June 5, 2019
    North West Metro Melbourne
    Job Type


    • Competitive salary packaging & fringe benefit options
    • Opportunity for work/life balance
    • 4 weeks annual leave + additional 5 days individual leave days
    • Laptop & mobile phone package
    • Great team environment


    About us

    breakthru is a national not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. Through the provision of high-quality person-centered programs, we enable thousands of people every year to address mental health, employment, disability, homelessness & training needs. Working with us, you will be supporting our customers to achieve their goals and help to change their lives!


    About the role

    We are looking for an experienced Behaviour Therapist to support our customer base in the North West Metro Melbourne area.

    You will provide behaviour supports through individualised strategies for people with disability that are responsive to the person's needs, in a way that reduces the occurrence and impact of behaviours of concern, and minimises the use of restrictive practices.

    The new arrangements for behaviour support under the NDIS Commission focus on person-centred interventions to address the underlying causes of behaviours of concern, or challenging behaviours, while safeguarding the dignity and quality of life of people with disability who require specialist behaviour support.

    These arrangements will include undertaking a functional behavioural assessment, then developing an NDIS behaviour support plan containing evidence-based, proactive strategies that meet the needs of the participant


    About you

    You will be a passionate and energetic professional with the ability to engage with our customers.  You will be confident in your abilities to deliver supports to a complex customer base whilst focusing on achieving quality outcomes for our customers.

    Essential skills and experience

    • Qualifications in Social Work / Psychology or similar Allied Health Field
    • Professional registration with the relevant allied health professional body
    • Demonstrated Experience in the development of behaviour Support Plans and functional behavioural assessment
    • Knowledge of restrictive practice guidelines
    • Working with childrens / criminal history checks
    • Current drivers licence


    What we offer

    • Competitive salary packaging & fringe benefit options
    • Laptop & mobile phone package
    • Access to company pool car and/or Uber account
    • Supportive team and learning culture
    • Opportunity for work/life balance


    We are open to applications from experienced professionals who are willing to travel in and around North West Metro Melbourne to support our customer base.

    If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY now.

    Please note: the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a criminal record check, working with children check, employment history & referee checks.

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