly rewarding and diverse entry role into the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Full or part-time, we accept graduates, professionals from other disciplines interested in ABA and candidates showing a real desire and aptitude to work with young people.


Whether you are looking for a worthwhile role to fit around other commitments or starting your long term career in ABA, we offer training and support to give you the confidence and skills necessary to help make a significant positive difference to the lives of young people. We require all Beam staff to adhere to our Code of Conduct. You will be fully supervised and should be available to work some evenings and weekends.



A salary equivalent to £20,000-£25,000 per annum (full-time), paid at an hourly rate of £10-£13 depending on qualifications and experience, 25 days paid holiday per year plus full training and discretionary contribution toward professional accreditations.


Role in detail

Core Purpose:

To deliver high quality communication, self-help and leisure skills to children and young persons with behavioural difficulties in an effort to improve their life quality and achieve greater independence.


Required Duties

– To assist in the design and implementation of person centred programs utilising Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support best practice.

– To monitor and take accurate data daily per service users targets.

– To assist Service User with self-help skills including personal care and hygiene needs (e.g. toileting, nappy changing, feeding, bathing, nail cutting, and medication).

– To ensure all program materials are organised and accessible.

– To model best practice and professionalism at all times.

– Enable service user to improve self-management techniques.

– To attend mandatory trainings, team meetings and self-directed e-learning modules.

– To promote safeguarding and wellbeing for service user to the highest standard.

– To implement restrictive techniques per service users positive handling plan as required.

– Flexibility to support service user during evenings and weekends.

– Other duties as required by your manager.


 Required Qualifications & skills

– Five GCSE’s or equivalent.

– Good spoken and written English language skills.

– Internet connection.


Preferred Qualifications

– Undergraduate Degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, or related field.

– 1 year of applied experience working with special needs population utilising ABA methodology.

– Clean driving license.