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Behaviour Support Coordinator – Beechwood College

  • Location: Beechwood College
  • Salary: £11.30 per hour
  • Hours: 38.5

We have an exciting opportunity for a Behaviour Support Coordinator to join a well-established team at Beechwood College.

Are you looking for a rewarding career? At Iris Care Group, you’ll go home knowing that you’ve made a difference. Employing over 1,600 people, Iris Care Group is the largest independent health and social care provider across the Southwest of England and South Wales. We provide innovative, effective, and forward-thinking care for adults with specialist mental healthcare needs.

With over 90% of staff saying they enjoy their job; we are proud to have created environments where our staff feel rewarded and fulfilled.

 

What will you receive?

  • £11.30 p/h
  • Holiday allowance of 216 hours (28.8 days) per annum paid inclusive of bank holidays, with additional holidays for long service
  • Industry-leading training
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24/7 confidential helpline (domestic, financial, legal, health support, etc.)
  • High street retail discount scheme
  • Free on-site parking and uniform
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • No zero-hour contract
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Part-time opportunities

 

Iris Care Group also offers a ‘refer a friend’ scheme: where you could earn as much as £1000* for everyone you successfully introduce.

 

Are you at the beginning of your journey to train as a Clinical Psychologist? Do you already have some experience in a support or care role and want more opportunity to work alongside a clinical team, delivering evidence based behavioural and therapeutic interventions? If so, we are inviting suitable candidates to apply for several exciting new roles at our specialist education service for Autistic individuals – Beechwood College.

The role of Behaviour Support Coordinator is integral to our delivery of truly person centred, evidence-based approaches for all our students. You will be responsible for ensuring that all areas within Beechwood College have continual access to a member of staff whose role it is to ensure adherence to person centred plans (including Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) plans) and to ensure and promote a continual focus on person centred outcomes across the service. To achieve this, you will work either in our education team or on one of our residential homes attached to the college. You will work predominantly in a support worker role. Alongside your supporting role, you will have specific shifts on a weekly or bi-weekly basis devoted to clinical work.

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Reviewing PBS plans
  • Conducting observations
  • Carrying out psychometric outcome measures
  • Interviewing students/staff
  • Carrying out functional analyses
  • Completing audits and service evaluations
  • Supporting therapeutic interventions
  • Co-facilitating CBT group therapy.

You will be working alongside the whole clinical team, including our Clinical Psychologist. Your work will be under the direct supervision from an assistant psychologist, and you will have opportunities to access specific, clinically relevant training, and to hold your own behavioural support caseload.  You will embody the clinical psychology ethos; being a guide and advisor for all staff, working to structured support plans, and promoting positive change to students’ lives.

 

Role Requirements

  • Must have an interest and commitment to the practice of clinical psychology.
  • You will be aware of current policy agendas relating to person centred practice, values-based practice, and the need for services to continually focus on reducing restrictive interventions.
  • Previous experience in working in services for people with Autism is an advantage, as is any experience in working with people with a learning disability, challenging behaviour, and positive behaviour support.

 

This role is a development role that we aim to serve the purpose of supporting people at the early stage of their careers to progress either onto postgraduate clinical training or to training in other related professional careers. As an organisation we promote a culture of continuous learning and supervision

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