Permanent, full-time opportunity available in CairnsSalary Packaging Benefits, pay less tax and increase your take-home payJoin a supportive team with plenty of opportunities to upskill and progressWhat can we offer you?Salary Packaging Benefits, package up to $15,900 per year tax free for expenses such as your mortgage, rent and groceriesIn addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holidays etc.)An Employee Assistance Program - a free and confidential counselling service available to all staff and family membersEncouraged and supported ongoing professional development and diverse career opportunitiesPaid Parental Leave and Study LeaveMedibank corporate health insurance discounts and discounts on gym memberships, whitegoods and solar packagesAbout UsCommunity Solutions Group makes a difference in people’s lives - supporting them to achieve their goals and working with them on their pathway to possibilities. We deliver a broad range of NDIS services focused on the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities across Queensland and Victoria.We are part of Endeavour Foundation, one of Australia’s largest employers of people living with disability where being inclusive and diverse is not just an aspiration, it is who we are! Our purpose is to make possibilities a reality. #TeamPossibleAbout the RoleAs a Behaviour Support Practitioner (BSP), the number one goal is to improve the quality of life of all of our NDIS participants. Through positive behaviour strategies and collaboration, we support participants to gain control, independence and to make positive lifestyle changes.If you have qualifications and experience in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Counselling or Social Work, and experience with evidence-based approaches, then this is your opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people living with a disability. Key duties will include:Building close relationships with participants, their families and service providers by creating a supportive and safe environmentProviding professional information and advice to people with disability, families, staff and managers regarding evidence-based approaches to reduce the impact of challenging behaviourEnsuring the support that we deliver aligns with the NDIS participants’ NDIS PlanDeveloping and implementing intervention strategies in consultation with individuals and familiesEnsuring support plans, notes and documents are recorded in line with the NDIS framework and with a high level of care and accuracyWhat you will bring to the roleCompleted a degree qualification (or higher) in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or similar - a mustA high level knowledge and experience of contemporary practices and trends in relation to service provision for people with intellectual and/or cognitive disabilities An in depth understanding of good clinical practice, the jurisdictional requirements in QLD and the context in which Behaviour Support is providedKnowledge of or experience with restrictive practicesDemonstrated experience in developing and implementing positive behaviour support plans for clients that align to their NDIS plansStrong IT, verbal and written communciation skills; this is a vital component of being a BSPAdditional requirements:Right to Work in Australia i.e., Australian/NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident or Visa with permission to work - excludes visas with Temporary Work RightsA current Blue Card and NDIS Worker's Screening Check, or the willingness to gain these clearances if successfulA current and valid Driver’s Licence Willingness to undertake a "Fit2Work" Police CheckHow to ApplyTo demonstrate your interest in this role, please submit a cover letter and an up to date resume. We look forward to hearing from you!Community Solutions encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures. This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse), the LGBTQI+ community, and people with disability. We value inclusivity and are committed to adjusting our recruitment process to ensure accessibility and support of an applicant's needs. AUD Cairns 4870