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Role Description

Behaviour Consultant  

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours), Permanent

Location: South West Region (particularly Hampshire, Dorset and Gloucestershire)

Salary: £38,000 per year + Benefits

Sector: Charity, Health & Social Care, Learning Disabilities & Autism


Scope of the Job

This opportunity is for a full time position as a Behaviour Consultant to support a number of people and their teams to move from hospital settings to their new homes across the South West.

The role as the Behaviour Consultant Lead will be to:

·      Work closely alongside the support team to conduct functional behaviour assessments and service level assessments, develop positive behaviour support plans that enable therapeutic support to be delivered within the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) framework. 

·      To deliver (where applicable) PROACT-SCIPr-UK® and PBS training to the support teams. 

·      To coach the support team how to deliver excellent support, using approaches such as Active Support. 

·      To support the team to develop skills in monitoring and evaluating outcomes, for example using Periodic Service Review methods.

·      To work in partnership with local external professionals to evaluate the individuals progress through the transition in terms of response to the environment and situations.

·      To work with families to continue to build open, honest and transparent working relationships.

Who we are 

SeeAbility is a specialist registered charity with a 200 year history supporting people who have autism, physical and / or learning disabilities.  The values or the organisation promote personalisation and inclusion; with a strong focus on helping the people we support learn skills that will bring them greater independence.

Our Clinical Assessment and Intervention Team

At SeeAbility, we have highly specialised team of rehabilitation workers for the visually impaired and PBs Consultants.   As well as direct assessment and intervention work to increase people’s opportunities in life, we train our support teams to meet the people we support unique needs.  Our team members are committed to joint working with families, support teams and our NHS and local authority colleagues to achieve the best outcomes for the people we support.  

To work as a partner with the supported living teams to build plans that are accepted, operationally achievable, generalizable and sustainable. 

What experience you will have & personal characteristics 

As you will be working with people in their own homes, you must be confident engaging with diverse groups of people, family members and multi-agency professionals.  You need to be passionate about equality and equity, being able to see the potential for improvement and knowing how to guide the service to achieve the best for people we support.  You will already have experience working directly with people who have learning disabilities / autism and / or multi-sensory impairments and people who may present behaviours that challenge.  You will be familiar and fluent in the use ABA skills to devise ways that are simple but effective to measure baseline and on-going development.  You will be able to support the teams by putting plans into action through your direct modelling.

Your qualifications

This position requires a minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or a related field (such as Positive Behaviour Support) with at least two years of applicable experience; or Master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis, with one year of professional experience. 

Candidates wishing to work towards Behaviour Analyst Certification Board qualifications will receive free supervision from a BCBA per year.

Bachelor’s degree BCaBA

Master’s degree BCBA
Our Benefits

Your extraordinary opportunities

•       Leadership development academy and talent programme for the next steps in your career

•       Fully paid essential training

•       Annual excellence awards

•       Long service awards and recognition

•       Quarterly 1:1s: Opportunity to discuss your progress and your future


Your work-life balance

•       28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), increasing to 36 days with long service (1 extra day for each year of service)

•       Buy and sell up to 3 days annual leave

•       Life events - Time off when you need it most

•       Flexible working - We are up for anything that works for your team and the wider organisation


Your money goes further

•       Discounts and cashback at hundreds of shops, restaurants and activities

•       Eligible for Blue Light Card discounts

•       Save 10% on monthly bus travel

•       Pay reviews and commitment to pay competitive rates

•       Employer contributory pension scheme - Support and tools to help you make the right decisions about your future

•       Paid DBS and renewals

•       Season ticket loans

•       Discounted mobile phone options


Your wellbeing counts

•       Life assurance of 2x annual salary

•       Free 24/7 employee assistance programme for advice and support

•       Free eye care vouchers

•       Discounted gym membership